Born in Marietta, Ga., Robert Patrick is an actor who has worked with some of the top actors and directors in his field for the last 20 years. His breakthrough role came as the legendary T-1000 in “Terminator 2,” and since then, he has worked on iconic films including “Die Hard 2,” “Wayne's World,” “Last Action Hero,” “Fire in the Sky,” “Cop Land,” “The Faculty,” “Walk the Line,” “Bridge to Terabithia,” “Spy Kids,” and “Flags of Our Fathers,” and television shows including “The Sopranos,” “The Outer Limits,” “Elvis,” “The Unit,” “The X-Files” and “Sons of Anarchy.”
He can currently be seen as Agent Cabe Gallow in the CBS ensemble "fun-cedural" “Scorpion.” In its freshman year, it was the #3 new television show of 2014 and is consistently in the week's top 10 highest rated programming. In Spring 2017, it was announced that Patrick will have a featured role in Gale Ann Hurd's highly anticipated Amazon series "Lore," based on the popular horror podcast.
On the small screen, Patrick was a series regular in season 6 of HBO's “True Blood,” and he also appeared in the final season. He played memorable roles on the final season of “Sons of Anarchy,” on the cult favorite “Community,” and in season 1 of Robert Rodriguez's “From Dusk til Dawn” for the El Rey Network. His recent films include Universal Picture's “Identity Thief” with Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman; Warner Bros.’s “Gangster Squad,” in which he played a member of Josh Brolin's "squad" going up against Sean Penn as Mickey Cohen; “Trouble with the Curve,” opposite Clint Eastwood; “Lovelace,” opposite Sharon Stone and Amanda Seyfried; Universal's remake of “Endless Love” with Alex Pettyfer; and Focus Features' “Kill the Messenger,” opposite Jeremy Renner. He was last seen in “The Road Within” with Kyra Sedgwick, Dev Petel and Zoe Kravitz.
In addition to his acting success, Patrick is a lifelong supporter of the military and the USO. The grandson of an Army veteran, who served during World Wars I and II and the Korean War, Patrick grew up with a profound respect for troops. Devoted to giving back, he regularly participates in USO hospital visits, and since 2008, he has attended four USO tours to seven countries, visiting more than 8,100 service members and military families.
He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Barbara and their two children.