Patricia Clarkson (full name Patricia Davies Clarkson) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in America on 29th of December, 1959. She is an American actor/voice actor who has been active since 1985 and is currently 56 years of age. Let's have a look at her bio below.
Born in a family of four other siblings, Clarkson is the daughter of a politician/councilwoman in New Orleans named Jackie Clarkson and a school administrator named Arthur Clarkson who worked at the Department of Medicine at Louisiana State University. Initially a student of speech pathology at Louisiana State University, Clarkson, later transferred to Fordham University in New York City and graduated with a degree in drama achieving summa cum laude in the meantime. It was after earning her MFA (Master of Fine Arts) from the Yale School of Drama, that she debuted in The Untouchables starring opposite Kevin Costner in 1987. Some of her most notable films are The Green Mile, High Art, Dogville, Good Night and Good Luck, Cairo Time, The Station Agent, Far from Heaven, and Easy A.
She also has other films/TV shows/theatre productions to her credit, as follows: Spenser: For Hire (1985), The House of Blue Leaves (1986), The Equalizer (1986), The Untouchables (1987), The Dead Pool (1988), Rocket Gibraltar (1988), Everybody's All-American (1988), Eastern Standard (1989), Tales from the Crypt (1990), Law and Order (1990), The Old Man and the Sea (1990), Tune in Tomorrow (1990), Davis Rules (1991), Blind Man's Bluff (1992), An American Story (1992), Legacy of Lies (1992), Four Eyes and Six Guns (1992), Alex Haley's Queen (1993), Caught in the Act (1993), She Led Two Lives (1994), Pharaoh's Army (1995), Jumanji (1995), Murder One (1995 – 1996), London Suite (1996), The Wedding (1996), Playing by Heart (1998), High Art (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Wayward Son (1999), Simply Irresistible (1999), Wonderland (2000), Falling Like This (2000), Joe Gould's Secret (2000), Frasier (2001), The Safety of Objects (2001), The Pledge (2001), Wendigo (2001), Welcome to Collinwood (2002), Far from Heaven (2002), Heartbreak Hospital (2002), The Baroness and the Pig (2002), Carrie (2002), Six Feet Under (2002 - 2005), Dogville (2003), The Station Agent (2003), All the Real Girls (2003), Pieces of April (2003), Miracle (2004), Good Night and Good Luck (2005), The Dying Gaul (2005), The Woods (2006), All the King's Men (2006), American Masters (2007), No Reservations (2007), Lars and the Real Girl (2007), Married Life (2007), Blind Date (2008), Phoebe in Wonderland (2008), Elegy (2008), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Whatever Works (2009), 2081 (2009), For the Love of Movies (2009), Cairo Time (2009), Saturday Night Live (2009 - 2011), Shutter Island (2010), Legendary (2010), Main Street (2010), Easy A (2010), Parks and Recreation (2011), Friends with Benefits (2011), One Day (2011), The Dust Bowl (2012), Five (2012), The East (2013), The Elephant Man (2014), The Maze Runner (2014), Last Weekend (2014), Learning to Drive (2014), October Gale (2014), Annie (2014), Broad City (2015), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), American Dad! (2016), and the upcoming movie Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2017).
Despite being well over middle age, Clarkson isn't married yet and therefore, the question as to who her husband is or how may children she has doesn't arise. Her official Twitter and Instagram account don't seem to exist. Her net worth is approximated at around $3 million. In her career as a versatile actor, since her debut in the movie industry in 1987, she has acted in movies/TV shows of different genres, and that means her fan base is very diverse.