Young Faye Dunaway: 'Bonnie And Clyde's Bonnie, Then And Now

By Kellar Ellsworth
Left: Faye Dunaway on the set of 'Bonnie and Clyde,' directed by Arthur Penn. Right: Dunaway in 'The Happening.' Sources: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images; IMDB

With her portrayal of Bonnie Parker in Bonnie And Clyde (1967), Faye Dunaway grabbed moviegoers' attention and didn't let go. The young and gifted actress appeared in a string of big movies with A-list co-stars, earning Best Actress Academy Award nominations for Bonnie and Clyde and Chinatown (1974), and a win in the category for Network (1976). Dunaway specialized in playing tough, assertive women, and has herself been categorized as such.