PATRICK WILSON (Josh Lambert) is a critically acclaimed and award-winning actor who has quickly become well known for his film, television and stage work. He was most recently seen on the big screen in James Wan's new horror film The Conjuring, alongside Vera Farmiga and Lili Taylor. Up next for Wilson are Space Station 76, costarring Liv Tyler; North of Hell, opposite Katherine Heigl; and Ward's Wife, alongside Amy Acker. He is currently filming Joe Carnahan's Stretch, co-starring Chris Pine, Brooklyn Decker and James Badge Dale.
In February 2013 Wilson guest-starred on the Golden Globe-winning HBO comedy "Girls." Previously he starred in James Wan's Insidious, the highest-grossing horror film of 2011.
Wilson received praise for his work in the critically acclaimed drama Little Children, in which he starred with Kate Winslet and Jackie Earle Haley under the direction of Todd Field. His motion-picture work also includes Prometheus, Young Adult, The Ledge, Morning Glory, The Switch, Barry Munday, The A-Team, Watchmen, Evening, Lakeview Terrace, Passengers, Life in Flight, Purple Violets, Running with Scissors, Hard Candy, The Phantom of the Opera and The Alamo.
On the small screen, Wilson received Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for his portrayal of the morally conflicted Joe Pitt in the HBO miniseries "Angels in America," the much-honored 2003 adaptation of Tony Kushner's award-winning plays "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" and "Angels in America: Perestroika." Wilson recently wrapped production as the star of the CBS medical drama, "A Gifted Man," which premiered in September 2011.
Wilson was honored with two Tony Award nominations for Best Actor in a Musical, the most recent coming for his performance as Curly in the successful 2002 Broadway revival of "Oklahoma!" for which he also received a Drama Desk Award nomination. He earned his first Tony nomination for his work in the 2001 Broadway hit "The Full Monty," for which he won a Drama League Award and garnered Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award nominations.
In 2006 Wilson returned to Broadway to star in the revival of the Neil Simon comedy "Barefoot in the Park," opposite Amanda Peet. His most recent Broadway credit is the revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," with John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest and Katie Holmes.
In 1999 Wilson starred Off Broadway in "Bright Lights, Big City," winning a Drama League Award and receiving a Drama Desk Award nomination. That same year, he made his Broadway debut in "Gershwin's Fascinating Rhythm," for which he won another Drama League Award.
Born in Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Wilson received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Starting his career on the stage, he earned applause in the national tours of "Miss Saigon" and "Carousel."
Wilson lives in New Jersey with his family.