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O'Neal, Tatum 1963–

O'NEAL, Tatum 1963


Full name, Tatum Beatrice O'Neal; born November 5, 1963, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Ryan (an actor) and Joanna Cook (an actress; professional name, Moore) O'Neal; sister of Griffin O'Neal (an actor); married John McEnroe (a professional tennis player), August 1, 1986 (divorced, 1994); children: Kevin Jack, Sean Timothy, Emily Katherine. Education: Dropped out of Hollywood Professional School.

Addresses: Agent Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager Untitled Entertainment, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Contact c/o 300 Central Park West, #16G, New York, NY 100241513.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: Academy Award, best supporting actress, Golden Globe Award, most promising newcomerfemale, Golden Globe Award nomination, best motion picture actressmusical/comedy, David di Donatello Award, best foreign actress, 1974, all for Paper Moon; National Association of Theater Owners Star of the Year Award, 1976.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Addie Loggins, Paper Moon, Paramount, 1973.

Amanda Whurlitzer, The Bad News Bears, Paramount, 1976.

Alice Forsyte, Nickelodeon, Columbia, 1976.

Sarah Brown, International Velvet, United Artists, 1978.

Ferris Whitney, Little Darlings, Paramount, 1980.

Sarah Norton, Circle of Two (also known as Obsession ), Film Consortium of Canada, 1981.

Christie, Prisoners, 1981.

Scarlet, Certain Fury, New World, 1984.

Stella Winslow, Little Noises, Prism Entertainment, 1991.

Cynthia Kruger, Basquiat (also known as Build a Fort, Set It on Fire ), Miramax, 1996.

Camille Picou, The Scoundrel's Wife, Miracle Entertainment, 2002.

Slim, The Technical Writer, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Title role, Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (also known as Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story ), NBC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, The 46th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1974.

Herself, The 47th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1975.

Herself, The 49th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1977.

Kim, "15 and Getting Straight" (also known as "Getting

Straight"), CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1989.

Why Bother Voting?, PBS, 1992.

(In archive footage) Herself, The 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Award, TNT, 2002.

Herself, The 75th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Cher, 1975.

Goldilocks, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's Faerie TaleTheatre ), 1984.

Herself, 20/20, ABC, 2002.

Also appeared in Sex and the City, HBO.

Stage Appearances:

(New York City debut) Donna Murphy, A Terrible Beauty, Provincetown Playhouse, 1992.

Also appeared in Androscoggin Fugue.



Entertainment Weekly, March 28, 1997, p. 80; March 1, 1999, p. 90.

People Weekly, December 14, 1992, pp. 98104; July 8, 2002, p. 72.

TV Guide, May 15, 1993, pp. 2930.

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