Patricia Pearcy (Patricia La Juan Pearcy)
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BiographyTom Green County, Texas, USA
Delicately pretty, slender and winsome redhead actress Patricia Pearcy had a regrettably fleeting career acting in both films and television, but nonetheless did make a nice favorable impression in the handful of films and TV shows she graced with her disarmingly sweet and beguiling presence. Born in Austin, Texas, Pearcy graduated cum laude with a BFA in acting from the University of Texas. She later acquired an MFA in directing from the University of Texas as well. Moreover, Patricia studied acting with Milton Katselas at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Read more... neglected and long-suffering girlfriend in Monte Hellman's superbly gritty character study "Cockfighter" (1974). Patricia was equally strong and sympathetic as the fetching heroine in Jeff Lieberman's hugely enjoyable killer worm horror treat "Squirm" (1976). Pearcy was once again solid in a sizable co-starring part in the acclaimed hit comedy "The Goodbye Girl" (1977) and was fine in a substantial leading role as a kindly young nurse who takes care of an ailing elderly Joseph Cotten in the passable psycho thriller "The House Where Death Lives" (1980). On television Patricia had regular recurring parts on the popular daytime soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children." She also did guest spots on the TV shows "Starsky and Hutch," "Little House on the Prairie," "The Rockford Files," and "T.J. Hooker." On stage Pearcy has performed in such plays as "Othello," "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Sweet Bird of Youth," "Gypsy," and a Broadway production of "Solitaire/Double Solitaire." A longstanding member of both the Actor's Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild, Patricia Pearcy currently teaches acting in Austin, Texas.