Patrick Wilson

Actor and Singer
Born Jul 3, 1973

Patrick Joseph Wilson is an American actor and singer. Wilson has spent years singing lead roles in major Broadway musicals, beginning in 1996. In 2003, he appeared in the HBO mini-series Angels in America. Wilson has appeared in more than 18 feature films, including The Alamo, The Phantom of the Opera with Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler, 2006's Little Children, the 2009 film Watchmen, the 2010 film The A-Team, the 2011 film The Ledge, and Insidious among others.… Read More

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  • Video: Patrick Wilson: A "Gifted" Actor
    CBS News - Nov 25, 2011
  • Television Review; ‘A Gifted Man’ On Cbs And ‘Hart Of Dixie’ On Cw
    NYTimes - Sep 23, 2011
  • The New Season Film; December Release Schedule
    NYTimes - Sep 18, 2011
  • What's On Today
    NYTimes - Sep 08, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Patrick Wilson.


1973 Birth Born on July 3, 1973.


1996 23 Years Old Wilson has spent years singing lead roles in major Broadway musicals, beginning in 1996. … Read More
2000 27 Years Old Circa 2000, Wilson completed work on the film My Sister's Wedding, which has never been released.
2001 28 Years Old He sang "On the Street Where You Live" from My Fair Lady for Julie Andrews' awards ceremony when she received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2001.


2003 - 2004 2 More Events
2005 32 Years Old On June 18, 2005, Wilson married Polish-American actress Dagmara Dominczyk, also a Carnegie Mellon graduate (he graduated in 1995 with a drama degree; she graduated in 1998).
2006 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, he had his first starring film role when he was cast as Brad Adamson in Todd Field's Little Children. … Read More
2008 35 Years Old In 2008, he starred in Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace.
2009 36 Years Old Wilson played Dan Dreiberg / Nite Owl II in Zack Snyder's 2009 film adaptation of the graphic novel Watchmen, gaining 25 pounds for the role after filming flashback scenes as the slimmer Nite Owl II. … Read More
On October 19, 2010, in Yankee Stadium, he sang "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch of Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Texas Rangers and the New York Yankees.
2012 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2012, Wilson gave the Keynote address for his Alma Mater, Carnegie Mellon University, in which he spoke of his memories from childhood and through his career.
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