Patty Duke’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 14, 1946

Death Date

March 29, 2016

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death



Movie Actress

The movie actress Patty Duke died at the age of 69 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actress who played Neely O’Hara in Valley of the Dolls. She also portrayed Helen Keller in the Broadway play The Miracle Worker and played the same role in the 1962 film adaptation, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She had two sons, Mackenzie and actor Sean Astin, with her third husband, John Astin. She also had a son named Kevin with her fourth husband, Michael Pearce, whom she married in 1986.



“It’s toughest to forgive ourselves. So it’s probably best to start with other people. It’s almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.” (Patty Duke)


“No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing.” (Patty Duke)


“I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive.” (Patty Duke)


“One of the reasons I survived as well as I did was my genetics. My mother and father both had very tough lives, and boy, were they survivors.” (Patty Duke)


“Reality is hard. It is no walk in the park, this thing called Life.” (Patty Duke)