Paula Patton is an American actress. She made her film debut in Hitch (2005). She appeared in the musical film Idlewild (2006). She had her breakthrough role in Déjà Vu (2006). She also acted in the films Mirrors (2008), Swing Vote (2008), Precious (2009), Just Wright (2011), Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and Jumping the Broom (2011). She is the ex-wife of Robin Thicke.