Sep. 26th, 1962
Los Angeles County, California, USA
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Patrick Bristow (born September 26, 1962) is an American actor and comedian.
Biography Perhaps best known for his television role as Peter, the gay best friend of Ellen Morgan on the series Ellen, Patrick Bristow is currently a cast member of the Independent Film Channel's critically acclaimed series The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman He also had a recurring role on the hit Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Patrick. He appeared in an episode of the US improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway? He also had a recurring voice role as a nameless gay member of the PTA on King of the Hill.He was a guest star in the TV series "Good Luck Charlie"[Teddy's teacher].He is currently the Stage Show Director and Host for the Jim Henson Company's Puppet Up!, which combines comedic improvisation with puppetry.
One of the more recognizable character actors working today, Bristow is a veteran of numerous high-profile TV guest-star roles that include Seinfeld's "The Wig Master", his recurring role as the machiavellian Troy on Mad About You, and Larry David's choreographer on Curb Your Enthusiasm. He has also guest starred on Malcolm in the Middle.
Bristow was recently nominated for a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, a Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award, and took home a Back Stage West Garland Award for originating the role of Bob in The Breakup Notebook: The Lesbian Musical, which received the prestigious 2006 Ovation Award for World Premiere Musical. Bristow is also an alumnus of the Los Angeles landmark sketch comedy/improv troupe The Groundlings, where he still occasionally performs. His film work includes Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery as a tour guide at Virtucon, the cult camp-classic Showgirls, The Longest Yard, Twilight of the Golds, and the independent films Jimmy and Judy and Enigma with a Stigma.
A Los Angeles native, Bristow is the third child of former performers Frank Bristow and Patricia O'Kane. He resides in L.A. with Andrew Nicastro, his partner since 1994, the former Director of Global Production for Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation. He and Nicastro were married in April 2010 in a ceremony in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, attended by friends and family.
- Played in the same Marching Band as Director Tim Burton.
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