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Tatum O’neal – Oscar Winner for Best Supporting Actress at Just 10

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There is no dearth of child artists in Hollywood or in the film industry of any country but when it comes to wining international awards like Oscar at the tender age of 10 the name that prominently comes up is that of Tatum Beatrice O’neal the daughter of noted actor Ryan O’neal. Tatum won the Oscar award for best supporting actress at the tender age of 10 years only in 1974, a feat that few can expect to achieve.

Award for Performance in Paper Moon

Winning the Oscar award has remained an unfulfilled dream for many actors and actresses including the most famed ones. It was different for Tatum oneal who could put her hands on the award in her early ages. She became the Paper Moon Oscar winner for supporting actress. According to her directors and co-actors her grasp of situations and ability to present them through her acting was phenomenal. It was no wonder that she was the coveted child actress winner of best supporting actress award leaving many grown up actresses stranded.

Teenage Craze of Legendary Figures

In the early teens the best supporting actress award winner also achieved another unique distinction. The legendary star Michael Jackson named her as his first girlfriend and having a crush on her. Of course Tatum did not recognize this fact seriously but the fact remains that she was able to attract the attention of one of the greatest starts of the time. The trend continued even in her early twenties and this time it was three times Wimbledon and four times US Open tennis championship winner John McEnroe who was also a super star of his time. It was the enigmatic attractions of the personality of the Paper Moon Oscar winner for supporting actress that could attract such celebrities towards her. Of course; Jackson and McEnroe were not the only ones who were attracted by the magnetic personality of the Oscar winner actress and there were several others.

Enigmatic Personality Despite Adverse Early Life

In childhood as well as in the teenage periods Tatum O’neal was able to develop an enigmatic personality that not only help her win the best supporting actress award in 1974 but also helped her draw the attention of top celebrities of the world. She stayed calm and composed in all adversities and this earned her the respect and admiration of people around.

If Tatum was Paper Moon Oscar winner for supporting actress at extreme tender age and was able to draw the attention of all that came in contact with her then she deserved every bit of it.

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