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Born and raised in New Jersey, Patrick received his BFA in Speech and Theater from Montclair State University in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. He was a co-founder of Life Repertory which performed theatrical showcases in NYC. Since moving to Charlotte 20 years ago, Patrick has successfully used his skills as an accomplished stage actor to become a working film, tv and all-around on camera talent in the Southeast. Additionally, Patrick has been teaching acting to a broad range of ages for over fifteen years. Currently he offers workshops at the Film Actors' Studio located in Charlotte. Please check their website for upcoming classes.
Patrick’s experience in commercials include Coca-Cola, Y12 Federal Credit Union and Harris Teeter. Films include, Jimmy, Absolute Killers, Dark Remains, The Dogs of Chinatown, Zombie Kings, Monopolian, Devil's Crossing, Never Feed The Troll, Artifacts and the Academy Award Nominated film, The Blind Side. His scene with Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side received a lot of visibility. Other projects include an episode of the Showtime series Homeland directed by David Nutter, as well as a lead role in short film Between Hell And A Hard Place written and directed by Jaysen Buterin, and a role in the horror comedy feature Dollface written and directed by Tommy Faircloth. In addition to shooting Partners, directed by Jesse H. Knight, in the role of Ted Ingles, Patrick also played the Silent Partner in the film Pink.
In addition to his impressive acting background, Patrick has become one of the most well respected headshot photographers in the Carolinas. Check out the Photography tab for info on headshot shoots.
The award winning film from the 2014 Charlotte 48 Hour Film Project, Glory Days, recently played at this year's Charlotte Film Festival. Glory Days won Best Acting, Best Writing and was overall runner up in the Charlotte 48 Hour Film Project.
My Name Is Paul, Absolute Killers, and Cowboys Vs. Zombies: The Devil's Crossing are all available for sale through Amazon and Walmart.
Meanwhile Dollface is out on DVD and Between Hell and a Hard Place is still storming the festival circuit. Keep your eyes peeled at your local film festivals. Patrick recently won the Best Actor Award at the Killuride Film Festival for his performance in Between Hell and a Hard Place.
Congratulations to Sandra Bullock on her winning the Academy Award for Best Actress 2009!!!