Patrick Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida.
His theater work has produced many nominations and awards. He was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical for The Full Monty, a Drama League Award for Fascinating Rhythm, a Drama Drama League Award for Bright Lights, Big City and an Encores nomination for Tenderloin. He had national tours in Carousel and Miss Saigon. Regionally, he has appeared in Sweet Bird of Youth, Ciderhouse Rules, Lucky in the Rain, Harmony and The Full Monty.