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Patty Hearst Biography, Wiki 2017

Patricia Campbell Hearst, to give her a full name, was born on 20th February, 1954 in San Francisco, California, USA. Currently she is known under the name of Patricia Hearst-Shaw. Her grandfather was the media tycoon William Randolph Hearst. In 1974, the Symbionese Liberation Army kidnapped Patty Hearst, and she spent 19 months with her kidnappers and participated in their crimes until arrested by the FBI.

The net worth of Patty Hearst stands at $45 million, as of today. She is a very wealthy as a result of inheriting from the Hearst publishing family.

Patty Hearst Net Worth $45 Million

Patty was raised in a big family with four sisters. She was a student at Crystal Springs School for Girls and the Santa Catalina School. Even though she was wealthy and well known, her parents did not take actions to assure the security of the young woman.

Being 19 years old Patty lived in her apartment in Berkeley, California, USA from where she was kidnapped in 1974. Unconscious and beaten, she was taken out, although during the kidnapping several gunshots were heard. The responsibility was admitted by a vanguard army called the Symbionese Liberation Army. The gang kidnapped the girl with the purpose of obtaining a ransom from her wealthy father. Nevertheless, the events turned out in an unexpected way. After two months spent together with kidnappers, Hearst announced through the sources of mass/media that she had become a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army. Later, her membership was approved by her actions, to be precise, she participated in robberies, as well as demanding and received $2 million ransom from her father. As Hearst later testified, she was forced to become a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army, she was forced to commit crimes, otherwise she was threatened with death. In addition to this, the leaders of the above mentioned army wanted to teach her a lesson about sexual freedom, and as a result she was raped several times by DeFreeze and William Wolfe.

Meanwhile, Patty Hearst was a common criminal to the rest of the world. She robbed banks using guns and other explosive devises, hijacked cars and killed people. More than a year and a half was spent with the Symbionese Liberation Army and until caught by FBI. Patty Hearst was sentenced to 35 years in prison. However, she was released after two years due to President Jimmy Carter’s commutation of the term. Her case generated wide public interest especially the fact that the victim apparently turned into a criminal. Many psychological studies have been done on the above mentioned topic. All of them have been brought together in one term – Stockholm syndrome.

In 1981, Patty Hearst published a memoir book entitled “Every Secret Thing”. Later, she worked with the director John Waters, and landed roles in the films “Cry-Baby” (1990), “Serial Mom” (1994), “Pecker” (1998), “Cecil B. Demented” (2000) and “A Dirty Shame” (2004).

In 1979, Hearst married Bernard Shaw and they lived together until his death in 2013. The family has two daughters.



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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Veronica Mars2006TV SeriesSelma Hearst Rose
A Dirty Shame2004Paige
Second Best2004Alana
Tripping the Rift2004TV SeriesHaffa Dozen
Son of the Beach2001TV SeriesDigger's Mother
Cecil B. DeMented2000Fidget's Mom
Pecker1998Lynn Wentworth
Boston Common1996TV SeriesMom
Bio-Dome1996Doyle's Mother
The Adventures of Pete & Pete1996TV SeriesMrs. Kretchmar
Frasier1994TV SeriesJanice
Serial Mom1994Juror #8
Cry-Baby1990Wanda's Mother

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Notorious Destinations with Patricia Hearst2003TV Mini-Series writer
Patty Hearst1988book "Every Secret Thing"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pottersville2016executive producer post-production
Notorious Destinations with Patricia Hearst2003TV Mini-Series producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 100 Greatest Musicals2003TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Patti Hearst)
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Chevy Chase2002TV MovieHerself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner2001TV SpecialHerself
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Presenter (uncredited)
In Bad Taste2000TV Special documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner2000TV MovieHerself
Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story2000DocumentaryHerself
Politically Incorrect2000TV SeriesHerself - panelist
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHerself
Vicki!1992TV SeriesHerself
Film '721989TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Experience2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst2004DocumentaryHerself
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Cronkite Remembers1997TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself (in bank survellance footage) (uncredited)
Fame in the Twentieth Century1993TV Series documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Memories of 1970-19911991TV Series documentaryHerself
V.I.P.-Schaukel1976TV Series documentaryHerself
The Seventies2015TV Series documentaryHerself
America's Dark Secrets Documentary2011Documentary short
Mysteries at the Museum2010TV Series documentaryHerself
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesHerself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHerself

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#Fact
1Sister of Victoria Hearst.
2Aunt of Amanda Hearst.
3Her French bulldog, Diva, won a ribbon at the Westminister Kennel Club Dog Show on February 11, 2008.
4Her great-grandfather, George Hearst, is a character portrayed by actor Gerald McRaney on the HBO series Deadwood (2004).
5Warren Zevon's song, "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner", makes a reference to Patty Hurst's participation in the SLA bank robbery. There's a line at the end of the song: "Patty Hearst heard the burst of Roland's Thompson gun and bought it".
6Danny Elfman's band, then still called "The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo", wrote a song about the whole Patty Hearst ordeal, called "You Got Your Baby Back". It was released as a 2 track single in 1976 and is also known as "The Patty Hearst Song".
7Is portrayed by Natasha Richardson in Patty Hearst (1988)
8The indie rock band Camper Van Beethoven's 1988 album "Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart" takes its name from a reference to Hearst in one of the SLA's press manifestos. The album also includes "Tania," a love song to Hearst.
9Daughters Lydia Hearst and Gillian Hearst-Shaw were a part of the Toys for Tots holiday party in New York. [December 2002]
10Married her former bodyguard. Changed her name to 'Tania' when she was kidnapped and brainwashed by the Symbionese Liberation Army and experienced Stockholm Syndrome
11Daughter Lydia Hearst is a Ford model.
12Granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, and daughter of Randolph Hearst
13The punk band The Misfits wrote a song called "She" about Patty Hearst
14Has two daughters, Gillian Hearst-Shaw and Lydia Hearst.
15Was a cheerleader at Sacred Heart School in Menlo Park, California.
16Her part in the armed robbery of the Hibernia Bank (now a Bank of America branch) took place at 1450 Noriega Street in San Francisco's Sunset District. She was finally arrested in San Francisco at 625 Morse Street, not far from the Cow Palace. Her defense attorney would be F. Lee Bailey who, by many accounts, lost the case because he permitted his client to take the stand.
17On February 4, 1974 she was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) and held captive for over two months in cramped studio apartment #6 at 1827 Golden Gate Avenue near the University of San Francisco.


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