Date of Birth : Jul 3rd 1973

Wilson won critical acclaim for his performance in the 2003 drama HBO mini-series Angels in America. He received both a Golden Globe nomination and an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He played Joe Pitt, a Mormon, Republican and sexually confused lawyer.

Next he appeared in The Alamo in 2004. In the same year, he appeared in The Phantom of the Opera. He starred alongside Gerard Butler and Emmy Rossum. The sections below outline his theater, movie, television and audio work. In 2006, he appeared in Running With Scissors as Michael Shephard. In 2008, he appeared in Lakeview Terrace as Chris Mattson with Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington and Jay Hernandez.

Wilson plays Nite Owl II in the 2009 film adaptation of the graphic novel Watchmen. For this role he had to gain 25 pounds of pure body fat after filming flashback scenes as the slimmer Nite Owl II.




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