Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal

Legendary actress Patricia Neil passed away yesterday, August 8, at her home in Martha's Vineyard at the age of 84. Neal had been fighting lung cancer for several years.

On Broadway, Neal appeared in the original productions of The Miracle Worker (Kate Keller), A Room Full of Roses (Nancy Fallon), and Another Part of the Forrest (Regina Hubbard) for which she won the first Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. She additionally starred in the revival of The Children's Hour as Martha Dobie.

She is best known on screen for her performance in Hud, for which she won an Academy Award. She additionally starred in the films The Fountainhead, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Breaking Point, Operation Pacific, A Face in the Crowd, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and The Subject was Roses (Academy Award nomination), Beyond Baklava: The Fairy Tale Story of Sylvia's Baklava, appearing as herself in the portions of the documentary talking about alternative ways to end violence in the world, among many others.

In 1978, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville dedicated the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center in her honor. The center serves as part of Neal's paralysis victim advocacy. She has appeared in Center advertisements throughout 2006.

In 2007, Neal received one of two annually-presented Lifetime Achievement Awards at the SunDeis Film Festival in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Neal suffered three strokes in 1965.

She is the author of her memior, "As I am."

According to KnoxNews.com, Neal had planned this week to attend an auction and dinner benefit for the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center and the Patricia Neal Golf Tournament next week at Holston Hills Country Club.

On Wednesday, August 11, a memorial service in Neal's honor will be held in in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, with the burial planned for later this week at the Abby of Regina Ludis, the Benedictine Cloistered Nunnery, in Connecticut.

BroadwayWorld remebers Patricia Neal in photos, below.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Attends the Opening Night of SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
March 14, 2002

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Attends the Opening Night of SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
March 14, 2002

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Arrives at the Wedding of Liza Minnellli and David Gest
March 16, 2002

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Arrives at the 60th Annual Tony Awards
June 11, 2006

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Arrives at the 60th Annual Tony Awards
June 11, 2006

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Attends the Opening of ON GOLDEN POND
April 7, 2005

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Attends the Opening of ON GOLDEN POND
April 7, 2005

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Attends the Opening of ON GOLDEN POND
April 7, 2005

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Attends the Opening of DOUBT
March 31, 2005

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Attends the Opening Night of DOUBT
March 31, 2005

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal (Presenter) Attends The 62nd Annual Theatre World Awards
June 6, 2006

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal (Presenter) Attendst The 62nd Annual Theatre World Awards
June 6, 2006

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal (Presenter) Attends The 62nd Annual Theatre World Awards
June 6, 2006

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal Presents at the 62nd Annual Theatre World Awards
June 6, 2006

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
 LaChanze, Ken Page, Lucie Arnaz, Tammy Grimes,Liza Minnelli, Harry Connick Jr. and Peter Filichia with Ensemble Sing Happy Birthday with Patricia Neal to an Audience Member at The 62nd Annual Theatre World Awards
June 6, 2006

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal
Arlene Hahl and Patricia Neal Arrivea at the Wedding of Liza Minnellli and David Gest
March 16, 2002

Photo Coverage: BWW Remembers Patricia Neal



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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.