Who is Patrick Fischler?
Patrick S. Fischler was born on December 29, 1969 under the sign of Capricorn in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a 50-year-old actor and producer, probably best known for starring in the role of Pepe in the CBS crime drama series “Nash Bridges” (1996-2001), playing Detective Kenny ‘No-Gun’ in the NBC . crime drama series “Southland” (2009-2010), and stars as Smoothie in the Syfy live-action/adult animated series “Happy!” (2017-2019).
How rich is he right now? Patrick Fischler net worth
As of the beginning of 2020, Harry Patrick Fischler’s net worth is estimated to be over $18 million earned through his successful involvement in the film industry as a professional actor and producer, having starred in more than 120 TV and movie titles since his career began in 1990.
Early life, nationality, ethnicity, educational background
Patrick Fischler spent his early years in his hometown of Los Angeles where he and his sister Tracey were raised by their parents Bill and Eileen Fischler. His father launched a restaurant along Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California and named it Patrick’s Roadhouse after his son. Patrick is American by nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnicity.
After entrance exam, Patrick enrolled in the prestigious New York University Tisch School of the Artswhere he graduated in 1992. He had made his television debut guest starring in an episode of the CBS prime time soap opera “Knots Landing” in 1990.
After graduating, Patrick moved back to Los Angeles where he co-founded the theater group Neurotic Young Urbanites, along with other New York University graduates. They created a number of productions that gave them the opportunity to develop acting skills. While performing in one of their productions, Patrick was noticed by a talent agent who invited him to audition for the action movie “Speed” in 1994, his film debut though a small role.
After that, he also starred as a sailor in the superhero movie “The Shadow” and the dark psychological drama “Swimming With Sharks”, both in 1994.
Rise to fame
In 1996, Patrick landed the role of The Communicator in the disaster movie “Twister” directed by Jan de Bont, and then joined the cast of the CBS crime drama series “Nash Bridges”, playing Pepe from 1996 to 2001. Patrick also played the role of Ralph in the 1998 independent romantic comedy “The Week That Girl Died” directed by Sean Travis, which earned him the American Film Institute International Film Festival Award for Best Actor.
In 2001, he played Dan in the surreal neo-noir thriller “Mulholland Drive”, written and directed by David Lynch, and landed a small role in the black comedy “Ghost World”. He next played Eugene Levy in the 2002 made-for-TV biographical comedy-drama Gilda Radner: It’s Always Something, played the role of Michael in the 2003 comedy Old School directed by Todd Phillips, and played Irwin in the romantic film 2004. comedy musical “The Seat Filler”, together with Duane Martin and Kelly Rowland. He next appeared as Deputy DA Ellis Loew in the 2006 neo-noir crime thriller film “The Black Dahlia” directed by Brian De Palma and played Kenneth in the 2007 comedy “Three Days To Vegas” alongside Peter Falk and Rip Torn. .
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He also guest-starred in TV series such as “NYPD Blue,” “CSI: Miami,” and “Veronica Mars,” among others.
Patrick’s next major role came in 2008 when he played Michael Perry in the comedy-drama film “The Great Buck Howard” starring Colin Hanks, John Malkovich and Tom Hanks, after which he was cast as Jimmy Barrett in the AMC drama . series “Mad Men”, winning the OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series. He then played Phil in the ABC drama series “Lost” (2009) and starred as Detective Kenny “No-Gun” in the NBC police drama “Southland” (2009-2010).
It was followed by his portrayals of Pierre JeJeune in the black comedy “Miss Nobody” and Vincenzo in the comedy “Dinner For Schmucks” alongside Steve Carell and Paul Rudd. Patrick also guest-starred on TV series such as “NCIS”, “Cold Case” and “Law & Order: LA”.
In early 2010, Patrick landed the role of ATF Agent Hammond in Kevin Smith’s 2011 horror thriller “Red State”, played Paul Larkin in the 2011 political science fiction drama “Atlas Shrugged: Part I”, and played Vinnie Plum in the crime thriller “One For The Money” from 2012, based on the novel of the same name by Janet Evanovich. Between 2012 and 2013, he appeared as Gabriel in several episodes of the comedy-drama series “Californication” broadcast on Showtime.
Then he starred as poet Lew Welch in the adventure drama “Big Sur” directed by Michael Polish and played Dr. Ken in the action buddy movie “2 Guns” both in 2013. He also filmed the 2013 short comedy-drama “The Test” for which he served as an executive producer as well, which earned him the Shorty Award for Best Short Film at the Sun Valley Film Festival.
In 2014, Patrick played FBI Agent Ballard in the horror “The Pact II” followed by his portrayal of Austin in the sci-fi horror “The Diabolical” directed by Alistair Legrand in 2015. He then guest starred as Wade Shelton in two episodes of the Showtime comedy-drama series “Shameless” and Dr. Davis Bannercheck in the HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley”, both in 2015. He then joined the cast of the ABC series “Once Upon A Time”, playing Isaac Heller from 2015 to 2017.
At the same time, Patrick also played the role of Gill Cotton in the comedy-drama musical “Hail, Caesar!” from 2016, written and directed by the Coen brothers. He then wrote, produced and landed the role of Gill Cotton in the thriller “Her Last Will” (2016), and starred as Duncan Todd in Showtime’s Surreal Mystery Horror drama series “Twin Peaks” (2017).
Recent and upcoming projects
Patrick starred as Smoothie the Syfy live-action/adult animated series “Happy!” from 2017 to 2019. He played a comedic man in the neo-noir black comedy thriller “Under The Silver Lake” followed by his portrayals of Beckman in the thriller “The Standoff At Sparrow Creek” and Melvin in the short film “Bedtime Story” , all in 2018. Most recently, Patrick starred as Dan Rifkin in the crime drama web miniseries “Defending Jacob” (2020).
It has been announced that he will appear as Bob Gilruth in the upcoming miniseries “The Right Stuff” and Harry in Chino Moya’s upcoming sci-fi movie “Undergods”, both of which are currently in post-production.
Appearance and vital statistics
Patrick Fischler has short dyed blond hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m) while weighing around 165lbs (75kgs). His chest size is 42 inches.
Personal life and hobbies
Patrick Fischler is a married man. His wife is Lauren Bowles whom he met while they were studying at the Tisch School of the Arts. The couple finally tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony in 2004. They welcomed their daughter, Fia Lucille, in April 2009. The family’s current residence is in Los Angeles, California.