Jan. 20, 1926 Packard Whitley County Kentucky, USA
Aug. 8, 2010 Edgartown Dukes County Massachusetts, USA
Actress. Striking, husky-voiced leading lady of stage and screen. She won a Best Actress Academy Award for "Hud" (1963). In 1965 Neal nearly lost her life to a series of crippling strokes, but fought back and triumphantly resumed her career. She was also married to author, Roald Dahl.