Patrick Fabian

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Patrick Fabian
Patrick Fabian on the Bellin Run 2011.jpg
Patrick Fabian on the Bellin Run 2011
Born (1964-12-07) December 7, 1964 (age 51)[1]
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Mandy Steckelberg
Children 2

Patrick Fabian (born December 7, 1964[1]) is an American actor of film, stage and television. He is known for his frequent guest starring and recurring roles on episodic television series, as well as for the film The Last Exorcism.

Life and career[edit]

Fabian was born in Pittsburgh,[1] and grew up in New Cumberland in central Pennsylvania.[2] His father worked for the Pennsylvania student loan program. He attended Penn State University and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance. He moved to California where he earned a Master’s Degree from California State University, Long Beach.[3]

One of Fabian's earliest prominent roles was as Professor Jermiah Laskey on NBC's Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–94).[4] He was in the main cast of the short-lived television series Valentine (2008–09)[5] and Working Class (2011).[2][6] He also had recurring roles on Joan of Arcadia, Veronica Mars, Gigantic, and Big Love.[3] Fabian has appeared in a number of films including The Last Exorcism,[7][8] and has had a number of guest appearances on high profile TV shows including Will & Grace and Friends.[7] More recently, Fabian was cast to play Howard Hamlin, a main role in the AMC television series, Better Call Saul.[9][10]

Fabian's theatre work in New York includes The Food Chain by Nicky Silver,[11] Humpty Dumpty by Eric Bogosian,[12] Six Degrees of Separation (national tour), and, in Los Angeles, Diva by Howard Gould, and Dinner With Friends by Donald Margulies, as well as two seasons at LA's Shakespeare Festival.

Fabian has been a member of SAG-AFTRA's National and Los Angeles Local Board of Directors, running under the Unite for Strength slate.[13][14] He is married to writer and comedian Mandy Steckelberg, and they have two daughters together.[15][16]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 976-WISH William Short film
1998 Jane Austen's Mafia! Riverdancer
1998 Sour Grapes Palmer
2004 Clean Bobby Franklin
2004 Recycling Flo Jake Short film
2005 Must Love Dogs Donald
2005 Twitches Thantos
2006 End Game Brian Martin
2009 Spring Breakdown Kevin
2010 Last Exorcism, TheThe Last Exorcism Cotton Marcus
2010 Land of the Astronauts, TheThe Land of the Astronauts Russell
2011 Pig Internist
2012 Bad Ass Office Malark
2012 Tales of Everyday Magic Ryan Kilgore
2012 Atlas Shrugged: Part 2 James Taggart
2013 Jimmy Lee Mitchell

