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Patterson in 2015
|Born||Marnette Provost Patterson
April 26, 1980
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Marne Patterson|
|Spouse(s)||Jimmy Verzino (m. 2011)|
Marnette Provost "Marne" Patterson (born April 26, 1980) is an American actress.
Patterson was raised as an only child by her mother in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her name is her mother's middle name: Marnette. 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). In 1989, Patterson was the junior vocalist winner on Star Search.
In 1996, Patterson appeared briefly as a volleyball schoolgirl attracting the attentions of Tommy in the premiere episode of 3rd Rock From The Sun.
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), Pattersonmade 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.
In 2006, Patterson landed the role of Christy Jenkins in Charmed, 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 eight episodes.
Patterson also portrays Holly Little in the 2008 film Starship Troopers 3: Marauder. She 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.
Patterson's Charity work includes an animal advocacy group called the Amanda Foundation. Her hobbies include singing, horseback riding, hiking, kickboxing, and cooking.
On September 4, 2011, she married James "Jimmy" Verzino, an advertising executive, at a ranch in Malibu, California.
|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||Direct-to-video|
|1993||Secret Adventures: Spin||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Secret Adventures: Snag||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Secret Adventures: Smash||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Secret Adventures: Shrug||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Camp Nowhere||Trish Prescott|
|1995||Secret Adventures: Slam||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1996||Final Vendetta||Young Jenny|
|2003||Who's Your Daddy?||Brittany Van Horn||Direct-to-video|
|2005||Candy Paint||Stefanie Petrowski||Short film|
|2006||Pope Dreams||Brady Rossman|
|2006||Standard, TheThe Standard||Gina|
|2007||Ghosts of Goldfield||Julie||Direct to video|
|2007||Remember the Daze||Stacey Cherry|
|2008||Starship Troopers 3: Marauder||Holly Little||Direct to video|
|2009||Beacon, TheThe Beacon||Christina Wade|
|2010||Wild Things: Foursome||Rachel Thomas||Direct to video|
|2011||Meet the Randalls||Sam|
|1986||Mama's Family||Dorrie||Episode: "Santa Mama"|
|1990||Good Grief||Little Girl||Episode: "Cub Scouts and Horses & Whiskers on Kittens"|
|1991||Under Cover||Emily Del'Amico||Series|
|1992||It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown!||Lucy van Pelt (voice)||TV short|
|1992||It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown||Lucy van Pelt (voice)||TV short|
|1994||Boy Meets World||Allison Cheever||Episode: "Turnaround"|
|1995||Unhappily Ever After||Cindy Stalling||Episode: "Boxing Mr. Floppy"|
|1995||Something Wilder||Granddaughter||Episode: "Hanging with Mr. Cooper"|
|1995||Kirk||Amanda||Episode: "Night at the Movies"|
|1995||Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story||Jane Powell||Television film|
|1995||Great Mom Swap, TheThe Great Mom Swap||Nicole||Television film|
|1996||3rd Rock from the Sun||Volleyball Girl||Episode: "Brains and Eggs"|
|1996||Minor Adjustments||Joanna Emsen||3 episodes|
|1996–1998||Something So Right||Nicole Farrell||Main role (37 episodes)|
|1997||Saved by the Bell: The New Class||Robyn Peterson||Episode: "Big Sister Blues"|
|1999||Odd Man Out||Caroline||Episode: "The Unbelievable Truth"|
|1999–2000||Movie Stars||Lori Lansford||Main role (21 episodes)|
|2000||Touched by an Angel||Katie||Episode: "With God as My Witness"|
|2000||That '70s Show||Shelly||Episode: "Eric's Panties"|
|2000||Stalking of Laurie Show, TheThe Stalking of Laurie Show||Lisa Michelle Lambert||Television film|
|2001||Dead Last||Brandy||Episode: "Jane's Exit"|
|2003||Nip/Tuck||Fluffer||Episode: "Sofia Lopez"|
|2003||Run of the House||Jessica||Episode: "The Party"|
|2003||Secret Santa||Callie||Television film|
|2004||Cracking Up||Eve||Episode: "Birds Do It "|
|2005||Supernatural||Charlie||Episode: "Bloody Mary"|
|2005||Grounded for Life||Jenna||Episode: "Oh, What a Knight"|
|2006||Charmed||Christy Jenkins||8 episodes in season 8|
|2006||Untitled Brad Copeland Project||Jen||Television film|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Aimee||Episode: "Ending Happy"|
|2007||By Appointment Only||Angie||Television film|
|2011||Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist||Viktoria Shays||Episode: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"|
|2011||Keeping Up with the Randalls||Samantha||Television film|
|2015||Major Crimes||Donna Cochran||Episode: "Reality Check"|
|2008||LG15: The Resistance||Maggie Schaeffer||Episode: "A Call to Arms"|
Awards and nominations
|1994||Young Artist Awards||Outstanding Youth Mini-Video Series||Secret Adventures: Spin||Nominated|
|1995||Best Young Performer in a Film Made for Video||Secret Adventures||Won|
|1997||Best Performance in a TV Comedy: Supporting Young Actress||Something So Right||Nominated|