Patrick Johannes Adams (born August 27, 1981) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Mike Ross, a brilliant college dropout turned unlicensed lawyer in USA Network's hit TV series Suits. He is also an avid photographer, with many of his photos getting more recognition after Suits' Behind The Lens and #PJAGallery events.
Adams appeared in episodes of Cold Case and Jack and Bobby, and has since had roles in Lost, Friday Night Lights, Without a Trace, Commander in Chief, Heartland, Ghost Whisperer, NCIS, Cupid, Luck, Raising the Barand Suits.
In 2009, he signed for the male lead in the one-hour drama The Dealership, starring opposite Tricia Helfer and William Devane. His television appearances grew over the next few years, from guest appearances on Numb3rs to a recurring role as a love interest for Adrianne Palicki on Friday Night Lights.
In 2007, he moved up to guest appearances on top-rated shows like Lost, where he played a young man who sought out John Locke (played by Terry O'Quinn), while maintaining his presence in the Los Angeles theater scene, most notably with an award-winning production of "Marat/Sade," which he produced and directed for the Blue House Theatre Company.
Adams guest starred in Pretty Little Liars, in the 5th episode; "Reality Bites Me" as Ezra Fitz's college friend, Hardy. In summer 2011, he began starring in the co-lead role of Mike Rossin Suits on the basic-cable USA Network, after being fired from the pilot of NBC's Friends With Benefits. He appeared in HBO's 2012 TV series Luck as recurring character Nathan Israel.