The actress won the Oscar in 1963 for her role in Hud but she quit acting at the age of 39 due to a series of strokes.
After she got better, she returned to acting and won another Oscar and had several Emmy nominations.
Patricia was born in Tennessee and was married for 30 years to Roald Dahl.
The actress played in movies such as The Day the Earth Stood Still and A Face In The Crowd.
According to one of her family members, the actress said on the day before she died that: “I’ve had a lovely time.”
“She faced her final illness as she had all of the many trials she endured, with indomitable grace, good humor and a great deal of her self-described stubbornness.”