Authors

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Patricia McBride

Patricia McBride (born August 23, 1942 in Teaneck, New Jersey) is a ballerina who spent nearly 30 years dancing with the New York City Ballet. McBride joined the New York City Ballet in 1959. She became a principal in 1961, becoming the company’s youngest principal. She danced with the company for 30 years, including roles created for her by choreographers George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins.

Type: ballet dancerNationality: United States of America

Patricia McCormick

Patricia McCormick (born May 23, 1956) is an American journalist and writer of realistic fiction for young adults. She has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award.

Type: writer,journalist,children's writerNationality: United States of America

Patricia Millett

Patricia Ann Millett ( (listen); born September 1963) is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She formerly headed the Supreme Court practice at the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Millett also was a longtime former assistant to the United States Solicitor General and served as an occasional blogger for SCOTUSblog. At the time of her confirmation to the D.C. Circuit, she had argued 32 cases before the United States Supreme Court. In February 2016 The New York Times identified her as a potential nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia.Millett's 2013 nomination to the D.C. Circuit, along with the nominations of Robert L. Wilkins and Nina Pillard, ultimately became central to the debate over the use of the filibuster in the United States Senate, leading to the use of the nuclear option to bring it to the floor for a vote.

Type: judge,lawyerNationality: United States of America

Patricia Moyes

Patricia Pakenham-Walsh, also known as Patricia Moyes was a British mystery writer. Her mystery novels feature C.I.D. Inspector Henry Tibbett. One of them, Who Saw Her Die was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award in 1971. She wrote several juveniles and short stories.

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Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal was an American actress of stage and screen. She was best known for her film roles as World War II widow Helen Benson in The Day the Earth Stood Still, wealthy matron Emily Eustace Failenson in Breakfast at Tiffany's, middle-aged housekeeper Alma Brown in Hud, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Patricia Norris

Patricia Norris (March 22, 1931 – February 20, 2015) was an American costume designer and production designer, who worked on many significant American films and was nominated for six Academy Awards in her career.

Type: costume designer,production designerNationality: United States of America

Patricia Polacco

Patricia Barber Polacco (born July 11, 1944, Lansing, Michigan) is an American author and illustrator. Throughout her school years, Polacco struggled with reading but found relief by expressing herself through art. Polacco endured teasing and hid her disability until a school teacher recognized that she could not read and began to help her. Her book Thank You, Mr. Falker is Polacco's retelling of this encounter and its outcome. She also wrote such books as Mr. Lincoln's Way and The Lemonade Club.

Type: writer,children's writerNationality: United States of America

Patricia Rae

Patricia Rae is an American actress.

Type: actor,stage actor,television actorNationality: United States of America

Patricia Reilly Giff

Patricia Reilly Giff (born April 26, 1935, Brooklyn, New York, United States) is an American author and teacher. She was educated at Marymount College, where she was awarded a B.A. degree, and St. John's University, where she earned an M.A. and Hofstra University, where she was awarded a Professional Diploma in Reading and a Doctorate of Humane Letters. After spending some twenty years as a full-time teacher, she began writing, specializing in children's literature. Giff now resides in Trumbull, Connecticut, along with her husband Jim and their three children. Giff's writing workshops have influenced other children's authors such as Tony Abbott and Elise Broach. She is a Newbery Honor, ALA Best Book For Young Adults, and Christopher Award laureate.

Type: writer,children's writer,novelistNationality: United States of America

Patricia Richardson

Patricia Castle Richardson is an American television and film actress best known for her portrayal of Jill Taylor on the sitcom Home Improvement.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Patricia Riggen

Patricia Riggen (born June 2, 1970) is a Mexican film director. She is best known for directing the 2007 film Under the Same Moon and the 2011 Disney Channel original film Lemonade Mouth.

Type: screenwriter,film director,film producerNationality: United States of America,Mexico

Patricia Rozema

Patricia Rozema is a Canadian film director and screenwriter.

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Patricia Schroeder

Patricia Nell Scott Schroeder is a former American politician who represented Colorado in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 1997. A member of the Democratic Party, Schroeder was the first woman elected to Congress from Colorado.

Type: LeaderNationality: American

Patricia Velasquez

Patricia Carola Velásquez Semprún is a Venezuelan actress and fashion model.

Type: ActressNationality: French