Robert Patrick (born November 5, 1958) is a Saturn Award-winning American film and television actor. His best known roles include John Doggett in The X-Files, Ray Cash in Walk the Line, Colonel Thomas Ryan in The Unit and the T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, a character that became a staple of popular culture. Other acting credits include Cop Land, Die Hard 2, Spy Kids, The Marine, The Faculty and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle as well as recurring roles in the TV series The Sopranos and The Outer Limits.
In 2000, Patrick appeared in several episodes of The Sopranos as, David Scatino, a store owner struggling with gambling debts owed to DiMeo crime family capo Richie Aprile, and to Tony Soprano. Patrick also became well-known on the small screen in his role as Agent John Doggett from 2000 to 2002 in the final two seasons of The X-Files, which also marked his first role as a protagonist. In 2004, he made a guest appearance in the pilot episodes (Parts 1 and 2) for Sci-Fi Channel's original series Stargate Atlantis, "Rising", as the military component commander of the Atlantis expedition, Col. Marshall Sumner.
More recently, in 2005's Academy Award-winning Walk the Line, and in the TV miniseries Elvis, Robert Patrick played the role of the father of Johnny Cash and of Elvis Presley, respectively. He currently has a regular role on The Unit, and is scheduled to finish filming Lonely Street, a comedy caper where his role is that of a certain Mr. Aaron, a mysterious celebrity thought to have faked his own death and who is none other than Elvis Presley. In October 2006, he starred in the WWE Films production The Marine (which also included an homage to The Terminator) as Rome, the villain. He also appeared in We Are Marshall as Marshall University head coach Rick Tolley, who lost his life when Southern Airways Flight 932 crashed 4,219 feet short of Huntington Tri-State Airport's runway in 1970. His credits also include a cameo role in a single episode of Lost, as well as playing Master Piandao in an episode of Avatar: the Last Airbender.
Patrick also guest starred in the 2008 hit television series "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" which is a spin-off of the movie. In the series he plays a security guard.
Robert Patrick.(NEWS IN BRIEF)(New York Innovative Theatre Awards' artistic achievement award for Robert Patrick)(Brief article)
Oct 01, 2011; * Robert Patrick was given the artistic achievement award at the New York Innovative Theatre Awards in Septemher. Patrick was...