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Patty Hearst

Biography

Granddaughter of newspapers pioneer William Randolph Hearst. She was kidnapped right into a existence of criminal offense and later experienced acting functions in Veronica Mars, Boston Common, and Frasier. She became child years close friends with Patricia Tobin, whose family’s lender, Hibernia, she’d later assist in robbing. She actually is among the first visitors to openly have problems with Stockholm Symptoms. She was wedded to Bernard Shaw 1979 until his loss of life in 2013. She’s two daughters called Lydia and Gillian. She was kidnapped right into a existence of criminal offense, while Bonnie Parker continued a criminal offense spree with her partner.

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Full Name Patty Hearst
Date Of Birth February 20, 1954
Place Of Birth San Francisco, CA
Height 1.6 m
Profession Family Member
Education Santa Catalina School, Crystal Springs Uplands School, University of California, Berkeley
Nationality American
Spouse Bernard Shaw
Children Lydia Hearst, Gillian Hearst-Shaw
Parents Randolph Apperson Hearst, Catherine Wood Campbell
Siblings Anne Hearst, Victoria Hearst, Catherine Hearst, Virginia Hearst Randt
Movies A Dirty Shame, Second Best, Cecil B. Demented, Pecker, Bio-Dome, Serial Mom, Cry-Baby, Patty Hearst
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1Sister of Victoria Hearst.
2Aunt of Amanda Hearst.
3Her French bulldog, Diva, won a ribbon at the Westminister Kennel Club Dog Show on February 11, 2008.
4Her great-grandfather, George Hearst, is a character portrayed by actor Gerald McRaney on the HBO series Deadwood (2004).
5Warren Zevon's song, "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner", makes a reference to Patty Hurst's participation in the SLA bank robbery. There's a line at the end of the song: "Patty Hearst heard the burst of Roland's Thompson gun and bought it".
6Danny Elfman's band, then still called "The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo", wrote a song about the whole Patty Hearst ordeal, called "You Got Your Baby Back". It was released as a 2 track single in 1976 and is also known as "The Patty Hearst Song".
7Is portrayed by Natasha Richardson in Patty Hearst (1988)
8The indie rock band Camper Van Beethoven's 1988 album "Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart" takes its name from a reference to Hearst in one of the SLA's press manifestos. The album also includes "Tania," a love song to Hearst.
9Daughters Lydia Hearst and Gillian Hearst-Shaw were a part of the Toys for Tots holiday party in New York. [December 2002]
10Married her former bodyguard. Changed her name to 'Tania' when she was kidnapped and brainwashed by the Symbionese Liberation Army and experienced Stockholm Syndrome
11Daughter Lydia Hearst is a Ford model.
12Granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, and daughter of Randolph Hearst
13The punk band The Misfits wrote a song called "She" about Patty Hearst
14Has two daughters, Gillian Hearst-Shaw and Lydia Hearst.
15Was a cheerleader at Sacred Heart School in Menlo Park, California.
16Her part in the armed robbery of the Hibernia Bank (now a Bank of America branch) took place at 1450 Noriega Street in San Francisco's Sunset District. She was finally arrested in San Francisco at 625 Morse Street, not far from the Cow Palace. Her defense attorney would be F. Lee Bailey who, by many accounts, lost the case because he permitted his client to take the stand.
17On February 4, 1974 she was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) and held captive for over two months in cramped studio apartment #6 at 1827 Golden Gate Avenue near the University of San Francisco.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Veronica Mars2006TV SeriesSelma Hearst Rose
A Dirty Shame2004Paige
Second Best2004Alana
Tripping the Rift2004TV SeriesHaffa Dozen
Son of the Beach2001TV SeriesDigger's Mother
Cecil B. DeMented2000Fidget's Mom
Pecker1998Lynn Wentworth
Boston Common1996TV SeriesMom
Bio-Dome1996Doyle's Mother
The Adventures of Pete & Pete1996TV SeriesMrs. Kretchmar
Frasier1994TV SeriesJanice
Serial Mom1994Juror #8
Cry-Baby1990Wanda's Mother

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Notorious Destinations with Patricia Hearst2003TV Mini-Series writer
Patty Hearst1988book "Every Secret Thing"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pottersville2016executive producer post-production
Notorious Destinations with Patricia Hearst2003TV Mini-Series producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 100 Greatest Musicals2003TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Patti Hearst)
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Chevy Chase2002TV MovieHerself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner2001TV SpecialHerself
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Presenter (uncredited)
In Bad Taste2000TV Special documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner2000TV MovieHerself
Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story2000DocumentaryHerself
Politically Incorrect2000TV SeriesHerself - panelist
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHerself
Vicki!1992TV SeriesHerself
Film '721989TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Experience2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst2004DocumentaryHerself
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Cronkite Remembers1997TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself (in bank survellance footage) (uncredited)
Fame in the Twentieth Century1993TV Series documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Memories of 1970-19911991TV Series documentaryHerself
V.I.P.-Schaukel1976TV Series documentaryHerself
The Seventies2015TV Series documentaryHerself
America's Dark Secrets Documentary2011Documentary short
Mysteries at the Museum2010TV Series documentaryHerself
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesHerself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHerself

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