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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

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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Rainn Check! Actor Rainn Wilson Reveals His Nerdy Past in New Memoir
03:21 — Actor Rainn Wilson came to fame as Dwight Schrute on “The Office.” Now he’s turned author with a new memoir titled “The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, (more…)
Rainn Wilson: Reduce Plastic
00:10 — Rainn Wilson hopes to bring awareness to the dangers of plastic.
Rainn Wilson Is a Proud Nerd
02:51 — Rainn Wilson grew up a nerd and a geek, while playing the bassoon and Dungeons and Dragons. He goes into detail at the Los Angeles Times Festival of B (more…)
Rainn Wilson Shares His Writing Experience
02:51 — Rainn Wilson had doubts about his writing talent early in his career. His work with Soul Pancake changed that.

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Fri Dec 2 6:30pm
Galaxy Quest Syfy

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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Sat Dec 3 4:30pm
Almost Famous CMT

A 15-year-old boy with an overprotective mother hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band in 1973 after being assigned to write an article for Rolling Stone magazine.

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Sun Dec 4 12:30pm
Almost Famous CMT

A 15-year-old boy with an overprotective mother hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band in 1973 after being assigned to write an article for Rolling Stone magazine.

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Rainn Wilson,  Emily Deschanel
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, WA
  • Profession: Actor

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