Fannie Flagg

Fannie  Flagg

Fannie Flagg's career began in fifth grade, when she wrote, directed, and starred in her first play, The Whoopee Girls, and she hasn't looked back since. She began writing and producing television specials at the age of nineteen, and eventually wrote for and appeared on Candid Camera. She subsequently went on to make a name for herself as a writer and actress in television, cinema, and theater. Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, and Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! are among her New York Times bestseller novels. Flagg's screenplay for Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for an Academy Award and a Writers Guild of America Award, as well as winning the prestigious Scripter Award for outstanding screenplay of the year. Flagg splits his time between California and Alabama.