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Encyclopedia > Robert Patrick
Robert Patrick

"Say, that's a nice bike": Robert Patrick in his most iconic role as the T-1000 robot from the film Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Born November 5, 1958 (1958-11-05) (age 48)
Marietta, Georgia
Notable roles T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Agent John Doggett in The X-Files
Col. Tom Ryan in The Unit
Jesse Aaron Sr, in Bridge to Terabithia

Robert Patrick (born November 5, 1958) is a Saturn Award-winning American film and television actor. Image File history File links T-1000. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Historic Downtown Marietta Marietta is a city located in central Cobb County, Georgia GR6, and is its county seat. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Georgia_(U.S._state). ... T-1000 in police disguise The T-1000 (Advanced Prototype Terminator Infiltrator Series 1 Model 1A Type 1000) is a fictional android assassin, featured as the main antagonist in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... John Jay Doggett (b. ... The X-Files is a Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning science fiction television series created by Chris Carter, which first aired on September 10, 1993, and ended on May 19, 2002. ... Colonel Tom Ryan Colonel Thomas R. Ryan (United States Army, callsign: Blue Iguana) is a fictional character on the CBS television series The Unit. ... The Unit is an American action-drama television series that focuses on a top-secret special forces team and their missions abroad, in addition to the effect their careers have on their home lives, wives and girlfriends. ... Bridge to Terabithia is a work of childrens literature about two lonely children who create a magical forest kingdom. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ...

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Biography

Early life

Patrick was born in Marietta, Georgia and spent his early life in Bay Village, a small suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. He was a track and field and football athlete at Bowling Green State University, although he dropped out before graduating. Historic Downtown Marietta Marietta is a city located in central Cobb County, Georgia GR6, and is its county seat. ... Bay Village may refer to: Bay Village, a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is a public four-year institution located in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA; about 20 miles south of Toledo, Ohio on I-75. ...


Career

Patrick shot to fame by starring opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1991's Terminator 2: Judgment Day. He played the T-1000, a seemingly unstoppable Terminator that assumed human form, It was made of a substance that could mimic the appearance of humans by sampling them through physical contact; his character fought against Schwarzenegger's now "good" T-800. He again assumed the role of the T-1000 for two cameos. In Wayne's World, the T-1000 stops Wayne in the Mirthmobile while on the way to win back his girlfriend. Displaying a photo of John Connor, the T-1000 implores "Have you seen this boy?" to a horrified Wayne, who speeds away screaming. Patrick also played the T-1000 in a brief appearance in the big-budget action film spoof Last Action Hero: the T-1000 is seen exiting the Los Angeles police department at the same time as Basic Instinct's Catherine Tramell. Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born on July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and an American politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... T-1000 in police disguise The T-1000 (Advanced Prototype Terminator Infiltrator Series 1 Model 1A Type 1000) is a fictional android assassin, featured as the main antagonist in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. ... The T-800 was a cyborg, programmed to kill, in the fictional universe of the Terminator movies. ... Waynes World is a 1992 comedy film starring Mike Myers as Wayne Campbell and Dana Carvey as Garth Algar, hosts of a cable access television show (called Waynes World) from Aurora, Illinois. ... John Connor (February 28, 1985–July 4, 2032?) is a major fictional character in the science-fiction Terminator series of movies. ... Last Action Hero is a 1993 action comedy directed by John McTiernan. ... Basic Instinct is a 1992 thriller film, directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Joe Eszterhas. ... Sharon Stone as Catherine Tramell in Basic Instinct Catherine Tramell is the female protagonist in the film Basic Instinct (1992) and its sequel, Basic Instinct 2 (2006). ...


