Pat Stanley
Patricia Stanley

(1931-04-12) April 12, 1931 (age 91)
OccupationActress, singer and dancer

Patricia Stanley (born April 12, 1931, Cincinnati, Ohio) is a retired American actress, dancer and singer.


Stanley won her Tony Award in the category of Best Featured Actress in a Musical in the 1958-1959 season, for her performances as "Lois Lee" in the musical Goldilocks. She was nominated in 1962 for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as "Eileen Taylor" in Sunday in New York.[1]

She made frequent appearances in prime time television on Breslin's Neighborhood, Thieves Carnival (Play of the Week 1959), Omnibus (1958), NBC Comedy Hour, The Ed Sullivan Show (1958) and A George Abbott Special (1955). On daytime television, she has played Mrs. Goodman #2 on The Edge of Night in 1982 and 1983. In films, she was featured in the Jerry Lewis movie The Ladies Man (1961).

Personal life

Stanley was married to songwriter Johnny Burke, and later to writer William Hanley (died May 25, 2012), with whom she had two daughters, Nell and Katherine. Both marriages ended in divorce. She has three granddaughters.[citation needed]

Since 1980 she had been married to third husband, actor and artist Gerry Matthews. She lives in retirement in Walla Walla, Washington.[2]

Broadway stage productions

National Tours

Summer Stock

Night Clubs


  1. ^ Internet Broadway Database profile, retrieved January 1, 2009
  2. ^ Obenland, Kathleen."Broadway Glory Days But A Memory For Former Star", The Seattle Times, January 24, 1999