Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal (born Patsy Louise 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), and the worn-out housekeeper Alma Brown in Hud (1963), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

She was married to author Roald Dahl from 1953 until they divorced in 1983.