Tatum O'Neal - Quotes

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I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.

I've purged myself of bitterness and anger and remained open to love.

I've purged myself of bitterness and anger and remained open to love.

I've overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse. ---->>>

Ryan finally came to my rescue. He'd thought working together in Paper Moon would help us bond. ---->>>

Certain struggles never end.

Certain struggles never end.

I remained Ryan's companion on the Hollywood party circuit, growing inured to sex and drugs before I was in my teens. ---->>>

I have a temper, but I wouldn't call me abusive. ---->>>

My children forgave me at a time when I could barely forgive myself. ---->>>

I've overcome physical and mental brutality - and fought back. ---->>>

I've triumphed over addiction. ---->>>

I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in the crown of American cinema. ---->>>

The more love I craved, the more distant and abusive he grew. The role I longed to play was never written into Ryan's script: daughter. ---->>>

Things get so sloppy when you're under the influence. ---->>>

When someone was hitting me, or like sexually molesting me, it just seemed normal to continue to do that to myself. ---->>>

As Peter Bogdanovich would say of Paper Moon: Ryan's wonderful in it, and he sat there and watched the kid steal the picture. ---->>>

Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father's fury - once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth. ---->>>

I do take responsibility for it. I admit to having a problem. I have been to numerous treatment centers. ---->>>

I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard. There was less regulation then of child actors' hours. Even the concept of acting confused me. ---->>>

I think all of us feel like we're a bit on show, all the time. ---->>>

I've stood my ground in life, alone, even against overwhelming forces with the might and money to crush me. ---->>>

Paper Moon didn't bring me love. ---->>>

Ryan is my bridge to the past, to memories that lose some of their sting when he recounts them. ---->>>

Things with my dad were pretty good until I won an Academy Award. He was really loving to me until I got more attention than he did. Then he hated me. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-05, 1963
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actress

Tatum Beatrice O'Neal (born November 5, 1963) is an American actress and author. She is the youngest person ever to win a competitive Academy Award, which she won in 1974 at age 10 for her performance as Addie Loggins in Paper Moon opposite her father, Ryan O'Neal. She also starred in The Bad News Bears, in 1976, followed by Nickelodeon (1976), and Little Darlings (1980) (wikipedia)