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Patty Hearst

American newspaper heiress, actress

Patricia Campbell "Patty" Hearst (born February 20, 1954) is an American socialite and kidnapping victim.[1] On February 4, 1974, Hearst was kidnapped from her apartment.[2] Her experience may have been a case of Stockholm syndrome. She went on to commit robbery with the gang who kidnapped her.[3] Natasha Richardson played Hearst in the movie Patty Hearst.[4]

Patricia Hearst Shaw
PHearstMugShot 19 September 1975.jpg
Police mugshot of Patricia Hearst
Born
Patricia Campbell Hearst

(1954-02-20) February 20, 1954 (age 65)
NationalityAmerican
Other namesPatty Hearst
Patricia Hearst Shaw
OccupationHeiress, socialite, actress
Known forBeing taken hostage by the Symbionese Liberation Army and later recruited as a member
Spouse(s)Bernard Shaw
ChildrenLydia Hearst-Shaw
Gillian Hearst-Shaw
Parent(s)Randolph Apperson Hearst
Catherine Wood Campbell
RelativesWilliam Randolph Hearst (grandfather)
George Hearst (great-grandfather)
Anne Hearst (sister)
Amanda Hearst (niece)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Patty Hearst Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  2. "The Patty Hearst Kidnapping". U.S. Department of Justice. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  3. "1974 Patty Hearst kidnapped". History/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  4. Roger Ebert (23 September 1988). "Patty Hearst". Ebert Digital LLC. Retrieved 21 February 2016.


Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Patty Hearst at Wikimedia Commons