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Bodies of Evidence Scott Easton Episode: "The Edge"
1992 Silk Stalkings Ron Gerschak Episode: "Bad Blood"
1993 For Love and Glory Television movie
1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 Charlie Dixon Episode: "The Little Fish"
1993–94 Saved by the Bell: The College Years Prof. Jeremiah Lasky Recurring role, 8 episodes
1994 Murder, She Wrote Larry Shields Episode: "Murder of the Month Club"
1995 University Hospital Kurt Palmer Episode: "Endings and Beginnings"
1995 Melrose Place Lowell Episode: "To Live and Die in Malibu"
1996 Boston Common Prof. Jack Reed Episode: Pilot
1996 Townies Danny Episode: "Townies"
1997 Star Trek: Voyager Taymon Episode: "Favorite Son"
1997 Weapons of Mass Distraction Brandon Joyner Television movie
1997 Millennium Ratfinkovich Episode: "Jose Chung's Doomsday Defense"
1997 General Hospital Ted Murty
1998 Xena: Warrior Princess Rafe Episode: "King Con"
1998 Jenny Parker Episode: "A Girl's Gotta Come Through in a Clutch"
1998 Timecop Dean Cooke / Eric Cooke Episode: "Lost Voyage"
1998 Friends Dan Episode: "The One Hundredth"
1999 Wasteland Episode: "Great Expectations"
1999 Cupid Don Quixote Episode: "Grand Delusions"
1999 Two of a Kind Alex Reardon Episode: "My Boyfriend's Back"
1999 Dharma & Greg Doug Episode: "Looking for the Goodbars"
1999–2000 Time of Your Life Spencer Halloway Recurring role, 6 episodes
1999–2002 Providence Jerry Kaufman Recurring role, 7 episodes
2000 Arli$$ Jacques Episode: "Honoring Our Past"
2000 FreakyLinks Wayne Episode: "Subject: Edith Keeler Must Die"
2001 Trouble with Normal, TheThe Trouble with Normal Eric Episode: "Manhattan Transference"
2001 Rude Awakening Brian 2 episodes
2001 Nash Bridges Ethan Episode: "Slam Dunk"
2001 Education of Max Bickford, TheThe Education of Max Bickford Josh Howlett Episode: "Herding Cats"
2003 Jack's House Television movie
2003 Without a Trace Episode: "The Source"
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Rhone Kinsey-Confer Episode: "Forever"
2003 Just Shoot Me! Martin Episode: "A Simple Kiss of Fate"
2003–05 Joan of Arcadia Gavin Price Recurring role, 16 episodes
2004 Crossing Jordan Buddy Holly / Horned Rimmed Glasses Episode: "Is That Plutonium in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?"
2004 24 William Cole 2 episodes
2004 Helter Skelter Jay Sebring Television movie
2004 Summerland Ian Straub Episode: Pilot
2004 North Shore Dr. Burtwhistle Episode: "Meteor Shower"
2004 Medical Investigation Gary Riesen Episode: "Escape"
2004 Quintuplets Coach Scales Episode: "Teacher's Pet"
2004 Will & Grace Alan Episode: "Saving Grace, Again: Part 1"
2004 Snow Buck Seger Television movie
2005 Blind Justice Clay Simmons Episode: "Four Feet Under"
2005 Eyes Doug Taft Episode: Pilot
2005 Everwood Dr. Henry Validor Episode: "Oh, the Places You'll Go"
2005 CSI: Miami Ken Gannon Episode: "Blood in the Water"
2005 Reba Rev. Parks Episode: "And God Created Van"
2005 Twitches Thantos Television movie
2006 Shark Dr. Charlie Bender Episode: "Dr. Feelbad"
2006 Ugly Betty Fashion TV Anchor Episode: "The Lyin', the Watch and the Wardrobe"
2006–07 Veronica Mars Professor Hank Landry Recurring role, 8 episodes
2006–07 Close to Home Mike Bachner / Mrs. Veeder's lawyer 2 episodes
2007 Pushing Daisies Mark Chase Episode: "Dummy"
2007 Twitches Too Thantos Television movie
2007 Viva Laughlin Steve Episode: Pilot
2007 Bones Terry Stinson Episode: "Boy in the Time Capsule"
2007 NCIS Ray Vincent Episode: "Corporal Punishment"
2007 Las Vegas Ted Leandros Episode: "The High Price of Gas"
2008 Boston Legal Attorney Stanley Gould Episode: "Mad About You"
2008 Burn Notice Zeke Episode: "Trust Me"
2008 Cleaner, TheThe Cleaner Tom D'Agostino Episode: "Rebecca"
2008 Snow 2: Brain Freeze Buck Seger Television movie
2008–09 Valentine Ray Howard/Hephaestus Main role, 8 episodes
2009 Life Dr. Stanton Episode: "Mirror Ball"
2009 Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Rand Faulk Episode: "Carnelian, Inc."
2009 According to Jim Daniel Episode: "The Yoga Bear"
2009 Drop Dead Diva Kevin Hanson Episode: "The Dress"
2009 Crash Jonas Dixon 2 episodes
