Patrick Gallagher (actor)

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Patrick Gallagher
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Gallagher at the Glee premiere party in Santa Monica, California
Born (1968-02-21) February 21, 1968 (age 49)
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality Canadian

Patrick Gallagher (born February 21, 1968) is a Canadian actor.

Early life[edit]

Gallagher was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, and grew up in Chilliwack, British Columbia. He is of Chinese[which?] and Irish descent.[1][2]


Gallagher is known for his television roles as Det. Joe Finn in Da Vinci's Inquest, the alcohol salesman in Entourage, Leon in The Line, Farhod the Fierce in Pair of Kings, and Ken Tanaka in Glee, and his film roles as Awkward Davies in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World and Gary the bartender in Sideways. Gallagher also played Attila the Hun in Night at the Museum and its sequels, Chow in True Blood, Colquitt in Final Destination 3, Anderson in the movie Severed: Forest of the Dead, and the head of security, Hugo, in the short-lived series Endgame.

Gallagher has also made guest appearances in Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Hawaii Five-0, Intelligence, NCIS: Los Angeles, and Psych in addition to Hell's Kitchen as a guest for the 100th dinner service. In 2017, he landed the recurring role of a prison guard on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.[3]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1996 Moving Target Jonish Kukoc Actionthriller Drama film directed by Damian Lee [4]
1997 Pale Saints Lowbrow German Crimemystery thriller film written and directed by Joel Wyner [5]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1994 RoboCop: The Series Security Guard Episode: "The Future of Law Enforcement: Part 1" (S 1:Ep 1 – Pilot)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Bodyguard Episode: "Tournament" (S 2:Ep 9)
1995 Forever Knight Michael Episode: "Sons of Belial" (S 3: Ep 11)
1997 Bad to the Bone Trucker Made-for-TV Movie directed by Bill L. Norton [6]
Earth: Final Conflict Prison guard Episode: "Avatar" ( S 1:Ep 4)
F/X: The Series Macho Episode: "Spanish Harlem" (S 2:Ep 9)
1998 The Wonderful World of Disney Secret service agent Episode: "My Date with the President's Daughter" (S 42:Ep 20) [7]
2017–present General Hospital Prison guard Recurring [3]


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