Oscar winner Neal dies

Oscar winner Neal dies

 The husky-voiced Neal won an Academy Award for her role in the 1963 film Hud alongside Paul Newman and boasted a long list of stage, film and TV credits.

She was married to British writer Roald Dahl for 30 years with whom she had five children. Their son suffered severe injuries after being hit by a taxi when he was four months old and their oldest child, Olivia, died at the age of 7 from measles. Her marriage to Dahl ended in 1983.

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