American actress who appeared as Wrangler Jane on the 1960s TV series F Troop.
She was born in Southern California and was cast in F Troop when she was sixteen years old.
Her Hawaiian stage credits include productions of House of Blue Leaves and Miss Julie.
She was married three times: to James MacArthur, Robert Seaton, and Vern Miller. Her first husband, James MacArthur, was a series regular on Hawaii Five-O, and Patterson also appeared on the show while she was living with MacArthur in Hawaii.
She performed with Barbara Rush in a 1970s Hawaii stage production of Butterflies are Free.