Patterson in 2015
|Born||Marnette Provost Patterson
(1980-04-26) April 26, 1980
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Marne Patterson Verzino|
James Verzino (m. 2011)
Marnette Provost “Marne” Patterson (born April 26, 1980) is an American actress.
Patterson was raised as an only child by her mother in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her name is her mother’s middle name: Marnette. Her aunt is Dana Dillaway, former child actress who appeared in Giant (1956) as Elizabeth Taylor‘s and Rock Hudson‘s daughter Judy (age 4). In 1989, Patterson was the junior vocalist winner on Star Search.
In 1996, Patterson appeared briefly as a volleyball schoolgirl attracting the attentions of Tommy in the premiere episode of 3rd Rock From The Sun.
Patterson also starred in the short-lived WB sitcom Movie Stars and the made-for-TV movie The Stalking of Laurie Show. She has appeared in films such as Camp Nowhere (1994), Patterson made appearance in That ’70s Show as Shelly in the episode: “Eric’s Panties” in 2000. Who’s Your Daddy? (2003), Pope Dreams (2005), and Cloud 9 (2005). She also voiced Lucy van Pelt in It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown and It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown. In 2004, Patterson appeared on Grounded For Life as an underage drinker. In 2005, she guest starred on Supernatural as a young high school student, Charlie, in the episode Bloody Mary.
In 2006, Patterson landed the role of Christy Jenkins on Charmed, a witch kidnapped from her home by Scabber Demons at the age of seven. These demons held her captive within The Underworld for fifteen years and intend to use her as the key to the “ultimate power” under the orders of The Triad, a trio of powerful upper-level demons who had originally sent the demon mercenary Belthazor/Cole Turner undercover to defeat The Charmed Ones. Her character could mentally cause objects and beings to burst into flames. She appeared on Charmed for eight episodes.
Patterson also portrayed Holly Little in the 2008 film Starship Troopers 3: Marauder. She starred as Maggie Schaffer on the web series, called LG15: The Resistance. In 2009, she appeared on an episode of the TV series House, where she starred as Ashley. In 2011, she appeared briefly on an episode of The Mentalist (“Every Rose Has Its Thorn”) as a con artist who would sleep with wealthy men and then blackmail them. Her character was named Naomi/Victoria. Patterson is close friends with Jennifer Finnigan, her co-star on The Stalking of Laurie Show.
Patterson’s charity work includes an animal advocacy group called the Amanda Foundation. Her hobbies include singing, horseback riding, hiking, kickboxing, and cooking.
On September 4, 2011, she married James Verzino, Wealth Management Advisor and Managing Director at Northwestern Mutual Los Angeles, at a ranch in Malibu, California. They have two children, a son, Hudson, and a daughter, London.
|1989||A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child||Little Girl|
|1990||The Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten||Annie||Direct-to-video|
|1993||Secret Adventures: Spin||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Secret Adventures: Snag||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Secret Adventures: Smash||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Secret Adventures: Shrug||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1994||Camp Nowhere||Trish Prescott|
|1995||Secret Adventures: Slam||Arlene Blake||Video short|
|1996||Final Vendetta||Young Jenny|
|2003||Who’s Your Daddy?||Brittany Van Horn||Direct-to-video|
|2005||Candy Paint||Stefanie Petrowski||Short film|
|2006||Pope Dreams||Brady Rossman|
|2007||Ghosts of Goldfield||Julie||Direct to video|
|2007||Remember the Daze||Stacey Cherry|
|2008||Starship Troopers 3: Marauder||Holly Little||Direct to video|
|2009||The Beacon||Christina Wade|
|2010||Wild Things: Foursome||Rachel Thomas||Direct to video|
|2011||Meet the Randalls||Sam|
|2015||The Sac Fly||Sarah||Short film|
|2017||The Life of Ricky||Veronica||Short film|
|1986||Mama’s Family||Dorrie||Episode: “Santa Mama”|
|1990||Good Grief||Little Girl||Episode: “Cub Scouts and Horses & Whiskers on Kittens”|
|1991||Under Cover||Emily Del’Amico||Series|
|1992||It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown!||Lucy van Pelt (voice)||TV short|
|1992||It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown||Lucy van Pelt (voice)||TV short|
|1994||Boy Meets World||Allison Cheever||Episode: “Turnaround”|
|1995||Unhappily Ever After||Cindy Stalling||Episode: “Boxing Mr. Floppy”|
|1995||Something Wilder||Granddaughter||Episode: “Hanging with Mr. Cooper”|
|1995||Kirk||Amanda||Episode: “Night at the Movies”|
|1995||Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story||Jane Powell||Television film|
|1995||The Great Mom Swap||Nicole||Television film|
|1996||3rd Rock from the Sun||Volleyball Girl||Episode: “Brains and Eggs“|
|1996||Minor Adjustments||Joanna Emsen||3 episodes|
|1996–1998||Something So Right||Nicole Farrell||Main role (37 episodes)|
|1997||Saved by the Bell: The New Class||Robyn Peterson||Episode: “Big Sister Blues”|
|1999||Odd Man Out||Caroline||Episode: “The Unbelievable Truth”|
|1999–2000||Movie Stars||Lori Lansford||Main role (21 episodes)|
|2000||Touched by an Angel||Katie||Episode: “With God as My Witness”|
|2000||That ’70s Show||Shelly||Episode: “Eric’s Panties”|
|2000||The Stalking of Laurie Show||Lisa Michelle Lambert||Television film|
|2001||Dead Last||Brandy||Episode: “Jane’s Exit”|
|2003||Nip/Tuck||Fluffer||Episode: “Sofia Lopez”|
|2003||Run of the House||Jessica||Episode: “The Party”|
|2003||Secret Santa||Callie||Television film|
|2004||Cracking Up||Eve||Episode: “Birds Do It “|
|2005||Supernatural||Charlie||Episode: “Bloody Mary”|
|2005||Grounded for Life||Jenna||Episode: “Oh, What a Knight”|
|2006||Charmed||Christy Jenkins||8 episodes in season 8|
|2006||Untitled Brad Copeland Project||Jen||Television film|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Aimee||Episode: “Ending Happy”|
|2007||By Appointment Only||Angie||Television film|
|2011||The Mentalist||Viktoria Shays||Episode: “Every Rose Has Its Thorn”|
|2011||Keeping Up with the Randalls||Samantha||Television film|
|2015||Major Crimes||Donna Cochran||Episode: “Reality Check”|
|2008||LG15: The Resistance||Maggie Schaeffer||Episode: “A Call to Arms”|
Awards and nominations
|1994||Young Artist Awards||Outstanding Youth Mini-Video Series||Secret Adventures: Spin||Nominated|
|1995||Best Young Performer in a Film Made for Video||Secret Adventures||Won|
|1997||Best Performance in a TV Comedy: Supporting Young Actress|