12/14/1946 - 3/29/2016
The Oscars: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Patty Duke
Patty Duke, the actress who won an Academy Award as a teenager for "The Miracle Worker" and went on to enjoy a long and successful career, died Tuesday morning. She was 69.
Mitchell Stubbs, one of Duke’s representatives, confirmed the death.
“Anna ‘Patty Duke’ Pearce passed away this morning March 29, 2016 at 1:20 a.m.,” Stubbs’ statement reads. “Her cause of death was sepsis from a ruptured intestine. She was a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a friend, a mental healt advocate and a...