Patty Hearst

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Patricia Hearst Shaw
PHearstMugShot 19 September 1975.jpg
Police mugshot of Patricia Hearst
Born Patricia Campbell Hearst
(1954-02-20) February 20, 1954 (age 63)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Patty Hearst
Patricia Hearst Shaw
Occupation Heiress, socialite, actress
Known for Being taken hostage by the Symbionese Liberation Army and later recruited as a member
Spouse(s) Bernard Shaw
Children Lydia Hearst-Shaw
Gillian Hearst-Shaw
Parent(s) Randolph Apperson Hearst
Catherine Wood Campbell
Relatives William Randolph Hearst (grandfather)
George Hearst (great-grandfather)
Anne Hearst (sister)
Amanda Hearst (niece)

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]

References[change | change source]

  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. 

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