Fannie Flagg

Patricia Neal, known professionally as Fannie Flagg, is an American actress, comedienne, and author. She is perhaps best-known for the 1988 novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, which was adapted into the 1991 movie Fried Green Tomatoes; Flagg was nominated for an Academy Award for the screenplay adaptation.


“I wonder how many people don't get the one they want, but end up with the one they're supposed to be with.”

— Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe