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Neva Patterson

Performer
( b. Feb 10, 1922 Nevada, Iowa, USA - d. Dec 14, 2010 Brentwood, California, USA ) Female
Relations: Wife of James Lee
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



Productions Date of Productions
Romantic Comedy
[Play, Romantic Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson
    • Blanche Dailey - Replacement
Nov 08, 1979 - Oct 18, 1980
Make a Million
[Play, Miscellaneous, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Claire Manning]
Oct 23, 1958 - Jul 18, 1959
Speaking of Murder
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Connie Barnes Ashton]
Dec 19, 1956 - Jan 19, 1957
Double in Hearts
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Nan Waterhouse]
Oct 16, 1956 - Oct 20, 1956
The Seven Year Itch
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Helen Sherman]
Nov 20, 1952 - Aug 13, 1955
Lace on Her Petticoat
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Faith McNairn]
Sep 04, 1951 - Nov 10, 1951
The Long Days
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Ann Adams]
Apr 20, 1951 - Apr 21, 1951
Ring Round the Moon
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Diana Messerschmann]
Nov 23, 1950 - Jan 13, 1951
I Know My Love
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson
    • Eleanor Peabody - Replacement
Nov 02, 1949 - Jun 03, 1950
The Ivy Green
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Baroness Angela Burdette-Coutts]
Apr 05, 1949 - Apr 09, 1949
Strange Bedfellows
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson
    • Clarissa Blynn Cromwell - Replacement
Jan 14, 1948 - Jul 31, 1948
The Druid Circle
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Neva Patterson [Brenda Maddox]
Oct 22, 1947 - Dec 20, 1947
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