Tatum O'Neal

Born Nov 5, 1963

Tatum Beatrice O'Neal is an Irish American actress and author. She is the youngest person ever to win a competitive Academy Award, at the age of 10, which she won for her performance as Addie Loggins in Paper Moon (1973) opposite her father Ryan O'Neal. She then starred in The Bad News Bears in 1976, followed by Nickelodeon, and Little Darlings. In 1986, she married professional tennis player John McEnroe, with whom she had three children.… Read More

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1963 - 1964 2 More Events
1967 3 Years Old In 1967, her parents divorced and her father quickly remarried.
1973 9 Years Old Her father's marriage to actress Leigh Taylor-Young produced Tatum's half-brother, Patrick, but the union ended in divorce in 1973. … Read More
1974 10 Years Old On April 2, 1974, at age 10, Tatum O'Neal won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress for her performance in Paper Moon, released in May 1973. … Read More


1984 20 Years Old O'Neal's relationship with tennis player John McEnroe began in 1984 when she moved into his Central Park West condominium in New York City. They married In 1986. The couple have three children: Kevin, Sean, and Emily. They separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1994. … Read More
1986 22 Years Old In 1986, O'Neal married professional tennis player John McEnroe, with whom she had three children. The couple separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1994. … Read More


1997 33 Years Old O'Neal's mother died of lung cancer in 1997 at age 63, after a career in which she appeared in such movies as Walk on the Wild Side and Follow That Dream.


2005 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, O'Neal began a recurring role as Maggie Gavin on the firehouse drama series Rescue Me, portraying the unbalanced and lively sister of Tommy Gavin, played by Denis Leary.
2006 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2006, she participated in the second season of ABC's reality series Dancing with the Stars with professional partner Nick Kosovich. … Read More
2008 44 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 1, 2008, she was arrested for buying crack cocaine near her Manhattan apartment building. … Read More
2011 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Tatum and her father Ryan began to restore their broken father–daughter relationship after 25 years. … Read More


2015 51 Years Old In 2015, she said she had begun dating women, while choosing not to identify as either lesbian or heterosexual, saying, "I'm not one or the other."
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