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(Actress, author)

Fannie Flagg is an actress and writer. Fannie is not dating anyone currently.

Relationship Facts of Fannie Flagg

Fannie Flagg is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

Is Fannie Flagg dating anyone?

Fannie Flagg is currently living her single life.

She was previously dating an American writer Rita Mae Brown in the late 1970s.

They met for the first time at a party in the Hollywood Hills hosted by Marlo Thomas but they later broke up.

She also lived for eight years with actress Susan Flannery.

Fannie Flagg: Biography in Details

Who is Fannie Flagg?

Fannie Flagg is an American actress, author, and comedian.

She is famous for the 1987 novel ‘Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe’ and as a semi-regular panelist on the 1973-1982 versions of the game show ‘Match Game’.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

She was born on September 21, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A. Her birth name is Patricia Neal and she is currently 76 years old.

Her father’s name is William Hurbert Neal, Jr. and her mother’s name is Marion Leona. She spent her childhood in the Birmingham area.

She was inspired by her father in writing and performing at an early age, and she wrote her first stage play at the age of 10.

Fannie participated in the Miss Alabama pageant as a teen and won a scholarship to a local school for one year. She has spoken publicly about being dyslexic. She holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Education, School/College University

She hosted a locally produced Morning Show on WBRC-TV in Birmingham but later quit the job and made her way to New York City. She studied at the University of Alabama.

Fannie Flagg: Professional Life and Career

She began writing for the New York nightclub Upstairs at the Downstairs during the 1960s.

She replaced one of the performers and caught the attention of Candid Camera creator Allen Funt and invited Fannie on his show and she became a performer later.

She came first in fiction for a short story that she had written at the Santa Barabara Writer’s conference in 1978.

The story became the novel ‘Coming Attractions’ and published in 1981 and at the same time, his father and mother died.

Her novel ‘Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe’ was published in 1987 and it remained on the New York Times bestseller list for 36 weeks.

She wrote the screenplay based on that book and made the 1991 film ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and she was nominated for an Academy Award.

Her other books include: ‘Fannier flag’s Original Whistle-Flag Café Cookbook’ in 1993, ‘Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!’ in 1998, ‘Standing in the Rainbow’ in 2002, ‘Can’t Wait to Get to heaven’ in 2006, ‘The Whole Town’s Talking’ in 2016 and many more.

She appeared on the game show ‘AMtch Game’ and her acting credits include ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’, ‘Five Easy Pieces’, ‘Stay Hungry’, ‘Grease’, ‘Crazy in Alabama’, etc.

She also made her appearance in ‘The New Dick Van Dyke Show’, ‘Harper Valley PTA’, ‘Fernwood 2 Night’, ‘The Joey Biosop Show’, ‘The Merv Griffin Show’, ‘Good Morning America’ and many more.

Awards, Nominations

She was nominated for Academy Award in the category Best Adapted Screenplay for the ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ in 1992 and nominated for the Writer’s Guild of America Award in 1992.

Fannie Flagg: Net Worth, Income, Salary

Her net worth as of 2022 is $1.5 million(estimated). She has not revealed any data about her income and salary.

Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

She has not been involved in any rumors and controversies to date neither in her personal life nor in her private life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

She has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches and weighs 60 kg. She has got red hair and blue eyes. Her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

She has around 43.5 k followers on Facebook but there is no information available about her Twitter and Instagram followers.


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