|Faye Dunaway Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||January 14, 1941|
Faye Dunaway is an American actress who is widely acclaimed for her performances in films like Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Chinatown (1974), The Towering Inferno (1974), Network (1976), etc.
Dorothy Faye Dunaway
Bascom, Florida, United States
- Father – John MacDowell Dunaway Jr.
- Mother – Grace April Smith
- Siblings – Mac S. Dunaway (Younger Brother) (Lawyer)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
63 kg or 139 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Faye Dunaway has dated –
- Burt Reynolds
- Lenny Bruce (1962-1963)
- Jerry Schatzberg (1966-1968)
- Marcello Mastroianni (1968-1971)
- Harris Yulin
- Peter Wolf (1972-1979) – Faye was married to musician Peter Wolf from 1974 to 1979.
- Robert Altman
- Terry O’Neill (1977-1987) – British photographer Terry O’Neill and Dunaway got married in 1983. They adopted a boy named Liam Dunaway O’Neill (b. 1980). However, they filed for divorce in 1987.
- Frederick Forsyth
- Warren Lieberfarb (1988-1991)
- Bernard Montiel
Race / Ethnicity
She has English, French Huguenot, Scottish, and Irish ancestry.
Faye Dunaway Favorite Things
- Actresses – Jennifer Lawrence, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Julianne Moore
- Actors – Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale
- Film Of Herself – Barfly (1987)
- Character Of Herself – Maria Callas in the play Master Class
Faye Dunaway Facts
- She acknowledged that playing actress Joan Crawford in the universally-panned film Mommie Dearest (1981) changed public perception of her and damaged her film career.
- Faye is the only actress who has starred in both versions of the heist film, The Thomas Crown Affair. She played Vicki Anderson in the 1968 original and essayed a psychiatrist in the 1999 remake.
- The Chinatown actress and her director Roman Polanski frequently clashed on the sets of their 1974 film. While Dunaway described him as a bully, he infamously declared her ‘a gigantic pain in the a**’.
- Popular actress Merrin Dungey worked as her personal assistant for almost 3 months in 1993.
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