Patricia Heaton (born March 4, 1958), whose complete name is Patricia Helen Heaton, is an American model, actress and comedian.
She has won the Emmy Award on three different occasions. In addition, she starred in the CBS sitcom ‘Carol’s Second Act,’ which premiered in the year 2019.
The American actress is widely recognized for her performance on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond‘ as Debra Barone.
For her remarkable performance, she has received multiple Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations.
Patricia Heaton also played Frances ‘Frankie’ Heck in the classic comedy series, The Middle.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Patricia Helen Heaton|
|Stage Name:||Patricia Heaton|
|Born:||March 4, 1958 (age 63 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Parents:||Chuck Heaton, Patricia Hurd|
|Children:||Joseph Charles Hunt, John Basil Hunt, Samuel David Hunt, Daniel Patrick Hunt|
|Siblings:||Michael Heaton, Sharon Heaton, Alice Heaton, Frances Heaton|
|Husband • Spouse:||David Hunt (m. 1990), Constantine Yankoglu (m. 1984–1987)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Actress • Model|
|Net Worth:||US$40 million|
Patricia Heaton was born in Bay Village, Ohio, on the 4th of March, 1958.
Patricia Hurd and Chuck Heaton had five children. Patricia Heaton was the fourth.
Her father, Chuck Heaton worked for the Plain Dealer as a sportswriter. Her mother, Patricia Hurd died of an aneurysm.
Her mother’s death was due to a disease responsible for the enlargement of an artery when she was 12 years old, leaving her with an immense personal tragedy.
Patricia Heaton was raised as a Catholic, as were her three sisters; Sharon Heaton, Alice Heaton, Frances Heaton and brother, Michael Heaton.
Michael Heaton, her brother, is the Plain Dealer’s Minister of Culture columnist.
Patricia Heaton took her ballerina classes at the Royal Ballet School, which is located in London.
She graduated from the same institution in 2011 and worked as a professional ballerina in addition to acting.
Patricia Heaton has also appeared in films such as “Room For Two” (1992-93) and “Women of the House” (1995).
She also starred in three sitcoms: Room for Two, Someone Like Me, and Women of the House, all of which were short-lived. Thanks to her appearance in ‘Everybody Loves Raymond‘ (1996-2005). She received Primetime Emmy Award nominations for each of the last seven seasons of the show, which was a huge hit. She was a two-time winner of the award, in 2000 and 2001.
Patricia Heaton was featured in the Fox sitcom, Back to You after the successful run of Everybody Loves Raymond, but the show was cancelled in 2008. She appeared in various television movies in her career, including A Town Without Christmas, The Goodbye Girl, and The Engagement Ring. She also appeared in The Path to 9/11, a documentary drama.
With the documentary The Bituminous Coal Queens of Pennsylvania, Patricia Heaton made her debut as a producer in 2005. Her husband directed the film.
In 2007, she returned to the theatre in New York, performing in the off-Broadway production, The Scene. She was nominated for the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her performance. Patricia Heaton debuted in the ABC comedy, The Middle in 2009.
Patricia Heaton has been the partner of British actor David Hunt since the year 1990. They have four sons, namely Joseph Charles Hunt, John Basil Hunt, Samuel David Hunt, Daniel Patrick Hunt together.
Prior to her marriage to Davd Hunt, she was married to Constantine Yankoglu in 1984. The marriage which lasted till 1987.
Heaton published her memoir Motherhood and Hollywood: How to Get a Job Like Mine in 2002. After her four C-sections, she has been open about getting plastic surgery.
Patricia Heaton is a passionate follower of Christ. She once declared that she was raised a Catholic and Presbyterian, but she has always considered herself a Christian.
PPatricia Heaton once proclaimed her Faith in Jesus Christ publicly.
Movies & TV Shows
The following are some of the films in which Patricia Heaton has appeared:
- Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
- Beethoven (1992)
- Space Jam (1996)
- The New Age (1994)
- Amazing Grace (2006)
- Comedy series, The middle(2009)
- The Star (2017)
- Moms’ Night Out (2014)
- TV shows
Some of the TV shows she featured in include:
- Back to You (2007-2008)
- Easy to Assemble (2011-2012)
Activism & Controversy
Patricia Heaton supports pro-life organizations and opposes abortion, euthanasia, and the death penalty. She serves as the honorary chair of Feminists for Life, an anti-abortion and anti-embryonic stem cell research organization.
In addition, Patricia Heaton is an outspoken supporter of LGBT rights.
Patricia Heaton featured in a commercial in the year 2006 against a Missouri state constitutional amendment pertaining to embryonic stem cell research.
In addition, Patricia Heaton made many derogatory public statements about Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke in response to the debate around a bill forcing insurance companies to provide contraception.
The famous actress, Patricia Heaton, has a net worth of US$40 million, mainly from acting.
Social Media Presence
- Instagram: over 205,000 followers
- Facebook: over 231,000 followers