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Patrick J. Adams is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Mike Ross in USA Network's series Suits, for which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama series.
Adams appeared in the U.S. series Cold Case and Jack and Bobby, and has since had roles on Lost, Friday Night Lights, Without a Trace, Commander in Chief, Heartland, Ghost Whisperer, NCIS, Cupid, "Raising the Bar" and Suits.
He starred as twin brothers in the 2008 ABC pilot Good Behavior, executive produced by Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas and directed by Charles McDougall, playing Catherine O'Hara's two sons. In 2009, he signed for the male lead in the one hour drama "The Dealership," starring opposite Battlestar Galactica actress Tricia Helfer and William Devane.
Adams guest starred in the ABC Family hit show Pretty Little Liars, in the 5th episode; "Reality Bites Me" as Ezra Fitz's college friend, Hardy. He and his fiance (Troian Bellisario) were in a fight when he was approached for the part. He chose to take the part to get her back. It succeeded.
Adams is now set to appear in HBO's 2012 TV series Luck as recurring character Nathan Israel.
His work in film includes supporting roles in Old School and Two: Thirteen, and lead roles in The Waterhole, Weather Girl, a 2009 Slamdance entry which he starred in opposite Tricia O'Kelley, Ryan Devlin and Mark Harmon; and 2009 Berlin Film Festival competitor Rage, directed by Sally Potter, in which he appeared alongside Judi Dench, Jude Law, Dianne Wiest and Steve Buscemi.
|2000||Strong Medicine||Brandon||1 episode|
|2001||For the Record||Patrick|
|2002||Without a Trace||Adam Clark||1 episode|
|2003||NCIS||Tommy Doyle||1 episode|
|2003||Cold Case||Dean Lang||1 episode|
|2004||Lost||Peter Talbot||1 episode|
|2004||Jack & Bobby||Matt Kramer||1 episode|
|2005||Numb3rs||Adam Bennett||1 episode|
|2005||Ghost Whisperer||Linus Van Horn||1 episode|
|2005||Commander in Chief||Colin||2 episodes|
|2005||Close to Home||Paul the Paralegal||1 episode|
|2005||Christmas in Boston (aka Instant Message)||Seth|
|2006||Friday Night Lights||Connor Haynes||2 episodes|
|2007||Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story||The Kid|
|2008||The Butcher's Daughter||Ellis McArthur|
|2008||Good Behavior||Van/Haden West|
|2008||Extreme Movie||Male Voiceover|
|2008||3 Days Gone||Doug|
|2009||The Dealership||Jack Carson|
|2009||Raising the Bar||James Parsons|
|2009||Lie to Me||Lou Nemeroff||Season 2, episode 3 (Control Factor)|
|2010||Pretty Little Liars||Hardy||Guest role|
|2011-present||Suits||Mike Ross||Main Cast|
|2012||Luck||Nathan Israel||4 Episodes|
- Patrick J. Adams is reportedly engaged to Troian Bellisario who portrays Spencer on the show. http://www.eonline.com/news/515494/troian-bellisario-engaged-to-patrick-j-adams-see-the-pretty-little-liars-star-s-ring