Patricia Richardson is Patricia Roberts


Patricia Richardson plays Patricia Roberts, the loving mother and political wife.  She tries to guide her son through his time of self-discovery whilst also fighting to preserve her family’s stature.

Best known for her role of Jill Taylor on Home Improvement, Patricia Richardson has proven to be quite successful with other projects. She was nominated for a Viewers for Quality Television Award, two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy, and four Emmy Awards.  In 1994, she co-hosted the Emmy Awards with Ellen DeGeneres.  Previously, she starred in roles on Double Trouble, West Wing, and Strong Medicine, for which she was given a Commendation and nominated for Best Actress in a Drama Series by the Prism Awards. She was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for her first starring role in a movie for Ulee's Gold. Other films credits include California Dreaming, Viva Las Nowhere, and In Country.