Milestones: Jun. 22, 1987

DIED. Elizabeth Hartman, 45, high-strung, red-haired actress of stage and screen who won quick fame in 1966 with an Academy Award nomination for her role in the film A Patch of Blue and subsequently co-starred in The Group (1966), The Fixer (1968) and Walking Tall (1973), as well as a 1969 Broadway revival of Thornton Wilder's Our Town; in an apparent suicide leap from her fifth-floor apartment; in Pittsburgh. Hartman was an outpatient of a Pittsburgh psychiatric hospital, where she was being treated for depression that reportedly stemmed from the decline of her acting career.


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