Ten fun facts about Tatum O´Neal


Fact 1
Tatum O’Neal was born on 5th November 1963 in Westwood, Los Angeles. She is the daughter of famous actor Ryan O’Neal.

Fact 2
She was a child actor in the 70s. She played Addie in the movie “Paper Moon” alongside her father and won an Oscar for her performance when she was only ten years old. She is the youngest actress to ever win an Academy Award.

Fact 3
Some of the more popular movies that Tatum has starred in are “The Bad News Bears”, “Nickelodeon” and “Little Darlings”.


Fact 4
In the 70s Tatum dated Michael Jackson. It has been said that she was his first ever girlfriend.

Fact 5
Tatum was on the television show “Dancing with the Stars” in 2005, and she was considered to be very outspoken about being voted off of the show.

Fact 6
Tatum O’Neal married tennis star John McEnroe in 1986. No one from the family was invited to the wedding. The couple divorced in 1994.

Fact 7
After her marriage she faded away from the public view, appearing in only 5 movies over the next 15 years.

Fact 8
She began reappearing more often in the early 2000s with guest appearances in a few television shows such as “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” and “Sex and the City”.

Fact 9
Her parents were divorced when she was young. As a child her father dated Ursula Andress and young Tatum was very outspoken about her disapproval of this relationship.

Fact 10
After being estranged from her father for several years, they both finally reconciled. The Oprah Winfrey network series recorded their reconciliation process.


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Short about Tatum O´Neal
Is an American actress who got her acting debut alongside her father when she was only ten years old.