Patricia Wettig is an American actress. She’s also a playwright. She started her acting career in the 1980s, debuting in the 1982 TV movie Parole. She later played recurring role Joanne in the NBC series St. Elsewhere in 1986. Her first starring role on television was as Nancy Krieger Weston in the ABC show thirtysomething. During the ’90s, she played Judge Justine Parkes in the CBS series Courthouse, as well as starred as Eleanor Riggs-Cattan in L.A. Doctors. She also made her film debut in 1991’s Guilty by Suspicion. Shortly after, she starred as Barbara Robbins in City Slickers. She reprised her role in the sequel City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold. In the 2000s, she became known for her roles as Dr. Judy Barnett in Alias, Caroline Reynolds in Prison Break, and Holly Harper in Brothers & Sisters.