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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 Nick Offerman.

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 Golden Globe 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 Munday, 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 Sister's Wedding.

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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