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Will Patton was born in Charleston, South Carolina. His father, Bill Patton, is a playwright, acting/directing instructor, and Lutheran minister. Patton attended the North Carolina School of the Arts. He has won two OBIE awards for best actor for the off-Broadway plays, Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" and the Public Theatre production of "What Did ... See full bio »

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 2017 Shots Fired (TV Series) (pre-production)
Sheriff Daniel Platt
- Recurring (2017) ... Sheriff Daniel Platt
 2016 Leavey (post-production)
 2016 You Can't Win (post-production)
Foot and A Half George
 2016 American Honey
 2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Mike Tascioni
- Landing (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
- Shoot (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
- Hearing (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
- Targets (2016) ... Mike Tascioni
 2011-2015 Falling Skies (TV Series)
Captain Weaver / Colonel Dan Weaver / Colonel Weaver
- Reborn (2015) ... Colonel Dan Weaver
- Reunion (2015) ... Captain Weaver
- Respite (2015) ... Captain Weaver
 2014 The November Man
Perry Weinstein (as William Patton)
 2012 Abigail Harm
The Visitor / Narrator
 2012/I The Girl
 2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
CIA Associate Director Craig Halliday
- Unshockable (2010) ... CIA Associate Director Craig Halliday
 2010 Waking Madison
Mr. Walker
 2009 The Canyon
 2009 Looking at Animals (Short)
 2008 The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond
Mr. Dobyne
 2008 American Violet
Sam Conroy
 2008 Wendy and Lucy
 2008 Lucky Days
 2007/I The List
Michael Harriston
 2006 The Way (TV Movie)
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
James Fletcher
 2004 The Last Ride (TV Movie)
Aaron Purnell
 2004 Family Sins (TV Movie)
Philip Rothman
 1999 Jesus' Son
John Smith
 1999 Entrapment
Hector Cruz
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Moe the Truck Driver
 1998 Armageddon
 1998 O.K. Garage
 1997 The Protector (TV Series)
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks
Lt. Morgan
 1996 Plain Pleasures (Short)
 1996 Fled
 1996 The Spitfire Grill
Nahum Goddard
 1994 Judicial Consent
Alan Warwick
 1994 Tollbooth
Dash Pepper
 1994 Natural Causes
Michael Murphy
 1993 The Paint Job
 1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
 1993 Taking the Heat (TV Movie)
 1992 Lincoln and the War Within (TV Movie)
 1992 A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (TV Movie)
Frank Maxwell
 1992 In the Deep Woods (TV Movie)
Eric Gaines
 1991 Cold Heaven
Father Niles
 1991 The Rapture
Deputy Foster
 1991 Deadly Desire (TV Movie)
Giles Menteer
 1991 Dillinger (TV Movie)
Melvin Purvis
 1990 Nasty Boys, Part 2: Lone Justice (TV Movie)
 1990 Bright Angel
Woody (uncredited)
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
- Flesh and Blood (1990) ... Batiste
 1990 A Shock to the System
Lt. Laker
 1990 Everybody Wins
 1988 Wildfire
 1988 Stars and Bars
Duane Gage
 1987 A Gathering of Old Men (TV Movie)
Lou Dimes
 1986 Belizaire the Cajun
Matthew Perry
 1985 The Beniker Gang
Forest Ranger
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Officer Nick Braxton
- Lady Cop (1985) ... Officer Nick Braxton
 1984-1985 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Kentucky Bluebird
- Episode #1.8648 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (credit only)
- Episode #1.8647 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (uncredited)
- Episode #1.8645 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (uncredited)
- Episode #1.8644 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (uncredited)
- Episode #1.8643 (1985) ... Kentucky Bluebird (credit only)
 1984 Chinese Boxes
 1983 Silkwood
 1983 King Blank
Bar Customer
 1983 Variety
 1982 CBS Library (TV Series)
Ben Moody
- Robbers, Rooftops and Witches (1982) ... Ben Moody
 1981 Kent State (TV Movie)
 1979 Minus Zero
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Other Works:

: Plays Dad in "Shoppers Carried by Escalators Into the Flames" play by Denis Johnson (Dimson Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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When he left the 1984 off-Broadway production of "Fool for Love", he was replaced by his understudy, Bruce Willis. See more »


Usually plays the right hand man to the leader roles See more »

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