After stage and radio work in the States from the age of five, Patricia English came to England in 1956 at a time when American accents were in demand. With dual nationality (no work permit) and Equity membership, obtaining work was no problem. She started at Croydon Rep in "The Sleeping Prince" and soon progressed to leading roles on TV and some film work. Other stage work included a tour of "The Sea Shell" with Sybil Thorndike, Sean Connery and Heather Sears. She continued working after marrying in 1960, progressing from American roles to "English speaking". Read more... more time was devoted to the restoration of a waterside property in Cornwall, where she now lives in happy retirement.