Patty McCormack

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Patty McCormack Biography

Patricia "Patty" McCormack (born August 21, 1945) is an American actress with a career in theater, films and television.

She achieved success as a child actress, and received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The Bad Seed (1956). Her acting career has continued with supporting roles in film and television, including a more recent performance as Pat Nixon in Frost/Nixon (2008).

Life and career

McCormack was born Patricia Ellen Russo in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Elizabeth (née McCormack), a professional roller skater, and Frank Russo, a fireman. She attended New Utrecht H.S. She is an aunt of fellow actor and New York City lawmaker Alfred Cerullo.

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Patty McCormack Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
1960 Walk of Fame Motion Picture Won
1957 Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Bad Seed (1956). Nominated
1957 Golden Globes, USA Best Supporting Actress The Bad Seed (1956). Nominated


Patty McCormack Photos

  • Patty McCormack and Marvin Page

    20th Annual Night of 100 Stars Awards Gala - Arrivals

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    20th Annual Night of 100 Stars Awards Gala - Arrivals

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    23rd Annual American Cinematheque Award Ceremony Honoring Samuel L. Jackson

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    "Frost/Nixon" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

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    "Frost/Nixon" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

  • Patty McCormack and Guest

    "Frost/Nixon" New York Premiere - Arrivals

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