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Patricia Clarkson as Sarah O'Connor on Six Feet Under
Patricia Clarkson as Sarah O'Connor on Six Feet Under

Patricia Davies Clarkson (born December 29, 1959) is an American Academy Award-nominated actress. Clarkson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of Jackie Clarkson (a prominent local New Orleans politician) and Buzz Clarkson. She studied drama at Fordham University, where she graduated summa cum laude, and earned her MFA at the Yale School of Drama before making her film debut in The Untouchables in 1987. Image File history File links Ep46_sarah. ... Image File history File links Ep46_sarah. ... Six Feet Under was a popular and critically acclaimed American television drama produced by HBO. It first aired on June 3, 2001 and concluded its fifth and final season on August 21, 2005. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 350. ... Jackie Clarkson Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarkson (born in 19??) is a prominent local realtor and politician from New Orleans. ... Fordham University is a private, coeducational research university[2] located in and around New York City. ... Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... For alternate uses, see MFA (disambiguation). ... Yale School of Drama traces its roots to the Yale Dramatic Association, the second oldest college theatre association in the country, founded in 1900. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... The Untouchables is a 1987 film, directed by Brian De Palma, based on the 1959 ABC television series, which, in turn, was based on Eliot Nesss autobiographical account of his efforts to bring Al Capone to justice. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Clarkson starred in a series of high-profile films in her early career, including The Dead Pool, Rocket Gibraltar and Everybody's All-American. The Dead Pool (1988) is the fifth and latest film in the Dirty Harry series. ... Everybodys All-American is a novel by longtime Sports Illustrated contributor Frank Deford that was made into a subsequent motion picture directed by Taylor Hackford. ...


She starred in the short-run television series Davis Rules, and in the miniseries Alex Haley's Queen. Other television appearances have included the role of "Aunt Sarah" in Six Feet Under, for which she won two Emmy Awards. This does not cite its references or sources. ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... Queen: the story of an American family by Alex Haley and David Stevens is a partly factual historical novel which has served to bring back to the consciousness of many White Americans the plight of the Children of the Plantation - the offspring of black slave women and their white masters... Six Feet Under was a popular and critically acclaimed American television drama produced by HBO. It first aired on June 3, 2001 and concluded its fifth and final season on August 21, 2005. ... An Emmy Award. ...


In 1999 she starred in The Green Mile, and in 2002 in Far from Heaven. In 2003 she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Pieces of April - in which she plays an acerbic mother dying of cancer. Clarkson garnered critical acclaim for her work in The Station Agent (2003). Some film enthusiasts note her talent as a character actor. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Green Mile has several different meanings, including: The Green Mile, a 1996 book by Stephen King. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Far from Heaven is a 2002 film written and directed by Todd Haynes and starring Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Ryan Ward, Patricia Clarkson, and James Rebhorn. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Pieces of April is a 2003 movie written and directed by Peter Hedges. ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these cells to invade other tissues, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis. ... Promotional poster for The Station Agent The Station Agent is a 2003 US independent film about a dwarf who moves to live in an abandoned train depot in rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A character actor is an actor who predominantly performs supporting parts, often in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ...


In an appearance on CNN's Larry King Live in December of 2004, comedienne Phyllis Diller announced that a biopic of her life is in the works. The screenplay about Diller's early years in show business is in preproduction and Clarkson, according to Hollywood columnist Marilyn Beck, is slated to play Diller, for a film due in 2006. The Cable News Network, commonly known as CNN, is a major cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. ... Larry King Live is a nightly CNN interview program hosted by broadcaster and writer Larry King. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... Phyllis Diller (born Phyllis Ada Driver on July 17, 1917) is an American comedian who is considered one of the pioneers of female stand-up comedy. ... Poster for Man on the Moon (1999), a biopic A biographical picture— often shortened to biopic— is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Selected filmography