2009–10 Big Love Ted Price Recurring role, 10 episodes
2010 Deep End, TheThe Deep End Attorney Episode: Pilot
2010 Rizzoli & Isles Nate Episode: "Boston Strangler Redux"
2010 Svetlana Pastor Episode: "You're Svencome"
2010 CSI: NY Charles Richmore Episode: "Shop Till You Drop"
2010–11 Gigantic John Moore Recurring role, 13 episodes
2011 Working Class Rob Parker Main role, 8 episodes
2011 Hot in Cleveland Richard Episode: "Unseparated at Birthdates"
2011 Private Practice Robert Weston Episode: "Breaking the Rules"
2012 Desperate Housewives Frank 2 episodes
2012 Hawaii Five-0 Tony Denis Episode: "Kupale"
2012 Finder, TheThe Finder CEO Anderson Episode: "Little Green Men"
2012–13 Newsroom, TheThe Newsroom Tony Hart 2 episodes
2012 Criminal Minds Barry Flynn Episode: "Magnificent Light"
2013 The Good Mother Scott Television movie
2013 Scandal Senator Meyers Episode: "Say Hello to My Little Friend"
2014 Cloud 9 Richard Morgan Television movie
2014 Franklin & Bash Paul Levy Episode: "Deep Throat"
2014 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Oliver Lebackes Episode: "You Be Illin'"
2015–16 Better Call Saul Howard Hamlin Main role
2015 Scorpion Captain Stephen Caine Episode: "Love Boat"
2016 Grimm Dr. Eugene Forbes Episode: "Skin Deep"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Patrick Fabian". Hollywood.com. Retrieved April 20, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Owen, Rob (January 28, 2011). "Tuned In: CMT puts new sitcom to work". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Vancheri, Barbara (August 27, 2010). "'Last Exorcism' star, Patrick Fabian, pledged allegiance to the Steelers". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ Scott, Tony (September 14, 1993). "Review: 'Saved by the Bell: The College Years'". Variety. Retrieved April 2, 2016. Second episode picks up considerably because of Patrick Fabian, anthropology prof who has Zack’s number. 
  5. ^ "Media Rights Capital and the CW Network Announce Premiere Dates and Casting for Original Sunday Night Primetime Programs "In Harm's Way," "Surviving Suburbia," "Valentine" and "Easy Money"" (Press release). The CW. July 19, 2008. Retrieved April 2, 2016 – via The Futon Critic. 
  6. ^ "CMT's First Sitcom "Working Class" Starring Melissa Peterman Announces Cast and Begins Production" (Press release). CMT. October 18, 2010. Retrieved April 2, 2016 – via The Futon Critic. 
  7. ^ a b McAllister, Matt (October 2, 2010). "Patrick Fabian Interview: Preaching to the Possessed". futuremovies.co.uk. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ Miller, Daniel (August 22, 2011). "'Last Exorcism' Sequel in the Works with Writer Damien Chazelle (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2016. Exorcism centered on an Evangelical preacher, played by Patrick Fabian, who, after years of performing exorcisms, decides to allow a documentary crew to film the last exorcism he plans to perform... 
  9. ^ Couch, Aaron (July 11, 2014). "'Better Call Saul': Cast, Timeline Details and New Photos". Variety. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ Friedlander, Whitney (January 30, 2015). "'Better Call Saul' Cast, Creators Reveal Details of 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ Brantley, Ben (August 25, 1995). "THEATER REVIEW; Love as a Comical Fugue Of Thin, Lonely Voices". The New York Times. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ Weber, Bruce (April 3, 2002). "THEATER REVIEW; Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?". The New York Times. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  13. ^ Handel, Jonathan (July 18, 2013). "SAG-AFTRA UFS Group Unveils Candidate List". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  14. ^ McNary, Dave (July 16, 2015). "SAG-AFTRA Election Draws Frances Fisher, Diane Ladd, Amy Aquino, Lisa Vidal". Variety. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  15. ^ Leon, Anya (August 10, 2012). "Patrick Fabian Welcomes Daughter Delilah Grace". People Babies. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Hitched, Hatched, Hired". The Hollywood Reporter. August 21, 2012. Retrieved April 2, 2016. 

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