Elizabeth Hartman

Elizabeth Hartman

About Elizabeth Hartman

Mary Elizabeth Hartman (December 2, 1943--June 10, 1987) was an American actress, best known for her performance in the 1965 film A Patch of Blue, playing a blind girl named Selina D'Arcy, opposite Sidney Poitier, a role for which she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress -- Motion Picture Drama. The next year, she appeared in You're a Big Boy Now as Barbara Darling, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress -- Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Hartman was born in Youngstown, Ohio, where she became known to patrons of the Youngstown Playhouse as 'Biff' Hartman.

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