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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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Thirtysomething Nancy Krieger Weston
City Slickers
City Slickers Barbara Robbins
The Langoliers
The Langoliers Laurel Stevenson
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett


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 2015 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Judge Virginia Ryan
 2014 Identity (TV Movie)
Liana Grant
 2006-2011 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Holly Harper
 2010 The 19th Wife (TV Movie)
 2005-2007 Prison Break (TV Series)
Vice President Caroline Reynolds / President Caroline Reynolds / Vice President of the United States / ...
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Laura's Mother
 2002-2004 Alias (TV Series)
Dr. Judy Barnett
 2002 Boomtown (TV Series)
Sharon Renee Loftin / Nora Jean Flannery
 2002 Breaking News (TV Series)
Alison Dunne
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Allison Tucker
 1998-1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Eleanor Riggs-Cattan / Eleanor Riggs
 1998 Dancer, Texas Pop. 81
Mrs. Lusk
 1998 Bongwater
 1997 Frasier (TV Series)
 1995 Courthouse (TV Series)
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
 1994 Parallel Lives (TV Movie)
Rebecca Ferguson Stone
 1993 Me and 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
 1991 Guilty by Suspicion
Dorothy Nolan
 1988 Police Story: Cop Killer (TV Movie)
Dede Mandell
 1986-1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
 1987 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Carolyn Glasband
 1986 Stingray (TV Series)
Annie Murray
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Mrs. Florio
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
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 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig


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.


Son, Clifford Olin (born 1983) and daughter, Roxanne Elizabeth Olin, Roxy Olin (born on November 5, 1985) with husband Ken Olin. See more »

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