Where is Fannie Flagg now?

She lives full time in California now, but she gets back to Alabama often, especially after writing a new book. “I’ve always come to Alabama to launch my books,” she says.

Did Fannie Flagg have any children?

Fannie Flagg does not have any children.

Why did Fannie Flagg change her name?

At 17, when she registered with Actor’s Equity (a union for actors who work in live theater), she changed her name to Frances Carlton Flagg, which she shortened to Fannie Flagg, to avoid being confused with Oscar-winning actress Patricia Neal.