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Patricia is best known for her work on ABC TV's Home Improvement as Jill Taylor. For that show she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, and four Emmy Awards. Her first television series was for Norman Lear, Double Trouble, starring Liz and Jean Sagal. She also starred in two other comedies from one of the creators of the Mary Tyler Moore ... See full bio »

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 2015 Last Man Standing (TV Series)
Helen Potts
- Helen Potts (2015) ... Helen Potts
 2013 Snow Bride (TV Movie)
Maggie Tannenhill
 2013 Chance at Romance (TV Movie)
 2012 Smart Cookies (TV Movie)
 2012/II Black Box
 2011 Bringing Ashley Home (TV Movie)
Michelle McGee
 2011 Beautiful Wave
 2010 The Jensen Project (TV Movie)
 2009 Lost Dream
 2005 Candy Paint (Short)
Linda Miller
 2001 Viva Las Nowhere
Helen / Wanda
 2001 Blonde (TV Mini-Series)
Gladys Baker
 1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Annabel Hayes
- Wanderlust (1999) ... Annabel Hayes
 1997 Ulee's Gold
Connie Hope
 1996 Undue Influence (TV Movie)
Laurel Vega
 1996 Sophie & the Moonhanger (TV Movie)
Bonnie Edgerton
 1994 Storytime (TV Series)
 1990 Room for Romance (TV Series)
- Pilot (1990)
 1989-1990 FM (TV Series)
Lee-Ann Plunkett
- Off the Record (1990) ... Lee-Ann Plunkett
- Sex, Lies and 35mm Slides (1990) ... Lee-Ann Plunkett
- The Last Virgin (1990) ... Lee-Ann Plunkett
- Let's Spend the Night Together (1990) ... Lee-Ann Plunkett
- No Fool Like an April Fool (1990) ... Lee-Ann Plunkett
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Rachel Porter
- Good Morning, Peoria - September 9, 1959 (1989) ... Rachel Porter
 1989 In Country
 1989 Parent Trap III (TV Movie)
Cassie McGuire
 1988 Eisenhower & Lutz (TV Series)
Kay 'K.K.' Dunne
- The Devil Wears a Toupee (1988) ... Kay 'K.K.' Dunne
- Play It Again, Bud (1988) ... Kay 'K.K.' Dunne
- Pride and Prejudice (1988) ... Kay 'K.K.' Dunne
- Bud's Buddy (1988) ... Kay 'K.K.' Dunne
- Petrified Forrest (1988) ... Kay 'K.K.' Dunne
 1986-1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Sandy / Saleswoman
- In the Money (1987) ... Sandy
- Torn (1986) ... Saleswoman
 1987 Hands of a Stranger (TV Movie)
 1987 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Schrader
- Calling Doctor Huxtable (1987) ... Mrs. Schrader
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Sarah Cabot
- Shadowsight (1986) ... Sarah Cabot (as Pat Richardson)
 1986 Yuri Nosenko, KGB (TV Movie)
Joan Black (as Pat Richardson)
 1985 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
- The Reunion (1985) ... Pamela
 1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Pamela Sawyer
 1984 C.H.U.D.
Ad Woman
 1984 Double Trouble (TV Series)
Beth McConnell
- The Bombshell (1984) ... Beth McConnell (as Pat Richardson)
- Heartache (1984) ... Beth McConnell (as Pat Richardson)
- Separate Birthdays (1984) ... Beth McConnell (as Pat Richardson)
- Dueling Feet (1984) ... Beth McConnell (as Pat Richardson)
- Bad Chemistry (1984) ... Beth McConnell (as Pat Richardson)
 1981 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
 1980 Christmas Evil
Moss' Mother
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Her voice was used in numerous "Arby's" TV commercials. See more »

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Pat Richardson


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Getting married and then having children just centered me and grounded my values. It was like a whole new world. It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control, where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood till this series happened. See more »


Her three children are Henry (b. 22 February 1985) and twins Roxanne and Joseph (b. 3 January 1991). See more »


Having a hairstyle that features sharp, sassy bangs



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