Where Is She Now: Patricia Wettig (Actress) - thirtysomething.
Name: Patricia Wettig
Born: December 4, 1951, Cincinnati, Ohio
Claim To Fame: She is known for her role in the comedy
films City Slickers (1991), and as Nancy Krieger Weston in
the ABC television drama Thirtysomething (1987-91).
Family Life: Wettig is married to actor and producer Ken
Olin; they have two children, Clifford (b. 1983) and
Roxanne (b. 1985).
Info: Wettig's career has included roles in several films -
City Slickers, Guilty by Suspicion and The Langoliers - and
on television in such series as Thirtysomething and Brothers
& Sisters. She earned many awards for her role as Nancy
Weston on ABC's Thirtysomething.
She also played Joanne McFadden on the television program
St. Elsewhere. During the 1980s and 1990s, she also
appeared on L.A. Law, Frasier, Hill Street Blues, and
In 2005, she portrayed the fictional Vice President
Caroline Reynolds on the Fox television drama, Prison
Break. She was offered a role as a series regular on the
show, but declined to pursue Brothers & Sisters.
Trivia: Has three sisters?Pam, Phyllis, and Peggy.
Was raised in Grove City, Pennsylvania and graduated from
Grove City High School in 1970.
Attended Ohio Wesleyan University and graduated from Temple
University in 1975.
Has received three Primetime Emmy Awards and Golden Globe
Awards for her role as Nancy Krieger Weston in the ABC
television drama Thirtysomething (1987-91).
Her daughter, Roxanne (better known as "Roxy"), was a
principal cast member of the MTV series The City, and
also had a regular role on the ABC drama Brothers &
Earned a master's degree in playwriting from Smith
College in May 2001.
Is of German descent.
Where Is She Now: She played Holly Harper on the TV series
Brothers & Sisters from 2006-2011. In 2012, Wettig joined
the national tour for Larry Kramer's production, The Normal
Aside from acting, Wettig has also focused on writing over
recent years. Her play "My Andy," the story of Andy
Warhol's relationship with his mother earned her a
finalist position for the 2005 Susan Smith Blackburn
Prize, a writing award honoring outstanding English-
language plays written by women.
Wettig is headed to the CW to co-star in The CW's terrorism
drama Identity, from writer/EP Corinne Brinkerhoff (The
Good Wife). She will play Liana Grant, the matriarch of
one of the country's wealthiest and most powerful families.
Write To Patricia Wettig:
5855 Topanga Canyon #410
Woodland Hills, CA 91367-4621
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