PATRICK WILSON is a critically acclaimed and award-winning actor who has quickly
become well-known for
his body of work. Over the years, Wilson has tackled lead roles in major
Broadway musicals, as well as
starring in big-budget blockbusters.
Wilson was most recently seen in A Kind of Murder where he played Walter
Stackhouse, a successful
architect married to a woman who leads a seemingly perfect life. His fascination
with an unsolved murder
leads him into a spiral of chaos as he is forced to play cat-and-mouse with a
clever killer and an
overambitious detective, while at the same time lusting after another woman. A
Kind of Murder also stars
Jessica Biel and Haley Bennett. He was also recently seen in The Founder
alongside Michael Keaton and
Upcoming projects for Wilson include being set to co-star by Warner Bros. and
director James Wan in the
much-anticipated film, Aquaman, opposite Jason Momoa, who plays the title
character. Wilson will play
the fish whisperer's supervillain half-brother, ORM, also known as Ocean Master.
The DC film is set to
release December 2018.
Wilson reached his widest audience to date in the role of Ed Warren in The
Conjuring franchise. The
Conjuring is one of the top 5 highest-grossing supernatural films of all time.
The Conjuring 2 released in
2016 and grossed an impressive $40 million in its opening weekend.
In 2015, he starred as Lou Solverson in the TV series, "Fargo," opposite Kirsten
Dunst, Jesse Plemons
and Ted Danson. Wilson's performance garnered Critics' Choice, Gold Derby, and
nominations for "Best Actor in a Limited Series."
Wilson's production company, Lost Rhino Films, has completed one title and has
another in development,
both in which Patrick stars. Let's Kill Ward's Wife starring Amy Acker and Scott
Foley, released on VOD in
December 2014 and theatrically on January 9, 2015. Caught Stealing, directed by
Wayne Kramer and
starring Alec Baldwin, is currently in development.
Additional film credits include: The Hollow Point, Bone Tomahawk, Zipper, Home
Sweet Hell, Matters of
the Heart, Jack Strong, Big Stone Gap, Stretch, Space Station 76, Insidious:
Chapter 2, Insidious,
Prometheus, Young Adult, The Ledge, Morning Glory, The Switch, The A-Team, Barry
Watchmen, Life in Flight, Passengers, Lakeview Terrace, Purple Violets, Brothers
Three: An American
Gothic, Little Children, Running with Scissors, Hard Candy, The Phantom of the
Opera, The Alamo and My
On the small screen, Wilson also received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations
for his portrayal of the
morally conflicted Joe Pitt in the HBO miniseries "Angels In America: Millennium
Approaches," the much
honored 2003 adaptation of Tony Kushner's award-winning Angels In America:
Perestroika. He also
starred in "A Gifted Man," and the second season of the award-winning HBO
original series "Girls." The
episode, "One Man's Trash," became one of the most talked about episodes of the
show's history, as well
as one of the most-watched episodes of the season.
Wilson has also been honored with two consecutive Tony Award nominations for
Best Actor in a Musical,
the most recent coming for his performance as Curly in the successful 2002
Broadway revival of
Oklahoma!, for which he also received a Drama Desk Award nomination. He earned
his first Tony Award
nomination for his work in the 2001 Broadway hit The Full Monty, for which he
also garnered Drama
Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations and won a Drama League Award. In
2006, he returned
to Broadway to star in the revival of the Neil Simon comedy Barefoot in the
Park, opposite Amanda Peet.
His most recent Broadway credit is the 2008/2009 revival of Arthur Miller's All
My Sons, with John
Lithgow, Dianne West and Katie Holmes.
Born in Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Wilson earned a Bachelor
of Fine Arts degree from
Carnegie Mellon University. Starting his career on the stage, he earned applause
in the national tours of
Miss Saigon, and Carousel. In 1999, he starred off-Broadway in Bright Lights,
Big City, winning a Drama
League Award and a Drama Desk Award nomination. That same year, he made his
Broadway debut in
Gershwin's Fascinating Rhythm, for which he won another Drama League Award.
Wilson currently resides in New Jersey with his family.
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