|Born||Robert Donald Kilpatrick, Jr.
August 20, 1949
Orange, Virginia, United States
|Years active||1985 – Present|
|Children||Two sons, Ben and Sam|
|Parents||Robert Donald Kilpatrick, Sr.
Ellie Fey Hines Kilpatrick
Robert Donald Kilpatrick, Jr. (born August 20, 1949), best known as Patrick Kilpatrick, was born in Orange, Virginia to Robert Donald Kilpatrick, Sr and Ellie Fey Hines Kilpatrick. He is an American character actor with over 85 film and TV appearances to his credit. He made his film debut in 1985 with The Toxic Avenger.
Kilpatrick's ancestors are Scottish/Irish and English, having come to America as early as 1640, and he has relatives who fought in both the American Revolution and for the Confederacy in the War Between the States. When Kilpatrick was six, his father moved the family to Connecticut from Virginia, where elder Bob began his career as an insurance executive. Twenty-five years later Kilpatrick's father founded Cigna Corporation, one of the largest insurance companies in the world which his father helmed as CEO, President and Chairman of the Board for more than a decade. Robert Donald Kilpatrick, Sr. died January 27, 1997, at age 72.
Life and career
An outdoorsman and avid competitive shooter/hunter, Kilpatrick frequently attends charity hunts, wild boar helicopter excursions roaring over Texas, unique pistol elk trophy stalks for Outdoor Channel TV shows, Quail Unlimited Celebrity Conservation events, Juvenile Diabetes South Dakota Pheasant Hunts, to The Hollywood Celebrity Sporting Clays Invitational (a large scale charity celeb tactical three ring circus which he hosts and organizes) He has participated LAPD trainings, Active Shooter courses, civilian and military tactical movement championships. Kilpatrick is a Reserve Policeman—home department Lake Arthur, New Mexico. He is also a Certified Aerial Gunner for predator control.
He is best known for his appearances as villains, often alongside Hollywood's leading action stars such as Jean-Claude Van Damme in Death Warrant, Bruce Willis in Last Man Standing and Steven Seagal in Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) where he played a mercenary on a train with Everett McGill. He has appeared alongside Chow Yun-fat in Replacement Killers (1998), Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Caan in Eraser (1996), and The Presidio (1988) opposite Sean Connery and Mark Harmon. He also starred in Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997) and more recently in Parasomnia (2008). One of the few films that Kilpatrick played a lead role in was 1994's Open Fire. In 1995, he co-starred in the Star Trek: Voyager episode Initiations, in the 2000 episode Drive and in 1998 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode entitled The Siege Of AR-558.
Although he has become well known for his appearances in action films, Kilpatrick has acted in a wide range of genres including westerns, and a theatrical run in the Los Angeles Theater for the Shakespearean Anthony and Cleopatra. He has appeared in many top television series, including Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1994), Walker, Texas Ranger (1994), Babylon 5 (1995), Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman as Sergeant O'Connor for 9 episodes from 1996 to 1997, ER (1997), The X-Files (2001), General Hospital (2003), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2005), 24 (2005), Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008) and Chuck (2008). Kilpatrick's recent movie appearances include Never Surrender (2009) and The Zombinator (2012).
Kilpatrick is president and CEO of Uncommon Dialogue films, Inc. (UDF)—a full-service event and media service company with a variety of films in active production or post production, including Active Shooter, Lady Pirates!, Naked Warriors, End of the Onslaught, Nine Heroes In The Rape Of Nanking and Quick.
- ENTERTAINMENT BIO
- Farah Shokouhi. "An Interview With Patrick Kilpatrick". javanan.com.
- Hosted by Joe Sabatino (2010). "Exclusive Interview with Veteran Actor Patrick Kilpatrick".
- MediaNiteRadio (2013). "LIVE Interview with Patrick Kilpatrick".
- CIGNA Corporation. "Patrick Robert D. Kilpatrick Obituary Announcement". LB PHM052 1467 01/27/97 17:48 EST http://www.prnewswire.com.
- "Entertainment Seminars".
- "Patrick Kilpatrick conducts Theatre Workshop".
- Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MCT). "Actor Patrick Kilpatrick is a proud hunter".
- EOIN / The Action Elite. "Patrick Kilpatrick Interview".
- "Veteran Hollywood Actor/Producer/Director Patrick Kilpatrick to film segments of action movie at Edinboro University".
- John C. Lyons, Erie Entertainment. "Actor Patrick Kilpatrick to film scenes for "ACTIVE SHOOTER" in Edinboro".