Candice Patton whose full names are Candice Kristina Patton is a female American actress born on the 24th of June 1988. She became very popular after she took part in the CW television series The Flash where she was identified as Iris West, and she also featured in the BET television series The Game.
Candice Patton was raised in Plano, Texas, though she was born in Jackson, Mississippi. The actress graduated in 2007 from Southern Methodist University in Dallas with a BFA in Theatre after she graduated in 2003 from Plano East Senior High School.
Candice Patton Career
It all began in May 2004, during the actress first year in the university, Candice Patton took part in a nationwide audition contest for university students, CBS’ Soap Star Screen Test, which she was able to win a role on the soap opera tagged The Young and the Restless.
Fast forward to the year 2008, the actress also played a role in the independent film Commander and Chief, as well as the WB’s web series Sorority Forever. The actress was featured in so many TV series such as the Bold and the Beautiful and many others that we will be listed below.
Like we earlier mentioned, Candice Patton also played a role as Iris West in the TV series tagged the flash produced in 2014. The actress also made appearances in other tv series and movies such as the Supergirl, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow which was for the Crisis on Earth-X crossover event and many others.
Candice Patton’s role in 2017 as Iris West made her qualified and bagged home so many awards such as the Saturn Award, which she got as the Best Supporting Actress on TV. The actress also played a role as Millie Foss, the daughter of gangsters, in the third season episode “Duet”.
Candice Patton in 2017 co-founded Shethority which simple means “She + Authority”, which is an online collective simply known as a platform where positive women and the feminine inspire, share and empower. Shethority has lots of members and some of the active members include:
- Chyler Leigh.
- Melissa Benoist.
- Tala Ashe.
- Caity Lotz.
- Katie Cassidy.
- Emily Bett Rickards.
- Maisie Richardson-Sellers.
- Juliana Harkavy.
There are still lots of other members that we may not be able to mention at this point in time. Most women share their own experiences and stories going through homophobia, self-acceptance, sexual harassment and many more via social media.
The platform, Shethority has developed its own clothing line with the purpose of using the money realized from sales to donate to a non-profit oriented organization that is fighting for the rights of women.
Candice Patton’s Nominations/ Awards
Year of Nominations/ Awards – The Award-Nominated For – Category
- 2015 – Teen Choice Awards – The Flash – Choice TV: Breakout Star (Nominated)
- 2015 – Teen Choice Awards – The Flash – Choice TV: Chemistry (Nominated)
- 2015 – Teen Choice Awards – The flash – Choice TV: Liplock (Nominated)
- 2016 – Teen Choice Awards – The Flash -Choice TV: Chemistry (Nominated)
- 2016 – Teen Choice Awards – The Flash -Choice TV: Liplock (Nominated)
- 2017 – Saturn Awards – The Flash – Best Supporting Actress on Television (Won)
- 2017 – Teen Choice Awards – Choice Action TV Actress (Won)
- 2018 – Teen Choice Awards – Choice Action TV Actress (Nominated)
- 2018 – Teen Choice Awards – Choice TV Ship (Nominated)
List of Candice Patton TV Shows and Movies
Below are some of the list of the movies and TV series by Candice Patton. We selected some of the most popular ones and you can find them below:
Year of TVshow/Movie – Role – TV show/Movie Title.
- 2011 – Kate – The Craigslist Killer
- 2012 – Dana – Commander and Chief
- 2014 – Sgt. Halway – The Guest
- 2004/2005 – Robin – The Young and the Restless.
- 2007 – Candy – The Bold and the Beautiful.
- 2008 – Actress #2 – Casanovas
- 2009 – Dan Coakley’s Assistant – Entourage
- 2009 – Young Woman – Castle
- 2009 – Olivia – Heroes
- 2008/2009 – Jill / Alicia – Days of Our Lives
- 2010 – Kelly – The Forgotten
- 2010 – Tanisha – One Tree Hill
- 2010 – Meg Waylon – Grey’s Anatomy
- 2011 – Denise Raines – Harry’s Law
- 2011 – Wendy Gibson – CSI: Miami
- 2011 – Liz Beth – Love Bites
- 2011 – Dana – Man Up!
- 2012 – Mrs. Avery – Rizzoli & Isles
- 2013 – Tori – The Game
- 2014 – Iris West – The Flash
- 2017 – Iris West – Supergirl
- 2017 – Iris West – Arrow
- 2017 – Iris West – Legends of Tomorrow.
- 2008 – Mercedes Muna – Sorority Forever
- 2015 – Dr. Chu Hua substitute – Con Man
- 2017 – Herself/Random Girl – Good Life.