In 2000, Patrick appeared in several episodes of The Sopranos as a store owner struggling with gambling debts owed to DiMeo Crime Family capo Richie Aprile, and to Tony Soprano. Patrick also became well-known on the small screen in his role as Agent John Doggett from 2000 to 2002 in the final two seasons of The X-Files. This article is about the TV series. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Anthony John Soprano, Sr. ... John Jay Doggett (b. ... The X-Files is a Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning science fiction television series created by Chris Carter, which first aired on September 10, 1993, and ended on May 19, 2002. ...


More recently, in 2005's Academy Award-winning Walk the Line, and in the TV Mini-series Elvis, Robert Patrick played the role of the father of Johnny Cash and of Elvis Presley, respectively. He currently has a regular role on The Unit, and is scheduled to finish filming Lonely Street, a comedy caper where his role is that of a certain Mr. Aaron, a mysterious celebrity thought to have faked his own death and who is none other than Elvis Presley. In October 2006, he starred in the WWE Films production, The Marine, as Rome, the villain. He was a casted member in "We Are Marshall" as the Marshall University head coach Rick Tolley, who lost his life in the historic plane crash. His credits also include a cameo role in a single episode of Lost. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Walk the Line is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning film chronicling the life of Johnny Cash, American country singer. ... Johnny Cash (born J. R. Cash, February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a Scottish American, multi Grammy Award-winning influential American country and rock and roll singer and songwriter. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ... The Unit is an American action-drama television series that focuses on a top-secret special forces team and their missions abroad, in addition to the effect their careers have on their home lives, wives and girlfriends. ... The Marine is a 2006 action film starring professional wrestler John Cena. ... Outlaws is the 16th episode of Lost. ...


Patrick is the narrator for the Spike TV show, Disorderly Conduct: Video on Patrol. This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


He has also appeared in Meat Loaf's Objects in the Rear View Mirror music video with Will Estes. Meat Loaf is stage name of Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday on September 27, 1947)). He is an American rock singer and actor of stage and screen. ... Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are is a song composed and written by Jim Steinman, and recorded by Meat Loaf. ... Will Estes (born William Estes Nipper, October 21, 1978, Los Angeles, California) is an American actor best known for his role as JJ Pryor, on the NBC drama American Dreams. ...


Personal life

Patrick is married to actress Barbara Patrick who appeared with him in some of his films such as Zero Tolerance and as Barbara Doggett in two episodes of The X-Files. He has a daughter (Austin) and a son (Samuel). Almost every year, he does the Love Ride, a charity motorcycle ride held annually in Southern California. The X-Files is a Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning science fiction television series created by Chris Carter, which first aired on September 10, 1993, and ended on May 19, 2002. ... The Love Ride is a charity motorcycle ride held annually in Southern California. ...

Robert is also the brother of Richard Patrick, former guitarist of Nine Inch Nails and lead singer of the rock bands Filter and Army of Anyone. Image File history File links Colonel_Sumner_smiling_at_Teyla. ... Image File history File links Colonel_Sumner_smiling_at_Teyla. ... Colonel Marshall Sumner was an USMC officer played by Robert Patrick on television show Stargate Atlantis. ... Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American science fiction television program, part of the Stargate franchise. ... Richard Patrick is an American rock musician, born May 10, 1968 in Bay Village, Ohio. ... “NIN” redirects here. ... Filter is a rock group formed in 1993 by Richard Patrick and guitarist/programmer Brian Liesegang. ... Army of Anyone is a rock band formed by Filter frontman Richard Patrick with former band members of rock band Stone Temple Pilots. ...


