Will Patton biography

Megan Leavey

Will Patton

Date of Birth: June 14, 1954

Will Patton is a creative and diverse performer whose chameleon-like quality allows him to play a wide variety of roles. He attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and also studied with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio and with Joseph Chaikin at the Open Theatre in New York.

While Will was in New York, he amassed an impressive list of theater credits. He has been honored with two Obie Awards for his work in What Did He See? at the Public Theatre and Sam Shepard's Fool For Love at the Circle Rep. His other stage appearances include Tourists and Refugees #2, for which he shared in an Obie for Best Ensemble, and a leading role in Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. In all, Patton has appeared in over 40 off-Broadway plays.

When Will began working in film, he also earned critical praise for his performances in several film festival hits, including The Paint Job, In the Soup, Midnight Edition, Toll Booth and Care of the Spitfire Grill, which won the audience award at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

He's had success on television as well, playing regular and/or recurring roles on series such as The Agency, Numb3rs and 24.

Will has impressed moviegoers with his performances ranging from the overzealous congressional aide in No Way Out to the sensitive and charming man in The Rapture. Also on his resumé are films such as The Punisher, The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond and Meek's Cutoff.

His latest film efforts include Andrea Arnold's indie drama American Honey (2016) and the war drama Megan Leavey (2017) with Kate Mara and Tom Felton.

Filmography:

Megan Leavey (2017)
American Honey (2016)
You Can't Win (2016)
The November Man (2014)
Abigail Harm (2012)
The Girl (2012)
Knucklehead (2010)
Meek’s Cutoff (2010)
Waking Madison (2010)
The Fourth Kind (2009)
Princess Ka’iulani (2009)
The Canyon (2009)
Lucky Days (2009)
The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)
American Violet (2008)
Wendy and Lucy (2008)
Dog Days of Summer (2007)
A Mighty Hearth (2007)
The List (2007)
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
The Punisher (2004)
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Remember the Titans (2000)
Trixie (2000)
Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
Jesus’ Son (1999)
Entrapment (1999)
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)
Armageddon (1998)
O.K. Garage (1998)
The Postman (1997)
This World, Then the Fireworks (1997)
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Fled (1996)
The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Plain Pleasures (1996)
Copycat (1995)
The Client (1994)
Judicial Consent (1994)
Natural Causes (1994)
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Midnight Edition (1994)
Tollbooth (1994)
Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
In the Soup (1992)
The Paint Job (1992)
Cold Heaven (1991)
The Rapture (1991)
Bright Angel (1991)
Everybody Wins (1990)
A Shock to the System (1990)
Signs of Life (1989)
Stars and Bars (1988)
Wildfire (1988)
No Way Out (1987)
Belizaire the Cajun (1986)
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
After Hours (1985)
The Beniker Gang (1985)
Chinese Boxes (1984)
King Blank (1983)
Silkwood (1983)
Variety (1983)

Will Patton Filmography

Actor:

Megan Leavey

Genre:  Drama, War
Running Time:  116 min.
In theatres: June 9, 2017
DVD/Blu-ray: September 5, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 4.66
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Cast: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Edie Falco, Bradley Whitford, Common , Will Patton