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Patty Duke Remembered at Public Memorial Service
Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke was remembered by family, friends and fans at a public memorial service Saturday. Duke, whose real name was Anna Pearce, died March 29 from sepsis. She was 69. Hundreds attended the service at Lake City Church in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho -- the same city where she lived
Sean Astin Describes Patty Duke's Peaceful Final Moments
Patty Duke was "at peace" in her final moments, following a painful battle with sepsis from a ruptured intestine, her son Sean Astin revealed. "She was surrounded by her family. It was in the middle of the night and it was a race to get there," Astin, 45, told " Entertainment Tonight " in an
Patty Duke: An American Actress Who Made Her Mark
Tonight, we turn to an American actress remembered across this country. We celebrate the life of patty duke and her very early start. Born Anna Marie duke in queens New York, 1946, patty duke started acting in just grade school. Look terrific, jimmy! Reporter: She would earn critical acclaim as a
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Patty Duke Seeks to Promote Understanding of Manic Depression in 1989
Hugh Downs talks manic depression with the actress for "20/20" on Oct. 6, 1989.
Sean Astin Pays Tribute to Mom Patty Duke, More Celebrities React to Her Death
Actor Sean Astin has released a family statement regarding the death of his mother, Patty Duke . Astin posted a photo on his Facebook page of the actress holding him as a baby, along with a short tribute to his mother on behalf of his family. Duke, whose real name was Anna Pearce, died this morning
Patty Duke Is Dead at 69
Patty Duke , Oscar-winning actress and the star of an eponymous TV show, died this morning, ABC News has confirmed. According to her rep, Mitchell Stubbs, the cause of death was sepsis from a ruptured intestine. The actress, whose real name was Anna Pearce, was 69. "She was a wife, a mother, a
Joan Rivers Slams Gwyneth Paltrow - Again!
The war of words between Joan Rivers and Gwyneth Paltrow continues. During an appearance on Andy Cohen’s “Watch What Happens Live” on Wednesday, Rivers took a swipe at the actress when asked about the biggest backlash she’s ever gotten from her “Fashion Police” critiques. “The...
2013: The Year Everyone Gave Hillary Clinton an Award
Hillary Clinton has already declared 2014 as the “year of the baby” (good luck, Chelsea), but for Clinton herself, 2013 was the “year of the award.” Less than one year after leaving her role as secretary of state, Clinton has made the rounds on the...
Neglected Tropical Diseases: How You Can Help
By DR. AJANTA PATEL For a billion people around the globe, everyday activities like eating, drinking and walking pose a serious health risk. They lead to serious debilitating diseases that can last a lifetime. On Tuesday, ABC News’ chief health and medical correspondent, Dr. Richard...
Rosa Parks: First Statue of African-American Female to Grace Capitol
Rosa Parks, the civil rights pioneer, will make history again today by becoming the first African American woman to have her likeness depicted in the Capitol's Statuary Hall. Parks' monument is a part of the Capitol Art Collection which hosts 180 pieces of art; her statue will stand among nine