Patty Hearst

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

(1954-02-20) February 20, 1954 (age 68)
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)

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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