Patricia Neal

Actress Patricia Neal Full Name: Patricia Neal
Nationality: American

Profession: Actress
Why Famous: 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 middle-aged housekeeper Alma Brown in "Hud" (1963), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Born: January 20, 1926
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Packard, Kentucky, USA

Died: August 8, 2010 (aged 84)
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Married Life

  • 1953-07-02 British writer ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") Ronald Dhal marries American actress Patricia Neal
  • 1953-07-02 Author Roald Dahl (36) weds stage actress Patricia Neal (27) at Trinity Church in New York

Historical Events in the Life of Patricia Neal

  • 1964-04-13 36th Academy Awards: "Tom Jones", Best Film, Sidney Poitier & Patricia Neal win Best Actor/Actress

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