Patty McCormack Biography (1945-)

Original name, Patricia Ellen Russo; born August 21, 1945, in New York, NY; daughter of Frank (a firefighter) and Elizabeth (a professional roller skater;maiden name, McCormack) Russo; married Bob Catania (a restaurateur), 1967 (divorced); involved with Ernest Thompson (a screenwriter and playwright) for eight years; children: Robert, Danielle.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
August 21, 1945
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Two Gals and a Guy (also known as Baby and Me), United Artists, 1951
  • Rhoda Penmark, The Bad Seed, Warner Bros., 1956
  • Annabella, All Mine to Give (also known as The Day They Gave Babies Away), Universal, 1957
  • Kathy O'Rourke, Kathy O, Universal, 1958
  • Escuela de verano, 1958
  • Voice of angel, The Snow Queen (also known as Snezhnaya koroleva), Universal, 1959
  • Joanna, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (also known as Huckleberry Finn and Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn),Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1960
  • Janet Somers, The Explosive Generation, United Artists, 1961
  • Warden's daughter, Jacktown, Pictorial International, 1962
  • Janet, Born Wild (also known as Young Animals), American International Pictures, 1968
  • Susan Hoffman, Maryjane, American International Pictures, 1968
  • Edie, The Mini-Skirt Mob, American International Pictures, 1968
  • Deanie Donford, The Young Runaways, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1968
  • Sylvia Ross, Bug, Paramount, 1975
  • The Awakening of Cassie, 1982
  • Alice Wilson, Private Road: No Trespassing, 1987
  • Kate, Saturday the 14th Strikes Back, Concorde, 1988
  • Dulcinea, Don Quixote (also known as Don Quijote de Orson Welles), 1992
  • Title role, Mommy, Eagle Entertainment, 1995
  • Mommy, Mommy II: Mommy's Day, VCI Home Video, 1997
  • Betty, The Silencing, 2000
  • Janice Piegi, The Medicine Show, Vista Street Entertainment, 2001
  • Mrs. Leonard, Choosing Matthias, Deep Step Productions, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ingeborg, Mama (also known as I Remember Mama), CBS, 1954-1957
  • Torey Peck, Peck's Bad Girl, CBS, 1959
  • Fourth Lisha Steele, Young Dr. Malone, NBC, 1962
  • Linda Warren, The Best of Everything, ABC, 1970
  • Kim Reynolds, As the World Turns, CBS, 1975-1976
  • Anne Brookes, The Ropers (also known as Three's Company's Friends, the Ropers), ABC, 1979-1980
  • Movies
  • Mary Peterson, Invitation to Hell, ABC, 1984
  • Vera Conrad, Silent Predators, TBS, 1999
  • Acceptable Risk (also known as Robin Cook's "Acceptable Risk"), TBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • "Quite a Guy," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1953
  • "The Party," Revlon Mirror Theater, NBC, 1953
  • Ben Hecht's Tales of the City (also known as Tales of the City), CBS, 1953
  • "A Handful of Stars," The Web, CBS, 1954
  • "I Remember, I Remember," The Campbell Television Soundstage (alsoknown as TV Soundstage), NBC, 1954
  • "The Golden Box," The Campbell Television Soundstage (also known as TV Soundstage), NBC, 1954
  • "Jody and Me," Armstrong Circle Theater (also known as Circle Theater), NBC, 1954
  • "Somebody Special," Philco Television Playhouse, NBC, 1954
  • "The Three Tasks," Armstrong Circle Theater (also known as Circle Theater), NBC, 1954
  • "Fortune's Child," Casablanca, ABC, 1955
  • "An Episode of Sparrows," Climax, CBS, 1956
  • "Alien Angel," General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theater), CBS, 1956
  • Helen Keller, "The Miracle Worker," Playhouse 90, CBS, 1957
  • "The Clouded Image," Playhouse 90, CBS, 1957
  • "Child of Trouble," Playhouse 90, CBS, 1957
  • "Dan Marshall's Brat," Du Pont Theater, ABC, 1957
  • "We Won't Be Any Trouble," Matinee Theater, NBC, 1957
  • "Sing a Song," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1957
  • "The Spell of the Tigress," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1958
  • "The Devil's Violin," Matinee Theater, NBC, 1958
  • "The Dungeon," Playhouse 90, CBS, 1958
  • "Chain and the River," Goodyear Theater, NBC, 1958
