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Patricia Clarkson is a Actor American born on 29 december 1959 at New Orleans (USA)

Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson
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Birth name Patricia Davies Clarkson
Nationality USA
Birth 29 december 1959 (58 years) at New Orleans (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Patricia Davies Clarkson (born December 29, 1959) is an American actress. She has starred in many leading and supporting roles in films such as The Station Agent, The Green Mile, Far from Heaven, High Art, Dogville, Good Night, and Good Luck, Easy A, and Cairo Time. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe for her performance in Pieces of April (2003). She twice won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her recurring role in Six Feet Under. In 2015 she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in The Elephant Man.

Biography

In response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Clarkson published a post for Natural Resources Defense Council's magazine OnEarth. She also released a public service announcement talking about her experiences growing up in New Orleans. Both pieces were released on July 26, 2010.

Clarkson has never married and has no children.

Best films

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
(Actress)
Shutter Island (2010)
(Actress)
Jumanji (1995)
(Actress)
Friends with Benefits (2011)
(Actress)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
(Actress)
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
(Actress)

Usually with

Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci
(3 films)
Gluck, Will
Gluck, Will
(3 films)
Wes Ball
Wes Ball
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Patricia Clarkson (61 films)

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Actress

The Party
The Party (2017)

Directed by Sally Potter
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Kristin Scott Thomas, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson, Cherry Jones
Roles April
Rating65% 3.2990053.2990053.2990053.2990053.299005
Janet vient d'être nommée ministre de la santé (d'un cabinet fantôme, au sein d'un parti « corrompu »), l'aboutissement de toute une carrière. Elle réunit avec son époux Bill quelques amis proches pour fêter cette nouvelle. Parmi eux : la meilleure amie de Janet accompagnée de son conjoint, qui est « coach de vie » ; deux lesbiennes dont l'une attend des triplés, à la suite d'une FIV et l'autre est une universitaire spécialiste des études de genre ; ou bien encore un assez jeune banquier, sous cocaïne, dépressif et porteur d'un revolver. Très vite, la fête dégénère…
The Bookshop, 1h50
Directed by Isabel Coixet
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, James Lance, Frances Barber
Roles Mrs. Violet Gamart
Rating65% 3.2502653.2502653.2502653.2502653.250265
Angleterre, 1959. Une femme décide d’ouvrir une librairie malgré les contestations de la population locale.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, 2h13
Directed by Wes Ball
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Dystopian films
Actors Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario-Davis, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Patricia Clarkson, Rosa Bianca Salazar
Roles Ava Paige
Rating63% 3.154293.154293.154293.154293.15429
The film begins with a young boy, Thomas, taken in by Ava Paige (Patricia Clarkson) and troops from the organization WCKD, alongside other children, after being dropped off by his mother for his own safety. Years later, shortly after being rescued from the maze, Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and the remaining Gladers - Newt (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), Minho (Ki Hong Lee), Teresa Agnes (Kaya Scodelario), Frypan (Dexter Darden) and Winston (Alexander Flores) - are taken to a facility run by Mr. Janson (Aidan Gillen). He explains that the facility is a safe haven, protecting them from WCKD, the Flare virus and the Cranks, and provides them clothes, food, and sanitation, where there are other survivors of multiple mazes are also present. Thomas becomes curious about their activities and manages to find out what is really happening behind the closed doors. With help from Aris Jones (Jacob Lofland), the first maze survivor to end up in the facility, it is revealed that WCKD's leader, Ava, is still alive and that Mr. Janson is working for WCKD, as they discuss about the experiment on the Immunes and that Janson has yet to find The Right Arm, a resistance group located at the mountains. The group, including Aris, escapes the facility, as Janson orders his WCKD troops to track them down, where they find themselves in the deserted outside world - the Scorch.
Annie
Annie (2014)
, 1h58
Directed by Gluck, Will
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about adoption, Films about children, Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, David Zayas
Roles Focus Group Woman
Rating53% 2.659072.659072.659072.659072.65907
In Harlem, 10-year-old Annie Bennett lives in foster care with several other girls in the care of the cruel Colleen Hannigan. She spends each Friday waiting outside the restaurant Domani's where she believes her parents will return to collect her.
