Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson

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Biography by Andrea LeVasseur
Born and raised in New Orleans, deep-voiced actress Patricia Clarkson studied drama at Yale. She stayed on the East coast working in theater productions before her feature film debut in The Untouchables (1987) as the wife of Elliot Ness. Continuing to work in film, she gained attention for her role as the drug-addicted Greta in the independent film High Art. Also working in TV, she had reoccuring roles on Wonderland and Fraser, and even won an Emmy award for her role as Sarah on the HBO drama Six Feet Under. She gave memorable performances in her smaller film roles, such as the bedridden wife in The Green Mile. Her career really picked up in 2002 with appearances in such films as the Russo brothers' Welcome to Collinwood, Todd Haynes' Far From Heaven, and Lars von Trier's Dogville. In 2003, Clarkson appeared in several films at the Sundance Film Festival, where she won the Outstanding Performance award for her work in All the Real Girls, The ... View All »
Age: 56
Born: 29 December 1959, New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Six Feet Under, The Untouchables

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163 Credits »
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Ava Paige
2014 The Maze Runner Ava Paige
2014 Annie Focus Group Woman
2014 Last Weekend Celia Green
2014 October Gale Helen Matthews
2014 Broad City Timothy's Mother
2014 Learning to Drive Wendy
2013 The East Sharon
2012 Home -
2012 It's Getting Late -
2011 One Day Alison



But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.


37 Awards »
Nominated for 37 Awards | Won 20

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