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Elizabeth Hartman

Elizabeth Hartman in A Patch of Blue, her debut film
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Birth nameMary Elizabeth Hartman
Birth dateDecember 23, 1943
Place of birthYoungstown, Ohio, U.S.
Date of deathJune 10, 1987(age 43)
Death placePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Years active1965-1982

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Mary Elizabeth Hartman (December 23, 1943 June 10, 1987) was an American actress, best known for her performance in the 1965 film A Patch of Blue, playing a blind girl named Selina D'Arcy, opposite Sidney Poitier, a role for which she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Motion Picture Drama. The next year, she appeared in You're a Big Boy Now as Barbara Darling, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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