Veteran American actress, director, and producer Patricia Gaul is best known for her roles in the movies “The Big Chill,” “Silverado,” and “Road Trip.” Her big break came when she played Annie in the blockbuster hit movie “The Big Chill,” directed by Lawrence Kasdan, in the early 1980s. Her then-husband, American actor Jeff Goldblum, also acted in the movie. Before the couple split, she made appearances in a few more of Goldblum’s movies, including “Silverado” and “Into the Night.” The Specials, Murder Ordained, Empty Nest, Three Men and a Little Lady, and Quincy, M.E. were among the subsequent projects she worked on.
Acting Aspirations of Patricia Gaul
Her first appearance on television was in the criminal drama mystery series “Quincy, M.E.” in the episode “The Law Is a Fool.” Her most notable performance was as Annie in Lawrence Kasdan’s 1983 hit movie “The Big Chill.” Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, Tom Berenger, and others starred in the movie. Her subsequent notable movie, also starring Goldblum, was the 1985 blockbuster “Silverado,” which also starred Kevin Kline, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, and Scott Glenn.
She appeared in a number of other films in 1985, including “Scandal Sheet,” “Deadly Messages,” and “Into the Night,” which starred Jeff Goldblum. In the 1987 television drama film “Convicted: A True Story,” she portrayed Norma Forbes. In the romantic drama movie “Some Kind of Wonderful” from 1987, starring Eric Stoltz, Lea Thompson, and Mary Stuart Masterson, she played Mrs. Gale. She portrayed Paulette in the criminal drama television film “Murder Ordained.”
Gaul played Iona Ratliff in the comedy “Big Business” from 1988. Additionally that year, she played Pasty in the “Roseanne” television sitcom episode “D-I-V-O-R-C-E.”
In the movie “Three Men and a Little Lady,” she portrayed Mrs. Walker. On November 21, 1990, the movie was released, and it made $71.6 million at the box office. She then appeared in the 1991 television film “Runaway Father.” She appeared as Mrs. Moses in the episode “Sucking Up Is Hard to Do” of the TV show “Empty Nest.” In 1996, she appeared as Mrs. Ethridge in the one-off episode of the medical drama “ER” titled “A Shift in the Night.” In the road sex comedy “Road Trip,” which was released in 2000, she played Cookie Edwards. Seann William Scott, DJ Qualls, Breckin Meyer, and Paulo Costanzo starred in the Todd Phillips-helmed movie. The movie was a smash success, earning $119.8 million at the box office. She played U.S. Bill’s mother in the superhero comedy movie “The Specials” from 2000.
Behind the Scenes
On October 31, 1945, Patricia Gaul was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Little is known about this former gorgeous diva’s early years, family history, or formative years. She dated American actor Jeff Goldblum, and on July 4, 1980, they were wed. The couple’s marriage did not last long; they divorced in 1986. Patti Gaul is another moniker for her.
Net Worth of Patricia Gaul
The estimated net worth of Patricia Gaul is around $1 million.