Patricia Clarkson

Born Dec 29, 1959

Patricia Davies Clarkson is an American actress. After studying drama on the East Coast, Clarkson launched her acting career in 1985, and has worked steadily in both film and television since beginning her career.

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1959 Birth Born on December 29, 1959.


1987 27 Years Old She then earned her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) at the Yale School of Drama before making her film debut in The Untouchables in 1987. … Read More


2002 42 Years Old In 2002, she originated her role as Sarah O'Connor (a.k.a. "Aunt Sarah") in HBO's Six Feet Under. … Read More
2003 43 Years Old In 2003, she gained critical acclaim and a Special Jury Prize for her work in four films that debuted at the Sundance Film Festival: All the Real Girls, The Baroness and the Pig, The Station Agent and Pieces of April. … Read More
2006 46 Years Old In 2006, she portrayed Sadie Burke, in All the King's Men, set in her native New Orleans.
2008 48 Years Old In 2008, she had supporting roles in Elegy, as a womanizer's put-upon girlfriend, and Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona as an unhappily married housewife. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old 1 More Event
Clarkson returned to New Orleans for the January 17, 2009 reopening of the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts. … Read More


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In 2010, she starred in Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island.
2016 56 Years Old Clarkson has never married and has no children. Interviewed in 2016, she said "I've never wanted to marry, I've never wanted children – I was born without that gene."
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