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Patrick Wilson (born 03.07.1973)
Patrick Wilson is an American actor.

Childhood: Patrick Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia. His parents are Mary Kay Wilson, a singer, and John Wilson, a news anchor. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a degree in drama.

Acting career: Patrick Wilson made his film debut in 2004's 'The Alamo'. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for appearing in the 2003 drama series 'Angels in America'. In 2003, he starred as Raoul in the film adaptation of 'The Phantom of the Opera'. In 2006, he appeared in 'Little Children' opposite Kate Winslet, as well as 'Running With Scissors' which starred Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox and Alec Baldwin. In 2008, he appeared in the American thriller 'Lakeview Terrace' alongside Samuel L. Jackson. The following year he starred as Nite Owl II in the film adaptation of the graphic novel 'Watchmen'. He starred in the 2011 film 'Insidious' with Rose Byrne and made an appearance in Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' the following year.

Personal life: Patrick Wilson married actress Dagmara Dominczyk in 2005 and the couple have two sons, Kalin and Kassian.



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Patrick Wilson attending the World Premiere of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them', held at Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, United States - Thursday 10th November 2016

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The Conjuring 2 Review

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Continuing on from the 2013 hit, this sequel blends fact and fiction to follow real-life ghostbusters Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) from the 1976 Amityville haunting to an encounter with the Enfield poltergeist in 1977 London. Filmmaker James Wan continues to deploy every cinematic gimmick he knows to freak out the audience, and the fact that it's based on a true story makes it even more unsettling. Although the cliches of the genre feel a bit tired.

The story opens in Amityville, where the Warrens are deeply disturbed by supernatural forces and decide to take some time off. But they're soon summoned to England to help a family being terrorised by a nasty spirit. Arriving in Enfield, North London, they meet Peggy Hodgson (Frances O'Connor), a plucky single mother of four, who is worried that the ghost of an angry old man is threatening her 11-year-old daughter Janet (Madison Wolfe). Now staying with neighbours (Simon Delaney and Maria Doyle Kennedy) across the street, Peggy has also called in two experts, a true believer (Simon McBurney) and a sceptic (Franka Potente), to work with the Warrens to clear this malevolent presence from the family home.

While the script inventively intermingles the facts of the case with a generous dose of movie fiction, Wan fills the screen with all kinds of creepy goings-on, including banging noises, levitating furniture and flickering TV screens. Additional standard scares include a nerve-jangling toy and a seriously scary nun (who's about to get her own spin-off film, like the creepy doll Annabelle from the first movie). Wan also uses manipulative movie trickery from moody music to grubby production design to prowling camerawork that constantly reveals something frightening in the deep shadows. What he never does is find a new way to scare the audience: we have seen all of these tricks before, but of course they still work.

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'The Conjuring 2' Reviews: Good Enough That The Cheap Scares Are Forgiven By Most Critics


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'The Conjuring 2' always had a lot to live up to after the original film in 2013; how was James Wan going to scare his audience with his next Ed and Lorraine Warren case? As it turns out, the new movie has much less of that slow-burning dread about it and a lot more cheap 'BOO!' moments. But that doesn't mean the critics didn't love it.

The Conjuring 2'The Conjuring 2' isn't as much of a slow-burner as its predecessor

Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return in this fictional re-telling of The Enfield Poltergiest; a true story of a family in London back in the 70s who were terrorized by a number of malevolent spirits, all centering around one of the daughters, Janet. It's a very meticulously recorded case, so there was a lot of source material to take from - but the 133 minutes of movie that came out of it was always going to be controversial.

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The Conjuring 2 Trailer


Not fazed by their previous experiences, Lorraine and Ed Warren are still successful paranormal investigators and their reputations have made them known around the world. As they hunt for new cases to investigate they decide to travel to England, Enfield just outside London to help a single mother and her children who are being haunted by a nasty spirit. 

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Big Stone Gap - Trailer


In the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia lies a blue-collar coal-mining town called Big Stone Gap, full of hard-workers and morally upstanding citizens. Ave Maria Mulligan isn't getting any younger, but she's no qualms about living life as a spinster while working at the local pharmacy. She has plenty of friends and more than enough stability, but all that's about to change with the death of her mother. She discovers secrets she never knew about her family, including the truth about her Italian father who she's determined to travel to Europe to visit. Then out of nowhere her only love interest wants to marry her, but she's not sure if she's ready for that. This woman has enough on her plate to keep her busy, but she's really got to think about what she wants from her life now.

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Zipper Trailer


Sam Ellis is a high-flying United States Attorney looking at a likely rise to the top in his political career. He appears to have everything; the career, a child, a loving and supportive wife, and he's bursting with charisma. However, it seems all potential political candidates have a dark side no matter how deeply buried, and success is about to bring Ellis' into the open. After discovering his intern has fallen for him, he is suddenly faced with overwhelming sexual desire, but knows that he can't risk his position for a fleeting office romance. Thus, he attempts to calm his yearning by seeking out the services of a prostitute, but finds that once he starts he is unable to stop. It isn't long before his addiction to escorts starts affecting his everyday life when he uses them as a break from the increasing pressures of the media to run for U.S. Congress. Now it's not only his wife and his immediate colleagues he has to worry about keeping his secret from, but the whole of America.

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Patrick Wilson And Ten Danson Join Cast For 'Fargo Season 2'


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Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Jean Smart will star in the second season of Fargo, set to premiere on FX next fall. The first season was a critical success and racked up five Golden Globe nominations for the ceremony on January 11.

