|Born||in Bethesda, Maryland, USA|
|Birth Name||Patricia Castle Richardson|
|Height||5' 7" (1.7 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
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 show, Alan Burns: Eisenhower and Lutz with Scott Bakula and FM with Robert Hays. After pregnancy with twins and Home Improvement she took off a few years to be with her now 3 children. After a few years, she went back to work co-starring with Rosa Blasi on Lifetime's Strong Medicine, produced by Whoopie Goldberg. She was nominated for her work in it twice by the Prism Awards. Patricia co-hosted the Emmy Awards with Ellen Degeneres and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for her first starring role in a movie opposite Peter Fonda in Ulee's Gold. Ms. Richardson received a BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University and spent several years in New York doing theatre. She created roles in two Beth Henley plays, The Wake of Jamie Foster, and The Miss Firecracker Contest, Michael Weller's Loose Ends, Kevin Wade's Cruise Control, and various other plays on and off- Broadway and in regional theaters. She got her Equity card from Arthur Laurents on her first audition in New York in the chorus and understudying the young Gypsy Rose Lee in Angela Lansbury's revival of Gypsy on Broadway. Patricia started working in the theatre again after her youngest child left for college. Most recently she appeared Off-Broadway in Cruel Intentions the Musical which is soon to be recording an album, filmed Cubby, voiced the Mother in Dayworld and played the grandmother in a Lifetime movie, Smokey Mountain Christmas.
Patricia serves as the National Spokesperson and was on the Board of Directors for CurePSP, a patient advocacy organization for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, the disease that killed her father. She is the First Vice President of the LA Local and on the National Board of SAG AFTRA .
- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous
|Ray Baker||(20 June 1982 - 31 August 1995) ( divorced) ( 3 children)|