Meets Patricia Neal

-1951-

Roald Dahl meets his future wife, the American actress Patricia Neal

1951

-1951-

In 1951 Roald Dahl meets his future wife, the American actress Patricia Neal, known afterwards to Roald and the family as Pat, at a dinner party given by playwright Lillian Hellman.

When they met Pat was already well-known, having starred in films including The Day the Earth Stood Still. She would go on to appear as the wealthy matron Emily Eustace Failenson in Breakfast at Tiffany's in 1961, and to win an Oscar for her role in the 1963 film Hud.

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