Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway
Quick Facts About Faye Dunaway
Celebrated Name Faye Dunaway
Age 83 years old
Nick Name the gossamer grenade
Birth Name Dorothy Faye Dunaway
Birth Date 1941-01-14
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Place of Birth Bascom, Florida, the U.S.
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Catholic
Horoscope Capricorn
Father John MacDowell Dunaway Jr.
Mother Grace April
Brother MacDowell Dunaway
High School Leon High School
University Boston University
Husband Peter Wolf (Ex) Terry O'Neil (Ex)
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Married
Net Worth $40 million
Salary $800k to $1 million per year
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 65 Kg
Body Measurement 36-25-37 inches
Bra Size 40C (US)
Dress Size 6(US)
shoes size 10(US)
Hair Style Long-straight
Eye Color Light brown

Faye Dunaway came into the spotlight after her role as Bonnie Parker in the famous movie Bonnie and Clyde(1967) for which she received her first Academy Award nomination. She was made an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters by the government of France in 2011.

Who is Faye Dunaway?

Faye Dunaway is an American actress. She was one of the most prolific and the most demanded actresses of the 1960s and 70s. For her outstanding contribution and performance in Hollywood, She has won a number of prestigious accolades, including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and a BAFTA Award.

Her most notable films include the crime caper "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968), the drama "The Arrangement" (1969), the revisionist western "Little Big Man" (1970), the neo-noir mystery "Chinatown" (1974), the action-drama disaster "The Towering Inferno" (1974), the political thriller "Three Days of the Condor" (1975), the satire "Network" (1976) and the thriller "Eyes of Laura Mars" (1978).

Her upcoming is Visceral, a film directed by Frédéric Jardin also starring Georgina Campbell. In July 2021, Variety reported that Dunaway appears in the new controversial film "The Man Who Drew God".

How old is Faye Dunaway?

Faye Dunaway was born on 14th January 1941 in Bascom, Florida, the U.S. Her birth name is Dorothy Faye Dunaway.  She has an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She is of Ulster Scottish, English, and German descent. Capricorn is her star sign. She has been a devout Catholic since the beginning of her career. 

Dunaway was born into a well-to-do family. Her father, John MacDowell Dunaway Jr. was a career non-commissioned officer in the United States Army while her mother Grace April was a housewife. She spent most of her childhood traveling throughout the United States and Europe along with her brother MacDowell Dunaway. 

She got her high school education from Leon High School in Tallahassee, Florida, and then studied at Florida State University and the University of Florida, and graduated from Boston University with a degree in theatre. Then to pursue her acting career, she took acting classes at the American National Theater and Academy in 1962 at the age of 21. 

Faye Dunaway Husband and Children 

Faye Dunaway has been married two times in her life. Her first husband was Peter Wolf, the lead singer of the rock group The J. Geils Band. The love birds had exchanged their vows in 1974. However, the couple got separated from time to time and finally divorced in 1979 due to their career commitments. 

She married second time with Terry O'Neill, the British photographer in 1983. They became closer after meeting in a photoshoot in 1979. Their only child, a son named Liam Dunaway O'Neill, was born in 1980 but Terry states that their son is adopted one. 

Apart from her marital relations, Dunaway was linked with a number of handsome high profile men during her teenage and youthhood. Her former romance partner includes stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce, photographer Jerry Schatzberg, Italian film actor Marcello Mastroianni,  English author Frederick Forsyth, businessman Warren Lieberfarb and her most recent romantic partner Bernard Montiel who is a French actor. 

Faye Dunaway Net worth

As of 2021, the net worth of Faye Dunaway is estimated to be $40 million. She has earned most of her wealth through her acting career. She has been involved in this sector since the year 1967 and it's been a half-century that she has been still active in playing the role in the movies.

Despite her aging, she is still getting many pivotal roles in film and TV series. While calculating her annual income from acting career, it is assumed to be around $800k to $1 million. Dunaway has also partnered with several Jewelers and clothing lines. 

She is known for her extravagant and luxurious lifestyle. She is the owner of a stunning home built on one acre of her former Stamford estate which is up for sale for $5.5 million. She has also listed her Hollywood house for $200,000.

Currently, she is living in a small apartment but anyway it has a lot of space with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a balcony off the dining room, and a courtyard in the back. She reportedly paid $315,000 for the apartment back in 1998. Her car collection includes a Rolls Royce, classic vintage, classic Cadillac, Renault. 

How tall is Faye Dunaway?

Faye Dunaway is 5 ft 7 inches tall and her body weight is around 65 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body. She has an average body measurement of around 36-25-37 inches. The actress has undergone botox surgery and eyebrow lift to make her look more youthful.  

She wears a 40C(US) size bra and a 6(US) size dress. She feels comfortable wearing 10(US) size shoes. She looks elegant in her long-straight hairstyle that is light brown in color. She has a pair of dark brown eyes color. 

Facts About Faye Dunaway

  • #1Her acting talent was first spotted by Candian film director Lloyd Richards.
  • #2Harvard professor William Alfred became her mentor and spiritual advisor.
  • #3Dunaway's first screen role was in the comedy crime film The Happening (1967).
  • #4She was ranked 27th by People Magazine on a list of the 50 most beautiful people in 1994.
  • #5She was a lifelong Protestant until 1996.
  • #6She is of just four actresses to win both an Academy Award and a Razzie Award for acting.
  • #7She has been nominated for three Oscars.
  • #8She had collaborated on five different films with American actor Richard Chamberlain.
  • #9One of the most famous roles that Dunaway turned down in her career was the pill-addicted character of Sara in Requiem for a Dream.
  • #10The indie film Barfly was the most important film for her.

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