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Patrick Whitley

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Producer (feature film)

Sea People (1999) as Executive Producer
Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a loner, living in a small coastal town in Nova Scotia and dreaming of swimming the English Channel. When she sees an old man jumping off an inlet bridge, she dives in to save him. He introduces himself as John McRae and insists he was just going for a swim in the bitterl
Summer's End (1999) as Producer
A young boy and his older brother spend a summer in their family's lakeside home after the death of their father. When a retired black doctor returns to the community of his boyhood and befriends the younger boy, the two brothers find themselves set against one another as the town's racist past flar
Restless Spirits (1999) as Producer (Temple Street)
Twelve-year-old Katie Penhallow is distraught when her mother goes off to France on a holiday and leaves her and little brother Simon with their stern grandmother Lydia. Dared by the local kids, Katie visits spooky Potter's Pond late one night, which is rumored to be haunted. She stumbles on the gho
Fixer, The (1998) as Executive In Charge Of Production
When he suffers a near fatal accident, Jack Killoran, a savvy operator in Chicago's political machine, starts to reassess his lifestyle, including his business practices. This awakening proves troublesome to his close associates who rely on Killoran to "fix" situations, including a murder committed
Sweetest Gift, The (1998) as Producer
In rural Florida, the Wilson and Martin families overcome racial prejudice to support and nurture one another when times are tough.
North Shore Fish (1997) as Executive In Charge Of Production
Although married, Sal, the foreman of North Shore Fish in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is having an affair with Flo, the "batter" person on the assembly line. Complicating matters, Sal's right-hand man, Porker, is also enamored of Flo. The workers must unite, however, when the factory is threatened wi
Elvis Meets Nixon (1997) as Executive In Charge Of Production
Telefilm based on the true story of the weekend in December 1970 when Elvis Presley decided to leave Graceland and meet with President Nixon. For superstar performer Elvis Presley, the all-consuming need-of-the-moment is a change of pace, so he sneaks away from his bodyguards and heads for Washingto
End of Summer (1997) as Production Executive
Christine Van Buren is an unmarried aristocrat who spends her summers during the 1890s at a posh Saratoga resort where her great love, Theo Remington returns from the West to woo her with stories of his myriad adventures. When Christine resists his efforts, Theo's attention is subsequently taken up
In His Father's Shoes (1997) as Producer
Young Clay Crosby is bereft when his father Frank succumbs to a fatal illness. When he puts on a pair of magical wing-tipped shoes that Frank bought in a mysterious shop, Clay is transferred back to 1962 and relives his father's life, experiencing firsthand such personal details as Frank's formative
Critical Choices (1996) as Executive In Charge Of Production
Inspired by actual events, examines the abortion debate between pro-choice and right-to-life groups as seen through the eyes of three very different women whose paths cross and whose lives are transformed during an intense, crisis-weekend struggle to keep a Los Angeles clinic open.
Hidden in America (1996) as Executive In Charge Of Production
A wealthy doctor becomes involved in the plight of a father who cannot feed his children, but is too proud to accept charity.
Escape Clause (1996) as Production Executive
The life of rising young insurance executive Richard Ramsey becomes a nightmare when a hit man offers to cancel the murder contract his wife Sarah had supposedly taken out on him. All Ramsay has to do is double the fee his wife is allegedly paying. Before Ramsay can confront her, Sarah is murdered,
Homecoming (1996) as Production Executive
A group of four siblings, led by a 13-year-old girl, travel cross-country to live with their estranged grandmother after being abandoned by their mentally ill mother.
Beyond the Call (1996) as Production Executive
A woman jeopardizes her relationship with her husband and family when she takes up the fight for clemency for her former boyfriend, a Vietnam vet suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome, who's about to be executed in South Carolina for killing a policeman. Based on a true story.
Losing Chase (1996) as Production Executive
After years of feeling constricted in her marriage to her husband Richard, Chase Philips suffers a mental breakdown. She leaves her home in Martha's Vineyard for an institution, where she spends months recovering. Upon her return, Chase discovers that her 11-year-old son will barely speak to her. On
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996) as Production Executive
Set in 1960, a couple is imprisoned for violating a Virginia ban on interracial marriage. Based on the true story of an interracial couple who took their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Escape Clause (1996) as Executive Producer
The life of rising young insurance executive Richard Ramsey becomes a nightmare when a hit man offers to cancel the murder contract his wife Sarah had supposedly taken out on him. All Ramsay has to do is double the fee his wife is allegedly paying. Before Ramsay can confront her, Sarah is murdered,
Triplecross (1995) as Production Executive
A convict gets his chance for freedom if he helps to set up a scam to capture his ex-cellmate.
Down Came a Blackbird (1995) as Producer
Psychological drama about a female journalist and other survivors of politically-motivated torture.
Hostage For a Day (1994) as Co-Producer
A dispirited man stages his own kidnapping in an attempt to escape his overbearing wife and his miserable job.
Legend of Gator Face, The (1994) as Producer
A town hermit in rural Mississippi tells two mischievous boys about an elusive swamp creature. The boys' subsequent pranks impersonating the creature go awry when they discover there really is a big, green swamp creature named "Gator Face."
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) as Co-Producer
The comedic adventures of two minor characters from "Hamlet."
Age-Old Friends (1989) as Producer
An "HBO Showcase" adaptation of Bob Larbey's Broadway play about two close friends residing in a retirement home. One is failing physically, but is sharp of mind; the other is in good physical shape, but is losing his memory. They help each other retain their dignity and wit as they confront advanci
Christmas Wife, The (1988) as Producer
An "HBO Showcase" presentation in which a lonely widower who seeks a companion for the holidays meets a shy, mysterious woman who brings with her a secret she ultimately must reveal.
As Is (1986) as Co-Producer
An adaptation of William M. Hoffman's critically lauded 1985 play about Rich, a successful young man who learns that he is stricken with AIDS. When his lover leaves him, his former lover returns to care for him. The play utilizes frequent soliloquies to reveal the emotions of the drama's participant

