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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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Other Works:

Played Billy Bigelow in the Royal National Theatre's revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel" in 1996/1997 - a total of 15 months on the road. See more »

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


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I would never abandon Broadway. I do want to expand my horizons and do more film work, but I'm interested in good roles, wherever they may be. I will always come back, even if I went to LA for a job. I refuse to acknowledge the gap between theater and film. I want to do both, on both coasts. So I will, unless I never get a job again, in which case I'll go back to my first career choice: chimney ... See more »


His father, John, and his brother, Mark, are both TV anchormen at WTVT in Tampa, Florida. His mother, Mary K., is a professional singer and voice teacher. See more »

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