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Fannie Flagg

Fannie Flagg was born on September 21, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Patricia Neal. She is an actress and writer, known for Grease (1978), Five Easy Pieces (1970) and The Match Game (1962). See full bio »
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 1999 Crazy in Alabama
Sally the Waitress
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes
Teacher (uncredited)
 1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire
Mrs. Capello
 1979-1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Laurie Ryan / Liz Merritt / Alicia Finch
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
 1981-1982 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series)
Cassie Bowman
- Harper Valley Sentinel (1982) ... Cassie Bowman
- The Return of Charlie's Chow Palace (1982) ... Cassie Bowman
- Grizzly Gap (1982) ... Cassie Bowman
- Harper Valley Hoedown (1982) ... Cassie Bowman
- Stella Rae (1982) ... Cassie Bowman
 1978 Rabbit Test
The President's Wife
 1977 Sex and the Married Woman (TV Movie)
Virginia Ladysmith
 1977 Fernwood Tonight (TV Series)
Sylvia Miller
- Episode #1.28 (1977) ... Sylvia Miller
- Lou Moffett on Land Deals (1977) ... Sylvia Miller
 1976 Stay Hungry
 1975 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Amazon Doctor
- The New Original Wonder Woman (1975) ... Amazon Doctor
 1975 Home Cookin' (TV Movie)
 1974 The New Candid Camera (TV Series)
 1971-1973 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
'Mike' Preston
- Guess Who's Coming to Seder (1973) ... 'Mike' Preston
- Big Brother Is Watching You (1973) ... 'Mike' Preston
- You Gotta Have Class (1973) ... 'Mike' Preston
- The Power of the Bleep (1973) ... 'Mike' Preston
- Will Baby Make Three? (1973) ... 'Mike' Preston
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Sally (segment "Love and the Bachelor Party")
 1970 Five Easy Pieces
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Show Show Self (35 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Novel: "Can't Wait to Get to Heaven", 2006 See more »

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[on publisher, Samuel S. Vaughan] He was like one of those gentleman professors. If it hadn't been for Sam, I don't think I would have a career. Nobody wanted to publish 'Fried Green Tomatoes,' and a lot of people turned it down. They didn't think a book about an old lady in a nursing home would be of interest to anyone, but obviously Sam did. I sent him a little bit and when he called, he said '... See more »


Former long-time companion of author Rita Mae Brown. See more »


Outlandish tops and sweaters on Match Game 73 (1973)



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