Another 69 year old dies.
As a teen, she won an Oscar for The Miracle Worker. Duke became best known in later life as an advocate for mental health issues, after she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1982
Her last two tweets:
Hi tweethearts and FB friends. I have been absent, but not far, believe me. I love and miss you all. Hopefully back more soon and often
— Patty Duke (@pattyduke_id) March 1, 2016
30 years ago today, Mike and I married. We having a very happy and quiet day. Love and hugs to all
— Patty Duke (@pattyduke_id) March 15, 2016