Patrick Fabian

Patrick Fabian

A working actor for over 20 years whose jobs have taken him all over the country and the world, Patrick’s credits include playing with everyone from Angela Lansbury to Xena.

Hailing from Central Pennsylvania and armed with a BFA in Performance from Penn State University, Patrick went west to earn an MFA in Performance from Cal State Long Beach University. A few years later of waiting tables, Shakespeare Festival LA awarded him his Actor’s Equity Card and a shampoo commercial gave him his SAG-AFTRA Card and he was off.

Television has been the bulk of his career and he has guest-starred on almost everything: Scandal (2012), Friends (1994), NCIS (2003), Will & Grace (1998), Hot in Cleveland (2010), Grey’s Anatomy (2005), Star Trek: Voyager (1995), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), CSI: Miami (2002), CSI: NY (2004), The Mentalist (2008), Desperate Housewives (2004), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Criminal Minds (2005), Bones (2005), Ugly Betty (2006), Reba (2001), Pushing Daisies (2007), According to Jim (2001), Drop Dead Diva (2009), Private Practice (2007), Better Call Saul (2015), Longmire (2012), Castle (2009) and Burn Notice (2007) for starters.

Recurring roles include Big Love (2006), Veronica Mars (2004), Joan of Arcadia (2003), Providence (1999), 24 (2001), Time of Your Life (1999), Working Class (2011), The Education of Max Bickford (2001), Valentine (2008) and HBO’s The Newsroom (2012). Patrick is fondly remembered as Professor Lasky from Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993).

The Last Exorcism (2010) was a small $1.3 million horror film which went on to gross over $70 million worldwide and starred Patrick as the male lead. Fans loved his portrayal of the flawed exorcist Rev. Cotton Marcus and he was awarded Best Actor at the prestigious Sitges Catalonian International Film Festival in 2010. Other films include Jimmy (2013), Must Love Dogs (2005), Tales of Everyday Magic (2012). Bad Ass (2012), Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012), Pig (2011), My Greatest Teacher (2012), The Good Mother (1988), Underdog Kids (2015), Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014) and My Eleventh (2014).

On the Disney & ABC Family channels, Patrick has been a go-to bad guy playing the evil Thantos in Disney Channel’s Twitches (2005) and Twitches Too (2007) and the only man hunting reindeer in the Christmas movies Snow (2004) and Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008). The latest was the Disney Channel Movie Cloud 9 (2014) with Patrick playing Dove Cameron’s father.

On stage, Patrick has worked with some of best playwrights and directors around. He toured America with John Guare’s “Six Degrees of Separation,” directed by Jerry Zaks; Eric Bogosian’s “Humpty Dumpty” directed by Jo Bonney at The McCarter Center in Princeton and Nicky Silver’s “The Food Chain,” directed by Robert Falls at the Westside Theatre in NYC.

A converted Californian, Patrick is married to writer/director Mandy Fabian. They live in Los Angeles where they raise their two daughters and two dogs.

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