Filmography

Equalizer 2000, also known as Defender 2000, is a 1986 action movie, filmed in the Philippines, featuring an early appearance by Terminator 2: Judgment Day star Robert Patrick. ... Die Hard 2, the second Die Hard movie, was directed by Renny Harlin and released on Wednesday, July 4, 1990. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... Waynes World is a 1992 comedy film starring Mike Myers as Wayne Campbell and Dana Carvey as Garth Algar, hosts of a cable access television show (called Waynes World) from Aurora, Illinois. ... Fire in the Sky is a 1993 science fiction film. ... Last Action Hero is a 1993 action comedy directed by John McTiernan. ... T-1000 in police disguise The T-1000 (Advanced Prototype Terminator Infiltrator Series 1 Model 1A Type 1000) is a fictional android assassin, featured as the main antagonist in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. ... Double Dragon is a 1994 live-action film adaptation of the video game franchise of the same name. ... The Cool Surface is a 1994 drama film starring Robert Patrick, Teri Hatcher, Cyril OReilly, Matt McCoy, Shannon Dobson and Ian Buchanan. ... Zero Tolerance is an American action film from 1995 directed by Joseph Merhi and starring Robert Patrick and Mick Fleetwood Jeff is an FBI agent sent to pick up Ray Manta, a member of the White Hand drug cartel, from a Mexican jail. ... The Dig is a graphical adventure game developed by LucasArts and released in 1995, and a novel based on the game written by Alan Dean Foster. ... The Outer Limits is an American television series. ... The Light Brigade is an episode of The Outer Limits television series. ... Striptease is a 1996 erotic comedy film starring Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, and Ving Rhames. ... Cop Land (1997) is an American dramatic film, written and directed by James Mangold, with an all-star cast, including Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, and Harvey Keitel. ... Vivero Letter (1998) is probably the most fantastical Adventure Movie of the Year. ... The Faculty is a 1998 horror/science-fiction film, written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodríguez. ... The original, unused poster for the movie From Dusk Till Dawn. ... Spy Kids is the name of a family-action/adventure trilogy of films written and directed by Robert Rodriguez and beginning in 2001 and ending in 2003. ... The X-Files is a Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning science fiction television series created by Chris Carter, which first aired on September 10, 1993, and ended on May 19, 2002. ... D-Tox, also known as Eye See You, is a 2002 movie by Jim Gillespie and starring Sylvester Stallone. ... Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American science fiction television program, part of the Stargate franchise. ... Ladder 49 is a 2004 drama movie about firefighters. ... Lost is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning serial drama television series that follows the lives of a group of plane crash survivors on a mysterious tropical island, somewhere in the South Pacific. ... Supercross is a ficticious 2005 film, directed by expert stunt director Steve Boyum. ... Walk the Line is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning film chronicling the life of Johnny Cash, American country singer. ... Firewall is a 2006 American action/thriller film directed by Richard Loncraine and written by Joe Forte. ... The Marine is a 2006 action film starring professional wrestler John Cena. ... Flags of Our Fathers (2000) is the New York Times-bestselling book by James Bradley with Ron Powers about the five United States Marines and one United States Navy Corpsman (Medic) who would eventually be made famous by Joe Rosenthals lauded photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima... The Unit is an American action-drama television series that focuses on a top-secret special forces team and their missions abroad, in addition to the effect their careers have on their home lives, wives and girlfriends. ... We Are. ... Bridge to Terabithia is a 2007 film directed by Gabor Csupo for Disney/Walden Media. ...

External links

  • Robert Patrick Official website
  • Robert Patrick at the Internet Movie Database
  • Robert Patrick Bio at CBS - The Unit

  Results from FactBites:
 
Robert Patrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (350 words)
Robert Patrick (born November 5, 1958 in Marietta, Georgia, USA) is an American actor.
Robert Patrick as Colonel Marshall Sumner in Stargate Atlantis
Patrick also became well-known on the small screen in his role as Agent John Doggett from 2000 to 2002 in the final two seasons of The X-Files.
Robert Patrick (playwright) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (608 words)
Robert Patrick is a gay playwright, poet, lyricist, and short story writer and novelist.
Patrick was actually forced to appear in the play himself with fellow playwright William M. Hoffman because he could find no actors willing to appear in a gay-themed drama.
Patrick was a pioneer in the Off-Off Broadway movement and gay theatre, with over 300 productions of his plays being held during this decade in Manhattan alone.
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