Patricia Neal

Name:
Patricia Neal
Age:
84
Date of Birth:
Jan 20, 1926
Occupation:
Actress
Spouse:
Roald Dahl, (m. 1953; Div. 1983)
Children:
5, Including Tessa, Ophelia, And Lucy Dahl
Residence:
Edgartown, Massachusetts, United States
Home town:
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Years active:
1945–2009
Education:
Knoxville High School
Died:
Aug 8, 2010 (Lung Cancer)
Resting place:
Abbey Of Regina Laudis

Patricia Neal - Biography Summary


Patricia Neal (born Patsy Louise Neal; January 20, 1926 – August 8, 2010) was an American actress of stage and screen. She was best known for her film roles as World War II widow Helen Benson in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), wealthy matron Emily Eustace Failenson in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), and the worn-out housekeeper Alma Brown in Hud (1963), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She featured as the matriarch in the television film The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971); her role as Olivia Walton was recast for the series it inspired, The Waltons.



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