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Patrick J. Adams
Biographical information
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Birthdate: August 27, 1981
Occupation: Actor, Photographer, Director
Years active: 2001–present
Series information
Portrays: Jesse
First Appearance: "To Hound Nature In Her Wanderings"
Latest Appearance: "History Yet to Be Written"
Episode Count: 2

Patrick J. Adams is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Mike Ross in USA Network's series Suits, for which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama series.


Television: Adams appeared in the U.S. series Cold Case and Jack and Bobby, and has since had roles on Lost, Friday Night Lights, Without a Trace, Commander in Chief, Heartland, Ghost Whisperer, NCIS, Cupid, "Raising the Bar" and Suits.

He starred as twin brothers in the 2008 ABC pilot Good Behavior, executive produced by Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas and directed by Charles McDougall, playing Catherine O'Hara's two sons. In 2009, he signed for the male lead in the one hour drama "The Dealership," starring opposite Battlestar Galactica actress Tricia Helfer and William Devane.

Adams guest starred in the ABC Family hit show Pretty Little Liars, in the 5th episode; "Reality Bites Me" asEzra Fitz 's college friend, Hardy. He and his fiance (Troian Bellisario ) were in a fight when he was approached for the part. He chose to take the part to get her back. It succeeded.

In summer 2011, he began playing the co-lead role of Mike Ross in Suits on the basic-cable USA Network, after being fired from the pilot of NBC’s Friends With Benefits.

Adamsappeared in  HBO's 2012 TV series Luck, as a recurring character named Nathan Israel.


His work in film includes supporting roles in Old School and Two: Thirteen, and lead roles in The Waterhole, Weather Girl, a 2009 Slamdance entry which he starred in opposite Tricia O'Kelley, Ryan Devlin and Mark Harmon; and 2009 Berlin Film Festival competitor Rage, directed by Sally Potter, in which he appeared alongside Judi Dench, Jude Law, Dianne Wiest and Steve Buscemi.



Year Title Role Notes
2001 For the Record Patrick Short film
2003 Old School Patch
2005 Christmas in Boston Seth
2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story The Kid Uncredited
2008 The Butcher's Daughter Ellis McArthur Short film
3 Days Gone Doug Corss Short film
Extreme Movie Male voice
2009 2:13 Carter Pullman at 19
Weather Girl Byron
Rage Dwight Angel
The Waterhole Miller
2011 6 Month Rule Julian
2012 The Come Up Steve Short film
2016 Car Dogs


Mark Chamberlain Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Jack & Bobby Matt Kramer Episode: Lost Boys
Cold Case Dean Lang 1953 Episode: Red Glare
Strong Medicine Brandon Episode: Code
2005 Close to Home Paul the Paralegal Episode: Under Threat
Christmas in Boston Seth TV movie
2006 Orpheus Barry TV movie
Numb3rs Adam Bennett Episode: Protest
Commander in Chief Colin James 2 episodes
2006–07 Friday Night Lights Connor Hayes 2 episodes
2007 Without a Trace Adam Clark Episode: Primed
Lost Peter Talbot Episode: The Man From Tallahassee
Heartland Henry Gilliam Episode: I Make Myself Into Something New
2008 Good Behavior Van/Haden West TV movie
NCIS Tommy Doyle Episode: Murder 2.0
2009 The Dealership Jack Carson TV movie
Ghost Whisperer Linus Van Horn Episode: Ghost Busted
Cupid Joe Adams Episode: Shipping Out
Lie to Me Lou Nemeroff Episode: Control Factor
Raising the Bar James Parsons Episode: Oh, Say You Can Pee
2010 FlashForward Ed Future Shock
Pretty Little Liars Hardy Episode: Reality Bites Me
2011–present Suits Mike Ross Lead Role;
Nominated –Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series(2012)
2012 Luck Nathan Israel 4 episodes
2014 Rosemary's Baby Guy Woodhouse Miniseries
2014–present Orphan Black Jesse 2 episodes
2015 Talking Marriage with Ryan Bailey Himself 1 episode
2016-present Legends of Tomorrow Rex Tyler  Season 1 Episode 16: Legendary (Season Finale)



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