( b. Feb 10, 1920 Nevada, Iowa, USA - d. Dec 14, 2010 Brentwood, California, USA ) Female
Neva Louise Patterson was born on a farm outside Nevada, Iowa, and was named for a friend of her mother's.
Patterson was a character actress best known as portraying Cary Grant's fiance in the 1957 movie "An Affair to Remember". The actress was a veteran of Broadway when she was cast as Lois, the socialite who would not make it to the altar with Grant in An Affair to Remember.
On Broadway, Patterson debuted in The Druid Circle one of 10 plays that she appeared in on the Great White Way between 1947 and 1959.
She originated the role of Helen Sherman in 1952 in The Seven Year Itch on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include The Ivy Green, I Know My Love, Double in Hearts, and Speaking of Murder and Make a Million.
Source: The LA Times