Date of Birth: June 14th 1954
He is a well-recognized character actor in Hollywood, having appeared in numerous movies over the last 10 years.
Patton was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the eldest son of a Lutheran minister. He attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and The Actors Studio and won two Obie Awards for best actor for his performances in Sam Shepard's play Fool for Love and the Public Theatre production of What Did He See?. He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of General Bethlehem in The Postman. He also portrayed Coach Bill Yoast in Remember the Titans. Patton recently provided the voice for the audio version of The Assault on Reason by Al Gore.