Date of Birth : Jan 20th 1966
Emmy-nominated and two-time Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American actor. He is known for his roles as the neurotic Dwight Schrute on the American television comedy The Office, and Arthur Martin, assistant mortician in HBO’s Six Feet Under.
In addition to his starring role on The Office, Wilson has appeared as the eccentric Arthur Martin, the androgynous intern at Fisher & Diaz Funeral Home on HBO’s Six Feet Under. He has also appeared in CSI, NUMB3RS, and Entourage, in the latter portraying a sleazy entertainment journalist based on Harry Knowles of Aint it cool news. Wilson guest-starred as a murderous baseball fan in an episode of Monk entitled “Mr. Monk Goes To The Ballgame” . His film credits include Almost Famous, America’s Sweethearts, BAADASSSSS!, Galaxy Quest, House of 1000 Corpses, Sahara, and The Last Mimzy. He appeared alongside Luke Wilson and Uma Thurman in the film My Super Ex-Girlfriend. He also appeared in the “Coyote Piper” episode of Charmed as an alchemist named Kierkan. On February 24, 2007, Wilson hosted Saturday Night Live, becoming the second cast member from The Office to host after Steve Carell. Wilson also appeared in ads for the 2007 United States women’s national soccer team during the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup as public relations manager “Jim Mike”.
Wilson’s next starring role will be in the film The Rocker, co-starring musician Teddy Geiger, which is due in spring 2008. Also expected in 2008 is Bonzai Shadowhands, which he co-wrote and co-produced. He wrote and is co-producing Renaissance Men, which is due out in 2010.
Wilson is married to author Holiday Reinhorn. They met in an acting class in college and married on the Kalama River. The couple has a son, Walter Mckenzie, born in 2004, and they currently reside in Agoura Hills, California. He and his family are members of the Bahá’í Faith.