- NAME: Tatum O'Neal
- OCCUPATION: Actress
- BIRTH DATE: November 05, 1963 (Age: 50)
- Did You Know?: In 1974, a 10-year-old Tatum O'Neal became the youngest winner of a competitive Academy Award, receiving the best supporting actress honor for her work in 1973's Paper Moon.
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Westwood, Los Angeles, California
- Full Name: Tatum Beatrice O'Neal
- AKA: Tatum O'Neal
- ZODIAC SIGN: Scorpio
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Tatum O'Neal became the youngest winner of a competitive Academy Award in 1974, at age 10, receiving the best supporting actress honor for her work in 1973's Paper Moon.
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In recent years, O'Neal has continued to wrestle with substance abuse. In 2008, she was arrested for buying crack cocaine near her New York City apartment.
In 2011, O'Neal appeared with her father on the documentary series Ryan & Tatum: The O'Neals, which followed the pair as they tried to mend their troubled family life (at one point,
she and her father had been estranged for more than two decades). The actress also wrote about her relationship with her father in the 2011 memoir Found: A Daughter's Journey Home. The following year, O'Neal reportedly returned to rehabilitation for treatment.
Despite her personal challenges, Tatum O'Neal has returned her focus to acting in recent years. In 2013, she was cast in Peter Bogdanovich's film Squirrels to Nuts (2014), also starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston.
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