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Three-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Wettig made a noticeable dramatic impact on late 1980s TV as wife and mom Nancy Weston on the award-winning series Thirtysomething (1987). Although her husband, actor Ken Olin, also co-starred on the series, they had different spouses on the show. Known for her searching blue eyes, touching sensitivity, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Brothers & Sisters
Brothers & Sisters Holly Harper
City Slickers
City Slickers Barbara Robbins
Thirtysomething Nancy Krieger Weston


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 2015 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Judge Virginia Ryan
- Fifth Dynasty (2015) ... Judge Virginia Ryan
 2014 Identity (TV Movie)
Liana Grant
 2006-2011 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Holly Harper
- Walker Down the Aisle (2011) ... Holly Harper (credit only)
- For Better or for Worse (2011) ... Holly Harper (credit only)
- Father Unknown (2011) ... Holly Harper (credit only)
- Wouldn't It Be Nice (2011) ... Holly Harper (credit only)
- Never Say Never (2011) ... Holly Harper (credit only)
 2010 The 19th Wife (TV Movie)
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Laura's Mother
 2002-2004 Alias (TV Series)
Dr. Judy Barnett
- Taken (2004) ... Dr. Judy Barnett
- Facade (2004) ... Dr. Judy Barnett (uncredited)
- Blowback (2004) ... Dr. Judy Barnett
 2002 Boomtown (TV Series)
Sharon Renee Loftin / Nora Jean Flannery
- Reelin' in the Years (2002) ... Sharon Renee Loftin / Nora Jean Flannery
 2002 Breaking News (TV Series)
Alison Dunne
- Karma (2002) ... Alison Dunne
- I-24gate (2002) ... Alison Dunne
- Bad Water (2002) ... Alison Dunne
- The Story Vanishes (2002) ... Alison Dunne
- Dunne's Choice (2002) ... Alison Dunne
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Allison Tucker
- Vanished: Part 2 (2001) ... Allison Tucker
- Vanished: Part 1 (2001) ... Allison Tucker (uncredited)
 1998-1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Eleanor Riggs-Cattan / Eleanor Riggs
- Every Picture Tells a Story (1999) ... Eleanor Riggs-Cattan
- Que Sera, Sarah (1999) ... Eleanor Riggs-Cattan
- Where the Rubber Meets the Road (1999) ... Eleanor Riggs-Cattan
- Immaculate Deception (1999) ... Eleanor Riggs-Cattan
- True Believers (1999) ... Eleanor Riggs-Cattan
 1997 Frasier (TV Series)
- To Kill a Talking Bird (1997) ... Stephanie
 1995 Courthouse (TV Series)
Judge Justine Parkes
- Injustice for All (1995) ... Judge Justine Parkes
- Fair-Weathered Friends (1995) ... Judge Justine Parkes
- One Strike and You're Out (1995) ... Judge Justine Parkes
- Child Support (1995) ... Judge Justine Parkes
- Sex, Law and Videotape (1995) ... Judge Justine Parkes
 1995 Kansas (TV Movie)
Virginia 'Giny' Mae Farley
 1995 Nothing But the Truth (TV Movie)
Jill Ross
 1994 Parallel Lives (TV Movie)
Rebecca Ferguson Stone
 1992 Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (TV Movie)
Nancy Ziegenmeyer
 1991 Silent Motive (TV Movie)
Laura Bardell
 1988 Police Story: Cop Killer (TV Movie)
Dede Mandell
 1986-1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- The Idiot and the Odyssey (1987) ... Joanne
- Last Dance at the Wrecker's Ball (1987) ... Joanne
- You Again? (1987) ... Joanne
- Nothing Up My Sleeve (1986) ... Joanne
- When You Wish Upon a Scar (1986) ... Joanne
 1987 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Carolyn Glasband
- Beef Jerky (1987) ... Carolyn Glasband
 1986 Stingray (TV Series)
Annie Murray
- Below the Line (1986) ... Annie Murray
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Mrs. Florio
- The Life and Time of Dominic Florio Jr. (1985) ... Mrs. Florio
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Barbara Frick
- Blood Is Thicker Than Steele (1984) ... Barbara Frick
 1982 Parole (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Appeared in Inside 'thirtysomething' (2001) on Bravo (2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig


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I've always written. When I got my first acting job, I was paid $300 a week and thought that was a lot of money, so I went out and bought my first typewriter.


Earned a master's degree in playwriting from Smith College in May 2001. Is now focusing more on writing than on acting. See more »

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