Why did Elizabeth Hartman kill herself?
She was very suicidal As soon as I arrived, she took an overdose of sleeping pills and was rushed to intensive care. On June 10, 1987, Hartman committed suicide by jumping from the window of her fifth floor apartment. Earlier that morning, she had reportedly called her psychiatrist saying that she felt despondent.
Who played the blind girl in A Patch of Blue?
A Patch of Blue is a 1965 American drama film directed by Guy Green about the friendship between an educated black man (played by Sidney Poitier) and an illiterate, blind, white, 18-year-old girl (played by Elizabeth Hartman), and the problems that plague their friendship in a racially divided America.
Is Sidney Poitier married?
Joanna Shimkus m. 1976 Juanita Hardy m. 1950–1965 Сидни Пуатье / Супруг или супруга He has been married to Joanna Shimkus, a Canadian former actress, since January 23, 1976. He has four daughters with his first wife (Beverly, Pamela, Sherri, and Gina) and two with his second (Anika and Sydney Tamiia). In addition to his six daughters, Poitier has eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.