Patricia Broderick (Biow)
|Also Known As:||"Patsy"|
|Birthplace:||New York, NY, USA|
|Death:||Died in New York, NY, USA|
|Cause of death:||Cancer|
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About Patricia Broderick
From Wikipedia (English):
Patricia Biow Broderick (February 23, 1925 – November 18, 2003) was an American playwright and painter. She was the wife of actor James Broderick and the mother of actor Matthew Broderick.
Life and career
Broderick was born Patricia Biow in New York City, New York, the daughter of Sophie (née Taub) and Milton H. Biow, president of an advertising firm. Her family were Jewish immigrants from Germany and Poland. She began writing plays in the 1940s and several of them were performed in New York and London. Her 1996 film, Infinity, was based on the life of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman. She worked on the script of the 1989 Civil War drama Glory.
Her paintings were displayed in several galleries in New York and across the country. Broderick's partner of her last six years was the painter John Wesley.
Patricia Broderick died of cancer on November 18, 2003, at her home in Greenwich Village, aged 78.