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Tonye T. Patano
|Born||October 16, 1961|
Tonye T. Patano (born October 16, 1961)[ citation needed ] is an American actress. She may be best known as "Heylia James" on the television series Weeds .
She has appeared in television shows such as Law & Order , Sex and the City , Monk and Third Watch . Patano was in the original cast of the Broadway play, 45 Seconds from Broadway by Neil Simon.
At age 35, she was diagnosed with diabetes, and she suffered a stroke in 2005.
|1984||The Jesse Owens Story||Laverne Owens|
|1998||A Price Above Rubies||Earring woman|
|1999||The Hurricane||Woman at prison|
|2004||Imaginary Heroes||Big Mean Teacher||Voice role|
|2005||The Great New Wonderful||Shirley|
|2005||The Thing About My Folks||Nurse|
|2007||Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot||Mrs. Shelby|
|2009||The Taking of Pelham 123||Regina|
|2009||Loving Leah||Emily||TV Movie|
|2009||Bunker Hill||Nurse Evans||TV Movie|
|2009||Come What May||Thema|
|2010||The Company Men||Joyce Robertson|
|2014||The David Dance||Mrs. P.|
|2014||Every Secret Thing||Clarice|
|2014||Time Out of Mind||Ms. Jackson|
|2015||Jack of the Red Hearts||Miz|
|2017||Roxanne Roxanne||Ms. Denise|
|1996||New York Undercover||Mrs. Samuels||Episode 3.01: "A Time of Faith (Part 1)"|
|2000||Now and Again||Jimmy's Mom||Episode 1.17: "Boy Wonder"|
|2000, 2003, 2009–12||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Ann, Sally, Judge Maskin||9 Episodes|
|2001||Deadline||Nurse Alice||Episode 1.08: "The Undesirables"|
|2003||Sex and the City||Ruby||Episode 6.11: "The Domino Effect"|
|2003||Hope & Faith||Receptionist||Episode 1.07: "Car Commercial"|
|2004||Law & Order||Feldman||Episode 14.11: "Darwinian"|
|2004||Monk||Woman on the Train||Episode 3.01: "Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan"|
|2005||Third Watch||Danielle||Episode 6.18: "Too Little Too Late"|
|2005–2008, 2011||Weeds||Heylia James||38 Episodes|
|2006–2009||Handy Manny||Mrs. Thompson||Voice role|
|2008||Eli Stone||Judge Flora Simms||2 Episodes|
|2009–12||One Life to Live||Phylicia Evans||Recurring; Beginning from September 10, 2009|
|2011||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Board Member #2||Episode 8.10: "Larry vs. Michael J. Fox"|
|2013||The Americans||Viola||Episodes 1.02: "The Clock" and 1.12: "The Oath"|
|2016||The Blacklist||Judy Sickler||Episode 3.14: "Lady Ambrosia"|
|2016||Elementary||Dolores Murphy||Episode 5.03: "Render, and Then Seize Her"|
|2017||Sneaky Pete||Libby Metzger||Episodes 1.02: "Safe" and 1.03: "Ms. Success"|
|2018||Younger||Akilah||Episode 5.07: "A Christmas Miracle"|
|2019||SMILF||Aunt Valerie||Episode 2.07: "Smile More if Lying Fails"|
|2019||Madam Secretary||Verline Grant||Episode 5.17: "The Common Defense"|
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