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Patricia Heaton
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Patricia Helen Heaton
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)David Hunt (1990–present)
Children4 sons

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.[1]


Year Film/TV Role Notes
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 Beethoven Brie
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–present The Middle Frankie Heck Nominated - Critics' Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (2011)
2011 Easy to Assemble Mrs. Hullestaad 3 episodes

Emmy Awards

Heaton won two Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy Awards for her work in Everybody Loves Raymond:

  • 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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