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Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal
Personal information
Birth dateJanuary 20, 1926
Place of birthPackard, Kentucky
Date of deathAugust 8, 2010(age 84)
Death placeEdgartown, Massachusetts, United States
OccupationActress
Years active1946 - 2010
SpouseRoald Dahl (m.1953 1983)
PartnerGary Cooper
ChildrenOlivia Dahl, born on April 20, 1955, died on November 17, 1962(age 7)
Tessa Dahl, born on April 11, 1957(age 59)
Theo Dahl, born on July 30, 1960(age 56)
Ophelia Dahl, born on May 12, 1964(age 52)
Lucy Dahl, born on August 4, 1965(age 51)

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Patricia Neal (January 20, 1926 - August 8, 2010) was an American actress of stage and screen. She was 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), middle-aged housekeeper Alma Brown in Hud (1963), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and her TV role as Olivia Walton in the 1971 made-for-television film The Homecoming.


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