Actor, writer, producer.  Born Patricia Neal- September 21, 1941, Birmingham.  Parents– William H. and Marion Leona Neal. Education: University of Alabama, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Town and Gown Theatre.  Took the name Fannie Flagg to avoid confusion with the actress Patricia Neal. Appeared onstage and in various Television series and movies as a comedienne; toured with several stage productions.  Member American Federation of Television and Radio Artists; Screen Actors Guild; American Women in Radio and Television.  Named an outstanding woman of America, Who’s Who in American Women in Radio and Television, 1966; Academy Award nomination for best screenplay, 1991. Elected to Alabama Authors Hall of Fame, 2016.


Contemporary Authors online.


The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion.  New York:  Random House, 2013.

Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven.  New York; Random House, 2006.

Coming Attractions.  New York, 1961.

Fannie Flagg’s Original Whistle Stop Cafe’ Cookbook. New York, Fawcett, 1993.

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe’.  New York:  Random House, 1987.

I Still Dream about You.  New York:  Random House, 2010.

A Redbird Christmas.  New York:  Random House, 2004.

Standing in the Rainbow.  New York:  Random House, 2002.

Welcome to the World, Baby Girl.  New York:  Random House, 1998.

The Whole Town’s Talking.  Random House, 2016.


Daily Word:  Love, Inspiration, and Guidance for Everyone.  Emmaus, PA: Daybreak Books, 1997.