Tatum O'Neal Biography, Life, Interesting Facts

Tatum O’Neal was born on November 5, 1963. She is an American Actress. She is also an author. She is renowned for being the youngest ever person to win the Academic Award which she who at the age of 10 years. She is currently Fifty Four years of age.

Early Life and Career

Tatum O’Neal was born Tatum Beatrice O’Neal on November 5, 1963, in Los Angeles in California, United States. She was born to Ryan O’Neal and Joanna Moore. She was brought up alongside one sibling. In 1973, she performed in ‘Paper Moon’ film as Addie Loggins. In 1974, she won the Academy Award and Globe Award. In 1974, she appeared in ‘The Bad News’ as Amanda Whurlitzer and in ‘Nickelodeon’ as Alice Forsyte.

In 1978, she appeared in ‘International Velvet’ as Sarah Brown. In 1980, she featured in the films ‘Circle of Two’ as Sarah Norton and in ‘Little Darlings’ as Ferris Whitney. In 1981, she appeared in ‘prisoners’ as Christie. In 1984, she featured in the television film ‘Faerie Tale Theatre’ as Goldilocks. In 1985, she appeared in the film ‘Certain Fury’ as Scarlet. In 1989, she was in the television film ‘CBS Schoolbreak Special’ as Kim.

In 1992, Tatum O’Neal played a role in ‘Little Noises’ as Stella. In 1993, she appeared as Laurie Bembenek in ‘Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story’ a television film. In 1996, she was featured in ‘Basquiat’ as Cynthia Kruger. In 2002, she appeared in ‘The Scoundrels Wife’ as Camille Picou. In 2003, she appeared in the film ‘The Technical Writer’ as Slim and in the television film ‘Sex and the City’ as Kura.

In 2004, she featured in the films ‘8 Simple Rules’ as Ms. McKeanna and ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’ as Kelly Garnet. She wrote ‘A Paper Life’ which was her autobiography. In 2005, she appeared in ‘Ultimate Film Fanatic’ television film as a Judge. She also appeared in ‘Rescue Me’ television show as Maggie a role she played until 2011.

In 2006, Tatum O’Neal appeared in television films ‘Dancing with the Stars’ using her name and ‘Wicked Wicked games’ as Blythe Hunter. She also appeared in television Film ‘My Brother’ as Erica. In 2008, she featured in the films ‘Saving Grace B. Jones’ as Grace B. Jones and ‘Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal’ as Lorene Tippit.

In 2010, she appeared as Marie Harman in ‘The Runaways’ and as Hayden Emery in ‘Last Will.’ She also performed alongside her father in ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ using her name. In 2011, she featured in the television film ‘Ryan and Tatum: The O’Neals’ as Tatum.  She wrote ‘Found: A Daughter’s Journey Home’ which was a collection of her memories. In 2012, she featured in ‘This is 40’ as a realtor. In 2013, she played a role in ‘Mr. Sophistication’ as Kim Waters.

In 2015, Tatum O’Neal appeared in the films ‘Sweet Lorraine’ as Lorraine Bebee and in ‘She’s Funny That way’ as a Waitress. She also appeared in the television film ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ as Tatum O’Neal. In 2017, she featured in ‘Criminal Minds’ a television film as Miranda White. In 2018, she has appeared in recordings of ‘God’s Not Dead: a Light in Darkness’ as Barbara Solomon and ‘Runaway Romance’ as Veronica Adson.


Awards and Achievements

In 1974, Tatum O’Neal won the Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress category. She also won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year.


Personal Life

In 1986, Tatum O’Neal got married to John McEnroe with whom she has three children. In 1992, they separated due to their differences. In 1994, they divorced. In 2008, she was arrested for buying crack cocaine and charged with Criminal Possession of a controlled substance. She later underwent drug treatment program. She is currently Fifty four years of age.