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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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[on Hard Candy (2005)] I think it's a matter of taste. I don't like films that are all about gore and blood and stuff. But, this is a horror about humanity. That's really what scares me and what drew me to the project. It's scary because it's true. This sort of thing is happening every day. See more »


Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BFA in drama. See more »

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