Brooke Shields to appear on 'The Middle'

Brooke Shields to appear on 'The Middle'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Actress Brooke Shields has signed up for a guest spot on the U.S. sit-com "The Middle," starring Patricia Heaton, ABC announced.
ABC orders more 'Cougar,' 'Modern'

ABC orders more 'Cougar,' 'Modern'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- ABC says it has ordered full seasons of its new U.S. comedy series "Cougar Town," "Modern Family" and "The Middle."
Stars line up for holiday adoption special

Stars line up for holiday adoption special

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Melissa Etheridge, Tim McGraw, Gavin Rossdale and Jamie Foxx have agreed to perform during Faith Hill's upcoming U.S. holiday special, CBS said.
Heaton to headline 'Class' TV movie

Heaton to headline 'Class' TV movie

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Patricia Heaton is set to star, alongside Treat Williams, in the TV movie "Front of the Class," CBS announced Wednesday.

Fox stars thrill, spill, chill

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25 (UPI) -- The stars of Fox television shows talked up the fall schedule amid whoops, screams and merry-making at an amusement park in Santa Monica, Calif.

More reality, drama on Fox

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Fox will debut three of its seven new scripted series during the fall while continuing its heavy dose of reality fare, the television network said in New York.

Patty Heaton opens off-Broadway

NEW YORK, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Patricia Heaton opens off-Broadway in New York this month in "The Scene," in which she plays a talk-show booker in the midst of a rocky marriage.

Shalhoub joins Heaton in 'The Scene'

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning "Monk" star Tony Shalhoub will join "Everybody Loves Raymond" co-star Patricia Heaton in an upcoming New York stage production of "The Scene."

TV shows to mark Sept. 11 anniversary

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A variety of TV programming will mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, from documentaries to live coverage from New York's Ground Zero.

Report: Rosie to join cast of 'The View'

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- ABC TV has reportedly hired former talk show host Rosie O'Donnell to fill the chair being vacated by Meredith Vieira on "The View."

Post says Heaton next on board 'The View'

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- Insiders say "Everybody Loves Raymond" star Patricia Heaton is the most likely candidate replace Meredith Vieira on ABC's "The View."

Patricia Heaton mulls talk show offer

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- "Everybody Loves Raymond" Emmy winner Patricia Heaton is reportedly in talks to head up a daytime TV talk show.

Huffman gets three SAG nods

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Actress Felicity Huffman led the field with three Screen Actors Guild nominations Thursday for "Desperate Housewives" and "Transamerica."

'Ring' is 4th film for LoBianco, Spano

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Tony LoBianco says playing Vincent Spano's uncle in the new TNT romance "The Engagement Ring" wasn't hard since they already knew each other well.

Spano: TNT Romance Was A Blast To Make

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Actor Vincent Spano says he signed on to star in the new TNT romance, "The Engagement Ring," because the cast and script promised to be so much fun.
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Patricia Heaton
Patricia Heaton of the show "Back to You" arrrives at the Fox 2007 Programming Presentation at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York on May 17, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Patricia Helen Heaton (born March 4, 1958) is an American actress, comedienne, producer and model best known for playing Ray Barone's wife Debra Barone on the CBS television sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005), for which she won two Emmy Awards. In 2007, she made a return to sitcom television opposite Kelsey Grammer in the Fox comedy series Back to You, which was canceled in 2008. She currently stars in the ABC comedy series The Middle.

Patricia Heaton was born in Bay Village, Ohio, the daughter of Pat and Chuck Heaton, who was a well-known Plain Dealer sportswriter. She was raised as a devout Roman Catholic.

Heaton has three sisters, Sharon, Alice, and Frances, and one brother, Michael, who is the "Minister of Culture" columnist for the Plain Dealer and a writer for the paper's Friday Magazine.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Patricia Heaton."
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