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Marnette Provost "Marne" Patterson (born April 26, 1980) is an American actress.
Patterson in 2015
Marnette Provost Patterson
April 26, 1980
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Marne Patterson Verzino|
(m. after 2011)
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 Scabbar 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 (voice)||Video|
|1994||Camp Nowhere||Trish Prescott|
|1996||Sweet Evil||Jenny (young)|
|2002||Who's Your Daddy?||Brittany Van Horn||Video|
|2005||Candy Paint||Stefanie Petrowski||Short|
|2006||Pope Dreams||Brady Rossman|
|2007||Ghosts of Goldfield||Julie||Video|
|2007||Remember the Daze||Stacey Cherry|
|2008||Starship Troopers 3: Marauder||Holly Little||Video|
|2009||The Beacon||Christina Wade|
|2010||Wild Things: Foursome||Rachel Thomas||Video|
|2015||The Sac Fly||Sarah||Short|
|2017||The Life of Ricky||Veronika||Short|
|2020||Think Like a Dog||Cindy|
|1986||Mama's Family||Dorrie||Episode: "Santa Mama"|
|1990||Good Grief||Little Girl||Episode: "Cub Scouts & Horses & Whiskers on Kittens"|
|1991||Under Cover||Emily Del'Amico||Main role|
|1992||It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown||Lucy Van Pelt / Frieda (voice)||TV film|
|1993–1994||Secret Adventures||Arlene Blake||Video short series|
|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||Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story||Jane Powell||TV film|
|1995||The Great Mom Swap||Nicole Henderson||TV film|
|1995||Kirk||Amanda||Episode: "Night at the Movies"|
|1996||3rd Rock from the Sun||Volleyball Girl||Episode: "Brains and Eggs"|
|1996||It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown||Lucy Van Pelt (voice)||TV short|
|1996||Minor Adjustments||Joanna Emsen||Episodes: "Ask Dr. Ron", "The Ungrateful Dead", "Baby Boomer Angst"|
|1996–1998||Something So Right||Nicole Farrell||Main role|
|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|
|2000||Touched by an Angel||Katie Sullivan||Episode: "With God as My Witness"|
|2000||That '70s Show||Shelly||Episode: "Eric's Panties"|
|2000||Rivals||Michelle Lambert||TV 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||TV 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||Recurring role (season 8)|
|2006||Untitled Brad Copeland Project||Jen||TV film|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Aimee||Episode: "Ending Happy"|
|2007||By Appointment Only||Angie||TV film|
|2008||LG15: The Resistance||Maggie Schaeffer||Episode: "A Call to Arms"|
|2011||The Mentalist||Viktoria Shays||Episode: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"|
|2011||Keeping Up with the Randalls||Samantha||TV film|
|2011||The Chamberland Sisters||Maria Chamberland||TV film|
|2015||Major Crimes||Donna Cochran||Episode: "Reality Check"|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|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||Something So Right||Nominated|