Deborah Pratt is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter. She is best known for her role as Virginia Madsen on the television series Picket Fences.
Pratt was born in New York City, the daughter of an actress and a producer. She has two sisters, one of whom is also an actress. Pratt began her career as a child actress, appearing in commercials and television shows. She made her film debut in the 1984 film The Goonies.
After appearing in a number of films and television shows, Pratt landed the role of Virginia Madsen on Picket Fences in 1992. The show ran for four seasons and earned Pratt a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama.
After Picket Fences ended, Pratt appeared in a number of films and television shows, including The X-Files, CSI: Miami, and NCIS. She has also produced and written several films, including the 2006 film Broken Bridges.
Pratt has been married twice. Her first marriage was to actor Bruce Boxleitner, with whom she has two sons. Her second marriage is to actor Michael Shanks, with whom she has one son.
Pratt has a net worth of $5 million.
Actor, Author, Television producer, Film director, Screenwriter
Donald P. Bellisario
Troian Bellisario, Nicholas Bellisario
Bertram Roberson Pratt, Geraldine Bryant
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming One Hour or More)
Peep World, Cora Unashamed, Our Friend, Martin, Grambling's White Tiger, Airwolf: The Movie, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
She is the daughter of Geraldine (Bryant) and Col. Bertram Roberson Pratt. Her parents were both African-American/Creole (of African and European, including French, descent). Her father was from Mobile, Alabama, and her mother was from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.