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Patricia Heaton

Biography

Emmy Award-wining actress who played out Debra Barone about the tv screen series MANY PEOPLE REALLY LIKE Raymond. She started appearing on THE CENTER in ’09 2009. She pledged the Delta Gamma sorority while learning drama in the Ohio Condition University. She produced her Television debut inside a 1989 bout of the series Alien Country. She married acting professional David Hunt, her second spouse, in 1990. The few got four sons: David, John, Joseph, and Daniel. She performed Ray Romano’s on-screen wife for nine months on the strike series MANY PEOPLE REALLY LIKE Raymond.

Quick Facts


Full Name Patricia Heaton
Date Of Birth March 4, 1958
Place Of Birth Bay Village, OH
Height 1.58 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Bay High School, Ohio State University
Nationality American
Spouse David Hunt
Children Joseph Charles Hunt, John Basil Hunt, Daniel Patrick Hunt, Samuel David Hunt
Parents Chuck Heaton, Patricia Hurd
Siblings Sharon Heaton, Frances Heaton, Michael Heaton, Alice Heaton
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, TV Land Impact Icon Award, Christopher Award for Feature Films
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Culinary Program, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host, People's Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Performer, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress
Movies Moms' Night Out, Beethoven, Memoirs of an Invisible Man, Space Jam, The Engagement Ring, A Town Without Christmas, Miracle in the Woods, Front of the Class, The New Age, The Goodbye Girl, Amazing Grace, The Bituminous Coal Queens of Pennsylvania, Shattered Dreams, Thou Shalt Laugh, The Christmas Heart, The Star
TV Shows Back to You, The Path to 9/11, Everybody Loves Raymond, Women of the House, Someone Like Me, Room for Two, The Middle, Easy to Assemble, Patricia Heaton Parties
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 She has English, German and Irish ancestry.
2 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6653 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 22, 2012.
3 Spoke at Loyola Marymount University with Serrin Foster as a representative of Feminists for Life and as a guest of the Respect Life Club of Loyola Marymount University. [January 2006]
4 Friends with Tony Shalhoub, Lucinda Jenney and Andrew Breitbart.
5 Ranked #24 on the TV Guide Network special, Funniest Women on TV (2011).
6 In a story released on May 24, 2011, Ms. Heaton says she has lost work because of her beliefs about abortion, and other Christian values.
7 Once worked at People magazine.
8 Part owner of an Italian bistro "Vento" in her hometown of Bay Village, located next door to the community theater. [2009]
9 Edited news film at ABC station Channel 5 (WEWS) in Cleveland, when she was in college as a summer intern in the late 1970s.
10 Tony Shalhoub was the best man at Patty's wedding to David Hunt. Tony knew David before Patty came into the picture.
11 In a 2006 TV Guide/Bravo poll, she was named the TV personality who would make the best real-life housewife with 72% of the vote, far surpassing runner-up Teri Hatcher from Desperate Housewives (2004).
12 On the old television site of Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), Heaton listed Gary Oldman as her favorite actor.
13 According to Ray Romano, Patricia won the role of Debra on Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) because she was the only actress willing to kiss him at the auditions. It actually came down to a draw between her and Jane Sibbett - CBS liked Sibbett, but Romano preferred Patricia, who was much closer to how he pictured Debra, and the producers backed him up.
14 All of her children were born by Caesarian section. The damage to her body was repaired with plastic surgery.
15 Auditioned for the role as Elaine Benes on the situation comedy Seinfeld (1989), which went to Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
16 Spokeswoman for supermarkets owned by Alberstons, Inc., including Albertsons (West Coast, Rocky Mountain, Great Plains and Gulf Coast States), Acme Markets (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania), and Jewel-Osco (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin).
17 Received her Bachelor's degree in Drama from Ohio State University from Columbus, Ohio (1980). Is a sister of the Delta Gamma sorority.
18 Honorary Chair of Feminists for Life - a nonsectarian, nonpartisan, grassroots organization established 30 years ago which opposes domestic violence, child abuse, infanticide, and abortion - the cause to which she was most passionately drawn.
19 Attended and graduated from Bay High School in Bay Village, Ohio (1976).
20 Told Entertainment Tonight (1981) she was considering adopting a child. She already has four sons (none adopted). All four of her sons appear with her in the latest Jewel commercial when she's at home going over details of a party and her sons are all watching television and checking off items she lists. [November 2001]
21 While attending Bay High School she sang in the choir, performed in the Stage Band, and was a member of the Rockettes Drill Team with the Bay Rockets' Marching Band.
22 Has three sisters: Sharon Heaton, Alice Heaton and Frances Heaton.
23 Has four sons with her husband David Hunt: Samuel David Hunt (born September 1, 1993), John Basil Hunt (born May 15, 1995), Joseph Charles 'Joe' Hunt (born June 2, 1997) and Daniel Patrick 'Dan' Hunt (born January 20, 1999).
24 Her brother, Michael Heaton, writes columns for the Cleveland Plain Dealer under the heading of "Minister of Culture".
25 Daughter of Chuck Heaton, sportswriter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
26 Attended St. Raphael's Catholic Primary School in Bay Village, Ohio.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Middle 2009-2016 TV Series Frankie Heck
Moms' Night Out 2014 Sondra
Easy to Assemble 2011-2012 TV Series Mrs. Hullestaad / Patricia
Versailles 2009 Short Evelyn
Front of the Class 2008 TV Movie Ellen Cohen
Back to You 2007-2008 TV Series Kelly Carr
Untitled Patricia Heaton Project 2006 TV Movie Janet Daily
The Path to 9/11 2006 TV Mini-Series Ambassador Bodine
The Engagement Ring 2005 TV Movie Sara Rosa Anselmi
Everybody Loves Raymond 1996-2005 TV Series Debra Barone
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2005 TV Series Giles
Danny Phantom 2004 TV Series Lunch Lady
The Goodbye Girl 2004 TV Movie Paula McFadden
A Town Without Christmas 2001 TV Movie M.J. Jensen
The King of Queens 1999 TV Series Debra Barone
Miracle in the Woods 1997 TV Movie Wanda Briggs
Space Jam 1996 Woman Fan
Party of Five 1996 TV Series Robin Merrin
Women of the House 1995 TV Series Natalie Hollingsworth
The New Age 1994 Anna
Someone Like Me 1994 TV Series Jean Stepjak
Room for Two 1992-1993 TV Series Jill Kurland
Beethoven 1992 Brie
Memoirs of an Invisible Man 1992 Ellen
DEA 1991 TV Series Paula Werner
Thirtysomething 1989-1991 TV Series Dr. Silverman
Matlock 1990 TV Series Ellie Stanford
Shattered Dreams 1990 TV Movie Older Dotti
Alien Nation 1989 TV Series Amanda Russell

