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Patti Lupone

Elizabeth 'Libby' Thatcher in Life Goes On, Stella Coffa in Oz

Photos Patti Lupone Birth name: Patti Lupone
Birth date: 1949/04/21 (73 years old)
Birth place : Northport, Long Island, New York
Height: 1.57 m

French Traduire

Biography for Patti Lupone


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Title Role
Strip Search (2004) (TV)
Oz (1997) TV Series Stella Coffa (2003)
City by the Sea (2002) Maggie
Monday Night Mayhem (2002) (TV) Emmy Cosell
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street In Concert (2001) (TV) Mrs. Lovett
Heist (2001/I) (as Patti Lupone) Betty Croft
The Victim (2001) Sandy
State and Main (2000) Sherry Bailey
Falcone (2000) TV Series Francesca Gold
Bad Faith (2000) Van Klerk
Just Looking (1999) Sylvia Levine Polinsky
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (1999) (TV) Miss C. Canzinarra
Summer of Sam (1999) Helen
The 24 Hour Woman (1999) Joan Marshall
Her Last Chance (1996) (TV) Joanna Saxen
The Song Spinner (1995) (TV) Zantalalia
Family Prayers (1993) Aunt Nan
The Water Engine (1992) (TV) Rita Lang
Driving Miss Daisy (1989) Florine Werthan
Life Goes On (1989/I) TV Series Elizabeth 'Libby' Thatcher
LBJ: The Early Years (1987) (TV) Lady Bird Johnson
Wise Guys (1986) Wanda Valentini
Witness (1985) Elaine
Piaf (1984) (TV) Narrator
Fighting Back (1982/I) Lisa D'Angelo
1941 (1979) Lydia Hedberg
King of the Gypsies (1978)
The Time of Your Life (1976) (TV) Kitty Duval


Awarded Tony for 'Evita'. [1980]

The name "Patti" is not shortened from or derived from Patricia, but rather from Ms. LuPone's mother's maiden name, which was "Patti".

Ms. Lupone volunteered at the Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) in Los Angeles (1999 - 2000)

Was the first American actress to win an Olivier award in England for her performances in "Les Miserables" and "The Cradle Will Rock" in 1985.

In 1994 she had surgery to remove nodes from her vocal cords.

She was a member of the very first class of the drama division at Juilliard. Other classmates included Kevin Kline (with whom she had an eight-year relationship in the 70s), David Ogden Stiers and her future "Evita" co-star Mandy Patinkin.

Performed as a teenager with her twin brothers Robert and William. They were billed as "The LuPone Trio."

Is a frequent collaborator with David Mamet.

Won Broadway's 1980 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for playing the title character, 'Eva Peron' , in "Evita." She was also nominated as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "The Robber Bridegroom" in 1976 (a year that also saw her brother, Robert LuPone, earning a Tony nomination), and as Best Actress (Musical) for a revival of "Anything Goes" in 1988.


Spouse : Matt Johnston (1988 - present) 1 son.

Sister of actor Robert LuPone

Is the cousin of 'Oz' creator Tom Fontana.

Met husband Matt Johnston in 1986 when both were working on the TV-movie LBJ: The Early Years. They married two years later on the stage of New York City's Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center while Patti was performing in "Anything Goes." Their son Joshua Luke Johnston was born on November 21, 1990.

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by donovan

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