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Patricia Neal

( b. Jan 20, 1926 Packard, Kentucky, USA - d. Aug 08, 2010 Edgartown, Massachusetts, USA ) Female
Relations: Wife of Roald Dahl (1953 - 1983) divorced

Patricia Neal, the daughter of a coal mine manager in Kentucky, rose to stardom before she could vote, making her Broadway debut as Regina Hubbard in Lillian Hellman's Another Part of the Forest in 1949. After many appearances on screen she returned to Broadway and the work of Hellman, starring in a revival of The Children's Hour in 1952. Neal married children's author Roald Dahl in 1953 and stayed together for 30 years. In 1955 she starred on Broadway in A Roomful of Roses and played Kate Keller in The Miracle Worker in 1959.


ProductionsDate of Productions
The Miracle Worker
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Patricia Neal [Kate Keller]
Oct 19, 1959 - Jul 01, 1961
A Roomful of Roses
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Patricia Neal [Nancy Fallon]
Oct 17, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Starring: Patricia Neal
      Maggie - Replacement (Mar 12, 1956 - Mar 31, 1956)
Mar 24, 1955 - Nov 17, 1956
The Children's Hour
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Patricia Neal [Martha Dobie]
Dec 18, 1952 - May 30, 1953
Another Part of the Forest
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Patricia Neal [Regina Hubbard]
Nov 20, 1946 - Apr 26, 1947
1947 Tony Award® Best Featured Actress in a Play
winner Another Part of the Forest [winner]
Performer: Patricia Neal
1947 Theatre World Award
winner Another Part of the Forest [recipient]
Performer: Patricia Neal
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