Alice Patten (born 1980) is an English actress, and the daughter of Chris Patten, a prominent British Conservative politician and the last Governor of Hong Kong. She has played a key role in the Hindi film Rang De Basanti (2006).Her role earned her appraisals from film critics in India.
In 2006, she appeared in the Hindi film Rang De Basanti as Sue McKinley, a young British woman who comes to India to make a documentary film about the British rule in the Indian subcontinent. In 2008, she played Thea in Hedda, a new version of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, at London's Gate Theatre and, in 2009, she guest-starred as Arthur's mother Ygraine in the BBC fantasy drama series Merlin.
Somewhat ironically, she played the role of Vicky Anderson, in an episode of New Tricks. Vicky Anderson was the daughter of an English born Hong Kong businessman, Douglas Anderson, who had been involved in questionable building deals in Hong Kong, shortly before the Chinese took back Hong Kong in 1997.
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