Patricia Clarkson Biography (1959-)

Full name, Patricia Davies Clarkson; born December 29, 1959, in New Orleans,LA; daughter of Arthur (a school administrator) and Jackie (a city councilwoman) Clarkson. Addresses: Agent: The Gersh Agency, 41 Madison Ave., NewYork, NY 10010.; Manager: Anonymous Content, 8522 National Blvd., Suite 101,Culver City, CA 90232.; Publicist: Stan Rosenfield & Associates, Ltd., 2029 Century Park East, Suite 1190, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
December 29, 1959
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Ness's wife, The Untouchables, Paramount, 1987
  • Rose Black, Rocket Gibraltar, Columbia, 1988
  • Samantha Walker, The Dead Pool, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Leslie Stone, Everybody's All-American (also known as When I Fall in Love), Warner Bros., 1988
  • Aunt Olga, Tune in Tomorrow ... (also known as Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter), Cinecom, 1990
  • Sarah Anders, Pharaoh's Army, Orion Home Entertainment, 1995
  • Carol Parrish, Jumanji, Columbia/TriStar, 1995
  • Allison, Playing by Heart (also known as Dancing about Architecture, Intermedia, and If They Only Knew), Miramax, 1998
  • Greta, High Art, October Films, 1998
  • Wesley Alexander, Letters from a Wayward Son (also known as Wayward Son), Arthur Kananack & Associates, 1999
  • Melinda Moores, The Green Mile (also known as Stephen King's The Green Mile), Warner Bros., 1999
  • Lois McNally, Simply Irresistible (also known as The Magic Hour, Vanilla Fog, and Einfach unwiderstehlich), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Caroline Lockhart, Falling Like This, Outrider Pictures, 2000
  • Vivian Marquie, Joe Gould's Secret, USA Films, 2000
  • (Uncredited) Herself, Walking the Mile (also known as Walking the Mile: The Making of "The Green Mile"), Warner Home Video, 2000
  • Herself, Dirty Harry: The Original, Warner Home Video, 2001
  • Margaret Larsen, The Pledge, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Kim, Wendigo, Curb Entertainment, 2001
  • Annette Jennings, The Safety of Objects, IFC Films, 2001
  • Rosalind, Welcome to Collinwood, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Eleanor Fine, Far from Heaven (also known as Loin du paradis), Focus Features, 2002
  • Lottie Ohrwasher, Heartbreak Hospital, Seventh Art Releasing, 2002
  • The Baroness, The Baroness and the Pig, 2002
  • Herself, Searching for the Wendigo, Artisan Entertainment, 2002
  • Joy Burns, Pieces of April, United Artists, 2003
  • Elvira Fine, All the Real Girls, Sony Pictures Classics, 2003
  • Olivia Harris, The Station Agent, Miramax, 2003
  • Vera, Dogville, Lions Gate Films, 2003
  • Patty Brooks, Miracle, Buena Vista, 2004
  • Ms. Traverse, The Woods, United Artists, 2004
  • The Dying Gaul, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Cosmo Yeargin, Davis Rules, CBS, 1991
  • Annie Hoffman, Murder One, ABC, 1995-1996
  • Tammy Banger, Wonderland, ABC, 2000
  • Claire French, a recurring role, Frasier, NBC, 2001
  • Miniseries
  • Lizzie Perkins, Alex Haley's Queen (also known as Queen), CBS, 1993
  • Della McNeil, The Wedding, ABC, 1998
  • Narrator, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, 2001
  • Movies
  • Mary Pruitt, The Old Man and the Sea (also known as Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea"), NBC, 1990
  • Dr. Virginia Herz, Blind Man's Bluff, USA Network, 1992
  • Pat Rafael, Legacy of Lies, USA Network, 1992
  • Barbara Meade, An American Story (also known as After the Glory), CBS, 1992
  • Lucy Laughton, Four Eyes and Six-Guns, TNT, 1992
  • Meg Parker, Caught in the Act, NBC, 1993
  • Desiree Parnell, She Led Two Lives, NBC, 1994
  • Diana Nichols, Neil Simon's "London Suite" (also known as London Suite), NBC, 1996
  • Margaret White, Carrie, NBC, 2002
  • Pilots
  • Tammy Banger, Wonderland, ABC, 2000
  • Specials
  • Herself, The Miracle of "The Green Mile," 1999
  • Herself, Intimate Portrait: Ally Sheedy, Lifetime, 1999
  • Narrator, Ravens, PBS, 2001
  • Presenter, The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2002
  • Herself, The Making of "Far from Heaven," 2002
  • Herself, In the Company of Women (documentary), 2004
  • Episodic
  • Elizabeth Haller, "The Choice," Spenser: For Hire, 1985
  • Deborah Wade, "Breakpoint," The Equalizer, 1986
  • Suzy, "Mute Witness to Murder," Tales from the Crypt, 1990
  • Sarah Winthrop, "By Hooker, by Crook," Law & Order, NBC, 1990
  • Aunt Sarah, "In Place of Anger," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2002
  • Aunt Sarah, "Back to the Garden," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2002
  • Aunt Sarah, "You Never Know," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2003
  • Herself, Dinner for Five, 2003
  • "The Body Politic," In the Life, 2003
  • Herself, Larry King Live, CNN, 2004
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2004
  • Herself, The View, ABC, 2004
  • Guest, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, 2004
  • Aunt Sarah, "The Dare," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • Phyllis Tiverton, Oliver Oliver, Stage 73, New York City, 1985
  • (Broadway debut) Corrinna Stroller, House of Blue Leaves, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, then Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1986-1987
  • Dewy Overlander, The Maderati, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1987
  • The Author's Voice, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Phoebe Kidde, Eastern Standard, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1988-1989
  • Dido Mendelssohn, Wolf-Man, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, New York City, 1989
  • A Cheever Evening, Playwrights Horizons, 1993
  • Bernadette Dixon, Raised in Captivity, Vineyard Theatre, New YorkCity, 1995
  • The Ride Down Mount Morgan, Williamstown Theater Festival, Williamstown, MA, 1996
  • Nan and Lina, Three Days of Rain, South Coast Repertory Second Stage, Costa Mesa, CA, then Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Libby, The Maiden's Prayer, South Coast Repertory Second Stage, then Vineyard Theatre, 1998
  • Blanche, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Kennedy Center--EisenhowerTheater, Washington, DC, 2004
  • Also appeared in Vanishing Act.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, February 7, 2003, p. 43; February 6, 2004, p. 68
    • Los Angeles Magazine, February, 2004, p. 57
    • Newsweek, October 20, 2003, p. 11

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