Patricia Clarkson Overview

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Born: December 29, 1959

Born and raised in New Orleans, Patricia Clarkson made her acting debut in high school plays. Afterwards, Patricia attended Louisiana State University where she studied speech for two years, but she couldn't ignore her love of performing and switched to Fordham University in New York, where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in theater arts. She then went on to earn her M.F.A. at the Yale School of Drama. Patricia made her professional acting debut in New York, where she appeared in a... See All


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