Thomson, Patricia Ayame (Patricia Thomson)
Thomson, Patricia Ayame (Patricia Thomson)
THOMSON, Patricia Ayame (Patricia Thomson)
Born in Tokyo, Japan; daughter of Norman Earl (an actor) and Yasuko (maiden name, Higuchi) Thomson. Education: University of California, Los Angeles, B.F.A., theatre arts; studied acting with Estelle Harman, 1982–83, Bill Sorrells, 1984, Daniel Mann, 1985–86, and Harry Mastrogeorge, 1987. Avocational Interests: Volleyball, knitting, traveling, reading.
Addresses: Agent— Twentieth Century Artists, 4605 Lankershim Blvd., Suite 305, North Hollywood, CA 91602.
Career: Actress. Actors Gang, member of company; spokesperson for Japanese and American telecommunication companies; worked as promoter on cruise ships, including Crystal Cruises. Previously worked as a model in Tokyo, Japan.
Awards, Honors: Dramalogue Award (with others), best ensemble, for The Maids.
Student, Tales of Meeting and Parting, 1984.
(As Patricia Thomson) Girl on suitcase/dancer, The Wizard of Speed and Time, Medusa, 1988.
Female accident reporter, Rising Sun, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1993.
Hyang Won Park, At Face Value, 1999.
Voice of Japanese tourists, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie—Rugrats II (also known as Rugrats in Paris: The Movie and Rugrats in Paris—Der Film ), Paramount, 2000.
Television Appearances; Series:
Regular model, Time Machine (game show), 1984–1985.
Allison Ling, Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1985–1986.
Television Appearances; Movies:
(As Patricia Thomson) Playboy Bunny, A Bunny's Tale, ABC, 1985.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Ava, Sons of Gunz, CBS, 1987.
Life Goes On, NBC, 1991.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Featured telethon girl for a musical number, Bob Hope Buys NBC?, 1985.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Nancy Ling Khan, " Chinatown, " T. J. Hooker, 1983.
" Diamonds Aren't a Girl's Best Friend, " Knight Rider, 1984.
Asian girl #1, Better Days, 1986.
Susan, " Abnormal Psych, " Stingray, 1986.
Hohoki, " The Howie Show, " It's a Living, 1987.
(As Patricia Thomson) Nurse, " Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, " Jake and the Fatman, 1987.
(As Patricia Thomson) Nurse #2, " ALF's Special Christmas: Parts 1 & 2, " ALF, 1987.
Filipino girl sex slave, Sonny Spoon, 1988.
Suki Yamamoto, " Dinsmore's Wedding, " She's the Sheriff, 1988.
Sachiko, Kirk's Japanese girlfriend, " Dream Babe, " Dear John, 1989.
Suzi, lab scientist, " Giganticus II: The Revenge, " Knots Landing, 1989.
Flight attendant, " The Flight of the Century, " 227, 1989.
May, " How Long Has This Been Going On?, " Designing Women, CBS, 1991.
Susie, " The Apartment, " Seinfeld, NBC, 1991.
Mom, " Thanks a Bunch, Dr. Lamaze, " Life Goes On, 1991.
Nurse, " Then Came Nessman, " The New WKRP in Cincinnati, 1991.
Lan Dunaway, " Missing, " Street Justice, syndicated, 1992.
Yuki Masahiro, " Reunion, " Raven, CBS, 1992.
Dr. Lee, Days of Our Lives, NBC, 1994, 1995.
Nurse #3, " Never Say Die, " Thunder Alley, ABC, 1994.
Game show model, " Who Killed Mr. Game Show?, " Burke's Law, CBS, 1995.
Japanese operative, " Ultimate Showdown, " Pointman, syndicated, 1995.
" Brazilla vs. Rodney, " The Wayans Bros., The WB, 1995.
Assistant, " So Long, Frank Lloyd Wrong, " Wings, NBC, 1995.
Dr. Lee, " The Final Curtain, " Saved by the Bell: The New Class, NBC, 1996.
Phoebe's pregnant friend from Lamaze class, " The One with All the Kissing, " Friends, NBC, 1998.
Oncological nurse, Days of Our Lives, NBC, 2003.
Also appeared as witness, " Prostitute, " Superior Court; key witness, " Defendant's Friend, " Superior Court; Kitty Lambert, " Lambert vs. Lambert, " Divorce Court.
Ubu the King, Pilot Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1982.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind, 1983.
Dr. Faustus, 1988.
When Shakespeare's Ladies Meet, 1989.
Doughball, East West Players, 1990–1991.
Mrs. Thea Elfstead, Hedda Gabler, East West Players, 1991.
Teruko, Tea, Odyssey Theatre, Los Angeles, 1991.
Maybe, No Scratch, Freemont Theatre, Pasadena, CA, 2002.
Teruko, Tea, Sacramento Theatre Company, 2003.
Also appeared in The Maids, East West Players; The Olympic Show, Children's Theatre; Nightingale, Coronet Theatre, Los Angeles; appeared in performances for children with the Serendipity Theatre Company, including productions of Aladdin, The Velveteen Rabbit, The Bridge to Terabithia, and Jungle Book.
Appeared as Setsuko Banks, American Dreams, Los Angeles Theatre Works production, National Public Radio.
Additional voices, Fear Effect, 2000.