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  • His father, a news anchorman, and his mother, a voice teacher, have also worked as professional singers.
  • Won the Charles Willard Memorial Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Music Theatre while attending Carnegie-Mellon University.
  • In 1999, made Broadway debut in the musical Fascinating Rhythm.
  • His breakthrough role was as Joe Pitt in the HBO miniseries Angels in America (2003).
  • Appeared alongside Claire Danes in a 2007 GAP commercial that featured the pair dancing to "Anything You Can Do."
  • Headlined a 2012 concert, along with his brothers Mark and Paul, benefiting Paws for Patriots, an organization that trains guide dogs for visually impaired veterans.
  • Has appeared as a soloist with Tampa Bay's Mostly Pops Orchestra.


  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
  • 2001, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 2004, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2002, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee


  • John Wilson — Father
  • Kassian McCarrell Wilson — Son
  • Mary K. Wilson — Mother
  • Kalin Patrick Wilson — Son
  • Paul Wilson — Brother
  • Mark Wilson — Brother
  • Dagmara Dominczyk — Wife


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (BFA in Drama, 1995)

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  • Birth Name: Patrick Joseph Wilson
  • Birth Place: Norfolk, VA
  • Profession: Actor

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