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moms' Night Out 2014 executive producer
The Christmas Heart 2012 TV Movie executive producer
Versailles 2009 Short producer
Untitled Patricia Heaton Project 2006 TV Movie executive producer
Amazing Grace 2006 producer
The Engagement Ring 2005 TV Movie executive producer
The Bituminous Coal Queens of Pennsylvania 2005 Documentary producer
Patricia Heaton Parties 2015-2016 TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Christmas at Cartwright's 2014 TV Movie executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Everybody Loves Raymond 1997 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Women of the House 1995 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cold: Answers 2013 Short special thanks
The ABC Fall Preview Open House 2009 TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Real 2016 TV Series Herself
Patricia Heaton Parties 2015-2016 TV Series Herself - Hostess / Herself - Host
The Chew 2011-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
Today 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
No, You Shut Up! 2016 TV Series Herself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Doctors 2015 TV Series Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
A Football Life 2015 TV Series Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2006-2015 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2009-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Story Behind: Everybody Loves Raymond 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2011-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Good Morning America 2011-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Queen Latifah Show 2013-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Insider 2014 TV Series Herself
The Talk 2010-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Rachael Ray 2007-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Made in Hollywood 2014 TV Series Herself
Katie 2013-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
The View 2005-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself - Guest Co-Hostess
The Arsenio Hall Show 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Hollywood Game Night 2013 TV Series Herself - Panelist
America in Primetime 2011 TV Series documentary Herself / Debra Barone, Everybody Loves Raymond
When Pop Culture Saved America: A 9-11 Story 2011 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 36th Annual Gracie Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
The Nate Berkus Show 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2009-2011 TV Series Herself
SAG Foundation Conversations 2010 TV Series Herself
The 8th Annual TV Land Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
The 43rd Annual Country Music Association Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
Dancing with the Stars 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest Appearance
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2009 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
TV Land Moguls 2009 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
The 10th Annual 'A Home for the Holidays' with Faith Hill 2008 TV Movie Herself
Behind the Headlines: The Making of 'Back to You' 2008 Video short Kelly Carr
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2000-2008 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards 2007 TV Special Herself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Comedy Series
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Mark Twain Prize: Neil Simon 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Thou Shalt Laugh 2006 Video Herself - Host
Try Before You Die 2006 TV Series Herself
This Week 2006 TV Series Herself
The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards 2006 TV Special documentary Herself
A Different Light 2006/II Short Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2003-2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Co-Presenter: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
Inside the Actors Studio 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
Everybody Loves Raymond: The Last Laugh 2005 TV Special documentary Herself
Biography 2003-2005 TV Series documentary Herself
Larry King Live 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
60 Minutes 2005 TV Series documentary Herself - Actress (segment "Everybody Does Love Raymond")
California Entertainment Weekly 2005 TV Series Herself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
CBS Cares 2001-2005 TV Series Herself
The 6th Annual Family Television Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Presenter
TV Guide Close Up: From Comedy Club to Primetime 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
Rated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Late Show with David Letterman 1998-2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
Christmas in Washington 2003 TV Movie Herself - Host
CBS at 75 2003 TV Special documentary Herself
MADtv 2003 TV Series Herself
The 14th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards 2003 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2001-2003 TV Series Herself - Guest
The O'Reilly Factor 2002 TV Series Herself
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Revealed with Jules Asner 2002 TV Series Herself
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre 2001 TV Movie Herself
Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2000-2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best TV-Series - Comedy / Musical
3rd Annual TV Guide Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Co-Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Celebrity Dish 2000 TV Series Herself
6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2000 TV Special Herself
The List 2000 TV Series Herself
Intimate Portrait 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
The Martin Short Show 1999 TV Series Herself - Guest
Hollywood Squares 1999 TV Series Herself
The Daily Show 1998 TV Series Herself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2014-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - Everybody Loves Raymond
Extra 2014-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - Everybody Loves Raymond
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
Pioneers of Television 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Debra Barone - Everybody Loves Raymond
Back to You Season 1: This Just In 2008 Video short Kelly Carr
Corazón de... 2005 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Culinary Program Patricia Heaton Parties (2015) · Tom Forman (executive producer)
· Brian Lando (executive producer)
· April Jones (executive producer)
· Brad Bishop (executive producer)
· Francesco Giuseppe Pace (co-executive producer)
· Matthew Rosenfield (supervising producer)
· Cara Rifkin (producer)
2012 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On May 22, 2012. At 6533 Hollywood Blvd.
2008 Christopher Award Christopher Awards Feature Films Amazing Grace (2006) · Michael Apted (director)
· Steven Knight (screenwriter)
· Edward R. Pressman (producer)
· Terrence Malick (producer)
· David Hunt (producer)
· Ken Wales (producer)
· Mark Cooper (co-producer)
· Jeanney Kim (executive producer)
· James Clayton (executive producer)
· Duncan Reid (executive producer)
2003 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) · Peter Boyle
· Brad Garrett
· Doris Roberts
· Ray Romano
· Madylin Sweeten
2001 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2000 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2000 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
1999 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Culinary Host Patricia Heaton Parties (2015)
2011 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Actress in a Comedy Series The Middle (2009)
2007 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical Back to You (2007)
2006 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2006 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) · Peter Boyle
· Brad Garrett
· Monica Horan
· Doris Roberts
· Ray Romano
· Madylin Sweeten
2005 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2005 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Comedy Lead Actress Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2005 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries The Goodbye Girl (2004)
2005 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2005 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) · Peter Boyle
· Brad Garrett
· Monica Horan
· Doris Roberts
· Ray Romano
· Madylin Sweeten
2004 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2004 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Comedy Lead Actress Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2004 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2004 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) · Peter Boyle
· Brad Garrett
· Doris Roberts
· Ray Romano
· Madylin Sweeten
2003 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2003 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2003 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2002 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2002 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2002 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2002 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) · Peter Boyle
· Brad Garrett
· Doris Roberts
· Ray Romano
· Madylin Sweeten
2001 TV Guide Award TV Guide Awards Actress of the Year in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2001 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
2000 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) · Peter Boyle
· Brad Garrett
· Doris Roberts
· Ray Romano
· Madylin Sweeten
2000 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
1999 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) · Peter Boyle
· Brad Garrett
· Doris Roberts
· Ray Romano
· Madylin Sweeten
1999 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
1998 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
1997 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)

TitleSalary
The Middle (2009) $200,000 /episode (2009-10)
The Middle (2009) $225,000 /episode
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) $6,000,000 /year(2001)

#Quote
1 A woman experiencing an unplanned pregnancy also deserves to experience unplanned joy.
2 Every 36 seconds in America a women lays her body down, forced to choose abortion out of a lack of practical resources and emotional support. Abortion is a reflection that society has failed women.
3 My favorite body part? My feet. They're not pretty but they get me where I want to go.


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