Edi Patterson is an American actress best known for her performances in various movies and TV shows. Some of her breakthrough roles are in TV series like The Underground as Various, Partners playing the recurring role of Verushka, Black-ish as Laura, Vice Principals as Ms. Abbott, and The Righteous Gemstones as Judy Gemstone.
She has also appeared in the movies like You’re Killing Me, Troop Zero, and Knives Out, and Between Two Ferns: The Movie.
Additionally, she is a member of Groundlings Main Company where she performs there in improv and sketch comedy shows. She is also a member of critically acclaimed Impro Theatre.
Edi Patterson’s Bio: Family
Edi Patterson was born in Texas to father Denny Patterson and mother, Jeanne Patterson. Her mother worked as a teacher and her father worked as a plumber.
She has a sister named Joni Patterson Saunders who works as a teacher and closet writer.
She grew up in a very religious family. As a child, she used to visit an Episcopal church every Sunday with her family members and also attended vacation Bible school and Sunday school.
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She earned her degree from the Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas where she took theatre as a major with an emphasis on acting.
Edi Patterson stands at the height of 5 feet and 5.75 inches (1.67 meters).
Married To Husband
Edi Patterson is married to Dan O’Connor.
Edi Patterson with her husband, Dan O'Connor on 13th January 2020 (Source: Edi Patterson's Instagram)
The couple met each other for the first time at the Hideout Theater where Edi was taking some classes whereas Dan was teaching a workshop.
The couple tied the knot on 9th May 2003.
Who Is Her Husband?
Dan O’Connor is an actor, improviser, writer, director, and producer. He has completed his graduation from the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
He is the founder and Producing Artistic Director of the renowned theatre, Impro Theatre. He is also the co-founder of BATS Improv in San Francisco and LA Theatresports.
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As an actor, Dan is known for movies like Menno’s Mind, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Thanks, Kung Fu Panda 2, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and TV series like Ask Rita, Little Brain USA, Vegas, Raising Hope, and The Middle.
As a child, Edi Patterson learned to impersonate her grandfather’s caretaker who talked like Elvis Presley. Seeing her impersonifications, her parents would always laugh at her.
She believes in the ‘10,000 Rule’ given by Malcolm Gladwell in his book Outliers: Story of Success.
She has a cat named Miss Prissy.
In 2001, she moved to Los Angeles, California with her two friends. There she slept on her friends’ couch for one month before moving to rented neighboring apartments.
She commenced her career as an improv performer and comedian in clubs in Austin, Texas.
She made her TV debut in 1995 as a voice actress of the character Pirotesse (Sheru) in the English-dubbed version of the TV series, Legend of Crystania.