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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 English and German 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, who also ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2013/III Mercy (Short)
Cynthia
 2013 2 Guns
Deb
 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
Alex
 2005/I Hitch
Mandy
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Show Show Self (38 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Rémy Martin Cognac See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7¼" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her son Julian in order to begin filming Jumping the Broom (2011). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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