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Patricia Helen Heaton
March 4, 1958
Bay Village, Ohio, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||David Hunt (1990–present)|
Patricia Hurd Heaton
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Comedy Series
2000 Everybody Loves Raymond
2001 Everybody Loves Raymond
Patricia Helen Heaton (born March 4, 1958 in Bay Village, Ohio) is an Emmy Award-winning American Actress best known for playing lead character and Ray Barone's wife Debra Barone on the CBS television sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. She currently stars as Frankie Heck on the ABC sitcom The Middle.
She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 22, 2012.
Patricia Heaton was born in Bay Village, Ohio, the daughter of Patricia (née Hurd) and Chuck Heaton, who was a sportswriter for The Plain Dealer. Heaton's mother died of an aneurysm when the actress was 12. The fourth of five children, Heaton was raised as a devout Catholic.
Heaton has three sisters, Sharon, Alice, and Frances, and one brother, Michael, who is the "Minister of Culture" columnist for The Plain Dealer and a writer for the paper's Friday Magazine.
Heaton has been married to British actor David Hunt since 1990. They have four sons and they divide their time between Los Angeles and Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. Her memoir, Motherhood and Hollywood: How to Get a Job Like Mine, was published by Villard Books in 2002.
Hunt is Heaton's second husband. After her divorce from her first husband, she went through a self-described "Protestant wilderness". Since June 2017, Heaton's first marriage has been annulled by the Catholic Church and has since returned as an observant of Catholicism.
|1989||Alien Nation||Amanda Russell||1 episode|
|1989–1991||Thirtysomething||Dr. Silverman||6 episodes|
|1990||Shattered Dreams||Older Dotti||(TV Film)|
|1990||Matlock||Ellie Stanford||1 episode|
|1991||DEA||Paula Werner||1 episode|
|1992||Memoirs of an Invisible Man||Ellen|
|1992–1993||Room for Two||Jill Kurland||26 episodes|
|1994||Someone Like Me||Jean Stepjak||5 episodes|
|1994||The New Age||Anna|
|1995||Women of the House||Natalie Hollingsworth||11 episodes|
|1996||Party of Five||Robin Merrin||2 episodes|
|1996||Space Jam||Woman Fan|
|1996–2005||Everybody Loves Raymond||Debra Barone||
|1997||Miracle in the Woods||Wanda Briggs||(TV Film)|
|1999||The King of Queens||Debra Barone||1 episode|
|2001||A Town Without Christmas||M.J. Jensen||(TV Movie)|
|2004||The Goodbye Girl||Paula McFadden||(TV Film) Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (2005)|
|2004||Danny Phantom||Lunch Lady||1 episode (Voice)|
|2005||The Engagement Ring||Sara Rosa Anselmi||(TV Film)|
|2006||Untitled Patricia Heaton Project||Janet Daily||TV pilot|
|2006||The Path to 9/11||Ambassador Bodine||(TV Miniseries)|
|2007||Amazing Grace||Producer||Won - Christopher Award for best film (2008)|
|2007–2008||Back to You||Kelly Carr||17 episodes
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (2007)
|2008||Front of the Class||Ellen Cohen||(TV Film)|
|2009–2018||The Middle||Frankie Heck||Nominated - Critics' Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (2011)|
|2011||Easy to Assemble||Mrs. Hullestaad||3 episodes|
- for: "Bad Moon Rising" (2000)
- for: "The Canister" (2001)
She has been nominated for five others for the same series:
- for: "Be Nice" (1999)
- for: "A Vote for Debra" (2002)
- "Baggage" (2003)
- "Fun with Debra" (2004)
- for: "Finale" (2005)
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