Last Weekend, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Patricia Clarkson, Zachary Booth, Joseph Cross, Chris Mulkey, Devon Graye, Fran Kranz
Roles Celia Green
Rating54% 2.7050552.7050552.7050552.7050552.705055
When an affluent matriarch (Patricia Clarkson) gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Learning to Drive, 1h30
Directed by Isabel Coixet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Jake Weber, Grace Gummer, John Hodgman, Samantha Bee
Roles Wendy
Rating63% 3.1974353.1974353.1974353.1974353.197435
Learning to Drive is about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different New Yorkers. Wendy is a sharp-tongued author whose husband just left her, inspiring her to embrace her independence and learn how to drive. Her teacher, Darwan, is a gentle Indian Sikh cab driver with an impending arranged marriage. As Darwan teaches Wendy how to drive, they both learn valuable lessons about relationships, life, and the value of friendship.
October Gale, 1h31
Directed by Ruba Nadda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Patricia Clarkson, Scott Speedman, Tim Roth, Callum Keith Rennie, Aidan Devine
Roles Helen Matthews
Rating52% 2.6030252.6030252.6030252.6030252.603025
Helen Matthews (Patricia Clarkson), a widow still grieving the untimely death of her husband, James (Callum Keith Rennie), goes to the cottage they once shared. On her first night there she is awakened by the sound of a gunshot. When she leaves to investigate she finds a trail of blood and upon her return finds a stranger (Scott Speedman) who has been shot in the shoulder and has crawled into her home looking for help.
The Maze Runner, 2h
Directed by Wes Ball
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Dystopian films, Films based on video games, Disaster films
Actors Will Poulter, Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario-Davis, Ki Hong Lee, Aml Ameen
Roles Ava Paige
Rating68% 3.4036953.4036953.4036953.4036953.403695
A 16-year-old boy wakes up inside an underground service elevator with no memory of his identity. A group of male youths greet him in a large grassy area called the Glade that is enclosed by tall, stone walls. Every month, a new boy and supplies arrive in the elevator. The boys, who call themselves Gladers, have formed a rudimentary society with each assuming specialized tasks. Alby, their leader and the first to arrive in the Glade, says every boy eventually recalls his name, but none remember their past. The boy learns that a vast Maze surrounding the Glade may provide the only way out. During the day, designated Runners search the Maze for an escape route, returning before nightfall when the entrance closes. No one has ever survived a night inside the Maze.
The East
The East (2013)
, 1h56
Directed by Zal Batmanglij
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about anarchism, Politique, Films about terrorism, Political films, Eco-terrorism in fiction
Actors Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Julia Ormond, Brit Marling, Toby Kebbell, Patricia Clarkson
Roles Sharon
Rating67% 3.3990153.3990153.3990153.3990153.399015
Jane, an operative for the private intelligence firm Hiller Brood, is assigned by her boss Sharon to infiltrate The East, an underground activist, anarchist and ecologist organization that has launched several attacks against corporations in an attempt to expose their corruption. Calling herself Sarah, she joins local drifters in hitching rides on trains, and when one drifter, Luca, helps her escape from the police, she identifies the symbol of The East hanging from Luca's car mirror. Sarah self-inflicts an arm injury that she tells Luca was caused in the escape so he can get medical attention for her. He takes her to an abandoned house in the woods where members of The East live and one of the members, Doc, treats her cut.
Friends with Benefits, 1h49
Directed by Gluck, Will
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman, Bryan Greenberg, Nolan Gould
Roles Lorna
Rating65% 3.299993.299993.299993.299993.29999
Jamie Rellis (Mila Kunis) is an executive recruiter for a leading job agency in New York City, and Dylan Harper (Justin Timberlake) works as an art director for a small internet company in Los Angeles. Jamie has the task of trying to recruit Dylan to interview for a job with GQ and begin working in New York City. Dylan comes to New York and after interviewing for the position learns from Jamie that he has been given an offer to work for GQ. At first Dylan is hesitant to accept the job and move from Los Angeles to New York. But after a fun night exploring the city with Jamie, Dylan agrees to accept the position.
Five
Five (2011)
, 1h27
Directed by Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore, Penelope Spheeris, Alicia Keys, Patty Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Patricia Clarkson, Rosario Dawson, Lyndsy Fonseca, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Isabella Acres
Roles Mia
Rating70% 3.543433.543433.543433.543433.54343
An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.
One Day
One Day (2011)
, 1h48
Directed by Lone Scherfig
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Romola Garai, Rafe Spall, Ken Stott
Roles Alison Mayhew
Rating70% 3.5006353.5006353.5006353.5006353.500635
The film opens with a short scene from the "current" day in 2006, which appears later on, before going back 18 years.