Carra-Patterson
Carra Patterson | Biography

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  • Full Name Carra Patterson
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace USA
Actress of Disney+ Series 'Turner & Hooch'

Carra Patterson | Biography

Shaun Of The Series 'The Arrangement' from 2017 to 2018

Patterson has been cast in the Netflix film 'Rustin', expected to release in 2022. She is expected to play the role of Coretta Scott King. The movie was produced by Higher Ground Productions, founded by former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. 'Rustin' tells the story of a late civil rights activist, Bayard Rustin, who helped organize the 1963 March on Washington where the influential Martin Luther King Jr. gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech.  


Carra Patterson is an actress well known for her appearance in the movie Straight Outta Compton (2015), and TV series Bloodline (2016), and The Arrangement (2017-2018).

Who is Cara Patterson?

Cara Patterson is an American producer and actress born on 31 January in the United States. She attended Georgia State University as a freshman. While later, she got accepted into New York University's Tisch School of the Arts' Master of Fine Arts (MFA).

Patterson debuted her acting career in 2008 with the TV series Somebodies, where she played the role of Brooke Bellamy. However, she only appeared in one episode. Then, in 2010, she appeared in the movie Why Did I Get Married Too? The following year, she was featured in the short film Out There as Kelly. Also, she appeared in two TV series, Blue Bloods and The Good Wife, in 2014.

In addition, Patterson played Tomica in the 2015 movie Straight Outta Compton. The movie follows the 1980s rap group NWA, who rises from the rough streets of Compton in Los Angeles and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and stories about life in the hood. Followed by that, from 2017 to 2018, she starred in the drama TV series The arrangement as Shaun for 20 episodes. Other TV series of Patterson include Instinct (2019), Prodigal Son (2019), How To Make Love to a Black Woman (2020) as well as Lovecraft Country (2020).

Besides TV series, she has also been featured in several movies like How to Tell You're a Douchebag (2016), Ambition's Debt (2017), and The Snakes (2021).

'Turner and Hooch'

On 26 February 2020, it was announced that Patterson would be cast on Disney+ reboot TV series Turner and Hooch, the sequel to the 1989 film of the same name. However, the show was canceled after the first season.

The show cast included Josh Peck from Drake & Josh as US Marshal Scott Turner Jr, the son of the original Scott Turner played by Tom Hanks. The show follows a detective, Scott Turner, who solves crime with his oversized dog named Hooch. Moreover, Patterson plays the role of Jessica Baxter in the series.

Upcoming Movie 'Rustin'

Patterson has been cast in the Netflix film Rustin, expected to release in 2022. She is expected to play the role of Coretta Scott King. The movie was produced by Higher Ground Productions, founded by former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. Rustin tells the story of a late civil rights activist, Bayard Rustin, who helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, where the influential Martin Luther King Jr. gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech.

Husband

Patterson married her husband, Rufin Prentiss, an actor, on 18 May 2019. The couple has a daughter named Cressida Makari Prentiss, born on 25 December 2020. Moreover, she was shooting Turner and Hooch when she was pregnant.

Cara Patterson and Rufin Prentiss' Wedding
Cara Patterson and Rufin Prentiss' Wedding (Photo: Instagram)

In addition to that, her husband, Prentiss, also shared a photo of their baby on Instagram. According to his caption, Cressidia means gold and is one of Shakespeare's leading women.

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