Patti D'Arbanville

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Patti D'Arbanville
Patti D'Arbanville 1985.jpg
D'Arbanville in 1985
Born (1951-05-25) May 25, 1951 (age 72)
New York City, U.S.
Years active1968–present
Roger Miremont
(m. 1975;div. 1980)
Steve Curry
(m. 1980;div. 1981)
Terry Quinn
(m. 1993;div. 2002)
Partner Don Johnson (1981–1986)
Children4, including Jesse Johnson

Patricia D'Arbanville (born May 25, 1951) [1] is an American actress known for her appearance in Andy Warhol projects. [2] [3]



After appearing in Flesh (1968), D'Arbanville performed in Warhol's L'Amour (1973), and as the title character in the David Hamilton film Bilitis (1977).

D'Arbanville has worked in film and television series in the United States and France. Including portraying Lt. Virginia Cooper on the Fox series New York Undercover . [4]

Personal life

In the late 1960s, when she was a model in London, D'Arbanville met and developed a romance with singer and songwriter Cat Stevens. She was the inspiration for his hit song "Lady D'Arbanville" (released 1970). [5]

D'Arbanville left Stevens for periods of time to continue her modeling career in Paris and New York City, and was a part of Warhol's Factory scene. In an interview with Warhol, she said wistfully that she had heard the song "Lady D'Arbanville":

Stevens wrote that song "Lady D'Arbanville" when I left for New York. I left for a month, it wasn't the end of the world was it? But he wrote this whole song about "Lady D'Arbanville, why do you sleep so still." It's about me dead. So while I was in New York, for him it was like I was lying in a coffin... He wrote that because he missed me, because he was down... It's a sad song. [6]

D'Arbanville later had a relationship with actor Don Johnson from 1981 to 1986. The couple had a son, Jesse Wayne Johnson (born December 7, 1982). [4]

D'Arbanville has been married and divorced three times. She lived in France for ten years, becoming fluent in French, and was married to French actor Roger Miremont  [ fr ], then known as Roger Mirmont, from August 1, 1975, to 1980. From April 26, 1980, to 1981, her husband was Steve Curry. She was then married to former New York City firefighter Terry Quinn from June 15, 1993, to March 12, 2002. They have three children: daughters Emmelyn and Alexandra and son Liam. [4]


D'Arbanville in 2007 Patti D'Arbanville in NYC, July 2007.jpg
D'Arbanville in 2007


1968 Flesh Patti
1970The HouseLorraine
1971The Blood LettingHillary
1973 L'Amour Patti
1975 Rancho Deluxe Betty Fargo
1977 Bilitis Bilitis
La fille d'AmériqueRonni Williams
1978 Big Wednesday Sally Jacobson
The Fifth Floor Cathy
1979 The Main Event Donna
Time After Time Shirley
1980 Hog Wild Angie Barnes
1981 Modern Problems Darcy Carson
1985 Real Genius Sherry Nugil
The Boys Next Door Angie
1988 Call Me Cori
Fresh Horses Jean
1989 Wired Cathy Smith
1994Frame-Up II: The Cover-UpBarbara Griffin
1996 The Fan Ellen Renard
1997 Fathers' Day Shirley Trainor
1998Archibald the Rainbow PainterElaine Tiger
Celebrity Iris
2002 Personal Velocity: Three Portraits Celia
2003A Tale of Two PizzasMargie Bianco
2006 World Trade Center Donna's Friend
2007 Perfect Stranger Esmeralda
You Belong to MeGladys
2008 The Marconi Bros. Sonya Weitzman
2010 The Extra Man Katherine Hart
2010 Morning Glory Mrs. Fuller, Becky's mother


1976 Once an Eagle MicheleTV miniseries
1977 Code R Maggie"The Great Boat Race"
1978 The Eddie Capra Mysteries Nancy Sinclair"Where There's Smoke"
1980 Barnaby Jones Jessica Collins"Run to Death"
Charlie's Angels Bianca"Angels of the Deep"
1982 Darkroom Babette"Guillotine"
1984 Murder, She Wrote Leslie Andler"Hit, Run and Homicide"
1985 Miami Vice Mrs. Stone"Back in the World"
1986 Crime Story Eve Vollesky"Final Transmission"
1988Crossing the MobLucy ConteTV movie
Midnight Caller Jordan"Payback"
1989 Wiseguy Amber Twine / Theresa DemanteRecurring role
1990Snow KillLauren CraneTV movie
1992 Law & Order Betty Drake"Wedded Bliss"
1992–1993 Another World Christy CarsonTV series
1993Blind SpotLucindaTV movie
South Beach RoxanneRecurring role
1994 The John Larroquette Show Linda"Death and Dishonor"
L.A. Law Caroline Hardy"Dead Issue"
My So-Called Life Amber Vallon"Guns & Gossip", "Other People's Mothers", "On the Wagon"
1994–1997 New York Undercover Lt. Virginia CooperMain role
1997Bad to the BoneMarilyn WellsTV movie
1998 Homicide: Life on the Street Darlene Everett"The Twenty Percent Solution"
1998–2000 Guiding Light Selena DavisTV series
2000–2005 Third Watch Rose BoscorelliRecurring role
2003 The Division Maggie"The Cost of Freedom"
Nip/Tuck Wallace Forsythe"Sofia Lopez"
2004 The Sopranos Lorraine Calluzzo"Rat Pack", "Where's Johnny?", "All Happy Families..."
2005 Wild Card Kathy"See Ya Later, Investigator!"
2006–2010 Rescue Me EllieRecurring role
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Cecilia"World's Fair"
Eyes Dee Dee McCann"Investigator"
2017 The Sinner Lorna Tanetti"Mason Tanetti's Mother"
2018 Billions Mama Axelrod"Kompenso", "Redemption"

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