Mary Pat Gleason has had a long and Blessed career as both a writer and an Actress. During the ten years she worked in New York City she appeared as a regular in the soaps "Texas" and "The Guiding Light," she transitioned from her character Jane Hogan to the shows script editor in 1984 and won an Emmy as part of the writing team the following year. She has appeared in many Regional Theaters and in 2006 appeared Off Broadway in her one woman show titled "Stopping Traffic" at the Vineyard Theatre In New York City. Mary Pat has been living in Los Angeles now for over 20 years and has been working steadily in Television and Film. Many of her most interesting credits can be viewed under her name on THE INTERNET MOVIE DATA BASE or the IMDB.com. She appeared as IDA, a robot, last year in Disney's series "The Middleman". Mary Pat has been a volunteer artist with The Virginia Avenue project for 16 of it's illustrious years. VAP has been one of the most rewarding programs and experiences of her life.