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Mrs. Munck (1996) as Line Producer
A widow takes into her care a wheelchair-bound older man who once taunted her.
Taking the Heat (1993)
A female detective protects a murder witness from the mob.

Producer (special)

Second City's 15th Anniversary Special (1988) as Producer
A comedy special reuniting Toronto's Second City comedy troupe (not to be confused with the original troupe in Chicago) for its fifteenth anniversary.
Tidy Endings (1988) as Producer
A dramatic special, adapted from Harvey Fierstein's Broadway play "Safe Sex," about the reconciliation that takes place when the male lover and ex-wife of a gay man who died of AIDS confront each other when they are forced to go through and divide his belongings.
Autobiographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman (1988) as Producer
A mock-documentary based on Levy's "SCTV" character Bobby Bittman, an aggressive entertainer embodying all the worst Las Vegas show business cliches. A "Cinemax Comedy Experiment" presentation.
All My Sons (1987) as Production Executive
An adaptation of Arthur Miller's 1947 play about a family in turmoil because of the father's dishonesty and compromise. Joe Keller was a war profiteer and his partner went to jail for selling defective parts to the Army while Joe was absolved. Joe's older son was killed in the war, yet Kate Keller,
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987) as Production Executive
Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the tragic Tyrone family, presented in a controversial production by Jonathan Miller. Under Miller's direction, the characters interrupt each other much like normal conversation, thereby both shortening and dramatically heightening the action. The p
Dave Thomas: The Incredible Time Travels of Henry Osgood (1986) as Producer
Dave Thomas, in his first television special, plays a dedicated college professor who longs to live in Victorian England, a time and place he feels certain must have been simpler and more romantic than late twentieth-century America. A scientific mixup permits Osgood to embark on a series of adventu
Second City 25th Anniversary Special, The (1985) as Producer
A comedy special that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Second City, the famous Chicago-based improvisational comedy troupe. The program featuers an array of graduates who appear in brief comedy skits.
Grown Ups (1985) as Producer
Jake, a successful journalist, has difficulties living up to the expectations of his family. He struggles to re-define his life as he attempts to cope unsuccessfully with his troubled wife, his demanding child, his parents, and his sister at a family reunion.
Martin Short Concert For the North Americas (1985) as Producer
Comedian Martin Short presents his bizarre gallery of characters in this comedy special.
Castle Rock (1981) as Producer
This gothic chiller, set at an American farm called Castle Rock, follows the experiences of Celena McKenna, an Irish girl who comes to the farm to become governess to ten-year-old Annabell Stratton. Celena becomes involved in the mystery surrounding the wife of the owner of Castle Rock and becomes

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Dogboys (1998) as Executive In Charge Of Production
Evidence of Blood (1998) as Production Executive
Face Down (1997) as Executive In Charge Of Production

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

JFK: Reckless Youth (1993)
A miniseries covering the first 29 years of John F. Kennedy's life, through his election to Congress.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

To Catch a Killer (1992) as Co-Producer

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