In 2004, Pat was nominated for the Gemini Award in the category of "Viewer's Choice", but lost to Mike Holmes.
Pat hosted the show Music Works on CBC where Canadian bands would perform.
Pat briefly lived in West Hollywood, California while pursuing more acting gigs.
Pat has an eBay store where he sells Degrassi memorabilia including t-shirts.
In 1988, Pat received Canada's highest acting honor: the Gemini for "Best Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role" for his work on Degrassi Jr. High. When he won, he said, "The other actors are great--I hope they aren't mad at me for winning!"
Survivor is one of Pat's favorite television shows.
Pat loves snow, but hates rain.
Pat enjoys playing video games.
Pat married his wife Carmella on August 11, 2001.
Pat loves the music of Canadian band Bare Naked Ladies.
Pat's favorite actor is Al Pacino, and his favorite actress is Sally Fields.
Pat lists his favorite movie as Scarface.
Pat collects vintage video arcade games.
Pat has a Golden Retriever named Bosco.
Pat currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.
Pat originally won his role on Degrassi Jr. High in 1985, beating out over 500 hopefuls. He responded to a flyer that was handed out at his school.
Pat has appeared in all three Degrassi programs, as the loveable Joey Jeremiah.
Pat: A perfect example I would say is Muhammad Ali. I mean, years and years in the ring, bashing his head. I mean, I know it's part of the job, but where's the line. Where do you draw the line where an athlete must stop just to protect his own physical well being.
Pat: ... family is important. And for me I know that if there was something wrong with my family, it didn't matter what it was, I would have to take some time off.