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Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor. Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced many nominations and awards. He was nominated for ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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The Conjuring
The Conjuring Ed Warren
Insidious Josh Lambert
Watchmen Dan Dreiberg / Nite Owl
Hard Candy
Hard Candy Jeff Kohlver


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 2017 Caught Stealing (announced)
Hank Thompson
 2016 The Founder (completed)
Rollie Smith
 2016 A Kind of Murder
Walter Stackhouse
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
POTUS (voice)
 2015 Bone Tomahawk
 2015 Zipper
Sam Ellis
 2015 Matters of the Heart
 2014 Stretch
 2013 Girls (TV Series)
- One Man's Trash (2013) ... Joshua
 2010/I The Switch
 2010 The A-Team
 2009 American Dad! (TV Series)
- Wife Insurance (2009) ... Jim (voice)
 2009 Watchmen: The End Is Nigh (Video Game)
Nite Owl II (voice)
 2008 Passengers
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(Soundtrack) Performs the part of Jerry in "The Full Monty," the musical version. See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


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The two times I performed at the White House, for the Kennedy Center Honors, I was made fun of. The first time, in 2001, I wore a nice Gucci suit and tie, which cost more than my rent. And when I met President Bush, he said, 'Thanks for dressing up.' Everybody else was in a traditional tux. It was really funny. I totally got mocked by the President. Then the next year, I had on a black suit with ... See more »


He was offered the Oklahoma lead after he sang "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" in an audition for director Trevor Nunn. See more »

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