Mrs Patrick Campbell (9 February 1865 – 9 April 1940), born Beatrice Stella Tanner and known informally as "Mrs Pat", was an English stage actress.

Campbell was born Beatrice Stella Tanner in Kensington, London, to John Tanner and Maria Luigia Giovanna, daughter of Count Angelo Romanini. She studied for a short time at the Guildhall School of Music. Her first marriage, from which she took the name by which she is generally known, produced two children, Alan "Beo" Urquhart and Stella, and ended with the death of her first husband in the Boer War in 1900.

Fourteen years later, Campbell became the second wife of George Cornwallis-West, a writer and soldier previously married to Jennie Jerome, the mother of Sir Winston Churchill. Notwithstanding her second marriage she continued to use the stage name "Mrs Patrick Campbell".

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There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge.
Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actor. My Life and Some Letters, ch. 19 (1922). Birth name is Beatrice Stella Tanner.
The deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-lounge.
Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actor. Quoted in Alexander Woollcott, "The First Mrs. Tanqueray," While Rome Burns (1934). Woolcott commented of Mrs. Campbell, who is describing her recent marriage, "Her failure to be polite took on the proportions of a magnificent gesture." Birth name is Beatrice Stella Tanner.
Does it really matter what these affectionate people do—so long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses!
Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actress. Quoted in Mrs. Patrick Campbell, p. 78, Alan Dent (1961). Referring to rumors of a homosexual liaison between two actors.

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