Marriage is a film directed by Ira Sachs which is scheduled for release in 2007. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD (or CE) era. ... Promotional poster for All the Kings Men All the Kings Men (2006) is an adaptation of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Robert Penn Warren and a remake of the 1949 Academy Award-winning movie, All the Kings Men. As of December 2005, extended post-production... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... Good Night, and Good Luck is a 2005 film by George Clooney about the conflict between journalist Edward R. Murrow and anti-communist Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... The Dying Gaul is a 2005 drama film, directed by Craig Lucas, based on his 1998 play. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... This article is about the film; for the Sleater-Kinney album, see The Woods (album). ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Miracle (2004) is an American biographical sports film about an event that took place during the 1980 Winter Olympics, dubbed the Miracle on Ice, involving the United States mens hockey team, which was largely made up of college hockey players, lead by player-turned-head coach, Herb Brooks, that... // Please note that these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2004; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year 2004. ... Dogville is a 2003 movie written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Stellan Skarsgård and James Caan, among others. ... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... Promotional poster for The Station Agent The Station Agent is a 2003 US independent film about a dwarf who moves to live in an abandoned train depot in rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude. ... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... All the Real Girls (2003) is a drama written and directed by David Gordon Green. ... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... Pieces of April is a 2003 movie written and directed by Peter Hedges. ... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... The 2002 made-for-TV remake of Carrie is a modern, updated version of the original 1976 film. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... A television movie (also known as a TV film, TV movie, TV-movie, feature-length drama, made-for-TV movie, movie of the week (MOTW or MOW), single drama, telemovie, telefilm, or two-hour-long drama) is a film that is produced for and originally distributed by a television network. ... Far from Heaven is a 2002 film written and directed by Todd Haynes and starring Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Ryan Ward, Patricia Clarkson, and James Rebhorn. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... Welcome to Collinwood is a 2002 movie about five guys from the Collinwood area of Cleveland who try to organise one last big job. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... The Safety of Objects is a 2001 independent film about four suburban families who find that their lives become intertwined. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey // August 8 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Nicole Kidman get divorced. ... Promotional poster for The Pledge The Pledge (2001) is a drama/thriller movie, directed by Sean Penn. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey // August 8 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Nicole Kidman get divorced. ... The Green Mile (1999) is an American drama movie, and is directed by Frank Darabont. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1999. ... Simply Irresistible is a 1999 20th Century Fox romantic comedy directed by Mark Tarlov and starring Sarah Michelle Gellar in the role of Amanda Shelton. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1999. ... Playing by Heart is a 1998 dramedy film, which tells the story of several seemingly unconnected characters. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1998. ... High Art (1998) is an independent movie directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Ally Sheedy and Radha Mitchell. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1998. ... Murder One was a television series first aired on the ABC network in the United States in 1995. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1995. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1995. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that may be overly long, confusing, or ambiguous. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... Tales from the Crypt is a horror anthology TV series that ran from 1989 to 1996 on the premium cable channel HBO. It was based on the 1950s EC Comics series of the same name and was produced by The Geffen Film Company in association with Warner Bros. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... Braun HF 1, Germany, 1958 OT-1471 Belweder, Poland, 1957 Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. ... The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... A television movie (also known as a TV film, TV movie, TV-movie, feature-length drama, made-for-TV movie, movie of the week (MOTW or MOW), single drama, telemovie, telefilm, or two-hour-long drama) is a film that is produced for and originally distributed by a television network. ... The Dead Pool (1988) is the fifth and latest film in the Dirty Harry series. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... Everybodys All-American is a novel by longtime Sports Illustrated contributor Frank Deford that was made into a subsequent motion picture directed by Taylor Hackford. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... The Untouchables is a 1987 film, directed by Brian De Palma, based on the 1959 ABC television series, which, in turn, was based on Eliot Nesss autobiographical account of his efforts to bring Al Capone to justice. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ...

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Patricia Clarkson in the Spotlight; The New Indie Queen Talks About Her Four Films At Sundance (1040 words)
Patricia Clarkson should be crowned Queen of Sundance 2003.
The mom Clarkson plays in "All the Real Girls" is a tough single woman with a close friendship with her son (Paul Schneider) and a job working as a clown.
Clarkson is still smiling as the sun falls behind a mountain and it turns cold again.
Patricia Clarkson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (398 words)
Clarkson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of Jackie (a locally prominent member of the City Council) and Buzz Clarkson.
Clarkson starred in a series of high-profile films in her early career, including The Dead Pool, Rocket Gibraltar and Everybody's All-American.
Clarkson continues to be in great demand in Hollywood and looks to graduate from supporting roles as an ensemble player to coveted A-list star status.
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