Patrick Breen

Patrick Breen

Highest Rated: 94% L.A. Story (1991)

Lowest Rated: 5% Christmas With the Kranks (2004)

Birthday: Oct 26, 1960

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Patrick Breen was in a few plays in high school, but it wasn't until he was attending his first year of college that he decided that he wanted to pursue acting. He transferred to New York University, and, after college, formed the Manhattan Class Company, a theater group, with some of his classmates. Although live theater was his passion and mainstay, Breen spent plenty of time in front of the camera. His first role on screen was a guest part on the detective drama "Spenser: For Hire" (ABC, 1985-88). Like most character actors, Breen has a long list of guest roles, but unlike most character actors, Breen was a regular cast member on a substantial number of series. "Just in Time" (ABC, 1988), "Sunday Dinner" (CBS, 1991), and "Big Wave Dave's" (CBS, 1993) were his first series regular spots. All were cancelled during or after their first season. Breen also had a number of supporting roles in feature films as well. He appeared in two of his most memorable roles, in the classic sci-fi comedies "Men in Black" (1997) and "Galaxy Quest" (1999). Breen also continued to consistently work in television, before creating a "Whole Day Down," a web series with himself as a lead. He landed a recurring role on "Madam Secretary" (CBS, 2014-), as head of the CIA opposite Téa Leoni's Secretary of State.


Highest Rated Movies



75% 67% After Louie Jeffrey (Character) - 2017
40% 25% The Bleeding House Nick (Character) - 2010
33% 33% Space Chimps Dr. Bob (Voice) $30.1M 2008
No Score Yet 28% The Neighbor Clint (Character) - 2007
5% 38% Christmas With the Kranks Aubie (Character) $73.7M 2004
35% 79% Radio Tucker (Character) $52.3M 2003
20% 56% Stark Raving Mad Jeffrey Jay (Character) - 2002
18% 29% Just a Kiss Peter (Character),
$63.8K 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet East of A Peter Parker (Character) - 2000
23% 39% Just the Ticket San Diego Vinnie (Character) $427.9K 1999
90% 79% Galaxy Quest Quellek (Character) $71.4M 1999
89% 71% One True Thing Mr. Tweedy (Character) $23.3M 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mumfie's White Christmas Unknown (Character) - 1995
36% 44% Sweet Nothing Greg (Character) $98.3K 1995
No Score Yet 88% Britt Allcroft's Magic Adventures of Mumfie Unknown (Voice) - 1995
37% 45% For Love or Money Gary Taubin (Character) $10.4M 1993
10% 44% Passed Away Father Hallahan (Character) $3.8M 1992
94% 75% L.A. Story Art Direction $25.8M 1991
No Score Yet 71% Nobody's Perfect Andy (Character) - 1990


91% 80% The Blacklist Congressman Russell Friedenberg (Guest Star) 2021
20% No Score Yet Conviction Clark Sims (Guest Star) 2017
65% 92% BrainDead Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
93% 92% The Good Wife Lt. Terrence Hicks (Guest Star) 2016 2010-2011
78% 88% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Doug Nelson (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 78% Madam Secretary Andrew Munsey (Guest Star) 2014-2015
95% 89% Elementary Vance Ford (Guest Star) 2015
94% 74% Royal Pains Therapist Bob (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 89% Blue Bloods Joseph Scott (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 84% Major Crimes Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet 86% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
81% 86% Nurse Jackie Martin Vobernick (Guest Star) 2010
31% No Score Yet Three Rivers Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 84% Ghost Whisperer Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
60% No Score Yet Eli Stone A.D.A. Paul Sweren (Guest Star) 2008
96% 96% Pushing Daisies Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
89% 78% The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
86% 90% Boston Legal A.D.A. Otto Beedle (Guest Star) 2006-2007
No Score Yet 85% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
83% No Score Yet Kevin Hill George Weiss (Character) 2004-2005
96% 57% Joan of Arcadia Unknown (Guest Star) 2003-2004
9% No Score Yet Rock Me Baby Unknown (Guest Star) 2003-2004
91% 91% Monk Jeffery Sweeney (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2004 2002 1996
75% 95% The West Wing Kevin Kahn (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet 87% Will & Grace Mitchell (Guest Star) 2001
88% No Score Yet The Tick Friendly Fire (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judging Amy Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
93% 95% Frasier Phillip (Guest Star) 2001
61% 70% Ally McBeal Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
71% 84% Sex and the City Dr. Bradley Meego (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet 96% Party of Five Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
44% No Score Yet Jenny Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Simon Mitch Lowen (Character) 1995-1996
50% No Score Yet Big Wave Dave's Richie Lamonica (Character) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sunday Dinner Unknown (Character) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Monsters Unknown (Character) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street Johnny Hartman (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gimme a Break Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Sister Sam Unknown (Guest Star) 1987


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