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James (Jimmy) Van Patten is an accomplished actor, writer and producer with a lifetime involvement in the entertainment industry, encompassing film, television, and theater. He has been critically acclaimed as an actor and has received awards for screen writing and producing. His independent production company, which he co-founded with his brother,... See full bio »

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Saw IV
Saw IV Dr. Heffner / Coroner
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter
Saw VI
Saw VI Coroner


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 2018 Rachel (pre-production)
 2017 Inconceivable (completed)
Dr. Weisman
  Copperhead Creek (announced)
Shay Thompson
 2012 A Thousand Cuts
 2009 Saw VI
 2004 Quiet Kill
Detective Jackson (as Jimmy Van Patton)
 2000 The Flunky
Tyler Mann
 1998 Havasu Heat
 1998 I Might Even Love You
 1998 Freedom Strike
Tactical Action Officer
 1994 The Killing Jar
Dick Kelly
 1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights
 1991 Life Stinks
Wheelchair Attendant
 1990 Twisted Justice
 1989 Hyper Space
Raymond Scully
 1987 The Under Achievers
Todd (as Jimmy Van Patten)
 1983 Young Warriors
Kevin Carrigan
 1982 Tennessee Stallion
 1981 Lunch Wagon
 1979 Roller Boogie
Hoppy (as Jimmy Van Patten)
 1979 The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
Young Soldier #1 on Train (as Jimmy Van Patten)
 1979 California Dreaming
Mike (as Jimmy Van Patten)
 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet
Jake (as Jimmy Van Patten)
 1976 Freaky Friday
Cashier (as Jimmy Van Patten)
 1976/I Lifeguard
Surfer (as Jimmy van Patten)
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Other Works:

: Plays Ben Silverman in "The Sunshine Boys" play by Neil Simon (Falcon Theatre, Burbank, California, USA and the National tour in over 100 cities.

Alternate Names:

Jimmy Van Patten | Jimmy Van Patton | Jimmy van Patten


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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You create your own stage, the audience is waiting...


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