On June 19, 2007 Patrick was one of 115 people to be admitted to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences which is the group who's members vote on Academy Award nomination ballots.
Patrick was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2006, in the category of Best Screenplay- Motion Picture, for his work on the film "Notes on a Scandal".
Patrick Marber has had many small comic roles in shows like The Day Today and Knowing Me Knowing You, but he is a very successful serious playwright. One of his plays was made into a rather good film called Closer, with some big name stars in it, like Julia Roberts,Jude Law, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen.
Next up is a movie version of Alan Partridge, which no doubt will storm the U.S. box office...