Faye Dunaway is one of the best actresses that Hollywood has ever got. Be it her bewitching beauty or the breathtaking acting, Faye Dunaway just slays. Now, she is old but at her age, she was the queen of millions of heart. Today, let’s find out about her career, biography, and net worth in 2019.
Born on January 14, 1941, in Bascom, Florida, Faye Dunaway is an award-winning American actress. Her father, John MacDowell, was a career officer in US army, so Faye spent her childhood in different cities. She travelled throughout the US and also a few countries of Europe. Her mother Grace April was a housewife. Faye did her early education from Leon High School and then enrolled at University of Florida. She dropped back from here for some reasons and then attended Boston University. She graduated from here with a degree in theater & art. Other than her formal education, she also took the acting classes from Loeb Drama Centre and American National Theater and Academy.
Unlike her professional career, Faye couldn’t have a smoothing personal life. She got involved in many romantic relationships and got married twice but none of her relationships could really work out. She first married Peter Wolf in 1974 but their relationship ended in just 4 years. Prior to this marriage, she dated almost 3-4 men, out of which, she shared the most intense bonding with actor Marcello Mastroianni. They both were deeply in love but Marcello could not hurt his wife, so they chose to move on. Her second marriage was with Terry O’Neal in 1982 and they separated in 1987. The couple had one child.
Faye has decided her career as a child itself. From her schooling to the higher education, she majored only in art & theater. In addition to that, she also joined a couple of other acting institutions in order to hone her skills. So, when she broke into the Hollywood, she was already an adept actress and this helped her to make her name in the industry. Just after her graduation, she landed a role in TV drama ‘A Man For All Seasons’ in 1962. However, she got her first career breakthrough in 1967 with the crime film ‘The Happening’. She was critically acclaimed for her role in this film.
Her Hollywood journey began in a real sense from here. Next year, she gave another hit ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’. After 1969, her career stumbled for a few years but she managed to make a roaring comeback. She shared the screen with many big actors and bagged several awards. ‘Bonnie and Clyde’, ‘Chinatown’, ‘Three Days of Condor’, and ‘Mommie Dearest’ are some the most notable films of Faye.
Awards & achievements
Faye Dunaway is an Oscar Award recipient. She was nominated for Oscar thrice, winning it once. Over her entire career, she won almost 20 awards and 35 nominations. Other than Oscar, she won 3 Golden Globe Award, 1 Primetime Emmy Award, and many other minor awards. She also became the first recipient of Leopard Club Award.
Net worth of Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway has enjoyed such a successful career that only a few actors/actresses can reach to that point. She not only won several prestigious awards but also amassed a huge net worth. She has been out of the industry for years, still, the gorgeous lady boasts a whopping net worth of $50 million. She has earned this money entirely through the acting. She had 2-3 decades long career, so it’s no wonder how she has managed to accumulate such a staggering net worth. There is not much information about her personal assets as she keeps it private.
Today Faye Dunaway is old but she has ruled the industry for almost 1-2 decade. The Oscar Award winning actress has really enjoyed a thriving acting career.