Wilson has quickly emerged as one of the hottest acting talents
in years. His unique blend of talent and understated charm has
endeared him to critics and audiences alike.
has had the opportunity to show his acting range in several
high profile projects: he starred in and received a Golden Globe
nomination for Angels in America, directed by Mike Nichols
for HBO. In this 2004 Golden Globe recipient for best miniseries,
Wilson stars opposite Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Mary Louise Parker
and Emma Thompson. He went on to start opposite Jason Patric,
Dennis Quaid and Billy Bob Thorton in The Alamo, directed
by John Lee Hancock.
starred in the Broadway musical revival of Rogers and Hammerstein's
Oklahoma!, for which he was nominated for a second consecutive
Tony Award for best lead actor in a musical for his portrayal
of Curly. Previously, he was the lead role of Jerry Lukowski
in the Broadway musical The Full Monty. The role garnered
Wilson rave reviews from critics and he received several award
nominations, including a Tony nomination for Leading Actor in
a Musical, Drama Desk Nomination, Drama League Award, and an
Outer Critic's Circle Nomination for this role. Time Out New
York voted Patrick's role as "one of the best performances
first earned attention from New York audiences in the Off-Broadway
musical adaptation Bright Lights, Big City. His role
earned him a Drama Desk nomination and a Drama League Award.
Soon after, Wilson starred in the Broadway musical Fascinating
Rhythm, a revue of George and Ira Gershwin songs, which
also garnered him a Drama League Award.
in Virginia, Wilson spent most of his years growing up in St.
Petersburg, Florida. His mother is a singer and voice teacher,
while his father is a TV anchor in Florida.
received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. He is also
a singer/songwriter of his own music.
recently completed work in Los Angeles on the indie film Hard
Candy for director David Slade.