Marnette Patterson

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Marnette Patterson
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Born Marnette Provost Patterson
(1980-04-26) April 26, 1980 (age 34)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Marne Patterson
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–present
Known for Charmed
Something So Right
Movie Stars
Spouse(s) Jimmy Verzino (September 4, 2011–present)

Marnette Provost "Marne" Patterson (born April 26, 1980[1]) is an American actress who is best known for her role as Christy Jenkins on Charmed.

Early life[edit]

She was raised as an only child by her mother in Los Angeles, California. On September 4, 2011 Patterson married James "Jimmy" Verzino, an advertising executive, at a ranch in Malibu, California. She was a 1989 Junior Vocalist Winner on "Star Search" (1983). Charity works includes an animal advocacy group called the Amanda Foundation. Her name is her mother's middle name: Marnette. Her hobbies include singing, horseback riding, hiking, kickboxing, and cooking. Her aunt is Dana Dillaway, former child actress who appeared in Giant (1956) as Elizabeth Taylor's and Rock Hudson's daughter Judy (age 4).

Career[edit]

Patterson appeared briefly as young volleyball schoolgirl attracting the attentions of Tommy in the very first episode of 3rd Rock From The Sun ("Brain and Eggs")

Patterson portrayed Nicole Farrell on the NBC series Something So Right.[2]

Patterson also starred in the short-lived WB sitcom Movie Stars and the made-for-TV movie The Stalking of Laurie Show. She has appeared in films such as Camp Nowhere (1994),[3]

Patterson as Christy Jenkins in an episode of Charmed.

Patterson made appearance in That '70s Show as Shelly in the episode: "Eric's Panties" in 2000. Who's Your Daddy? (2003), Pope Dreams (2005), and Cloud 9 (2005). She also voiced Lucy van Pelt in It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown and It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown. In 2004, Patterson appeared on Grounded For Life as an underage drinker. In 2005, she guest starred on Supernatural as a young high school student, Charlie, in the episode Bloody Mary.[4]

In 2005-2006, Patterson landed the role in Charmed as Christy Jenkins, a witch that was kidnapped from her home as a child by Scabber Demons at the age of seven. These demons hold her captive within The Underworld for fifteen years and intend to use her as the key to the "ultimate power" under the orders of The Triad, a trio of powerful upper-level demons who had originally sent the demon mercenary Belthazor/Cole Turner undercover to defeat The Charmed Ones, her character can mentally cause objects and beings to burst into flame. She appeared in Charmed for 8 episodes.

She also portrays Holly Little in the 2008 film Starship Troopers 3: Marauder. Patterson starred as Maggie Schaffer on the web series, called LG15: The Resistance. In 2009, she appeared on an episode of the TV series House, where she starred as Ashley. In 2011, she appeared briefly on an episode of The Mentalist ("Every Rose Has Its Thorn") as a con artist who would sleep with wealthy men and then blackmail them. Her character was named Naomi/Victoria. Patterson is close friends with Jennifer Finnigan, her co-star on The Stalking of Laurie Show.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, AA Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Little Girl
1990 Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten, TheThe Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten Annie Video
1993 Sliver Joanie Ballinger
Secret Adventures: Spin Arlene Video short
1994 Secret Adventures: Snag Arlene Video short
Secret Adventures: Smash Arlene Video short
Secret Adventures: Shrug Arlene Video short
Camp Nowhere Trish Prescott
1995 Secret Adventures: Slam Arlene Video short
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story Jane Powell TV movie
Great Mom Swap, TheThe Great Mom Swap Nicole TV movie
1996 Final Vendetta Young Jenny
2000 Stalking of Laurie Show, TheThe Stalking of Laurie Show Lisa Michelle Lambert TV movie
2001 Clover Bend Claire
2003 Who's Your Daddy? Brittany Van Horn Video
Secret Santa Callie TV movie
2005 Candy Paint Stefanie Petrowski Short film
Standing Still Sarah
2006 Untitled Brad Copeland Project Jen TV movie
Cloud 9 Crystal
Pope Dreams Brady Rossman
Standard, TheThe Standard Gina
2007 Kush Taylor
Ghosts of Goldfield Julie Video
By Appointment Only Angie TV movie
Remember the Daze Stacey Cherry
2008 Starship Troopers 3: Marauder Holly Little
2009 Beacon, TheThe Beacon Christina Wade
2010 Wild Things: Foursome Rachel Thomas Video
2011 Meet the Randalls Sam
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1986 Mama's Family Dorrie 1 episode
1990 Good Grief Little Girl 1 episode
1991 Under Cover Emily Del'Amico TV series
1992 It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown Lucy van Pelt (voice) TV short
1994 Boy Meets World Allison Cheever 1 episode
1995 Unhappily Ever After Cindy Stalling 1 episode
Something Wilder Granddaughter 1 episode
Kirk Amanda 1 episode
1996 3rd Rock from the Sun Volleyball Girl 1 episode
It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown! Lucy van Pelt (voice) TV short
Minor Adjustments Joanna Emsen 3 episodes:
"Ask Dr. Ron" (season 1: episode 9)
"The Ungrateful Dead" (season 1: episode 10)
"Baby Boomer Angst" (season 1: episode 18)
1996–98 Something So Right Nicole Farrell Main role
37 episodes
Nominated - 1997 Best Performance in a TV Comedy by a Supporting Young Actress
1997 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Robyn Peterson 1 episode
1999 Odd Man Out Caroline 1 episode
1999–2000 Movie Stars Lori Lansford Main role
21 episodes
2000 Touched by an Angel Katie 1 episode
That '70s Show Shelly 1 episode
2001 Dead Last Brandy 1 episode
2003 Nip/Tuck Fluffer 1 episode
Run of the House Jessica 1 episode
2004 Cracking Up Eve 1 episode
2005 Supernatural Charlie 1 episode
Grounded for Life Jenna 1 episode
2006 Charmed Christy Jenkins 8 episodes:
"The Last Temptation of Christy" (season 8: episode 15)
"Engaged and Confused" (season 8: episode 16)
"Generation Hex" (season 8: episode 17)
"The Torn Identity" (season 8: episode 18)
"The Jung and the Restless" (season 8: episode 19)
"Gone with the Witches" (season 8: episode 20)
"Kill Billie: Vol. 2" (season 8: episode 21)
"Forever Charmed" (season 8: episode 22)
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Aimee 1 episode
2008 LG15: The Resistance Maggie Schaeffer 1 episode
2009 House Ashley 1 episode
2011 Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Viktoria Shays 1 episode

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1997 for the Young Artist Award at the Young Artist Awards for "Best Performance in a TV Comedy by a Supporting Young Actress" for her work on Something So Right (1996). Nomination

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Official Website. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ Jicha, Tom (March 3, 1998). "Show's home on ABC is 'So Right'". Sun Sentinel - Fort Lauderdale. p. 4.E. 
  3. ^ Salm, Arthur (August 26, 1994). "Kids help 'Camp Nowhere' at least get somewhere". San Diego Union Tribune. p. E.1. 
  4. ^ IMDB - Bloody Mary (Supernatural)

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