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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 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Founder (post-production)
Rollie Smith
 2015 A Kind of Murder (post-production)
Walter Stackhouse
  Caught Stealing (announced)
Hank Thompson
 2015 Bone Tomahawk
Arthur O'Dwyer
 2015 Zipper
Sam Ellis
 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:

Commercial for GAP with Claire Danes, titled "Anything You Can Do", directed by Little Miss Sunshine (2006) directors Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris. See more »

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


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[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 »


Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical: for The Full Monty in 2001 and for the role of Curly in Oklahoma in 2002. See more »

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