Grey-eyed beauty, Patti D’Arbanville is not just a woman who has managed to stay gorgeous even in her sixties, the former model has successfully built an acting career in Hollywood spanning over fifty years. She has not just starred in American movies but has spread her wings to French films as well. Some of her most notable works include playing the character of Bilitis in David Hamilton’s 1977 film of the same title, interpreting the role of Lt. Virginia Cooper on the FOX series New York Undercover, and performing in the first New York stage production of Shanley’s play, Italian American Reconciliation which earned her a Drama-Logue Award for best actress in 1987. She is also popular for starring in Andy Warhol’s L’Amour (1973).
Taking just a few bits from her other works, this American actress has also shown us that she is gifted in the field of acting in films like Erotic Salad (1967), Flesh (1968), Big Wednesday (1978), Time after Time (1979), Modern Problems (1981), Real Genius (1985), The Boys Next Door (1985), The Division (2003), Wild Card (2005), and Morning Glory (2010). Looking for more information about this Hollywood stunner? You are in the right place!
Who Is Patti D’Arbanville?
Born in the world’s big apple, New York, Patti’s hometown is Manhattan. She was born Patricia D’Arbanville on May 25, 1951, with her zodiac being Taurus. Her first shot at playing pretend came while she was just 8 years old – when she got to display her amazing acting ability in a New York University student film titled Tuesday and BlueSilk which details a story about a girl and her cat. Patti finished her high school education at Quintana’s School for Professional Children. At age 13, while performing as a disk jockey, she met her breakthrough following her discovery by Andy Warhol who hired her three years later to play a role in his 1968 film titled Flesh.
Following her exceptional performance in Flesh, there was no looking back in her journey to stardom. Patti D’Arbanville seized the opportunity, exploiting her stunning figure as she moved to London and landed modelling deals. After this dig at modelling, she embraced working as an actress fully, staring in both movies and TV shows. This period saw her work on the sets of films such as L’Amourand Bilitis for which she remains most recognized for. Patti lived in France for ten years and is able to speak fluent French. This irrefutably beautiful actress is as tall as 5 ft. 4 inches.
Who Are Patti D’Arbanville’s Spouse and Children?
This dazzling actress has not been so lucky in love considering how her love life has unfolded like a blockbuster. Her modelling days in London witnessed her get down in a romantic relationship with British singer, multi-instrumentalist, and philanthropist, Cat Stevens. Her romance with Cat was adorable while it lasted, the singer was so much in love with the actress that he wrote two hit songs dedicated to her. The songs titled Lady D’Arbanville and Wild World were released after she had broken up with him, moving out of London to explore modelling in both Paris and New York.
Patti has been married three times with her first husband being French actor, Roger Miremont who she tied the knot with in 1975. The marriage met its end after five years in 1980. In the same year, she married Steven Curry but the union still failed as she divorced him less than a year later in 1981. She then dated Mick Jagger and Bud Cort before falling into a romantic relationship with fellow actor, director, producer, singer, and songwriter, Don Johnson.
With Don, she had her first child, Jesse Wayne Johnson (b. 1982). The relationship lasted for years before hitting the rocks in 1986. She tried her luck at marriage again when she got married to former New York City firefighter, Terry Quinn in 1993. She and Terry have three children, Emmelyn (b. 1990), Alexandra (b. 1991), and Liam (b. 1992). Their relationship crashed in 2002 but it remains her longest marriage.
Her Parents and Siblings
Not much is known about this aspect of the actress’ life. We can only tell that her dad, George D’Arbanville worked as a bartender while her mother who bears the name, Jean (née Scott) is an artist. It is not clear whether Patti has siblings or not.