Patricia Gaul Biography
Nick Name: Patti Gaul
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Also Known As: Patricia
Born in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Famous as: Actress
Spouse/Ex-: Jeff Goldblum (m. 1980–1986)
U.S. State: Pennsylvania
Patricia Gaul is a veteran American actress, director, and producer best known for featuring in films like ‘The Big Chill,’ ‘Silverado,’ and ‘Road Trip.’ Her claim to fame came in the early 1980s, when she appeared in the role of Annie in the Lawrence Kasdan directed blockbuster hit film ‘The Big Chill.’ The film also starred her then husband and American actor, Jeff Goldblum. She appeared in some more films featuring Goldblum, including ‘Silverado’ and ‘Into the Night’ before the couple called it quits. Thereafter, she worked in several projects, including ‘Three Men and a Little Lady,’ ‘The Specials,’ ‘Murder Ordained,’ ‘Empty Nest’ and ‘Quincy, M.E.’
- Her initial television appearances include an episode, ‘The Law Is a Fool,’ of the crime drama mystery series ‘Quincy, M.E.’ Her claim to fame came with the role of Annie in the 1983 blockbuster, ‘The Big Chill,’ directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The film had Tom Berenger, Jeff Goldblum and Glenn Close among others in starring roles. Her next notable flick, also featuring Goldblum, was the 1985 film ‘Silverado,’ also a commercial hit starring Kevin Kline, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover and Scott Glenn in the lead roles.
- In 1985, she featured in several other movies, including ‘Scandal Sheet,’ television movie ‘Deadly Messages,’ and ‘Into the Night’ starring Goldblum. She played Norma Forbes in the 1987 television drama movie ‘Convicted: A True Story.’ She appeared as Mrs. Gale in the 1987 romantic drama film, ‘Some Kind of Wonderful,’ starring Eric Stoltz, Lea Thompson and Mary Stuart Masterson. In the crime drama television movie, ‘Murder Ordained,’ she appeared in the role of Paulette.
- Gaul essayed the role of Iona Ratliff in the 1988 comedy film, ‘Big Business.’ That year she also appeared as Pasty in the episode, ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E,’ of television sitcom, ‘Roseanne.’
- She played Mrs. Walker in film, ‘Three Men and a Little Lady.’ The film released on November 21, 1990, and grossed $71.6 million at the box-office. Thereafter, she featured in the television movie, ‘Runaway Father,’ in 1991. The television series, ‘Empty Nest,’ featured her as Mrs. Moses in one of its episodes, ‘Sucking Up Is Hard to Do.’ She also featured as Mrs. Ethridge in a single episode of the medical drama television series, ‘ER,’ titled ‘A Shift in the Night’ in 1996. She featured as Cookie Edwards in the 2000 released road sex comedy, ‘Road Trip.’ The film was directed by Todd Phillips and starred Paulo Costanzo, DJ Qualls, Breckin Meyer, and Seann William Scott. The film became a sensational hit grossing $119.8 million at the box office. She essayed the role of U.S. Bill's Mother in the 2000 superhero comedy film, ‘The Specials.’
- Patricia Gaul was born on October 31, 1945, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Not much information is available on childhood, early life and family background of this yesteryear glamorous diva. She dated American actor Jeff Goldblum and the couple got married on July 4, 1980. The marriage did not last long and the two separated in 1986. She is also known by her nickname Patti Gaul.
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