“POWER BOOK III”: Patina Miller Interview, aka Raquel Thomas or Rock. The actress sat down to chat with CANDID & DIVERSE’S Sophia Lenore about her new Starzplay’s series.
Power Book III: Patina Miller Interview Summary
During the interview they talk about:
- Patina’s character Raquel – aka Rock, the boss lady
- how Power Book III is different from other Power series
- and why
Patina Miller – aka Raquel Thomas
Patina Miller is starring as ‘Raquel Thomas’ in POWER BOOK III: RAISING KANAN for Starz. She recently starred as press coordinator Daisy Grant in the CBS hit drama series, “Madam Secretary,” starring Tea Leoni, Bebe Neuwirth, and Tim Daly.
She also starred as Charlotte Jenkins on the PBS Civil War-era drama, “Mercy Street,” alongside Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Josh Radnor. The show marked PBS’ first original drama in more than a decade.
Miller made her feature film debut as Commander Paylor in Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,”.
The first part of the famous trilogy’s finale was released in November 2014. Patina then reprised her role in the final installment of the series, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2”.
Miller starred as the Leading Player in the Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz’s famous 1972 musical, “Pippin,” directed by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, and co-starring Matthew James Thomas, Andrea Martin, and Terrance Mann.
“Pippin” received the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical at the 67th Annual Tony Awards. Patina successfully put a contemporary twist on a role originated by award-winning actor Ben Vereen, and mastered the Fosse movements that the show relies so heavily on.
Patina earned a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, as well as a Drama League Award, Fred and Adele Astaire Award, and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award.
She previously performed the role of Leading Player in the American Repertory Theater production of “Pippin” from December 2012 to January 2013.