As the co-star of the landmark Bonnie and Clyde, actress Faye Dunaway helped usher in a new golden era in American filmmaking, going on to appear in several of the greatest films of the 1970s. Born January 14, 1941, in Bascom, FL, Dunaway was the daughter of an army officer. She studied theater arts at the University of Boston and later joined the Lincoln Center Repertory Company under the direction of Elia Kazan and Robert Whitehead. Between 1962 and 1967, she appeared in a number of prominent stage productions, including A Man for All Seasons and Arthur Miller’s After the Fall, playing a character based on Marilyn Monroe. Dunaway’s breakthrough performance came in an off-Broadway production of Hogan’s Goat, which resulted in a contract with director Otto Preminger. She made her film debut in his 1967 drama Hurry Sundown, but the two frequently clashed, and she refused to appear in his Skidoo; after a legal battle, Dunaway was allowed to buy out the remainder of her contract, and she… read more
Faye Dunaway will always be "bonnie" to her Clyde, a star that continues to shine, one of the premier actresses of the greatest films of the 1970s. Happy Birthday Ms. Dunaway
Except for the faux-eyebrows, there is nothing resembling Joan Crawford, inside or out, in her peformance in MOMMIE DEAREST- it's Faye Dunaway with eyebrows-her voice and her mannerisms are Dunaway thru and thru-highly overrated performance. But she really was beautiful when she was young, wasn't she?