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