Biography: Patrick J. Adams stars as Guy Woodhouse in NBC’s four-hour miniseries “Rosemary’s Baby.”
Adams can currently be seen starring in the third season of USA Network’s “Suits.” For his role, Adams garnered a 2012 Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series.
Adams was seen on HBO’s “Luck,” which co-starred Dustin Hoffman, was created by David Milch and directed by Michael Mann. Adams has also appeared in “Lost,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “N.C.I.S.,” “Lie to Me” and “Flash Forward.”
Additionally, Adams starred as twin brothers in the 2008 pilot “Good Behavior,” executive produced by “Veronica Mars” creator Rob Thomas. He also starred in the pilot “The Dealership,” opposite Tricia Helfer and William Devane. In 2014, Adams will be seen in the second season of the acclaimed BBC America series “Orphan Black,” opposite Golden Globe nominee Tatiana Maslany.
In film, Adams has held various supporting roles, including in the hit comedy “Old School,” directed by Todd Phillips, and 2009 Berlin Film Festival competitor “Rage,” directed by internationally renowned filmmaker Sally Potter. Additionally, Adams starred in indie films such as “The Waterhole,” 2009 Slamdance entry “Weather Girl” and, most recently, “6 Month Rule,” directed by Blayne Weaver. In 2013, he completed filming on the indie “Car Dogs,” opposite Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer.
In addition to his work on screen, Adams continues to maintain a connection to theater as well. Adams starred in Bill Cain’s production of “Nine Circles” at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, for which he received an Ovation Award nomination for best actor in a play, the Back Stage Garland Award for performance in a play and was also nominated for a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for lead performance. The production received Ovation Award nominations for best production and best acting ensemble.
He appears yearly at the Ojai Playwrights Conference, starring in new works by established and developing playwrights. Bill Cain’s “Equivocation” was developed at Ojai and Adams subsequently starred in the Geffen Playhouse production. The play was awarded best production at the 2010 Ovation Awards.
Adams made his professional stage debut in the landmark West Coast premiere of Edward Albee’s “The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?” at the Mark Taper Forum, which took home best play at the Ovation Awards. He also produced and directed a hit revival of “Marat/Sade,” for which he accepted best production at the L.A. Weekly Theater Awards.
Originally from Toronto, Adams currently resides in Los Angeles and is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he earned a degree in theater. (Courtesy NBC, 2014)