Born in Brooklyn, New YorkNY, Patricia began her acting career performing in high school. She landed her first off-off-Broadway role in La Mama's production of Woyzeck while at Queens College. Patricia went on to study acting at The the Juilliard School, and her first professional job was on Broadway, replacing Rita Moreno in The National Health at Circle in the Square.
More recently on Broadway, Patricia performed as Paulina in Death and the Maiden, with Gene Hackman and Richard Dreyfuss, during Glenn Close's absence; and in Othello, with James Earl Jones and Christopher Plummer. She can also be seen in the feature films, Don Juan DeMarco, starring Johnny Depp and Marlon Brando; Bruce Willis's action flick, Die Hard: With a Vengeance, and Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God, ... Be Back at 5, starring Jon Cryer.
Patricia is no stranger to daytime television, having played the contract role of Andrea Andropolous on As the World Turns. Her other television credits include roles in The Eddie Matos Story, and The Babysitters Club, Law & Order, Ghostwriter, and Kojak.
Patricia currently resides in Manhattan, with her husband, Dorian, and their son, Alexander.