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Patricia Neal (I) (1926–2010)


Patricia Neal, the Oscar- and Tony Award-winning actress, was born Patricia Louise Neal in Packard, Kentucky. Her father managed a coal mine and her mother was the daughter of the town doctor. She grew up in Knoxville, where she attended high school. She was first bit by the acting bug at the age of 10, after attending an evening of monologues at a... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hud
Hud Alma Brown
(1963)
The Day the Earth Stood Still
(1951)
In Harm's Way
In Harm's Way Maggie
(1965)
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Breakfast at Tiffany's 2E Failenson
(1961)

Filmography

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 2009 Flying By
Margie
 2000 For the Love of May (Short)
Grammy May
 1999 Cookie's Fortune
Jewel Mae 'Cookie' Orcutt
 1993 Heidi (TV Mini-Series)
Grandmother
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Grandmother
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Grandmother
 1992 A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story (TV Movie)
Antonia Morgan
 1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Milena Maryska
- Murder in F Sharp (1990) ... Milena Maryska
 1990 Caroline? (TV Movie)
Miss Trollope
 1989 An Unremarkable Life
Frances McEllany
 1984 Shattered Vows (TV Movie)
Sister Carmelita
 1984 Love Leads the Way: A True Story (TV Movie)
Mrs. Frank
 1984 Glitter (TV Series)
Madame Lil
- Pilot (1984) ... Madame Lil
 1981 Ghost Story
Stella
 1979 All Quiet on the Western Front (TV Movie)
Paul's Mother
 1979 The Passage
Ariel Bergson
 1978 The Bastard (TV Movie)
Marie Charboneau
 1977 Nido de viudas
Lupe
 1977 A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gehrig
 1977 Tail Gunner Joe (TV Movie)
Sen. Margaret Chase Smith
 1976 The American Woman: Portraits of Courage (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 1975 Movin' On (TV Series)
Maddie
- Prosperity #1 (1975) ... Maddie
 1975 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Julia Sanderson
- Remember Me: Part 2 (1975) ... Julia Sanderson (voice)
- Remember Me: Part 1 (1975) ... Julia Sanderson
 1975 Eric (TV Movie)
Lois Swensen
 1974 Things in Their Season (TV Movie)
Peg Gerlach
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Sara Kingsley
- Blood of the Dragon: Part 2 (1974) ... Sara Kingsley
- Blood of the Dragon: Part 1 (1974) ... Sara Kingsley
 1974 Hay que matar a B.
Julia
 1973 Baxter!
Dr. Clemm
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Ellen Alexander
- Time of Terror (1972) ... Ellen Alexander
 1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie)
Olivia Walton
 1971 The Waltons (TV Series)
Olivia Walton
- The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971) ... Olivia Walton
 1971 The Night Digger
Maura Prince
 1968 The Subject Was Roses
Nettie Cleary
 1965 In Harm's Way
Maggie
 1964 Psyche 59
Alison Crawford
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Jeanne
- The Weakling (1963) ... Jeanne
 1963 Hud
Alma Brown
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Louise Chapelle
- My Enemy Is a Bright Green Sparrow (1963) ... Dr. Louise Chapelle
 1962 Zero One (TV Series)
Margo
- Return Trip (1962) ... Margo
 1962 Winter Journey (TV Movie)
Georgie Elgin, Frank's Wife
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Maggie Storm
- The Maggie Storm Story (1962) ... Maggie Storm
 1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
Fran Davis
- The Yacht-Club Gang (1962) ... Fran Davis
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Beebee Fenstermaker
- Drama '62: The Days and Nights of Beebee (1962) ... Beebee Fenstermaker
 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's
2E Failenson
 1961 Special for Women: Mother and Daughter (TV Movie)
Ruth Evans
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mistress (in 'The Stronger') / Grace Wilson
- Strindberg on Love (1960) ... Mistress (in 'The Stronger')
- The Magic and the Loss ... Grace Wilson
 1960 Strindberg on Love (TV Movie)
The Mistress (segment "The Stronger")
 1959 Clash by Night (TV Movie)
Mae Wilenski
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Kate Merlin
- London-New York (1959) ... Kate Merlin
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Mrs. Conrad
- The Silent Night (1958) ... Mrs. Conrad
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Julia Cavendish / Marion Froude
- The Royal Family of Broadway (1958) ... Julia Cavendish
- Biography (1958) ... Marion Froude
 1954-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Caroline Mann / Miriam Leslie
- Tide of Corruption (1958) ... Caroline Mann
- A Handful of Diamonds (1954) ... Miriam Leslie
 1957-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Rena Menken / Margaret Flood
- The Gentleman from Seventh Avenue (1958) ... Rena Menken
- The Playroom (1957) ... Margaret Flood
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Paula Elgin
- Someone Is After Me (1958) ... Paula Elgin
 1957 A Face in the Crowd
Marcia Jeffries
 1955 Omnibus (TV Series)
Herodias
- Salome (1955) ... Herodias
 1954 La tua donna
Contessa Germana de Torri
 1954 Immediate Disaster
Susan North
 1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Spring Reunion (1954)
 1952 Something for the Birds
Anne Richards
 1952 Washington Story
Alice Kingsley
 1952 Diplomatic Courier
Joan Ross
 1951 Week-End with Father
Jean Bowen
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Helen Benson
 1951 Raton Pass
Ann Challon
 1951 Operation Pacific
Lt. (j.g.) Mary Stuart
 1950 The Breaking Point
Leona Charles
 1950 Three Secrets
Phyllis Horn
 1950 Bright Leaf
Margaret Jane Singleton
 1949 The Hasty Heart
Sister Parker
 1949 It's a Great Feeling
Patricial Neal (uncredited)
 1949 The Fountainhead
Dominique Francon
 1949 John Loves Mary
Mary McKinley
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Other Works:

She played Martha Dobie in Lillian Hellman's play, "The Children's Hour," at the Harris Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Sandra March (Peggy Rogers); Nancy Plehn (Catherine); Carol Sinclair (Lois Fisher); Mary Finney (Mrs. Lily Mortar); Mary Lee Dearring (Evelyn Munn); Carolyn Rosser (Helen Burton); Lynn Thatcher (Rosalie ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[her last words while on her deathbed] I've had a lovely time. See more »

Trivia:

After he played such a strong and devoted role in her physical and mental recovery from her paralytic illness, Patricia divorced her husband, writer Roald Dahl, after discovering his romantic affair with her close friend, Felicity ("Liccy") d'Abreu Crossland (aka Liccy Dahl). The couple married shortly after Roald and Patricia's divorce became final. See more »

Trademark:

Seductive deep voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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