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Tatum ONeal (actress)
Known for Paper Moon (1973)

  • Birthday:November 5, 1963
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
  • Birth Name: Tatum Beatrice O'Neal
  • Nick Name: Tantrum, Tatesky
  • Biography: Tatum Beatrice O'Neal was born in 1963 into the motion picture family of actor Ryan O'Neal and actress Joanna Moore. Her mother died in 1997 of lung cancer after a successful career in which she had appeared in such movies as Touch of Evil . Her father Ryan who is struggling with a form of leukemia, recently reunited with Farrah Fawcett after many years of separation. In her autobiography called A Paper Life , Tatum O'Neal alleged that she had been the victim of child molestation by a male friend of her father's. Tatum also alledges physical and emotional abuse from her father, much of which she attributes to drug use. In 1974, Tatum O'Neal became the youngest person ever to receive the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Paper Moon . This controversial movie which also featured her real-life father as a con-man, portrayed young Tatum as a child in the company of a crook who was being further tutored in a life of crime and corruption. The motion picture was financed by Herbert W. Armstrong's Ambassador International Cultural Foundation. Other movies starring Tatum O'Neal include The Bad News Bears , Nickelodeon (both 1976), International Velvet (1978), and Little Darlings (1980). Tatum O'Neal wed tennis superstar John McEnroe with whom she had three children: Kevin, Sean, and Emily. Following the end of her marriage she took up residence in New York City.
    Tatum Beatrice O'Neal was born in 1963 into the motion picture family of actor Ryan O'Neal and actress Joanna Moore. Her mother died in 1997 of lung cancer after a successful career in which she had appeared in such movies as Touch of Evil. Her father Ryan who is struggling with a form of leukemia, recently reunited with Farrah Fawcett after many years of separation.

    In her autobiography called A Paper Life, Tatum O'Neal alleged that she had been the victim of child molestation by a male friend of her father's. Tatum also alledges physical and emotional abuse from her father, much of which she attributes to drug use.

    In 1974, Tatum O'Neal became the youngest person ever to receive the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Paper Moon. This controversial movie which also featured her real-life father as a con-man, portrayed young Tatum as a child in the company of a crook who was being further tutored in a life of crime and corruption. The motion picture was financed by Herbert W. Armstrong's Ambassador International Cultural Foundation.

    Other movies starring Tatum O'Neal include The Bad News Bears, Nickelodeon (both 1976), International Velvet (1978), and Little Darlings (1980).

    Tatum O'Neal wed tennis superstar John McEnroe with whom she had three children: Kevin, Sean, and Emily. Following the end of her marriage she took up residence in New York City.

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Little Darlings (1980) 1 clips of total 2 clips Brief Nudity 2008-07-04