Patricia Tate - Updated Dec 2023

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Patricia Tate

Patricia Tate was popular as the American celebrity sibling of actress Sharon Tate. Patricia Tate herself was an actress and a social activist.

Early Life

Patricia Tate was born on October 30, 1957, in her birthplace, Richland, Washington, USA, and her age was only 43 years old at the time of her untimely demise on June 3, 2000. Patricia has had two younger sisters namely actress Sharon Tate and writer Debra Tate.

Likewise, Patricia’s parents are the father Colonel Paul James Tate, and mother Doris Gwendolyn (née Willett). Her father was a United States Army officer whereas her mother was a social worker.

Likewise, Patricia’s family is of English, Scottish, Swiss-French, and Swiss-German descent. Moreover, she is also well-known as Patti Tate.

Patricia Tate

Caption: Patricia Tate’s family tree. Source: Pinterest

Patricia Tate – Death

Moreover, Patricia passed away on June 3, 2000. She resided in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA. She was suffering from breast cancer.

Relationship Status

Patricia Tate was married to Don Ford. They tied the knot on 19 August 1979. Patricia and Don shared three children namely Brooke Marie Ford, Brie Taylor Ford, and Bryce Warwick Tate Ford. The couple divorced in the year 1992.

There is also information that Patricia was bisexual. For the last 7 years of her life, Patricia lived with Alisa Statman.

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Caption: Patricia Tate posing for a photo during her wedding ceremony. Source: Pinterest

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, she was a popular actress. She was also the elder sister of American actress and model, Sharon Tate.

Patricia was a part of films like Ally McBeal in 1997, The Secret History of Rock ‘n’ Roll with Gene Simmons in 2001, and 20/20 Wednesday in 1993. Patricia started wider fame after the film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was released.

It is a film about Patricia’s sister – Sharon Tate’s real life. Besides being a celebrity sibling, Patricia was also active in social activities alongside her mother. She worked with various NGOs.

Patricia Tate’s sister, Sharon played small TV roles in the 1960s. This was prior to appearing in films and regularly featuring in fashion magazines as a model and cover girl. Sharon was murdered on August 9, 1969, along with four others.

The murderers were the members of the Manson Family, a cult. The murder happened in the home Sharon shared with her husband Roman Polanski. Patricia’s sister was 8 and a half months pregnant at the time of her murder.

Patricia Tate – Net Worth 2023

There is no verified information regarding Patricia’s net worth and earnings. Similarly, her sister, Sharon had a net worth of around $300k US dollars.

Patricia Tate – Social Media

At the time of Patricia Tate’s demise, social media was not present. Therefore, there is no public profile of Patricia on any social media platforms.

Body Measurements

Patricia stood at an approximate height of 163 cm or 5 feet 4 inches and her weight is around 60 kgs or 132 lbs.

Other than this, there is no information regarding Patricia’s other body measurement details like her chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, etc. Moreover, Patricia had blonde hair and brown eyes.