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Patricia Clarkson

Actress | * 12/29/1959 (59) | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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Patricia Davies Clarkson (born December 29, 1959) is an American actress. She has starred in numerous leading and supporting roles in a variety of films, ranging from independent features to major studio productions. Her accolades include one Academy Award nomination, two Golden Globe Award nominations, four Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, one Tony Award nomination, two Primetime Emmy Awards, two National Society of Film Critics Awards, and one British Independent Film Award. Born and raised in New Orleans to a politician mother and school administrator father, Clarkson earned a degree in drama from Fordham University before attending the Yale School of Drama, where she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree. She made her feature film debut in Brian De Palma's mob drama The Untouchables (1987), followed by a supporting role in Clint Eastwood's The Dead Pool (1988). After appearing in numerous minor roles in the early and mid-1990s, she garnered critical attention for her portrayal of a drug-addicted actress in the independent drama High Art... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Easy A

PG-13

2010 | 3.4/5 | 1h 33min
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Far from Heaven

Certification unknown

2002 | 3.6/5 | 1h 47min
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The Station Agent

R

2003 | 3.8/5 | 1h 28min
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The Green Mile

R

1999 | 4.2/5 | 3h 9min
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Awards & Nominations for Patricia Clarkson

Primetime Emmy Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play

Movies with Patricia Clarkson as Actress(73)

as Det. Mike Hoolihan2019 Out of Blue
as Dr. Mina Nariman2018 Jonathan
as Brody2018 Delirium
as Mrs. Violet Gamart2017 The Bookshop
as April2017 The Party
as Ava Paige2014 The Maze Runner
as Celia Green2014 Last Weekend
as Helen Matthews2014 October Gale
as Wendy2014 Learning to Drive
as Focus Group Woman2014 Annie
as Sharon2013 The East
as Mia2011 Five
as Alison Mayhew2011 One Day
as Rachel 22010 Shutter Island
as Willa2010 Main Street
as Sharon2010 Legendary
as Rosemary Penderghast2010 Easy A
as Narrator2009 2081
as Marguerite Higgins2009 Beyond All Boundaries
as Marietta2009 Whatever Works
as Juliette Grant2009 Cairo Time
as Miss Dodger2008 Phoebe in Wonderland
as Judy Nash2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
as Carolyn2008 Elegy
as Janna2007 Blind Date
as Pat Allen2007 Married Life
as Paula2007 No Reservations
as Dr. Dagmar Berman2007 Lars and the Real Girl
as Sadie Burke2006 All the King's Men
as Mrs. Traverse2006 The Woods
as Shirley Wershba2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.
as Elaine Tishop2005 The Dying Gaul
as Patty Brooks2004 Miracle
as herself2004 Dogville Confessions
as Joy Burns2003 Pieces of April
as Vera2003 Dogville
as Elvira2003 All the Real Girls
as Olivia Harris2003 The Station Agent
as Annette Jennings2002 The Safety of Objects
as Rosalind2002 Welcome to Collinwood
as Margaret White2002 Carrie
as The Baroness2002 The Baroness and the Pig
as Lottie Ohrwasher2002 Heartbreak Hospital
as Eleanor Fine2002 Far from Heaven
as Caroline Lockhart2001 Falling Like This
as Kim2001 Wendigo
as Margaret Larsen2001 The Pledge
as Vivian Marquie2000 Joe Gould's Secret
as Melinda Moores1999 The Green Mile
as Lois McNally1999 Simply Irresistible
as Greta1998 High Art
as Allison1998 Playing by Heart
as Diana Nichols1996 London Suite
as Sarah Anders1995 Pharaoh's Army
as Carol Anne Parrish1995 Jumanji
as Desiree Parnell1994 She Led Two Lives
as Barbara Meade1992 An American Story
as Dr. Virginia Hertz1992 Blind Man's Bluff
as Lucy Laughton1992 Four Eyes and Six-Guns
as Pat Rafael1992 Legacy of Lies
as Mary Pruitt1990 The Old Man and the Sea
as Samantha Walker1988 The Dead Pool
as Rose Black1988 Rocket Gibraltar
as Leslie Stone1988 Everybody's All-American
as Catherine Ness1987 The Untouchables

TV Shows/Series with Patricia Clarkson as Actress(20)

as Adora Crellin2018 Sharp Objects
as Jane Davis2013 House of Cards
as Hazel Lucas Shaw2012 The Dust Bowl
as Eliza Hackett2011 Prohibition
as Sarah O'Connor2001 Six Feet Under
as Tammy Banger2000 Wonderland
as Annie Hoffman1995 Murder One
as Lizzie1993 Alex Haley's Queen
as Claire French1993 Frasier
as Cosmo Yeargin1991 Davis Rules
1982 Nature

Additional Information

Full Name: Patricia Clarkson
Born: 12/29/1959 in New Orleans (current age: 59)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Fordham University, Yale School of Drama
Mother: Jackie Clarkson
Other names for Patricia Clarkson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Patty Clarkson"
"Patricia Davies Clarkson"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:518, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/29/2019