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Paula Patton

Paula Patton was born in Los Angeles, California, to Joyce (Vanraden) and Charles Patton. Her father is African-American and her mother, who is caucasian, has German, English, and Dutch ancestry. Her family lived across the street from the 20th Century Fox lot when she was growing up and she was a fan of films from her earliest years. Her mother, ... See full bio »

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 2015 Runner (TV Movie)
Lauren Marks
 2014 About Last Night
 2013/III Mercy (Short)
 2013 2 Guns
 2012 Single Ladies (TV Series)
Layla Twilight
- Fast Love (2012) ... Layla Twilight
- The Business of Friendship (2012) ... Layla Twilight
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
A.D.A. Mikka Von
- Wet (2010) ... A.D.A. Mikka Von
 2009/II Precious
Ms. Rain
 2008/I Mirrors
Amy Carson
 2005 Murder Book (TV Movie)
Det. Angela Kellogg
 2005/I London
 2005/I Hitch
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5' 7¼" (1.71 m)

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Making African American films are hard in Hollywood. We need to rely on a support network and bring more cohesion to different filmmakers, actors, producers etc. It's a very difficult business. There aren't a lot of Africans Americans or people of color in high positions in Hollywood that we can green-light films. See more »


Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a son Julian Fuego Thicke on April 6, 2010. Child's father is her now ex-husband, Robin Thicke. See more »

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