Fargo season 2Martin Freeman starred in the first season of FX's Fargo adaptation

Wilson - star of The Conjuring - will star as Lou Solverson, a clean-cut Minnesota State Patrolman four years back from Vietnam. Danson will play Hank Larsson, Lou's father-in-law and the sheriff of Rock County, Minnesota. Jean Smart - an Emmy winner for Frasier - plays Floyd Gerhardt, the matriarch of the Gerhardt crime family.

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Space Station 76 Trailer


Captain Glenn (Patrick Wilson) is a struggling alcoholic and an arguably bad captain for Omega 76. To this end, his is sent a new assist captain, Jessica (Liv Tyler) to help him, and ensure that he continues to do his job properly. Ted (Matt Bomer), the robotic armed mechanic, and Misty (Marisa Coughlan) are undergoing relationship issues, with Misty taking far too quickly to the station's new medication features. As the strong personalities of the residents collide to a funky disco beat, the resultant mix of suburban feuding and retro sci-fi creates an explosion of hilarity. 

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Video - Amy Adams Dazzles On The Red Carpet At 'American Hustle' NY Premiere - Part 2


'American Hustle' stars Jeremy Renner and Amy Adams are greeted with much zeal by photographers on their arrivals at the New York premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater. Jeremy can be seen having has a highly animated conversation with someone standing amongst the paparazzi, while brings her fiancé, 'Date Night' actor Darren Le Gallo, to the event.

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Video - Patrick Wilson Spotted On The Red Carpet At 'All Is Lost' NYFF Premiere - Part 2


'Insidious' star Patrick Wilson and his wife Dagmara Dominczyk arrive at the New York Film Festival premiere of one-man movie 'All Is Lost'. The star, Robert Redford, is seen talking to an interviewer on the red carpet with his wife Sibylle Szaggars standing next to him. The star has talked a lot about this unique film which contains almost no dialogue, and told UK Screens, 'I believe in the value of silence. When you take it into a dramatic form, it brings an intensity.'

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Quentin Tarantino's Top 10 Movies Of 2013 (So Far)


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Movie buffs have begun to anticipate Quentin Tarantino's Top 10 movies lists in recent years. The legendary director's run-down of his favorite movies of the year has made for interesting reading in recent years and is often regarded as the antithesis of the Academy's choices of the year's best.

Juno Temple Kathryn HahnJuno Temple [L] and Kathryn Hahn [R] In 'Afternoon Delight'

He passed on devising a list last year, owing to Django Unchained, though in 2011 Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris - a wonderful movie that actually went onto win Best Original Screenplay at the Oscars - topped Quentin's list, edging out Rise of the Planet of the Apes and the excellent Moneyball, with Brad Pitt. Tarantino threw in a couple of curveballs with X-Men: First Class, The Skin I Live In, Attack The Block and Warrior.

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Patrick Wilson - BTJA 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Monday 10th June 2013

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Patrick Wilson and Dagmara Dominczy
Patrick Wilson and Dagmara Dominczy
Patrick Wilson and Dagmara Dominczy

Patrick Wilson - Patrick Wilson of Emphatic Saturday 19th May 2012 Rock on the Range 2012 - Day 1

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Patrick Wilson and Wall Street Wednesday 9th February 2011 AmFar's New York Gala 2011 ahead of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, held at Cipriani Wall Street New York City, USA

Patrick Wilson and Wall Street

Patrick Wilson and Rachel McAdams Wednesday 24th June 2009 Patrick Wilson and Rachel McAdams on the film set of 'Morning Glory' New York City, USA

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Patrick Wilson and Rachel Mcadams
Patrick Wilson and Rachel Mcadams
Patrick Wilson and Rachel Mcadams
Patrick Wilson and Rachel Mcadams
Patrick Wilson and Rachel Mcadams
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Patrick Wilson

Date of birth

3rd July, 1973

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.85




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Patrick Wilson Movies

The Conjuring 2 Movie Review

The Conjuring 2 Movie Review

Continuing on from the 2013 hit, this sequel blends fact and fiction to follow real-life...

Bone Tomahawk Trailer

Bone Tomahawk Trailer

Life is quite sedentary in the small town of Bright Hope, the people rely on...

The Conjuring 2 Trailer

The Conjuring 2 Trailer

Not fazed by their previous experiences, Lorraine and Ed Warren are still successful paranormal investigators...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie Review

After 2013's beefy Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder goes even bigger and darker with...

Big Stone Gap Trailer

Big Stone Gap Trailer

In the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia lies a blue-collar coal-mining town called Big Stone Gap,...

Zipper Trailer

Zipper Trailer

Sam Ellis is a high-flying United States Attorney looking at a likely rise to the...

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Space Station 76 Trailer

Space Station 76 Trailer

Captain Glenn (Patrick Wilson) is a struggling alcoholic and an arguably bad captain for Omega...

Insidious: Chapter 2 Movie Review

Insidious: Chapter 2 Movie Review

After his assuredly traditional The Conjuring, director James Wan bounces back with a more playful...

The Conjuring Movie Review

The Conjuring Movie Review

Old-style filmmaking makes this movie scarier than other recent horror films, simply because director Wan...

Insidious: Chapter 2 Trailer

Insidious: Chapter 2 Trailer

Renai and Josh Lambert think that their life is back to normal after a horrific...

The Conjuring Trailer

The Conjuring Trailer

When the Perron family of six move to a rural old farmhouse in New England,...

Prometheus Movie Review

Prometheus Movie Review

There are clear echoes of Scott's last outer space thriller (1979's Alien) in this big,...

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Prometheus Trailer

Prometheus Trailer

Sir Ridley Scott's first sci-fi film since 1982 film Blade Runner, 'Prometheus' is set to...

Young Adult Movie Review

Young Adult Movie Review

There isn't much on the surface of this prickly comedy, but the sharp script slices...

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