Patricia Neal

August 9, 2010 by Post Team 

Patricia Neal, (The Hollywood Gossip) — Actress Patricia Neal, whose life was marred by both success and tragedy, has died at 84 of cancer, according to media reports.

Neal won an Oscar for his role in the 1963 movie Hud with Paul Newman and boasted a long list of theater, film and television worked for decades.

She once had an affair with actor Gary Cooper, who starred in the leaf spring and brilliant but ended in disaster after his wife found out.

She was married to British writer Roald Dahl for 30 years with whom he had five children. His son suffered serious injuries after being hit by a taxi when only four months old and his oldest son, daughter Olivia died of measles.

Many years later, the marriage of Neal Dahl ended after 30 years in 1983 after the writer had an affair with one of his friends and moved from England to the United States, where he divides his time between New York and Martha’s Vineyard .

When Neal was pregnant with her fifth child in 1965, suffered three massive strokes and was in a coma for three weeks, but eventually recovered.

“I think I was born stubborn, that’s it,” Neal said in a biography on the website of the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center was dedicated in his honor in 1978 by Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Among his memorable performances are those in 1950′s A Face in the Crowd, 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still, and 1960 Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

More recently, she appeared with Glenn Close in “Cookie’s Fortune in 1999 and appeared in the Lifetime movie with Billy Ray Cyrus flying in 2009.

Report to Team

Please feel free to send if you have any questions regarding this post , you can contact on

Disclaimer: The views expressed on this site are that of the authors and not necessarily that of U.S.S.POST.


Comments are closed.