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Rainn Wilson


Rainn Wilson lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fiction writer Holiday Reinhorn (Big Cats), and his son, Walter McKenzie Wilson who was born in 2004. He grew up in Seattle, Washington but graduated from New Trier H.S. in Winnetka, Illinois. After attending both Tufts University and the University of Washington, Rainn studied acting at NYU's ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Office
The Office Dwight Schrute
(2005-2013)
Super
Super Frank Darbo
(2010)
My Super Ex-Girlfriend
My Super Ex-Girlfriend Vaughn Haige
(2006)
Juno
Juno Rollo
(2007)

Filmography

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 2018 The Meg (completed)
Jack Morris
 2017 Thom Pain
Thom Pain
 2017 Star Trek: Discovery (TV Series)
Harry Mudd
- Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad (2017) ... Harry Mudd
- Choose Your Pain (2017) ... Harry Mudd
 2017 Permanent
Jim Dixon
 2017 Shimmer Lake
Andy Sikes
 2017 Smurfs: The Lost Village
Gargamel (voice)
 2014-2016 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Rattleballs / Sparkle / Peace Master
- Reboot (2016) ... Rattleballs / Sparkle (voice)
- Nemesis (2014) ... Peace Master / Rattleballs (voice)
- Rattleballs (2014) ... Rattleballs (voice)
 2016 Army of One
Agent Simons
 2016 Roadies (TV Series)
Bryce Newman
- The Bryce Newman Letter (2016) ... Bryce Newman
 2016 The Weezer Experience (Short)
 2015 Metaphysical Milkshake (TV Series)
The Heart of Rainn Wilson
- Rainn Wilson vs. Rainn Wilson (2015) ... The Heart of Rainn Wilson
- Rainn Wilson & His Butt Worms (2015) ... The Heart of Rainn Wilson
 2015 Backstrom (TV Series)
Everett Backstrom
- Rock Bottom (2015) ... Everett Backstrom
- Corkscrewed (2015) ... Everett Backstrom
- I Like to Watch (2015) ... Everett Backstrom
- Love Is a Rose and You Better Not Pick It (2015) ... Everett Backstrom
- Inescapable Truth (2015) ... Everett Backstrom
 2015/I The Boy
William Colby
 2015 Uncanny
Castle
 2014 Good Samaritan (Short)
George Reed
 2014 Annoying Orange: Movie Fruitacular (TV Movie)
Dr. Po
 2014 Cooties
Wade
 2013 The Stream
Adult Ernest
 2013 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange (TV Series)
Dr. Po
- Orange James Orange (2013) ... Dr. Po (voice)
 2005-2013 The Office (TV Series)
Dwight Schrute
- Finale (2013) ... Dwight Schrute
- A.A.R.M. (2013) ... Dwight Schrute
- Livin' the Dream (2013) ... Dwight Schrute
- Paper Airplane (2013) ... Dwight Schrute
- Stairmageddon (2013) ... Dwight Schrute
 2013 The Farm (TV Movie)
Dwight Schrute
 2011 Few Options
Cousin Don
 2011 Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise (Video short)
 2011 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Dyna-Woman
- The Fall of Dyna-Woman (2011) ... Dyna-Woman
 2011 Fight for Your Right Revisited (Short)
Church Goer
 2010 Family Guy (TV Series)
Dwight Schrute
- Excellence in Broadcasting (2010) ... Dwight Schrute (voice)
 2010 Peep World
Joel Meyerwitz
 2010/I Super
Frank Darbo
 2008-2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series)
Bobby Stoan / Blind Man / Video Match Client / ...
- Crows (2010) ... Blind Man
- Brownies (2008) ... Bobby Stoan (uncredited)
- Larry (2008) ... Bobby Stoan
- Pepperoni (2008) ... Video Match Client
- Robin Williams (2008) ... Cinco Spokesman
 2010 Hesher
Paul
 2009 Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (TV Short)
Wicked Jack (voice)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Professor Colan
 2009 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Calvin Robin Tomlinson
- Digging with the Murderer (2009) ... Calvin Robin Tomlinson (uncredited)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (Video Game)
Gallaxhar (voice)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens
Gallaxhar (voice)
 2009 Los Foley Guys (TV Series)
Goran
 2008 Bang Blow & Stroke (Video short)
Robert 'Fish' Fishman
 2008 VH1 Rock Honors (TV Movie)
Pinball Wizard
 2008 The Rocker
Fish
 2008 Missing Pieces (Short)
Brandon York
 2008 Tim and Eric Nite Live (TV Series)
The Psychic
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... The Psychic
 2007 Juno
Rollo
 2007 The Last Mimzy
Larry White
 2006 The Office: The Accountants (TV Series)
Dwight Schrute
- 'The Best Day of My Life' (2006) ... Dwight Schrute
 2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Vaughn Haige
 2006 Dominion
Angel Gabriel
 2005 The Life Coach
Dr. Watson Newmark
 2005 Entourage (TV Series)
R.J. Spencer
- I Love You Too (2005) ... R.J. Spencer
 2003-2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Arthur Martin
- Ecotone (2005) ... Arthur Martin
- Parallel Play (2004) ... Arthur Martin
- In Case of Rapture (2004) ... Arthur Martin
- Falling into Place (2004) ... Arthur Martin
- I'm Sorry, I'm Lost (2003) ... Arthur Martin
 2005 Wheelmen
Barney
 2005 Blue in Green
Doug
 2005 Sahara
Rudi Gunn
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Martin Grolsch
- Vector (2005) ... Martin Grolsch
 2003 Baadasssss!
Bill Harris
 2003 Monk (TV Series)
Walker Browning
- Mr. Monk Goes to the Ballgame (2003) ... Walker Browning
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses
Bill Hudley
 2002 MDs (TV Series)
John Doe
- Family Secrets (2002) ... John Doe
- Reversal of Fortune (2002) ... John Doe
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Janitor
- Waste (2002) ... Janitor
 2002 Self Storage (Short)
Lee
 2002 Full Frontal
First Fired Employee
 2001 America's Sweethearts
Dave O'Hanlon
 2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Guy in Supermarket
- The Strip Strangler (2001) ... Guy in Supermarket
 2001 Dark Angel (TV Series)
Phil
- I and I Am a Camera (2001) ... Phil
 2001 When Billie Beat Bobby (TV Movie)
Dennis Van De Meer
 2001 Charmed (TV Series)
Kierkan
- Coyote Piper (2001) ... Kierkan
 2000 Almost Famous
David Felton
 1999 The Expendables (TV Movie)
Newman
 1999 Galaxy Quest
Lahnk
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Casey Keegan (1997)
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Show Show Writer (4 credits)
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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on playing the title character, Backstrom] Watching the show is a kind of process. At first you're thinking to yourself, 'Oh, wow, this guy's a racist and a sexist'. And then you think, 'Oh, wow, you know what? He kind of hates everybody'. And then you think, 'Oh, wow, he hates himself worse than he hates anyone else. What's going on with that?' It's asking a lot of an audience, but I think it's... See more »

Trivia:

Originally came to Los Angeles with a theater piece entitled The New Bozena, a show he created off-Broadway. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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