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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 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Founder (post-production)
Rollie Smith
  Caught Stealing (announced)
Hank Thompson
 2015 Bone Tomahawk
Arthur O'Dwyer
 2015 Zipper
Sam Ellis
 2015 A Kind of Murder
Walter Stackhouse
 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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Originated the role of Erwin "Chopin" Boots in Barry Manilow's musical, Harmony, based on the lives of the Comedian Harmonists in pre WWII Germany. This show debuted at the La Jolla Playhouse in the fall of 1997. See more »

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


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Personal Quote:

[on his 2003 resolution] "To be in a movie or a play which doesn't require me to take off my clothes. Unless, of course, I don't get another job... In which case I'll be half-naked and whole-heartedly depressed for the rest of my career." See more »


Starring with John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, and Katie Holmes in Broadway's "All My Sons". See more »

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