Patti Davis (born October 21, 1952) is an American actress and author. She is the daughter of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Reagan's second wife, First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Early life 
Patricia Ann Reagan was born to President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan on October 21, 1952 in Los Angeles, California. She is the older sister of Ron Reagan, the half-sister of the late Maureen Reagan, and has an adopted half-brother, Michael Reagan. She graduated from the Orme School of Arizona in 1970 and attended Northwestern University from 1970-71. She also attended the University of Southern California, where she studied drama. While studying at USC, she changed her surname from Reagan to Davis, her mother's maiden name.
Acting, modeling and writing careers 
She made a number of supporting acting appearances in the late 1970s and early 1980s, guest starring on shows such as The Love Boat, CHiPs, Nero Wolfe and Fantasy Island. She also was the first actress to play Marissa Mallory on the syndicated soap opera Rituals before Janice Heiden took over the role for the remainder of the run.
In 1994, she was published in Playboy magazine.
In 2013, she published a book called Till Human Voices Wake Us.
Personal life 
She was active in the Reagan family's actions against John Hinckley and the controversial CBS miniseries The Reagans. In November 2011, she launched "Beyond Alzheimer's", a support group which meets every Thursday evening at UCLA.
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