Faye Dunaway was born on a farm in Bascom, Florida in 1941, the daughter of an army officer and a housewife. After high school she majored in education at the University of Florida, but switched to theatre arts and transferred to Boston University, earning her degree in 1962. She joined the American National Theatre and Academy in 1961 and did four plays on Broadway over the next three years...See full bio »
1985The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV & Presenter: Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama
I really hate talking about "Mommie Dearest"! It is like an obsession with people! Why do people need to focus so much on one film I made over 20 years ago? It was not a great time in my life and the film was not an experience I want to think about. Period!
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According to the commentary by John Waters on the
Mommie Dearest DVD, Dunaway feels the film's reception ruined her career, to an extent, and she refuses to discuss the film (hence her lack of participation in its release).
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