Tatum O'Neal's career spans two decades and many media. Ms. O'Neal is best known as the youngest person ever to win an Oscar. She won for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Paper Moon. In her youth she went on to star in such well-known films as The Bad News Bears, International Velvet and Little Darlings and as an adult has appeared in many art films including Little Noises and Basquiat.
After taking time off to raise a family, Ms. O'Neal returned to play Denis Leary's sister as a series regular on the critically-acclaimed FX drama, Rescue Me and can soon be seen in the OWN Network docuseries Ryan and Tatum: The O'Neals, which she executive produced. The show will chronicle the reconciliation between Tatum and her father Ryan O'Neal.
Ms. O'Neal's most recent films include The Runaways, the coming-of-age biopic about the '70s teenage band. She was also seen in Saving Grace B Jones where she played a 1950s-era Missouri town wife and Last Will where she played an affluent woman framed for the murder of her husband.
Ms. O'Neal is also a best-selling author with the publication of her memoirs, "A Paper Life" (Harper Collins) which debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list. Her next book "Found: A Daughter's Journey Home" (Harper Collins) will be released in July 2011.