Patricia Davies Clarkson is an American actress. She has starred in numerous leading and supporting roles in a variety of films, ranging from independent features to major studio productions
|Birth Date||:||29 December 1959|
|Birth Place||:||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
All the King's Men [27 November 2020]
Born free in the American West, Black Beauty is rounded up and brought to Birtwick Stables, where she meets spirited teenager Jo Green. Black Beauty and Jo forge a bond that carries Beauty through the different chapters, challenges and adventures.
All the Real Girls [14 February 2003 (USA)]
Paul (Paul Schneider) is living it up as a small-town Casanova, happily hopping from one one-night-stand to the next. When Noel (Zooey Deschanel) -- the virginal younger sister of his best friend, Tip (Shea Whigham) -- returns home, grown up and gorgeous, Paul falls for her. But because of his sordid past, Tip is suspicious of his pal's intentions. To make his relationship with Noel work, Paul will have to prove to his family and friends that he can be a man worthy of her love.… MORE
Annie [2 January 2015 (India)]
Annie, a young girl, has lived all her life in the foster care of the cruel Miss Hannigan. Her life takes a drastic turn when New York mayoral candidate William Stacks decides to adopt her.
Cairo Time [22 January 2015 (Kuwait)]
Delirium [2018 (USA)]
On his release from a mental asylum, Tom inherits a mansion. He starts believing that it is haunted after the occurrence of a series of strange events.
Dogville [21 May 2003 (France)]
A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace (Nicole Kidman) hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless outsider provokes vicious contempt and abuse from the citizens of Dogville.… MORE
Easy A [12 November 2010 (India)]
While Olive lies to her best friend about losing her virginity to one of the college boys, a girl overhears their conversation. Soon, her story spreads across the entire school like wildfire.
Elegy [10 October 1997 (Spain)]
Victor (Liberto Rabal) goes to meet Elena (Francesca Neri) for a date. Elena, uninterested, tells Victor to leave the apartment before her dealer gets there. Their ensuing argument and struggle draw the attention of policemen Sancho (José Sancho) and David (Javier Bardem). As Elena flees, her gun goes off, paralyzing David. Six years later, Victor gets out of jail and begins having an affair with Sancho's wife, as David and Elena's marriage falls apart.… MORE
Everybody's All-American [4 November 1988]
Taylor Hackford's chronicle of the changes in the lives of a football star and his wife over the course of 25 years.
Far From Heaven [8 November 2002 (USA)]
The story - which crosses both sexual and racial lines - revolves around a privileged suburban family whose lives are filled with daily family etiquette, social events at the club, and an overall desire to keep up with the Joneses. The family is turned upside down when both husband and wife are faced with choices that not only create a gossip mill for the entire community but also change their entire lives forever.… MORE
Friends with Benefits [9 September 2011 (India)]
Jamie, a New York-based headhunter, gets Dylan to take a job at GQ. They soon become friends but things get complicated after the individually jaded lovers add sex to their relationship.
Good Night, and Good Luck [16 September 2005 (Italy)]
When Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his foolhardy campaign to root out Communists in America, CBS News impresario Edward R. Murrow (David Strathairn) dedicates himself to exposing the atrocities being committed by McCarthy's Senate "investigation." Murrow is supported by a news team that includes long-time friend and producer Fred Friendly (George Clooney). The CBS team does its best to point out the senator's lies and excesses, despite pressure from CBS' corporate sponsors to desist.… MORE
Heartbreak Hospital [6 September 2002]
A talented but struggling actress (Chelsea Altman) lands a role on a soap opera, but a murderer strikes down one of its stars.
High Art [12 June 1998 (USA)]
Syd (Radha Mitchell), a low-level editor at a photography magazine eager to establish herself, discovers her neighbor is the once-celebrated downtown photographer Lucy Berliner (Ally Sheedy). Although Syd lives with her boyfriend (Gabriel Mann), she is drawn to Lucy, who has a volatile relationship with her heroin-addicted girlfriend, Greta (Patricia Clarkson). As Syd starts sleeping with Lucy, she is pulled into a glamorous but dangerous art-world scene, full of drugs and unexpected pleasures.… MORE
Jumanji [15 December 1995 (USA)]
Two children come across a magical board game. While playing it, they meet Alan, a man who was trapped in the game, and attempt to free him while facing different kinds of danger.
Lars and the Real Girl [12 October 2007 (USA)]
Extremely shy Lars (Ryan Gosling) finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother (Paul Schneider) and sister-in-law (Emily Mortimer) worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size plastic woman. On the advice of a doctor (Patricia Clarkson), his family and the rest of the community go along with his delusion.… MORE
Last Weekend [2 May 2014]
Petty squabbling marks the Memorial Day reunion of an affluent matriarch (Patricia Clarkson) and her dysfunctional family (Chris Mulkey, Zachary Booth).
