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, Washington, United States

Profession: Actor

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Rainn Wilson Boards Cameron Crowe's Roadies in Guest Role

Cameron Crowe's new Showtime series Roadies is heating up nicely, and things just got way more interesting with the announcement from Showtime that Rainn Wilson will be joining the cast with a guest appearance as Bryce Newman, a famous and narcissist… Read more

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Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen
04:28 — In "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," two years have passed since Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) and the Autobots saved the human race from the invad (more…)
Almost Famous
01:55 — A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their conce (more…)
What Constitutes a Christmas Movie?
01:33 — James learns Rainn Wilson is a sucker for a particular Nicolas Cage Christmas movie while Anthony Mackie has loose criteria for what he defines as a h (more…)
Rainn Wilson Is The Bassoon King
04:39 — Rainn Wilson's new book "The Bassoon King" is available in stores on November 10, but his sweet bassoon jams are available right here and now.

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen MOMAX

Two years after saving the world with the Autobots, Sam Witwicky is heading off to college when an ancient Decepticon named The Fallen returns to Earth seeking revenge. Their home planet of Cybertron rendered uninhabitable, the Autobots begin working with (more…)

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America's Sweethearts SHO2e

A studio publicist entreats an estranged Hollywood couple to appear happy at a press junket while promoting their latest movie.

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Mon Apr 3 7:34am
Galaxy Quest STARZ

Aliens ask the unemployed actors of a canceled science-fiction series to help them win an intergalactic war in this hilarious spoof. Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver. Dane/Lazarus: Alan Rickman. Kwan/Chen: Tony Shalhoub. Directed by Dean Parisot.

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Exclusive Video: It's Backstrom vs. Bones!

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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"

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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…

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  • Birth Name: Rainn Dietrich Wilson
  • Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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