‘Affair To Remember’ Actress Neva Patterson Dies At 90

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neva Patterson, who played Cary Grant’s fiancée in the 1957 classic “An Affair to Remember,” has died. She was 90.

Her daughter, Megan Lee, tells the Los Angeles Times that Patterson died Tuesday at her home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles. She suffered complications from a broken hip.

Patterson already was a Broadway veteran when she was cast to play Lois for the Cary Grant movie. She originated the role of Helen Sherman in the 1952 Broadway play “The Seven Year Itch.”

Her career in movies and TV ran from the 1940s to the 1990s and included more than 100 appearances. Her roles in the 1980s mini-series “V” and “V: The Final Battle” won her a continuing fan base.

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