Oscar winning actress Patty Duke dies at 69

Posted on:30 Mar 2016 15:09:44

Oscar winning actress Patty Duke dies at 69
30 March 2016 Current Affairs: Patty Duke, the teen who won an Oscar for The Miracle Worker and later played "identical cousins" in her own TV sitcom, has died. She was 69.The news was confirmed Tuesday by one of her representatives, Mitchell Stubbs."Anna Patty Duke Pearce passed away this morning March 29, 2016 at 1:20 am," his statement read. "Her cause of death was sepsis from a ruptured intestine. She was a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a friend, a mental health advocate and a cultural icon. She will be missed."Duke died at a hospital in Coeur DAlene, Idaho, where she had lived for the last 25 years with fourth husband Michael Pearce.


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