Birth Name: Patricia Neal
Trade Mark: Outlandish tops and sweaters on "Match Game"
Biography and Career:
Fannie Flagg is born on September 21, 1941 in Birmingham, Alabama, US, daughter of William Hurbert, Jr. a small business owner and projectionist and Marion Leona (LeGore) Neal. She was a famous actress, comedienne, producer, writer
As her acting career began, Flagg could not professionally use her birthname, as there was already a well-known Oscar-winning actress named Patricia Neal.
Flagg's career began in the 1960s when she was hired as a staff writer for Allen Funt's Candid Camera, and she later became Funt's co-host on the syndicated 1970s weekly version of the show.
She has also written Welcome to "the World, Baby Girl!" (1998) and "Standing
in the Rainbow" (2002). A Christmas book "A Redbird Christmas", came out in November 2004. Her most recent book, titled "Can't Wait to Get to Heaven", was released in summer 2006.
During the 1970s, Flagg was a fixture on game show panels. She is best known for her appearances on the "game show Match Game".
During the 1960s and '70s, Flagg recorded two comedy albums with various skits that included many parodies of Lady Bird Johnson and Martha Mitchell.
Staple celebrity guest on many daytime television game shows back in the 70s, including "Liar's Club" and "Password", among others.
Holds an honorary doctorate from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire, where her book "Fried Green Tomatoes" is part of the freshman curriculum.
Her opinion on friendship- Sincerity is as valuable as radium, On love- You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating just the same, On growth- Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead.
Why do we like Fannie Flagg?
We like Fannie Flagg because of her great humor.
Why was Fannie Flagg?
Fannie Flagg is famous because of different talents she possesses.
by FW Editor
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