Patricia-McPherson
Patricia McPherson | Biography

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  • Full Name Patricia McPherson
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Washington DC, USA
  • Birth Date Nov 27, 1954
  • Age 67 Years, 5 Months
  • Net Worth (Not Disclosed)
Dr. Bonnie Barstow On Series 'Knight Rider'

Patricia McPherson | Biography

President of Environment Conservationists Grassroots Coalition

Alongside being an actress, McPherson has been an environmentalist her whole life. She and her husband together advocate for the preservation and conservation of wildlife and wetlands in California. Following her retirement from the entertainment industry, she dedicated herself to a cause that can bring about positive changes in the lives of existing living beings. As of now, she is mainly involved in preserving Ballona Wetlands in Southern California.


Patricia McPherson is a former American actress. She has mainly gained recognition for her appearance as Bonnie Barstow in the NBC action drama series Knight Rider (1982-1986).

Who is Patricia McPherson?

McPherson is a television and film actress. She began her career as a small part of the 1978 short film Libra. Her debut stint in the short film helped her land a role in the NBC TV series, which defined her career. After that, she got cast as the lead character Dr. Bonnie Barstow in Knight Rider.

Beginning in 1982, McPherson played Bonnie in the show's first season. After completion of season 1, the show makers demanded more sex appeal from her character, forcing her to leave the series in its second season. However, they again brought her back in season 3 after peer pressure from the show viewers and lead actor David Hasselhoff. She then appeared in the show until its official closure in 1986.

Furthermore, McPherson's other notable acting works were Starman (1986 TV series), Dynasty (1987 TV series), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988 TV series), etc. She retired from acting in 1991 after her brief appearance in ABC TV series Matlock. However, she later made several guest appearances in TV talks and documentary series like Celebrity Profile (2001 documentary), Biography (2005 documentary), Piers Morgan's Life Stories (2011 TV series), etc.

Age and Early Bio

Patricia McPherson was born in Washington DC, USA, on 27 November 1954. She graduated from the University of California and the University of Florida.

Although names and other details of her parents are not available, her father was a Naval Officer of high rank. He had to move to different countries for work purposes. Thus, she lived with him in Paris, France, for a couple of years as a child. Later, she moved back to the USA and lived in Oak Harbor, Washington.

Husband

The 67 years old former actress is married to her husband, James Garrett. After marriage, she settled down with him in California, and they are still together. Authentic internet sites or other major media have not published any information regarding her married life or husband. Moreover, she prefers a low-key personal life away from the press. McPherson is also not available on any social media platforms.

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Now

Alongside being an actress, McPherson has been an environmentalist her whole life. She and her husband together advocate for the preservation and conservation of wildlife and wetlands in California. Following her retirement from the entertainment industry, she dedicated herself to a cause that can bring about positive changes in the lives of existing living beings. As of now, she is mainly involved in preserving Ballona Wetlands in Southern California.

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Patricia McPherson Now For Grassroots Coalition. (Photo: Facebook)

According to a February 2021 report on krcw.com, McPherson serves as the environment conservationists group Grassroots Coalition President. Moreover, the same year in September, she was one of the candidates in the Angeles Chapter Elections. In addition, she gave her candidacy for a seat in the Airport Marina Group.

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