Learning to Drive [6 August 2015 (Germany)]
Wendy, an author who is about to get divorced, and Darwan, a Sikh driving instructor who is on the verge of getting married, form an unusual bond when the latter gives her driving lessons in New York.
Legendary [10 September 2010 (USA)]
A delicate teenager joins his school's wrestling team and gets trained to become a wrestler, in the hope that doing so will reunite his troubled family that was separated after his father's death.
Married Life [12 September 2007 (Canada)]
Unaware of his wife's infidelity, Harry Allen plans to kill her after he falls in love with a younger woman, Kay Nesbitt. His friend tries to stop Harry as he himself is in love with Kay.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure [17 January 2018 (South Korea)]
When a deadly disease called the Flare breaks out, Thomas and his group of escaped Gladers break into the Last City to find the cure and save their friends.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials [18 September 2015 (India)]
Upon escaping the maze, Thomas and his friends are shifted to a facility run by Mr Janson. When they realise his intent, they escape, only to face the scorching heat in a lifeless world.
Miracle [6 September 2012]
A Bajau midwife copes with her infertility as she helps women in her gypsy community.
No Reservations [25 July 2007 (New York)]
A perfectionist chef struggles to raise her late sister's little girl while a new high-spirited chef threatens to take over her kitchen with his free-wheeling ways.
October Gale [11 September 2014]
After recently-widowed doctor Helen returns to her remote island home, a stranger with a gunshot wound washes up on the island and Helen takes him in. As he recovers, an armed man arrives with the intention of finishing him off.
One Day [23 December 2011 (India)]
Dexter and Emma decide to meet every year on 15 July and see where they stand in life. Over a period of 18 years, they feel that they have more to share in common than the people around them.
Out of Blue [22 March 2019 (United Kingdom)]
Mike Hoolihan is an unconventional New Orleans cop investigating the murder of renowned astrophysicist Jennifer Rockwell, a black hole expert found shot to death in her observatory. As Mike tumbles down the rabbit hole of the disturbing case, she finds herself grappling with increasingly existential questions of quantum mechanics, parallel universes, and exploding stars - cosmic secrets that may hold the key to unraveling the crime, while throwing into doubt her very understanding of reality.… MORE
Pharaoh's Army [9 November 1995]
Abston (Chris Cooper), a Union Army captain, leads his Civil War regiment to a Kentucky farm run by Sarah Anders (Patricia Clarkson), whose husband is off fighting for the Confederates. Although cordial respect develops between Abston and Sarah, war-related incidents cause mounting difficulties and shifting loyalties. Sarah's young son draws the local preacher (Kris Kristofferson) into the situation, and, after a galvanizing sermon, a bloody confrontation is at hand.… MORE
Phoebe in Wonderland [20 January 2008]
A nine-year-old girl longs to appear in a school play, but her strange behaviour troubles both her mother and her teacher.
Pieces of April [25 December 2003 (Brazil)]
Quirky and rebellious April Burns (Katie Holmes) lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother (Patricia Clarkson) has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her place for Thanksgiving. While her father (Oliver Platt) struggles to drive her family into the city, April -- an inexperienced cook -- runs into kitchen trouble and must ask a neighbor (Sean Hayes) for help.… MORE
Playing by Heart [18 December 1998]
Eleven human beings, who are all connected, converge to create a tale of love, heartbreak, forgiveness, acceptance and hope.
Rocket Gibraltar [2 September 1988 (USA)]
Aging writer Levi Rockwell (Burt Lancaster) is dying, but his large family doesn't know it as he invites them to his big beach house in the Hamptons. And after they arrive, Levi sticks close to his many grandchildren, especially Cy Blue Black (Macaulay Culkin). The youngsters are much less afraid of talking about mortality than their parents are, so Levi reveals his last wish is to have an impressive Viking funeral. The kids aim to make it a reality as Levi tries to get closer with his own kids.… MORE
Shutter Island [4 June 2010 (India)]
Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule, two US marshals, are sent to an asylum on a remote island in order to investigate the disappearance of a patient, where Teddy uncovers a shocking truth about the place.
Simply Irresistible [5 February 1999 (USA)]
A restaurant owner is not able to cook like her late mother and that is why the restaurant is failing. When she finds a magical crab, she uses its magic to regain her restaurant's popularity.
The Bookshop [10 November 2017 (Spain)]
Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop -- the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England. But this mini social revolution soon brings her fierce enemies: she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers and also crosses Mrs. Gamart, Harborough's vengeful, embittered alpha female who is a wannabe doyenne of the local arts scene.… MORE
The Dead Pool [13 July 1988 (USA)]
Inspector Harry Callahan and Al, his new partner, investigate the mysterious death of a rock star while he was on a shooting location. But, the death was actually a murder and Harry too is a target.
