< Return to Adherents.com's Guide to Movies
< Return to Famous Catholics

The Religious Affiliation of actress, movie star
Patty Duke


Patty Duke was a Catholic. In her autobiography she recalls how although she had been a professional actress since the age of 7 or 8, it had never really been her desire to be an actress. While she was growing up she had a strong desire to become a nun. [Source: Patty Duke with Kenneth Turan, Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke, Bantam: New York (1987), page 5.]

Patty Duke received an Academy Award for her supporting role as the young blind and deaf student Helen Keller in the movie The Miracle Worker (1962).

Search Adherents.com

Custom Search
comments powered by Disqus

Webpage created 27 August 2005. Last modified 27 August 2005.
We are always striving to increase the accuracy and usefulness of our website. We are happy to hear from you. Please submit questions, suggestions, comments, corrections, etc. to: webmaster@adherents.com.