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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 »

Known For

Thirtysomething
Thirtysomething Nancy Krieger Weston
(1987-1991)
City Slickers
City Slickers Barbara Robbins
(1991)
The Langoliers
The Langoliers Laurel Stevenson
(1995)
Alias
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett
(2002-2004)

Filmography

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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)
BeckyLyn
 2005-2007 Prison Break (TV Series)
Vice President Caroline Reynolds / President Caroline Reynolds / Vice President of the United States / ...
- Sweet Caroline (2007) ... President Caroline Reynolds
- Chicago (2007) ... President Caroline Reynolds (voice, uncredited)
- The Message (2007) ... President Caroline Reynolds (voice, uncredited)
- Flight (2006) ... Vice President Caroline Reynolds
- Go (2006) ... Vice President Caroline Reynolds
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Laura's Mother
 2002-2004 Alias (TV Series)
Dr. Judy Barnett
- Hourglass (2004) ... Dr. Judy Barnett
- Taken (2004) ... Dr. Judy Barnett
- Facade (2004) ... Dr. Judy Barnett (uncredited)
- Blowback (2004) ... Dr. Judy Barnett
- After Six (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
- I24 Gate (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
 1998 Dancer, Texas Pop. 81
Mrs. Lusk
 1998 Bongwater
Mom
 1997 Frasier (TV Series)
Stephanie
- 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
 1995 The Langoliers (TV Mini-Series)
Laurel Stevenson
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Laurel Stevenson
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Laurel Stevenson
 1994 Parallel Lives (TV Movie)
Rebecca Ferguson Stone
 1993 Me and Veronica
Veronica
 1992 Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (TV Movie)
Nancy Ziegenmeyer
 1991 Silent Motive (TV Movie)
Laura Bardell
 1991 City Slickers
Barbara Robbins
 1987-1991 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Nancy Krieger Weston
- California (1991) ... Nancy Krieger Weston
- Melissa in Wonderland (1991) ... Nancy Krieger Weston (credit only)
- A Stop at Willoughby (1991) ... Nancy Krieger Weston (credit only)
- Hopeless (1991) ... Nancy Krieger Weston (credit only)
- Out the Door (1991) ... Nancy Krieger Weston
 1991 Guilty by Suspicion
Dorothy Nolan
 1988 Police Story: Cop Killer (TV Movie)
Dede Mandell
 1986-1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Joanne
- 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)
Maureen
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Other Works:

She acted in Dustin Lance Blacke's play, "8," in an American Contemporary Theatre production in San Francisco, California with Dustin Lance Black, Luke MacFarlane, Holland Taylor, Neil Giuliano, Cleve Jones, Jonathan Moscone, and John A. Perez in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

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.

Trivia:

Her three sisters' names are Pam, Phyllis and Peggy. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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