Academy Award winner Patty Duke has died at the age of 69, from sepsis resulting from a ruptured intestine. Patty was a prolific actress for her time. She was 16 when she portrayed Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker”. She also starred in the Patty Duke television show were she played identical twin cousins. She won a golden globe for that show, and she was in the 1967 film Valley of the Dolls.She was also president of the Screen Actors Guild in the 1980s.I grew up watching her. If you get an opportunity to rent The Miracle Worker, please get it if you haven’t seen it. She was fantastic !! Rest in Peace Patty !!