Actress Patricia Richardson was born in Bethesda, Maryland on February 23th 1951. She made her debut in You Better Watch Out in 1980. In 1984 she appeared in the short-lived sitcom Double Trouble with Frasier's Jane Leeves. In 2001 she played Marilyn Monroe's mother in the mini-series 'Marilyn Monroe'. Patricia Richardson's big break, however, was Home Improvement in 1991.