Patrick was raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He started getting involved with theatre and music in high school. He later when to Penn State University and received a BFA in performance. Later he attended Cal State University, Long Beach and received his Masters Degree.
After he finished school, he waited tables while auditioning for roles. He finally hit it big when he received a SAG card during a Shakespeare Festival in L.A, and has been acting ever since. He has done many television roles, as well as theatre and film roles. His voice is also heard on many nation wide commercials. He currently lives in L.A with his dog, Ruby.