Handsome and capable actor Patrick Wilson has always stood out from the crowd, starting with his time at the famous Carnegie Mellon University, where he received the Charles Willard Memorial Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Music Theatre. That was before he received his B.F.A. in acting in 1995.
For most of his early career, which began in 1995, the actor played in Broadway musicals and was twice nominated for a Tony Award for his roles in The Full Monty (2000-2001) and Oklahoma! (2002). In 2003 he received the Golden Globe and the Primetime Emmy Award for his appearance in the HBO mini-series Angels in America. He was nominated in the category “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Mini-series or Film”. A second nomination for the Golden Globe Award followed in 2015.
The handsome actor, who also performs as a singer, was born on July 3, 1973, in Norfolk, Virginia, as Patrick Joseph Wilson, the youngest of his parents’ three sons. He spent most of his childhood in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he attended Shorecrest Preparatory School. He then went to Carnegie Mellon University, where he received a B.F.A. degree in Theatre Studies in 1995. He then debuted as an understudy in the role of Chris Scott in the national tour production of Miss Saigon. While he entered the industry in 1995, Wilson debuted on Broadway in 2000, and his role as Jerry Lukowski in The Full Monty earned him great acclaim.
Some of his other outstanding roles can be traced to the Broadway production of Oklahoma! 2003 HBO drama mini-series Angels in America, both of which earned him further prestigious award nominations.
Wilson made his first film appearance in 2004 in The Alamo, where he played the role of William B. Travis, and shortly afterward he also appeared in another musical film, The Phantom of the Opera. In 2005, the actor was cast in the psychological thriller Hard Candy, starring Ellen Page.
In 2006 he starred in one of his Golden Globe Award-nominated films, Running With Scissors, while in 2007, 2008, and 2009 he starred in Purple Violets, Lakeview Terrace, and the film adaptation of the graphic novel Watchmen.
Patrick Wilson proved his singing talent and put on a great show at Yankee Stadium on October 19, 2010, singing God Bless America in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. Later that year – on November 20 – he sang the United States National Anthem to herald the first football match in the same venue.
From 2010 to the present day, Wilson has been active in the film industry with films such as The A-Team, Insidious and its sequel, The Conjuring, The Conjuring 2, The Founder and The Commuter, all of which have honored him.
Patrick Wilson’s Family, Wife
The actor was born of parents – Mary Kay Wilson (mother), who is both a singing teacher and a professional singer, and John Franklin (father), who worked as a news anchor for WTVT in Tampa, Florida, and after his retirement, Mark, one of his sons, took over his position at the station. In addition to Mark, Patrick Wilson has another older brother – Paul, the eldest, who works in advertising.
Patrick Wilson is married to the Polish-American actress Dagmara Dominczyk The marriage was entered into on 18 June 2005. Although it is not clear how the couple met, they graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1995 for Wilson and 1998 for his wife.
They welcomed their first child, a son named Kalin Patrick Wilson, on June 23, 2006, and their second son, Kassian McCarrell Wilson, joined them on August 9, 2009. The family lives happily in Montclair, New Jersey, and there are no problems in their paradise.
Is Patrick Wilson Gay?
As a Hollywood star who knows his onions, it is not surprising that his private life, especially his sexuality, is often speculated differently.
Even though he may have appeared as a gay character once or twice, it is no confirmation that he is one in real life, and until he speaks up to say otherwise, the actor is heterosexual and his marriage to Dagmara Dominczyk speaks volumes about his sexuality.
Height And Body Measurements
With an impressive height of 1.85 m and a weight of 83 kg, Patrick Wilson is without doubt one of the best in Hollywood. He has dark brown hair and a pair of blue eyes. His chest is 44 inches or 112 cm tall, while his waist is 34 inches or 86 cm. All in all, the actor has an athletic build.