Brian J. Patterson


Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Brian J. Patterson is a commercial, film, and theatre actor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has appeared in multiple plays throughout the SF area, including, but not limited to: GREASE, SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL, IN GABRIEL'S KITCHEN, MACBETH, & ZANNA DON'T which was nominated for 9 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle awards in 2008, and won in two categories; Best ensemble in a musical (which was awarded to he & the cast) & best choreography in a musical.

Brian has also appeared in various films like HAWT BULLET, PINBALL DONUT GIRL (with Jane Wiedlin from the Go-Go's), STILL 'BOUT IT (with Master P, Lil Romeo, & Mike Epps), and PUSHING BOUNDARIES. He is a part of the BLUE SHIELD national floating heads campaign, and his commercial work includes names like: METHOD LAUNDRY DETERGENT, BROOKS RUNNING ATTIRE, VAN HEUSEN men’s clothing, CIENA Network Specialists, INTEL, WELLS FARGO, (etc., etc.), and also print ads for HEWLETT PACKARD, MICROSOFT, & OPTUM Health Care…just to name a few.

You may currently see Brian both on the web and live on stage. He appears in the web series TRAINERS, a mockumentary web-series that follows a group of personal trainers at a fitness gym. It's shot in a format that is similar to that of PARKS & REC and also THE OFFICE, as it takes the audience behind the scenes of a place that most of us know of – the gym. Just go to You can also catch him on stage in San Francisco in the ensemble production of the San Francisco Premiere of DEAR HARVEY. This tribute to the late Harvey Milk (on whom the 2008 Gus Van Sant film starring Sean Penn was based) is playing at the New Conservatory Theatre Center January 26th through February 24th, 2013. Order tickets online at


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