Actor Pat Finn

Patrick Cassidy “Pat” Finn (born July 31, 1965) is an American film and television actor.

Early life and career

Finn, one of six children, was born in Evanston, Illinois and grew up in Wilmette, where he attended Loyola Academy High School. He graduated from Marquette University in 1987. During his time at Marquette, he was on the rugby team and was teammates with comedian Chris Farley. After graduation, he moved to Chicago where he worked as a beer salesman until joining The Second City National Touring Company.

During this time, he was also performing improvisation with the ImprovOlympic in Chicago. After writing and performing in two Second City resident shows, Finn landed the part of George Wendt’s younger brother in The George Wendt Show. Pat has also had recurring roles on Murphy Brown, 3rd Rock from the Sun and Ed. His other television credits include series such as Friends, Seinfeld, The Drew Carey Show, That ’70s Show, According to Jim, Less than Perfect, The King of Queens, Curb Your Enthusiasm Two Broke Girls and Las Vegas. His film roles include How High, The Bachelor, Dude, Where’s My Car?, I Love You, Beth Cooper, Space Buddies and It’s Complicated.

He experienced commercial success with campaigns for Got Milk?, PlayStation, DiGiorno Pizza, Holiday Inn, H&R Block, BellSouth, Toyota and others. Finn played the recurring character Bill Norwood on ABC’s The Middle starting in 2010. He starred in Marvin Marvin on Nickelodeon from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.


Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Bachelor Bolt
2000 Dude, Where’s My Car? Rick
2001 Prairie Dogs Commercial Actor Short film
Love and Support Russell
How High Army Recruiter
2002 Unconditional Love Keith
2004 Funky Monkey Peters
Pee Shy Dan Short film
2006 Cloud 9 Wiener
Funny Money Walter Credited as Patt Finn
2009 Space Buddies Bill Wolfson
I Love You, Beth Cooper Coach Raupp
It’s Complicated Hotel Doctor
2011 Spooky Buddies Frankendude Direct-to-video
2012 Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups Santa Claus Direct-to-video
2013 Dealin’ with Idiots Opposing Coach
2020 Selfie Dad Marvin
TBA Funny Thing About Love John Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Jazz Freddy Various
1995 The George Wendt Show Dan Coleman Main role; 8 episodes
1995-1997 Murphy Brown Phil Jr. 10 episodes
1996 Caroline in the City Steve Season 1 episode 22: “Caroline and the Bridesmaids”
Boys & Girls Russell Chapman TV movie
1997 Detention: The Siege at Johnson High Mr. Kroft TV movie
1998 Seinfeld Joe Mayo Season 9 episode 12: “The Reverse Peephole”
Grown-Ups Bud TV movie
Also known as Hostage High and Target for Rage
1999-2003 The Drew Carey Show George / Mr. Delany 2 episodes
1998-2001 3rd Rock from the Sun Chaz Montana / Paul 3 episodes
1999 Brother’s Keeper Construction Guy Episode 20: “With Friends Like Porter”
That ’70s Show Frank Season 2 episode 5: “Halloween”
2000 The King of Queens Tom Busterman Season 2 episode 14: “Block Buster”
Friends Dr. Roger 2 episodes
M.Y.O.B. Anthony Filibuto Credited as Patrick Finn
Also known as Mind Your Own Business
Episode 3: “French Connection”
2001 Three Sisters Kevin Season 1 episode 9: “The New Guy”
2001-2002 Ed Jim Frost 8 episodes
2002 According to Jim Ted Season 2 episode 3: “The Baby Monitor”
Less than Perfect Luke McNamara Season 1 episode 5: “The Vacation”
2003 Oliver Beene Security Guard Season 1 episode 7: “Divorce-O-Rama”
Las Vegas Jim Warner Season 1 episode 6: “Semper Spy”
With You in Spirit Wayne Belmont TV movie
2004 Humor Me Paul TV movie
2005 Committed Rusty the Mailman Episode 2: “The Return of Todd Episode”
Yes, Dear Scott Season 5 episode 10: “A Little Breathing Room”
Complete Savages Chet Pringle Episode 16: “Saving Old Lady Riley”
Hollywood Vice TV movie
Curb Your Enthusiasm Car Owner Season 5 episode 10: “The End”
2006 The Bernie Mac Show Zalinsky Season 5 episode 15: “Fantasy Football”
2006-2007 My Boys Charlie 4 episodes
2007 The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show Officer Rick Episode 1: “Demo Tape”
Out of Jimmy’s Head Daryl Episode 4: “Mascot”
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Sandy Butteaux Season 3 episode 13: “Team Tipton”
2008 Unhitched Phil 2 episodes
Factory Episode 4: “Builtgood Screwcutter 5000”
2010 House Senator Anderson Season 7 episode 6: “Office Politics”
2011-2018 The Middle Bill Norwood 23 episodes
2012-2013 Marvin Marvin Bob Forman / Dad Bob Main cast; 18 episodes
2014 Kickin’ It Season 4 episode 11: “Tightroping the Shark”
2016 Bella and the Bulldogs Mr. Kurtz Season 2 episode 12: “Accept No Substitute”
The Real O’Neals Zack Season 1 episode 8: “The Real Book Club”
2 Broke Girls Professor Reynolds Season 6 episode 5: “And the College Experience”
2017 Dads in Parks Season 2 episode 20: “Mom Comedy with Pat Finn”
2019 The Goldbergs Kormy Season 6 episode 16: “There Can Be Only One Highlander Club”

External Links

Actor Pat Finn – Wikipedia

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