Candice Patton

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Candice Patton
Candice SDCC 2015.jpg
Patton at San Diego Comic Con in July 2015
Born Candice Kristina Patton
(1988-06-24) June 24, 1988 (age 29)
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Known for The Flash

Candice Kristina Patton (born June 24, 1988) is an American actress. Patton is best known for her role as Iris West in The CW television series The Flash and as her recurring role as Tori in the BET television series The Game.

Early years[edit]

Patton was born in Jackson, Mississippi but raised in Plano, Texas. She attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas.[1]


Patton was cast for many television series including the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.[1] Patton received a role as Mercedes in the television series Sorority Forever.[2] She was cast as Iris West in the pilot The Flash for The CW.[3] BuddyTV ranked her #5 on its "TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2014" list.[4] In May 2015, Patton ranked No. 61 in the Maxim Hot 100 List.[5]


Year Title Role
2011 The Craigslist Killer (TV movie) Kate
2012 Commander and Chief Dana
2014 The Guest Sgt. Halway
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2005 The Young and the Restless Robin 5 episodes
2007 The Bold and the Beautiful Candy Episode: "#1.5202"
2008 Casanovas Actress #2 Episode: "Hollywood Heartburn"
2009 Entourage Dan Coakley's Assistant 3 episodes
2009 Castle Young Woman Episode: "Inventing the Girl"
2009 Heroes Olivia 2 episodes
2008–2009 Days of Our Lives Jill / Alicia 2 episodes
2010 The Forgotten Kelly Episode: "Double Doe"
2010 One Tree Hill Tanisha 2 episodes
2010 Grey's Anatomy Meg Waylon Episode: "Almost Grown"
2011 Harry's Law Denise Raines Episode: "American Dreams"
2011 CSI: Miami Wendy Gibson Episode: "Blood Lust"
2011 Love Bites Liz Beth Episode: "Modern Plagues"
2011 Man Up! Dana 3 episodes
2012 Rizzoli & Isles Mrs. Avery Episode: "This Is How a Heart Breaks"
2013 The Game Tori 8 episodes
2014–present The Flash Iris West Main role
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Sorority Forever Mercedes Muna 21 episodes
2015 Con Man Dr Chu Hua substitute

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2015 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Breakout Star The Flash Nominated [6]
Choice TV: Chemistry shared with Grant Gustin Nominated
Choice TV: Liplock shared with Grant Gustin Nominated
2016 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Chemistry shared with Grant Gustin Nominated
Choice TV: Liplock shared with Grant Gustin Nominated
2017 Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actress on Television Pending [7]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Action TV Actress Pending [8]


  1. ^ a b "Patton Website". [dead link]
  2. ^ "SMU graduate stars in WB web series". Archived from the original on June 19, 2014. Retrieved April 16, 2017. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 14, 2014). "Candice Patton Cast In CW Pilot ‘The Flash’". Deadline. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ Cole, Megan (December 9, 2014). "TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2014". 
  5. ^ Staff, Maxim (May 21, 2015). "Maxim's Hot 100 List 2015". Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Wave 2 Nominees". Teen Choice. Teen Choice. July 7, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ McNary, Dave (March 2, 2017). "Saturn Awards Nominations 2017: 'Rogue One,' 'Walking Dead' Lead". Variety. Retrieved March 2, 2017. 
  8. ^ Ceron, Ella (June 19, 2017). "Teen Choice Awards 2017: See the First Wave of Nominations". Teen Vogue. Archived from the original on June 20, 2017. Retrieved June 19, 2017. 

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