The Dying Gaul [4 November 2005]
A grief-stricken screenwriter, mourning the recent loss of his lover, unknowingly enters into a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband after writing a screenplay based on his life.
The East [31 May 2013 (Los Angeles)]
Sarah (Brit Marling), an undercover agent at a private intelligence firm, is hired to infiltrate the East, an ecoterrorism cell targeting companies that pollute the environment. Though one (Ellen Page) of the group's hardcore members is suspicious of her, Sarah manages to win over Benji (Alexander Skarsgård), the East's leader. However -- even as Sarah tries to maintain her cover -- she gains more sympathy for the group's cause while, increasingly, becoming drawn to Benji.… MORE
The Green Mile [6 December 1999 (USA)]
Paul Edgecomb, the head guard of a prison, meets an inmate, John Coffey, a black man who is accused of murdering two girls. His life changes drastically when he discovers that John has a special gift.
The Maze Runner [11 September 2014 (Mexico)]
Thomas loses his memory and finds himself trapped in a massive maze called the Glade. He and his friends try to escape from the maze and eventually learn that they are subjects of an experiment.
The Old Man and the Sea [25 March 1990]
The old Cuban fisherman (Anthony Quinn) of Ernest Hemingway relives his youth as he fights a huge marlin and draws sharks.
The Party [17 December 1980 (France)]
This story revolves around a teenage girl Vic, who reveals her secrets to her great-grandmother, while her parents lose themselves in lovers' tiffs.
The Pledge [September 1996 (Finland)]
In 1981, Kathleen Quigley (Helen Mirren), a soft-spoken Irish schoolteacher, is shocked to learn that her son, Gerard (Aidan Gillen), has been arrested for his involvement in the Irish Republican Army. In prison, Gerard and his friend, Frank Higgins (David O'Hara), participate in a hunger strike. Kathleen, who's desperately worried for Gerard's health, strikes up an unlikely friendship with Frank's mother, Annie (Fionnula Flanagan), who supports their sons' drastic choice.… MORE
The Safety of Objects [24 April 2001 (USA)]
Esther Gold is concerned about looking after her comatose son. She neglects her husband and daughter. Lawyer Jim is only devoted to his career and not his family. Helen desires to energise her life.
The Station Agent [3 October 2003 (USA)]
The life of train aficionado and downcast little person Finbar McBride (Peter Dinklage) takes an unexpected turn when his boss dies and wills him a railroad depot in New Jersey. He decides to relocate to the small town, where he befriends talkative food vendor Joe Oramas (Bobby Cannavale) and unhappy wife Olivia Harris (Patricia Clarkson). As the trio's interactions deepen, quirky conversations and outcomes ensue. McBride also gains insight from librarian Emily.… MORE
The Untouchables [2 June 1987 (New York)]
Despite Prohibition in the USA, a mobster, Al Capone, continues his illicit liquor business. A federal agent, Eliot Ness, is assigned to expose Capone's illegal business and bring him to justice.
The Woods [24 April 2006]
A new student at an all-girls private boarding school has been having nightmares about the woods surrounding the school. When her classmates begin disappearing, she has no choice but to investigate.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona [15 August 2008 (USA)]
Americans Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) arrive in Spain for a summer vacation at a friend's (Patricia Clarkson) Barcelona home. Visiting an art gallery, they meet seductive painter Juan Antonio (Javier Bardem), who invites them for a weekend of food, art and sex. Sparks really ignite when his fiery former lover (Penélope Cruz) arrives on the scene, making for a very crowded house.… MORE
Welcome to Collinwood [27 September 2002 (Cleveland)]
Cosimo, a petty thief, stumbles upon a perfect heist plan, which he cannot pull off because of his jail term. He asks his girlfriend, Rosalind, to find his replacement so that he can execute his plan.
Wendigo [23 January 2001]
A blue Volvo makes its way through the fading light this chilly winter evening in upstate New York. Kim (Patricia Clarkson), George (Jake Weber) and their 8-year-old son, Miles (Erik Per Sullivan), are city dwellers stealing a weekend away at a friend's country farmhouse. But a fluke accident sets off a chain of events that alters their lives forever and conjures up the ferocious spirit of the Wendigo, a Native American myth made manifest in Miles' imagination.… MORE
Whatever Works [19 June 2009 (USA)]
After a failed suicide attempt, brilliant New York misanthrope Boris Yellnikoff (Larry David) forsakes his posh upper-class existence for meager accommodations in Chinatown. He meets his exact opposite in Melody (Evan Rachel Wood), a pageant queen from the Deep South who's long on sweetness but short on smarts. Surprisingly, Boris and Melody marry, but the sparks really fly when Melody's born-again Christian mother (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and finds liberation instead of damnation.… MORE
- 29 December 1959.
- New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.