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Former Child Star Patty Duke Dead At Age 69

The Huffington Post logo The Huffington Post 29/03/2016 Stephanie Marcus

Former child star Patty Duke has died at the age of 69. 

Duke's manager confirmed her death to The Huffington Post in a statement. 

Anna “Patty Duke” Pearce passed away this morning March 29, 2016 at 1:20 am. Her cause of death was sepsis from a ruptured intestine. She was a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a friend, a mental health advocate and a cultural icon. She will be greatly missed.

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