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Patricia Clarkson Biography

Updated On 06 Aug, 2018 Published On 26 Jul, 2016
Patricia Clarkson
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Date of Birth :
Age : 64 years old
Family Name : Clarkson
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Height : 5 feet 5 inch
Name Patricia Clarkson
Birth Name Patricia Davies Clarkson
Mother Jackie Clarkson
Father Arthur Clarkson
Birth Place/City New Orleans, Louisiana
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Net Worth $3 million
Salary N/A
Body Measurements 36-24-33
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 58 kg
Married Not Yet
Education Fordham University Yale University
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Movies Maze Runner: The Death Cure
TV Show The Old Man and the Sea

Relationship short Statistics of Patricia Clarkson

What is Patricia Clarkson marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): In Relation
How many children does Patricia Clarkson have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Patricia Clarkson having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Patricia Clarkson Lesbian ? No

Patricia Clarkson is an American actress born in New Orleans, Louisiana.Her mother Jackie Clarkson was a councilwoman and father Arthur Clarkson was a school administrator. Patricia grew up with her four sisters and graduated from Fordham University's College at Lincoln Center with a degree in drama in 1982. She later went to Yale School of Drama for her Master's degree in Fine Arts. Patricia was inspired by actress Ingrid Bergman. After completing the studies, Patricia made her film debut in 1987 through the movie The Untouchables. Her major works include the movies such as The Green Mile, Lars and the Real Girl, and Far from Heaven.

Patricia Clarkson has won several awards including Primetime Emmy Awards, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize, etc. She is unmarried and has no children. It seems like she has no interest in marrying as she told in an interview, "I've never wanted to marry, I've never wanted children – I was born without that gene." However, Patricia has been reported to have been in a relationship.

Early Life of Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson was born as Patricia Davies Clarkson on December 19, 1959, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. She is the youngest daughter of Jackie Clarkson (née Brechtel), a New Orleans politician and councilwoman, and Arthur Clarkson, a school administrator. She was raised along with her four sisters. 

Clarkson attended O. Perry Walker High School. Then she joined Louisiana State University and studied speech pathology. She graduated from Fordham University's College with a degree in drama in 1982. Clarkson received her Master of Fine Arts at the Yale School of Drama.

Patricia Clarkson's Career

Patricia Clarkson started her acting career in 1985 in Spenser: For Hire in an episode of "The Choice'. The following year, she debuted on Broadway in The House of Blue Leaves. She started her movie career at the age of 27 in The Untouchables.  

Some of the popular Clarkson films include The Green Mile (1999), Far from Heaven (2002), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), and Lars and the Real Girl (2007). In 2002, she played the role of Sarah O'Connor in HBO's Six Feet Under for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

In 2009, Clarkson performed at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts. She also made a cameo in the  Saturday Night Live Digital Short "Motherlover" on May 9, 2009, which featured  Andy Samberg, Justin Timberlake, and Susan Sarandon. Her most recent work includes The Party (2017) by Sally Potter and The Bookshop (2018) by Isabel Coixet.

Patricia Clarkson's Net Worth

Patricia Clarkson has an estimated net worth of $3 million. She made $500k-$750k from her appearances in movies and TV series. She starred in many box-office success movies and some of them are enlisted below,

1. The Untouchables (1987)

Budget=$25 million

Box-office Colletion=$106.2 million

IMDb rating=7.9 stars

Starring= Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy García, Robert De Niro

2. The Green Mile (1999)

Budget=$60 million

Box-office Colletion=$290.7 million

IMDb rating=8.5 stars

Starring= Tom Hanks, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, Michael Clarke Duncan

3. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

Budget=$15 million

Box-office Colletion=$96.4 million

IMDb rating=7.1 stars

Starring= Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall

4. Easy A (2010)

Budget=$8 million

Box-office Colletion=$75 million

IMDb rating=7.1 stars

Starring= Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes, Dan Byrd

Patricia Clarkson's Personal Life

Patricia Clarkson has never married and has no children. Once in an interview, she said,

"I've never wanted to marry, I've never wanted children – I was born without that gene."

In 2010, Clarkson released a public service announcement talking about her experiences growing up in New Orleans. The same year, she honored by the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival. 

Below we present the video of Patricia Clarkson,

Patricia Clarkson Affairs

  1. First Affair with Campbell Scott

    Cambell is an American actor, director, and producer as well. Patricia was in a relationship with him for a few years after they met on the sets of comedy drama movie Roger Dodger.

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