Find out whether actress Patricia Heaton underwent plastic surgery or not to enhance her looks.
Patricia Heaton is best known for her role of 'Debra Barone' in the hit CBS sitcom 'Everybody Loves Raymond,' in which she starred from 1996 to 2005. For her role in the series, she won the Primetime Emmy Award two times for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Patricia Heaton is also known for her role of 'Frances 'Frankie' Heck' on the ABC sitcom 'The Middle.' Additionally, another prominent role came in the CBS sitcom 'Carol's Second Act,' in which she starred as 'Dr. Carol Kenney.' The show aired from 2019 to 2020. The 62-year-old actress has been in showbiz for over 32 years, and she's still very active in the industry. While her age might have narrowed the options for roles in television series and movies, many people claim she underwent plastic surgery to enhance her looks and subsequently keep the acting opportunities open. Did she really undergo plastic surgery? Let's find out.
Patricia Heaton is one of those few celebrities that have openly talked about their plastic surgery procedures. As a mother of four sons, each pregnancy had affected her body and physical appearance. This transformation took a toll on her mentally, too, as she developed very low self-esteem. In order to gain confidence and feel good about her body, she decided plastic surgery was the best option. So she went for it, which helped her regain her confidence.
Patricia Heaton underwent breast augmentation after all four of her pregnancies.
'I think there's good plastic surgery and bad plastic surgery,' Patricia Heaton told People in May 2018. 'I had four C-sections. I gained 50 lbs. with every kid, and I'm 5'2″. It wasn't pretty. It just does something to your body.'
Patricia Heaton also opted for a breast augmentation. 'I was really in the prime of my career when that was all going on, so it just felt better and made me more confident to reconstruct my stomach, take care of all that stuff,' she added.
When Patricia Heaton played the character 'Carol Kenney' for the series 'Carol's Second Act,' she played the role of a woman who was ten years younger than her actual age. And when she played the 50-year-old divorced woman with grown children, pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor, her real age did not seem unnatural.
Patricia Heaton played the role of a 50-year-old character in 'Carol's Second Act,' which was 10 years younger than her real age.
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'I am 61, and I don't have a problem with that,' Patricia Heaton said, as per Showbiz Cheat Sheet. 'I kept saying I don't think people will really believe I'm in my 50s – Do I need gray in my hair? I really [think] I look like Angelina Jolie until I look into the mirror and realize I don't. So, I thought it was realistic she's in her 50s because I look like I'm in my 50s!'
And using different cosmetic enhancement products helped Patricia Heaton play the role and look much younger. And the role of a character that was younger than her true age made more sense. 'Realistically, to be able to get into medical school, I would think they would take your age into consideration,' she said. 'So, If you start at 60 and don't get into your internship until 65…'
Being an actress might look like only living a glamourous lifestyle to the outsiders, but one needs to work much harder in order to last in the industry. Actresses must always stay healthy and maintain their physical appearance. 'Being an actress helps me maintain my health,' she told Parade. 'It's because I fear never working again if I don't look good, so there are motivation and very real pressure to be disciplined because I have to be on TV.'
Patricia Heaton has openly talked about how she used fillers and Botox to enhance her looks. 'I also love beauty products, and I love fillers and Botox; if you do it so that you still look like yourself, you just look like your best self,' she says. In addition, she is also experimenting with an all-plant-based diet in order to maintain a youthful appearance.
Patricia Heaton has openly talked about her love for fillers and Botox.
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'We've all seen people who have gone way over the top with that stuff,' she says, talking about how age affects the work of actresses. 'Obviously, that's not what you want to look like. I think in our industry, in particular, any actress who has had too much work done stops working because you start looking kind of strange, and the camera really picks up stuff.'
But with the modern technological advancements and scientific research, looking younger is not a problem for many people who still want to work in the industry. 'I think we're just in this great time where we have all these incredible scientific advances for your health and for the way you look,' she added. 'I think, if you use them in the right way, it's a beautiful thing. I'm so happy to be able to take advantage of it.'
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