Patrick Breen

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Patrick Breen
Born Joseph Patrick Breen
(1960-10-26) October 26, 1960 (age 57)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, playwright, screenwriter
Years active 1968–present

Joseph Patrick Breen (born October 26, 1960) is an American actor, playwright and screenwriter.

Early life[edit]

Breen was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 26, 1960.


He has acted primarily on TV but has also appeared in numerous films, as well as on Broadway and Off Broadway.

In 2010, he starred on Broadway in Next Fall. He is currently playing Andrew Munsey, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, on the CBS drama Madam Secretary.

He was originally hired to voice Splatter and Dodge in Thomas & the Magic Railroad but was cut and was replaced by Neil Crone and Kevin Frank.

Personal life[edit]

In a July 2012 interview with Metro Weekly Patrick Breen stated, "I identify as one of the LGBT people" and agreed with the interviewer who referred to Breen coming out as bisexual.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1989 Day One Richard Feynman
1990 Nobody's Perfect Andy
1992 Passed Away Father Hallahan
1997 Beverly Hills Ninja Desk Manager Uncredited
1997 Men in Black Reggie Redgick
1997 Colin Fitz Gnu Fan
1999 Galaxy Quest Quellick
2000 Thomas & the Magic Railroad Splatter & Dodge (voices) Film cut
2004 Christmas with the Kranks Aubie
2008 Space Chimps Dr. Bob (voice)
2010 Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back Dr. Bob (voice) Direct-to-video
2014 Draft Day Bill Zotti
2014 Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Narrator (voice)


Miscellaneous work[edit]

  • On the Couch (2004) – Special Thanks
  • Julian Po (1997) – Acknowledged Contributor

Stage work[edit]


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