American Actor Patrick Wilson's Rise To Fame

American Actor Patrick Wilson's Rise To Fame
July 3, 2020 - 19:00 / Rachel Johnson

The handsome and talented American actor Patrick Wilson has become a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood! Find out right here how this "scream king" rose to fame! 

Born July 3, 1973 in Norfolk Virginia, American actor Patrick Wilson knew he wanted to act at an early age! After graduating with a degree in drama from Carnegie Mellon University, Patrick would make his acting debut as an understudy in a stage production of Miss Saigon

After five years of building his impressive resume Off-Broadway, Patrick Wilson would make his Broadway debut in 2000 in a production of The Full Monty. His performance in the show would earn him a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical!

Patrick Wilson and Ben Shenkman Angels in America 2003

Patrick Wilson Broadway to Hollywood

Patrick Wilson would continue to pursue a career in Broadway with a follow-up performance in hit Broadway production Oklahoma! until 2003 when he made the transition to Hollywood! Patrick's big screen break would come with HBO miniseries Angels in America

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Audiences loved Patrick as closeted Mormon Republican "Joe Pitt", and the actor received critical acclaim from around the world for his performance! Patrick would continue his Hollywood success and break into film with appearances in The Alamo (2004) and The Phantom of the Opera (2004). 

Patrick Wilson attends the 2019 premiere Of Lionsgate's Midway

Patrick Wilson Today

Today, Patrick Wilson is well-known for his parts in horror films including 2006 Golden Globe nominated film Running with ScissorsThe Conjuring (2013), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019). In fact, the actor has cemented himself in the horror genre so much that fans now regard him as the "scream king"! 

When the 47-year-old isn't busy scaring us, he enjoys spending time with his wife of 15 years, actress Dagmara Domińczyk and their two sons, Kalin (14) and Kassian (11). It has also just been announced that Patrick will star in upcoming Sci-Fi film Moonfall alongside Halle Berry and Josh Gad. We are eagerly awaiting the release! 

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