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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

Biography: Patricia Neal was born Patsy Louise Neal on January 20, 1926 in Packard, Kentucky. She apprenticed at the Barter Theater in Virginia. She then studied drama at Northwestern University for two years before moving to New York. She became a member of the Actors Studio. She married British writer Roald Dahl, with whom she had her children Olivia, Tessa, Ophelia, Theo and Lucy.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "The Day the Earth Stood Still," "A Face in the Crowd," "In Harm's Way," "Ghost Story," "Hud," "The Fountainhead," "Cookie's Fortune," "The Hasty Heart," and "The Passage." Television credits include: "Little House on the Prairie," "Murder, She Wrote," "The Waltons," "Kung Fu," "The Untouchables," and "Movin' On."

Other Awards: Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for "Hud" in 1964. Inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2003. Received a star on the Walk of Fame in 2005.

The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in her honor on August 17, 2010.

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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