  • Title role, "The Mary Ellen Thomas Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1958
  • "Project Immortality," Playhouse 90, CBS, 1959
  • "Rachel's Summer," The United States Steel Hour, CBS, 1959
  • Emmy Horvath, "Make Me Not a Witch," Alcoa Premiere Theater (alsoknown as Alcoa Presents), ABC, 1959
  • Dotty Halsey, "Summer Hero," The Chevy Mystery Show, NBC, 1960
  • Jenny, "Black November," Route 66, CBS, 1960
  • Title role, "A Girl Named Virginia," Death Valley Days, syndicated, 1960
  • "Sleep on Four Pillows," Route 66, CBS, 1961
  • "Thousands and Thousands of Miles," The New Breed, ABC, 1962
  • "Incident of the Wolvers," Rawhide, CBS, 1962
  • "Pride and Mrs. Cobb," The Doctors, NBC, 1963
  • "Incident at Paradise," Rawhide, CBS, 1963
  • "Cousin Helga Came to Dinner," The Farmer's Daughter, ABC, 1964
  • "Burning Bright," Play of the Week, WNTA, 1966
  • Betsy, "Night of the Death Masks," The Wild, Wild West, CBS, 1968
  • "Child of Rock and Sunshine," Lancer, CBS, 1969
  • Janet Coldwell, "Dinner Date," Emergency!, NBC, 1972
  • "Operation: Dorias," O'Hara, U.S. Treasury, CBS, 1972
  • "Chain of Command," Police Story, NBC, 1974
  • Mrs. Jill Cameron Lawrence, "Blockade," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1974
  • "Image in a Cracked Mirror," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1974
  • "The Brittle Warrior," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1974
  • "The Truck Murders," Manhunter, CBS, 1974
  • "Murder Impossible," Wide World of Entertainment, ABC, 1974
  • "Coffin Corner," Cannon, CBS, 1975
  • "Life Preserver," Mobile One, ABC, 1975
  • Beth Donovan, "The Little People," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978
  • "What's a Nice Girl like You Doing ... ?" Emergency!, NBC, 1978
  • "The Convention," Emergency!, NBC, 1979
  • "Moving On," Three's Company, ABC, 1979
  • Friends, ABC, 1979
  • Fantasy Island, ABC, 1979
  • "Stanley, the Ladies' Man," Three's Company, ABC, 1979
  • Evelyn Michaelson, "The Prodigal," Dallas, CBS, 1981
  • The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • "Anniversary," Dallas, CBS, 1982
  • Assistant District Attorney Carol Baldwin, "Foiled Again," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1982
  • Sweets McBride, "How Do I Kill You, Let Me Count the Ways," The Fall Guy, 1982
  • "The Wedding," Hotel, ABC, 1984
  • Vera Woodman, "Second Base Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1984
  • "Fashioned in Murder," Partners in Crime, NBC, 1984
  • "Good Time," Answers, Arts and Entertainment, 1985
  • Lana Whitman, "No Accounting for Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS,1987
  • Wendy North, "Handy Boy," Second Chance, Fox, 1987
  • "State of the Art," The Law and Harry McGraw, CBS, 1987
  • Detective Kathleen Chadwick, "Wearing of the Green," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1988
  • "Parent's Day," Head of the Class, ABC, 1988
  • Rose O'Hara, "Trial by Fire," Baywatch, syndicated, 1997
  • Liz La Cerva, "Full Leather Jacket," The Sopranos, HBO, 2000
  • Mrs. Dwyer, "Viable Options," ER, NBC, 2000
  • Appeared on Cavalcade of America, ABC; and Freddy's Nightmares, syndicated.
  • Pilots
  • Sophie Metzman, Night Partners, CBS, 1983
  • Mrs. Brody, The Flamingo Kid, ABC, 1989
  • Other
  • The Bob Hope Show (special), NBC, 1963
  • Liz Coburn, On Wings of Eagles (miniseries), NBC, 1986
  • Stage Appearances
  • Cathy Roberts, Touchstone, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1953
  • Rhoda Penmark, The Bad Seed, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1954
  • Rumors, Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter, FL, 1993
  • Hollywood Ever After, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles, 1994
  • Major Tours
  • Rumors, U.S. cities, 1989
  • Also toured as Corie Bratter, Barefoot in the Park, U.S. cities.
  • Radio Appearances
  • Series
  • Appeared in The Second Mrs. Burton.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Audio Books
  • Mommy: Never Let Her Tuck You In, by Max Allan Collins, Sunset Productions, 1997
  • Mommy 2: Mommy's Day, by Collins, Sunset Productions, 1998

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