Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson
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Updated: Oct 28, 2021

Birth Name: Patrick Joseph Wilson

Nickname/Stage Name: Patrick Wilson

Birth Date: July 3, 1973

Genres: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Occupation(s): Actor, Singer, Director

Years Active: 1995 till Present

Net Worth: $7 million


Personal Life

Patrick Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He is the youngest of three brothers. He got married to actress Dagmara Dominczyk in 2005.

The couple has two sons (born in 2006 and 2009).


Wilson attended Shorecrest Preparatory School and graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1995 with a B.F.A. in Drama.


He started acting in 1995 during the national touring production of Miss Saigon and made his Broadway debut in The Full Monty (2000).

In 2006, Wilson starred in Little Children. Two years later, he had another lead role in Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace. He played the character of Dan Dreiberg/Nite Owl II in Zack Snyder's superhero film Watchmen.

Wilson portrayed the antagonist in The A-Team (2010) and starred alongside Rose Byrne in the horror film Insidious (2010). He reprised his role in the latter in the 2013 sequel.

He portrayed the popular paranormal investigator Ed Warren alongside Vera Farmiga in The Conjuring. He returned for the sequels.

In 2018, Wilson played the DC character Orm Marius/Ocean Master in the superhero movie Aquaman.


Young Hollywood Award (2006)


[On his 2003 resolution] "To be in a movie or a play which doesn't require me to take off my clothes. Unless, of course, I don't get another job... In which case I'll be half-naked and whole-heartedly depressed for the rest of my career."

"I would never abandon Broadway. I do want to expand my horizons and do more film work, but I'm interested in good roles, wherever they may be. I will always come back, even if I went to LA for a job."

" I refuse to acknowledge the gap between theater and film. I want to do both, on both coasts. So I will, unless I never get a job again, in which case I'll go back to my first career choice: chimney sweep."


He named his horse Frodo, the name of the protagonist in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Tom Hanks inspired him to pursue a career in acting.

He is good friends with Vera Farmiga.


My Sister's Wedding (2001)

The Alamo (2004)

Little Children (2006)

Watchmen (2009)

Insidious (2010)

The Conjuring (2013)

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Zipper (2015)

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Aquaman (2018)

Midway (2019)

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)

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