Patricia Neal, actress (#145)
Actress and Kentucky native Patricia Neal talks about her career, her Kentucky roots, and the personal journey that led her to write her autobiography, As I Am.
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In the interview, taped at the Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort, Neal talks about her early life in Kentucky and how she was bitten by the acting bug in high school. She recalls her years in summer stock and her first trip to New York and shares memories from her long career. Neal also talks about her 1983 visit to a monastery in search of solace following her divorce from author Roald Dahl after 30 years of marriage. She found a haven among the sisters there and was inspired to begin her autobiography.