Patricia Heaton is a widely praised actress, comedian, producer, and author known for her leading roles in sitcoms like Everybody Loves Raymond and The Middle. She was born on March 4, 1958 in Bay Village, Ohio and grew up idolizing Mary Tyler Moore. Patricia’s career trajectory continued as she graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama. She then appeared in numerous films and stage shows before obtaining her most notable roles.
Patricia is also an advocate for several causes ranging from animal welfare to diabetes research, which she has supported since her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 5. Patricia has also been the face of campaigns aimed at encouraging women to ditch bikinis in favor of swimsuits that offer support due to concerns over the prevalence of bikini photos being posted online. Patricia Heaton truly stands as an inspirational role model for all aspiring performers out there.