Rainn Wilson Celebrity Watchlist

With his deadpan comic style, this stage-trained actor evoked painful laughter as a pompous assistant on the Emmy-winning sitcom The Office. Before snagging his seminal gig, Wilson spent a number of years on stage tackling Shakespeare roles, working at som… (more)

Birth Name: Rainn Dietrich Wilson

Birth Place: Seattle, WA

Birthday: January 20, 1968, Capricorn

Profession: Actor

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Exclusive Video: It's Backstrom vs. Bones!

Fox's latest cop drama Backstrom has quite a bit in common with the network's stalwart procedural Bones. For starters, they were both created by Hart Hanson and were both adapted from popular book series. (They will also be paired together on Thursda… Read more

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Tue May 26 12:00am
The OfficeThe Convict TBS

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, creators of the British version of “The Office,” penned this episode, in which Michael discovers that a new employee is an ex-con. Michael ultimately gets rattled when his staff begins equating the office with prison (more…)

Tue May 26 12:37am
The Late Late Show With James CordenNew(Season 1, Episode 8) CBS

Jordana Brewster; Dave Grohl; Rainn Wilson.

Thu May 28 12:00am
The OfficeA Benihana Christmas, Part 1(Season 3, Episode 2) TBS

Part 1 of 2. The party-planning committee feuds, resulting in two rival Christmas bashes; Michael gets dumped by his girlfriend for the holidays. Harold Ramis directed.

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Backstrom
Backstrom Sneak Peek: Is Backstrom Making His Case Too Personal?

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Rainn Wilson as Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom
Can Backstrom Make Viewers Love Rainn Wilson's Jerky Detective?

Creator Hart Hanson and Rainn Wilson weigh in on creating unlikable character that works

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The Office's Rainn Wilson Previews His TV Return on Backstrom: "This Guy Is an A–hole"

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Exclusive Backstrom Video: Meet the Show's "Assemblage of Misfits"

Rainn Wilson and creator Hart Hanson introduce the "assemblage of misfits"

Glee
Fox Announces Premiere Dates for Glee's Goodbye, The Following's Return

It's officially the beginning of the end for Glee. Fox announced Thursday that the sixth and final s…

Sarah Chalke
Sarah Chalke Joins Fox's Backstrom

Scrubs' Sarah Chalke has joined Rainn Wilson in Fox's midseason drama Backstrom, TVLine reports.

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  • Birth Name: Rainn Dietrich Wilson
  • Birth Place: Seattle, WA
  • Birthday: January 20, 1968, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
  • User Rating:4.74 out of 5 (125 ratings)
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