Call Me Anna
Patty Duke portrays herself in this made-for-tv biopic about her struggles as a child star growing into adulthood.
RIP Patty Duke. Growing up in the 80s, some of my earliest exposure to TV reruns was The Patty Duke Show on Nick at Nite, one of many sitcom classics that stuck with me. When I was 12 and heard there was going to be a Patty Duke biography movie on television, I made the mistake of thinking this was going to be some sort of happy sitcom reunion. What I got instead was the painful story of a woman who had a lot of hurdles to jump in her life. This TV movie is a rarity, and I never saw it beyond the first time it aired on network television in 1990. In fact, I couldn't keep up watching…