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Patrick Fischler’s Biography – Net Worth, Wife Lauren Bowles

Who is Patrick Fischler?

Patrick S. Fischler was born on 29 December 1969 under the sign of Capricorn, in Los Angeles, California USA. He is a 50-year-old actor and producer, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Pepe in the CBS  police crime drama series “Nash Bridges” (1996-2001), playing Detective Kenny ‘No-Gun’ in the NBC crime drama series “Southland” (2009-2010), and featuring as Smoothie in the Syfy live-action/adult animated series “Happy!” (2017-2019).

How rich is he, as of now? Patrick Fischler Net Worth

As of early 2020, Harry Patrick Fischler’s net worth is estimated at over $18 million, earned through his successful involvement in the film industry as a professional actor and producer, who has starred in more than 120 TV and film titles since his career started back in 1990.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Patrick Fischler spent his early years in his hometown of Los Angeles, where he was raised with his sister Tracey, by their parents Bill and Eileen Fischler. His father launched a restaurant located along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California and named it ‘Patrick’s Roadhouse’ after his son. Patrick is American by nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnicity.

Upon matriculation, Patrick enrolled into the prestigious New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which he graduated in 1992.  He had made his television debut with a guest-starring role in an episode of the CBS prime time soap opera “Knots Landing” in 1990.

Career Beginnings

Following his graduation, Patrick moved back to Los Angeles, and co-founded the theater group Neurotic Young Urbanites, alongside other New York University graduates. They created a number of productions which provided them a chance to develop acting skills. During his performance in one of their productions, Patrick was noticed by a talent agent who invited him to audition for the action film “Speed” in 1994, his film debut although a small role.

Patrick Fischler

Thereafter, he also starred as a sailor in the superhero film “The Shadow” and the dark psychological drama “Swimming With Sharks”, both in 1994.

Rise to Prominence

In 1996, Patrick landed the role of The Communicator in the disaster film “Twister”, directed by Jan de Bont, and then joined the cast of the CBS police crime drama series “Nash Bridges”, in which he portrayed Pepe from 1996 to 2001. Patrick also featured as Ralph in the 1998 independent romantic comedy “The Week That Girl Died”, directed by Sean Travis, which earned him the American Film Institute International Film Festival Award for Best Actor.

In 2001, he played Dan in the surreal neo-noir thriller “Mulholland Drive”, written and directed by David Lynch, and landed a small role in the black comedy “Ghost World”. He then played Eugene Levy in the 2002 made-for-TV biographical comedy-drama “Gilda Radner: It’s Always Something”, starred as Michael in the 2003 comedy “Old School”, directed by Todd Phillips, and portrayed Irwin in the 2004 romantic comedy musical “The Seat Filler”, alongside Duane Martin and Kelly Rowland. He then appeared as Deputy DA Ellis Loew in the 2006 neo-noir crime thriller film “The Black Dahlia”, directed by Brian De Palma, and played Kenneth in the 2007 comedy “Three Days To Vegas”, next to Peter Falk and Rip Torn.

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He also guest-starred in such TV series as “NYPD Blue”, “CSI: Miami”, and “Veronica Mars”, among others.

Continued Success

Patrick’s next major role came in 2008, when he played Michael Perry in the comedy-drama film “The Great Buck Howard”, starring alongside Colin Hanks, John Malkovich and Tom Hanks, after which he was cast as Jimmy Barrett in the AMC period drama series “Mad Men”, winning the OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series. He then played Phil in the ABC drama series “Lost” (2009) and featured as Detective Kenny ‘No-Gun’ in the NBC police drama “Southland” (2009-2010).

It was followed by his portrayals of Pierre JeJeune in the black comedy “Miss Nobody” and Vincenzo in the comedy “Dinner For Schmucks”, along with Steve Carell and Paul Rudd. Patrick also guest-starred in such TV series as “NCIS”, “Cold Case”, and “Law & Order: LA”.

The early 2010s

In the early 2010s, Patrick landed the role of ATF Agent Hammond in Kevin Smith’s 2011 horror thriller “Red State”, featured as Paul Larkin in the 2011 political sci-fi drama “Atlas Shrugged: Part I”, and played Vinnie Plum in the 2012 crime thriller “One For The Money”, based on the novel of the same name written by Janet Evanovich. Between 2012 and 2013, he appeared as Gabriel in several episodes of the comedy-drama series “Californication”, aired on Showtime.

Thereafter, he starred as poet Lew Welch in the adventure drama “Big Sur”, directed by Michael Polish, and portrayed Dr. Ken in the action buddy film “2 Guns”, both in 2013. He also filmed the 2013 short comedy-drama “The Test”, for which he served as an executive producer as well, and which earned him the Shorty Award for Best Short Film at the Sun Valley Film Festival.

The mid-2010s

In 2014, Patrick played FBI Agent Ballard in the horror “The Pact II”, followed by his portrayal of Austin in the sci-fi horror “The Diabolical”, directed by Alistair Legrand in 2015. He then guest-starred as Wade Shelton in two episodes of the Showtime comedy-drama series “Shameless” and Dr. Davis Bannercheck in the HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley”, both in 2015. Afterwards, he joined the cast of the ABC series “Once Upon A Time”, playing Isaac Heller from 2015 to 2017.

Concurrently Patrick also starred as Gill Cotton in the 2016 comedy-drama musical “Hail, Caesar!”, written and directed by the Coen brothers. He then wrote, produced, and landed the role of Gill Cotton in the thriller “Her Last Will” (2016), and was as Duncan Todd in the Showtime surreal mystery horror drama series “Twin Peaks” (2017).

Recent and Upcoming Projects

Patrick starred as Smoothie in the Syfy live-action/adult animated series “Happy!” from 2017 to 2019. He played a comic man in the neo-noir black comedy thriller “Under The Silver Lake”, followed by his portrayals of Beckman in the thriller “The Standoff At Sparrow Creek” and Melvin in the short film “Bedtime Story”, all in 2018. Most recently, Patrick featured as Dan Rifkin in the crime drama web mini-series “Defending Jacob” (2020).

It is announced that he will appear as Bob Gilruth in the upcoming drama mini-series “The Right Stuff” and Harry in Chino Moya’s upcoming sci-fi film “Undergods”, both of which are currently under post-production.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Patrick Fischler has short blonde dyed hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs). His chest size is 42ins.

Personal Life and Hobbies

Patrick Fischler is a married man. His wife is Lauren Bowles whom he met while they were studying at the Tisch School of the Arts. The couple eventually tied the knot at a private wedding ceremony in 2004. They welcomed their daughter, Fia Lucille in April 2009. The family’s current residence is in Los Angeles, California.

David Leigh

Joined Biography Panda in May 2020. Formerly deputy celebrity editor for Elle magazine. Studied at The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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