In the world of entertainment, there is laughter, sorrow, and much more emotions. Action is one of them, and the stuntman performs those activities. Patricia J. Tallman is such a personality who performs those stunts herself.
But don’t be mistaken; she is not a stuntwoman. Tallman is an actress, performer, and studio executive aside from being a stuntwoman. There seems to be so much more we don’t know about her. Hence, let’s take our time as we dive into the world of Tallman.
Here are some facts about Tallman.
Patricia Tallman: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Patricia J. Tallman|
|Birth Date:||September 4, 1957|
|Birth Place:||Pontiac, Illinois, United States|
|Education:||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Eye color:||Light Brown|
Early Life and Education
Patricia tall, the versatile actress, was born on September 4, 1957, in Pontiac, Illinois, USA. She is American by nationality, while her ethnicity is still unknown. Often named Pat J. Tallman and Pat, she is Jerry Tallman’s daughter, a radio entertainer.
However, there is no information about her mother at the moment. Moving on to her education, Pat graduated from Glenbard West High School located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, in 1975. Later she enrolled in Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Theatre Arts Program and earned a fine arts degree.
During her college days, Tallman performed in eighteen musicals at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. Because of her determination, CMU awarded her with the Outstanding Achievement in Acting Award.
Patricia Tallman: Age and Height
As of now, the gutsy stuntwoman is 62 years old. She recently celebrated her 62nd birthday on the fourth of September. Also, her zodiac sign is Virgo. People born under this sign are determined, lovable, and intelligent, among other things.
She might be intelligent or not, but Tallman is beautiful. Standing at the height of 5 feet 8 inches(173 cm), the actress has a slim yet toned figure. Similarly, Pat has her trademark long red hair and light brown eyes.
Patricia Tallman: Professional Career
Talking about her career, Pat started her career at the age of two. She first appeared on the Midwest radio show, Bicycle Built for Two with her father. Moreover, by the age of 15, Pat was already performing at the Red Barn Theatre in Saugatuck, Michigan. She did ten shows in 11 weeks.
Moreover, after graduation, Tallman moved to New York, where she landed a role in off-Broadway hit ‘Big, Bad Burlesque.’ Aside from that, she also got part in ‘Rosalind‘ in the Riverside Shakespeare Company‘s production of ‘As You Like It.’
But Pat’s woks was soon recognized by other productions as she made her TV debut from the CBS soap opera, Guiding Light followed by several appearances in shows like Texas. Later she collaborated with CMU alumnus George A. Romero for Knightriders in 1981. Since then, she has appeared in many of his films, including Monkey Shines and Creepshow 2.
Once again, Pat relocated to Los Angeles for a better work opportunity, which proved to be a wise decision. Soon Pat starred in an array of movies such as Ring of Musketeers(1992) and Generations(1993). Moreover, the actress has appeared in more dozens of films such as Tales from the Darkside(1988), Raod House(1989), Army of Darkness(1992), Babylon 5: The Gathering(1993), Star Trek: The Next Generation(1993), Star Trek: Voyager(1996), Dead Air(2009), Castle(2010), Criminal Minds(2014), and many more.
Net Worth and Income
Tallman is a very dedicated and hardworking individual. She has amassed a fortune from her profession as an actress, stuntwoman, and studio executive. Despite that, her net worth as of 2019 is still under review.
But there’s no question that the American born is enjoying a lavish income from her projects. Patricia has yet to disclose her income and assets, including houses, cars, and so on.
Personal Life: Husband and Children
As of now, the beautiful actress is currently romantically involved with J. Michael Straczynski (JMS). The two met on the set of Babylon 5, which was produced and created by Michael. Similarly, the two started dating after Michael separated from his wife, Kathryn M. Drennan, in 2002.
But this is not the first relationship with Pat. She had her hits and missed when it comes to love. Initially, Tallman fell in love with Andrea Rogantini, executive chef at Prego Ristorante in Los Angeles. Together they have a son named Julian Tallman.
However, their relationship did not last long. Later Tallman met Jeffrey Willerth, an associate producer, while acting on Babylon 5. The love birds tied the knot in 1999. Unfortunately, after only being together for nine years, they parted ways in 2008.
Nonetheless, the actress is now enjoying her life with Michael and her son. She is focused on her work and is even a leading fund-raiser for Penny Lane, which works for abused children in California.
Social Media Presence
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