First Appearance: May 4, 1964
Last Appearance: May 23, 1989
Portrayers: Susan Trustman, May 4, 1964 - March 20, 1967.
Beverly Penberthy, April 19, 1967 - January 15, 1982; May 22 and 23, 1989.
Departure: Embarrassed by details of her past published in Jamie Frame's book, Pat
moved to the New York division of Cory Publishing.
Introduction Scenes: (Susan Trustman) The Matthews' house to Tom Baxter (RIP), "Hello, Tom."
(Beverly Penberthy) A hospital room to Russ Matthews, "This is all very unusual, isn't it Dr. Matthews? A doctor treating his own sister?"
Exit Scenes: (Susan Trustman) In the Randolph kitchen before falling off a stool, "No, Lee, no! No, don't."
(Beverly Penberthy) In her apartment, handing the phone to Liz Matthews, "Aunt Liz, it's for you."
Last Known Whereabouts: New York.
Birthday: August 21, 1944.
Other Aliases: Cynthia Matthews (original name). Patricia Ellen Matthews (maiden and full name).
Relatives: Mary Matthews
(RIP), mother. Jim Matthews (RIP), father. Marianne Randolph, daughter. Michael Randolph, son. Alice
Matthews Frame, sister. Russ Matthews, brother. Will Matthews (RIP), uncle. Janet Matthews, aunt. Olivia
Matthews, niece, Josie Watts, niece, Bill Matthews (RIP), cousin. Susan Matthews Shearer, cousin. Sarah Matthews Wheeler, great-niece. Gary Sinclair Jr. (RIP), great-nephew.
Spouses: John Randolph (RIP) (married on June 24, 1965. Divorced on March 18, 1977).
Lovers: Tom Baxter (RIP) (1964), Philip Lyons (1980-1981), and Brian Bancroft (fiance) (1980-1982).
Dates: Michael Bauer (1966, 1967), Dave Gilchrist, and Kevin Cook (1980)
Flirtations: Sam Lucas (1974).
Legal History: Tried for the murder of Tom Baxter (RIP) (acquitted). Tried for the murder of
Greg Barnard (RIP) (case dismissed).
Medical History: Made sterile by a botched abortion. Sterility cured by an operation. An alcoholic.
Current and Former Occupations: Secretary at Cory Publishing. Book editor at Cory
Publishing. Editor of Brava Magazine. Employee in Cory's London Division.