Patricia Wettig

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Patricia Wettig
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Born December 4, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Notable Roles Vice-President Caroline Reynolds in Prison Break
Notable Episodes
Awards
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Patricia Wettig is an American actress and playwright, most recently known for playing Vice President Caroline Reynolds in the hit Fox drama series Prison Break. She also starred as Holly Harper in the highly rated series Brothers & Sisters.

Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
thirtysomething Nancy Krieger Weston 1987–1991 1 2 3 4
Courthouse Judge Justine Parkes 1995 1
Brothers & Sisters Holly Harper 2006–2011 1 2 3 4 5

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Remington Steele Barbara Frick 2x14 - Blood Is Thicker Than Steele January 31, 1984
Hill Street Blues Mrs. Florio 5x19 - The Life and Time of Dominic Florio Jr. March 21, 1985
Stingray (1986) Annie Murray 1x03 - Below the Line April 1, 1986
St. Elsewhere Joanne 5x01 - Where There's Hope, There's Crosby September 24, 1986
St. Elsewhere Joanne 5x02 - When You Wish upon a Scar October 1, 1986
St. Elsewhere Joanne 5x08 - Nothing up My Sleeve November 19, 1986
L.A. Law Carolyn Glasband 1x15 - Beef Jerky February 5, 1987
St. Elsewhere Joanne 5x18 - You Again? February 18, 1987
St. Elsewhere Joanne 5x23 - Last Dance at the Wrecker's Ball May 27, 1987
St. Elsewhere Joanne 6x02 - The Idiot and the Odyssey September 23, 1987
Frasier Stephanie 4x14 - To Kill a Talking Bird February 25, 1997
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs 1x12 - Endless Bummer December 14, 1998
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs 1x13 - Been There, Done That January 11, 1999
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs 1x14 - Just Duet January 18, 1999
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs-Cattan 1x15 - True Believers January 25, 1999
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs-Cattan 1x17 - Immaculate Deception February 15, 1999
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs-Cattan 1x19 - Where the Rubber Hits the Road March 8, 1999
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs-Cattan 1x22 - Que Sera, Sarah April 26, 1999
L.A. Doctors Eleanor Riggs-Cattan 1x23 - Every Picture Tells a Story May 3, 1999
The Practice Allison Tucker 6x04 - Vanished (1) October 14, 2001
The Practice Allison Tucker 6x05 - Vanished (2) October 21, 2001
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 1x12 - The Box (1) January 20, 2002
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 1x18 - Masquerade April 7, 2002
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 1x19 - Snowman April 14, 2002
Breaking News Alison Dunne 1x07 - Dunne's Choice August 14, 2002
Breaking News Alison Dunne 1x09 - The Story Vanishes September 18, 2002
Breaking News Alison Dunne 1x11 - Bad Water September 25, 2002
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 2x01 - The Enemy Walks In September 29, 2002
Breaking News Alison Dunne 1x12 - I24gate October 2, 2002
Breaking News Alison Dunne 1x13 - Karma October 9, 2002
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 2x03 - Cipher October 13, 2002
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 2x04 - Dead Drop October 20, 2002
Boomtown Sharon Renee Loftin/Nora Jean Flannery 1x04 - Reelin' in the Years October 20, 2002
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 2x20 - Countdown April 27, 2003
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 3x13 - After Six February 15, 2004
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 3x14 - Blowback March 7, 2004
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett (uncredited) 3x15 - Façade March 14, 2004
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 3x16 - Taken March 21, 2004
Alias Dr. Judy Barnett 3x19 - Hourglass April 18, 2004
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds (uncredited) 1x02 - Allen August 29, 2005
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds (uncredited) 1x04 - Cute Poison September 12, 2005
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds (uncredited) 1x05 - English, Fitz or Percy September 19, 2005
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x08 - The Old Head October 24, 2005
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x10 - Sleight of Hand November 7, 2005
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x13 - End of the Tunnel November 28, 2005
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x14 - The Rat March 20, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x15 - By the Skin and the Teeth March 27, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x16 - Brother's Keeper April 3, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x17 - J-Cat April 10, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x18 - Bluff April 17, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x19 - The Key April 24, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x20 - Tonight May 1, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x21 - Go May 8, 2006
Prison Break Vice President Caroline Reynolds 1x22 - Flight May 15, 2006
Prison Break President Caroline Reynolds (uncredited) 2x15 - The Message January 29, 2007
Prison Break President Caroline Reynolds (uncredited) 2x16 - Chicago February 5, 2007
Prison Break President Caroline Reynolds 2x19 - Sweet Caroline March 5, 2007
Major Crimes Judge Virginia Ryan 4x10 - Fifth Dynasty August 10, 2015

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (1988, 1990, 1991)
thirtysomething

Golden Globe Awards

  • Won: Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama (1991) (tie)
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Trivia

  • One of four children born to Tennessee College basketball coach Clifford Neal and his wife Florence. Has three sisters Pam, Phyllis and Peggy.
  • Is of German descent.
  • Raised in Grove City, Pennsylvania
  • Studied drama at Temple University in Philadelphia
  • Graduated from Ohio Wesleyan in 1974
  • Was personal dresser at one time for singer/dancer/actress Shirley MacLaine.
  • Met Ken Olin when both were cast in a 1982 production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" who she later married the same year and had 2 children, Clifford (b. 1983)) & Roxanne (b.1986).
  • Earned a master's degree in playwriting from Smith College in May 2001.
  • Was a finalist in 2005 for the Blackburn Prize, awarded annually for an outstanding new English-language play by a woman, for her play, "My Andy",the story of Andy Warhol's relationship with his mother.