Patty Duke the classic television and film actress was hospitalized with severe stomach pains following an organized screening of her hit film “The Miracle Worker.”
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Duke, 67, was taken by a private vehicle Friday evening to the Nebraska Medical Center after complaining of the stomach pain.
Duke’s medical condition was not serious, but an Omaha doctor who had been running tests on Duke asked her to come in for more tests Friday night after she reported the pain, organizer Bruce Crawford said.
Before seeking medical attention, Duke delivered a speech at Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum, where “The Miracle Worker” was shown.
The movie tells the story of tutor Anne Sullivan’s efforts to help a young Helen Keller.