Patricia Clarkson

Biography: Patricia was born and raised in New Orleans. Her family is very proud of its Louisiana roots (her mother has served as a city councilwoman, etc). Patricia is the youngest of 5 girls. She began acting at a very early age, although she was limited to school plays and regional theater.

Patricia attended Louisiana State University, where she studied speech. After 2 years, she transferred to Fordham University where she majored in theater arts. She graduated summa cum laude. She went on to earn her Masters of Fine Arts at the Yale Drama School. In New York, Patricia made her professional debut on the stage. She was highly regarded in several of her appearances both on and off Broadway. From there her career took off. She began to work steadily on TV and in movies. Most of her appearances were critically acclaimed, earning her nominations for her roles (including Emmys, Oscars, and Golden Globes). Patricia has been in a committed relationship with actor Campbell
Patricia was born and raised in New Orleans. Her family is very proud of its Louisiana roots (her mother has served as a city councilwoman, etc). Patricia is the youngest of 5 girls. She began acting at a very early age, although she was limited to school plays and regional theater.

Patricia attended Louisiana State University, where she studied speech. After 2 years, she transferred to Fordham University where she majored in theater arts. She graduated summa cum laude. She went on to earn her Masters of Fine Arts at the Yale Drama School. In New York, Patricia made her professional debut on the stage. She was highly regarded in several of her appearances both on and off Broadway.

From there her career took off. She began to work steadily on TV and in movies. Most of her appearances were critically acclaimed, earning her nominations for her roles (including Emmys, Oscars, and Golden Globes).

Patricia has been in a committed relationship with actor Campbell Scott for many years (and is also highly committed to her dog).
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Patricia Clarkson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 84 Far From Heaven
Lowest Metascore: 27 Heartbreak Hospital
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 42
  2. Negative: 5 out of 42
42 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
43 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Sep 18, 2015 Ava Paige 6.2
59 Learning to Drive Aug 21, 2015 Wendy / Wendy 6.5
48 October Gale Mar 6, 2015 Helen Matthews 7.0
57 The Maze Runner Sep 19, 2014 Ava Paige / Ava Paige 6.7
40 Last Weekend Aug 29, 2014 Celia Green / Celia Green 5.1
48 One Day Aug 19, 2011 Principal Cast 6.0
51 Blind Date Sep 25, 2009 Janna 2.3
45 Whatever Works Jun 19, 2009 Marietta 6.4
56 Phoebe in Wonderland Mar 6, 2009 Miss Dodger 8.3
50 No Reservations Jul 27, 2007 Paula 6.6
60 Dogville Mar 26, 2004 Vera 8.1
58 The Safety of Objects Mar 7, 2003 Annette Jennings 7.3
46 The Dead Pool Jul 13, 1988 Samantha Walker 7.6