Patrick J. Adams is a Canadian actor best known for his starring role as Mike Ross in the television drama series Suits, since 2011.
A stage, film and television actor, Adams has appeared in landmark series such as Lost, Friday Night Lights, Pretty Little Liars, N.C.I.S., Lie To Me, FlashForward and Luck, among others.
Additionally, Adams starred as twin brothers in the 2008 ABC pilot Good Behavior, executive produced by Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas, directed by Emmy Award-winning director Charles McDougall; and starred in the pilot The Dealership, opposite Tricia Helfer and William Devane.
Patrick's work in film includes supporting roles in the hit comedy Old School, directed by Todd Phillips; 2:13, directed by Charles Adelman; and 2009 Berlin Film Festival competitor Rage, directed by internationally-renowned filmmaker Sally Potter, in which Adams appeared alongside Judi Dench, Jude Law, Dianne Wiest and Steve Buscemi.
Additionally, Adams starred in indie films such as The Waterhole, the 2009 Slamdance entry Weather Girl and 6 Month Rule, directed by Blayne Weaver.
A leading light of the Southern California theatre community, Adams appears yearly at the Ojai Playwrights Conference, starring in new works by established and developing playwrights.
Bill Cain's Equivocation was developed at Ojai and Patrick subsequently starred in the celebrated Geffen Playhouse production. It was honored with 2010 Best Production at the LA Ovation Awards.
Adams made his professional stage debut in the landmark, West Coast premiere of Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?, at The Mark Taper Forum, which took home Best Play at the Ovation Awards. He also produced and directed a hit revival of Marat/Sade, for which he accepted Best Production at the L.A. Weekly Theatre Awards.
A Toronto native, Adams currently resides in Los Angeles.