Faye Dunaway Overview:

Actress, Faye Dunaway, was born Dorothy Faye Dunaway on Jan 14, 1941 in Bascom, FL. As of December 2022, Faye Dunaway was 82 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Faye Dunaway was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Network (as Diana Christensen) in 1976.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1967Best ActressBonnie and Clyde (1967)Bonnie ParkerNominated
1974Best ActressChinatown (1974)Evelyn Cross MulwrayNominated
1976Best ActressNetwork (1976)Diana ChristensenWon
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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One of my favorite actress of the 70s and 80s was , an elegant blonde with a knack for playing complex and strong-willed female leads. , won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film, Network (1976). The film was written by Paddy Chayefsky. Directed by... Read full article


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Faye Dunaway Quotes:

Julia: I see you like experiments. How would you like to experiment by staying with me for two days?


Bonnie Parker: [Bonnie to Buck and Blanche] Why don't y'all go back to your *own* cabin, if you want to play with C.W.


Bonnie Parker: We rob banks!


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Competing for beauty titles was considered de rigueur for Southern girls in the 1950s, and Dunaway remembers in her autobiography that she was somehow convinced that she could NOT leave Florida until she won one. She missed being crowned May Queen at Leon High School in Tallahassee by a mere six votes, and had another near-miss at a title when she was voted runner up for Miss University of Florida in 1959. Dunaway finally scored her beauty crown when she was named Sweetheart of Sigma Chi, and promptly transferred to Boston University.

Is of Irish, Scottish and German descent.

Prior to living in a very modest New York City apartment on E. 78th St. between First and Second Aves., Dunaway had resided at the huge, sumptuous Eldorado on Central Park West.

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