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Fannie Flagg        

Actress, Comedian and Author

Patricia Neal, known professionally as Fannie Flagg, is an American actress, comedian and author. She is best known as a semi-regular panelist on the 1973–82 versions of the game show Match Game, and for the 1987 novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, which was adapted into the 1991 movie Fried Green Tomatoes. Flagg was nominated for an Academy Award for the screenplay adaptation.


Even the dead characters are delightful in Fannie Flagg's latest novel

In her new book, “The Whole Town's Talking,” Fannie Flagg tells the entire history of Elmwood Springs, Mo. — and residents of its hillside cemetery do some of ...

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