Patricia (she/her/hers) is an American Canadian actor, voice artist, writer and singer. She was raised in rural Upper Michigan and now divides her time between Montreal and Los Angeles.
Screen: Patricia appears as Angela Blake in Amazon Prime's Three Pines series starring Alfred Molina and Elle Maija Tailfeathers, NBC's Transplant S.2, the Darren Aronofsky film Mother!, CBC's Bellevue starring Anna Paquin, CTV's The Disappearance with Peter Coyote, Go90's Lost Generation with Katie Findlay and scored by Tony-winning Duncan Sheik and NBC's The Bold Type on Free Form. She also played in indie features The Saver by Wiebke Von Carolsfeld, Maz and The Great Traveler by festival-winning filmmaker Federico Hidalgo and the festival award-winning Item 7 short film Fareed by Rudy Barichello. Notable past roles include recurring characters in Ron Moore's Helix s2 as well as 19-2 (Bravo/CTV). She was also the official "Onset Smurf" voice and puppeteer representing Smurfette, Vexy and Clumsy for the making of Sony's Smurfs 2.
Video Games: Patricia Summersett became the voice of Princess Zelda in Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, making her the first official English voice of the eponymous princess in the game's thirty-seven year franchise. She reprised the role of Princess Zelda for the highly-lauded sequel The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom — as well as for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Patricia was nominated for "Outstanding video game performance" by the Montreal Actra Awards. Nintendo's Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the best reviewed games in VG history garnering 262 GotY awards.
Patricia has voiced many games from indie to AAA and provided the voice and full performance capture for two assassins in Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series (Galina in AC: Syndicate and Hope Jensen in AC: Rogue as well as Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege as Ash. She reprised Ash for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Extraction as well as the popular Gacha game Arknights. Other notable roles: full PCAP of Paula Madera in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint alongside Rodney Mullen and Jon Bernthal for Ubisoft and voices in: Star Wars: Squadrons (Tie Fighter), Wastelands 3 (Sugar Plum Mary), For Honor (Knight Warden and Astrea "Warmommy"), Noble Succubus Bianca in Guardian Tales for Kakao, Suikoden Tierkreis (Diadora/Servillah) for Konami and the voice of Nyah in the upcoming indie game Elements by Wreck It / Apogee Ent.
Stage: Patricia has performed in theaters across Canada, the US and the UK. She has been nominated for three META/MECCA (Montreal English Theatre/Critics Circle Awards) for "Best Lead Actress" playing Rosalind in As You Like it and Jacqueline in Trench Patterns (a captain with PTSD). She has also been featured in Equus, Pinter plays and as the title role in Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. She was last seen in the Toronto's 2016 Next Stage Festival, performing the Fringe hit Blood Wild by Paul Van Dyck.
Education: She holds a Masters of Classical Acting from The Royal Central School (RCSSD) in London and a BFA in Theatre Performance from Concordia in Montreal. She has also studied acting at MXAT (Moscow, RU) and NTC (Denver, Co). Before attending drama school, she trained for years as a competitive ice dancer, and held the title of Quebec Sectional Champion before diving headlong into theatre.
Personal: Patricia grew up in a small village in Upper Michigan, a place that remains a constant source of inspiration for her writing and music, due to it's distinct culture and proximity to lake Superior. In addition to her acting career, she is a songwriter and singer for her own band in Montreal. Their sophomore LP More of the World was released May 2023 Summersettband.com. She also enjoys collaborating with her three sisters, all artists living in the US, who perform music together whenever possible.