Ronald Reagan and Pat O'Brien in "Knute Rockne, All American"

These Patricks are famous, but they're not all saints!


Ronald Reagan and Pat O'Brien in "Knute Rockne, All American"

Pat Boone

Charles Eugene Boone was born June 1, 1934 and has always been known professionally as Pat Boone. He is a singer, actor and writer who was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. He sold over 45 million albums, had 38 Top 40 hits and starred in more than 12 Hollywood movies. Boone's talent as a singer and actor combined with his old-fashioned values contributed to his popularity in the pre-rock and roll era. He continues to entertain and perform. Boone is also a motivational speaker, a television personality, a conservative political commentator and a Christian activist, writer and preacher.

Pat Sajak

Born in 1946 as Patrick Leonard Sajdak, he is a television personality, former weatherman, actor and talk show host, best known as the host of the television game show "Wheel of Fortune."

Patrick Buchanan

Patrick Joseph "Pat" Buchanan, born in 1938, is a conservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician and broadcaster. Buchanan was a senior advisor to American presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, and was an original host on CNN's "Crossfire." He sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1992 and 1996. He ran on the Reform Party ticket in the 2000 presidential election. He co-founded The American Conservative magazine and launched a foundation named The American Cause. He is currently a political commentator and a regular on "The McLaughlin Group."

Danica Patrick

Danica Sue Patrick was born in 1982 and is an auto racing driver, currently competing in the IndyCar Series, the ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards, and the NASCAR Nationwide Series, as well as a model and advertising spokeswoman. Patrick was named the Rookie of the Year for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season. With her win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300, Patrick became the first woman to win an Indy car race. Patrick currently drives the #7 GoDaddy.com Honda/Dallara for Andretti Autosport. In 2010, Patrick raced in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, driving the #7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet Impala for JR Motorsports part-time.

Two Famous Patriots

Patrick Pearse (Led the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland)

Patrick Henry ("Give me liberty or give me death")

Famous parents who named a child Patrick

Patrick, child of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Patrick, child of Diane Disney
Patrick, child of Dudley Moore
Patrick, child of Edward Kennedy
Patrick, child of Eileen Brennan
Patrick, child of Jack Cassidy
Patrick, child of Jimmy Breslin
Patrick, child of John F. Kennedy
Patrick, child of John Farrow
Patrick, child of John Wayne
Patrick, child of Maria Shriver
Patrick, child of Maureen O' Sullivan
Patrick, child of Ryan O'Neal
Patrick, child of Shane Filan
Patrick, child of Shirley Jones
Patrick, child of Sydney Lawford
Patrick, child of Tom Berenger


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