Patricia Cornwell

Born: 06/08/1956 in Miami, Florida, USA

Filmography

Producer (4)

Hornet's Nest 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Patricia Cornwell's At Risk 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Patricia Cornwell's The Front 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

ATF 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (2)

Criminal Minds 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Open Book 1997 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Charles Cornwell

Husband
Married June 14, 1979 Divorced 1989

Staci Gruber

Husband
Married February 2005

Milestones

2012

Guest starred as herself on CBS police procedural "Criminal Minds"

2010

Executive produced two Lifetime films based on novels "At Risk" and "The Front"; also made cameos in both as a watiress

2002

Published non-fiction book Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper – Case Closed

1999

Made TV executive producing and writing debut with ABC movie "ATF"

1990

Introduced popular recurring character Dr. Kay Scarpetta (Chief Medical Examiner for the state of Virginia) in crime novel Postmortem

1984

Worked at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Virginia, first as technical writer and later as computer analyst

1983

Wrote biography on family friend Ruth Bell Graham A Time for Remembering

1980

Won investigative reporting award from North Carolina Press Association

1979

Launched career as crime reporter for The Charlotte Observer

1961

Moved to Montreat, NC where her mother was hospitalized for depression; placed in foster care system along with brothers

Bonus Trivia

.

Cornwell was a descendant of abolitionist and author Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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