Patricia Neal

  • Birth Name: Patsy Louise Neal
  • Birth Place: Packard, Kentucky, United States
  • Died: August 8, 2010
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Began receiving acting coaching at the age of 12.
  • Began her acting career on Broadway, earning a Tony for her performance in Another Part of the Forest (1947).
  • Overcame several debilitating strokes in the 1960s and made her comeback in the 1968 film, The Subject Was Roses.
  • Acted alongside costar Richard Thomas in The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, the 1971 movie pilot for the television series The Waltons; in 1979, played the mother of Thomas' character in All Quiet on the Western Front.

Awards

  • 1980, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Special: Nominee
  • 1964, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1968, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1963, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1947, Tony — Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic): Winner
  • 1966, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Foreign Actress: Winner
  • 1964, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Foreign Actress: Winner
  • 1972, Emmy — Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1977, Emmy — Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Special: Nominee
  • 1972, Golden Globe — Actress in a Leading Role - Drama Series or Television Movie: Winner

Relationships

  • Roald Dahl — Ex-husband
  • Tessa — Daughter
  • William — Father
  • Olivia — Daughter
  • Margaret Ann VandeNoord — Sister
  • Eura — Mother
  • Lucy — Daughter
  • Theo — Son
  • Pete Neal — Brother
  • Ophelia — Daughter

College

  • Attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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