Patrick Gallagher (actor)

Patrick Gallagher
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Gallagher at the Glee premiere party in Santa Monica, California
Born (1968-02-21) February 21, 1968 (age 51)
Years active1994–present

Patrick Gallagher (born February 21, 1968) is a Canadian actor.

Early life[edit]

Gallagher was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, and grew up in Chilliwack, British Columbia. He is of Chinese and Irish descent.[1][2]


Gallagher is known for his television roles as Det. Joe Finn in Da Vinci's Inquest, the alcohol salesman in Entourage, Leon in The Line, Farhod the Fierce in Pair of Kings, and Ken Tanaka in Glee, and his film roles as Awkward Davies in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World and Gary the bartender in Sideways. Gallagher also played Attila the Hun in Night at the Museum and its sequels, Chow in True Blood, Colquitt in Final Destination 3, Anderson in the movie Severed: Forest of the Dead, and the head of security, Hugo, in the short-lived series Endgame.

Gallagher has also made guest appearances in Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Hawaii Five-0, Intelligence, NCIS: Los Angeles, Fuller House and Psych in addition to Hell's Kitchen as a guest for the 100th dinner service. In 2017, he landed the recurring role of a prison guard on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.[3]

Gallagher was announced as the lead villain in the game Ghost of Tsushima made by Sucker Punch Productions on October 30, 2017.



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1996 Moving Target Jonish Kukoc [4]
1997 Pale Saints Lowbrow [5]
1999 Apocalypse II: Revelation Jake Goss
2000 Tribulation Jake Goss
2001 Apocalypse IV: Judgment Jake Goss
2001 Full Disclosure Larry Quinn
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Awkward Davies, Able Seaman
2005 Severed Anderson
2006 Night at the Museum Attila The Leading Hun
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Attila The Leading Hun
2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Attila The Leading Hun
2017 Downsizing Drunk Guy at the Bar
2019 A Dog's Way Home Teo
2019 Captain Marvel Security Chief


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1994 RoboCop: The Series Security Guard Episode: "The Future of Law Enforcement: Part 1" (S 1:Ep 1 – Pilot)
1994 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Bodyguard Episode: "Tournament" (S 2:Ep 9)
1995 Forever Knight Michael Episode: "Sons of Belial" (S 3: Ep 11)
1997 Bad to the Bone Trucker Made-for-TV Movie directed by Bill L. Norton [6]
1997 Earth: Final Conflict Prison guard Episode: "Avatar" (S 1:Ep 4)
1997 F/X: The Series Macho Episode: "Spanish Harlem" (S 2:Ep 9)
1998 My Date with the President's Daughter Secret service agent Part of The Wonderful World of Disney [7]
2007 Masters of Horror Barman Episode: "The Black Cat"
2008–2009 True Blood Lin Chow 2 episodes
2009–2010 Glee Ken Tanaka Season 1
10 episodes
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Carlos Bagoyo Episode: "Nalowale"
2012 Psych Mercer Episode: "True Grits"
2013 Almost Human Tony Han Episode: "The Bonds"
2013 Borealis Taq Television film
2015–2017 iZombie Jeremy Chu Seasons 2–3
2016 Fuller House Chief Mulrooney Episode: "Secrets, Lies and Firetrucks"
2013 Unclaimed Jeff Keeley Television film
2017–present General Hospital Prison guard Recurring [3]
2018 Lucifer Barry Episode: "Orange Is the New Maze"
2018 Dirty John Detective Dave Nissely Episode: "One Shoe"
2018–2019 Siren Dr. Abbott 4 episodes
2019 Wayne Mr. Hernandez 2 episodes
2019 Project Blue Book Randal Kavanaugh Episode: "Foo Fighters"
2019 The Twilight Zone Jack Mongoyak Episode: "A Traveler"
2019 American Princess Friar Woodruff 5 episodes
2019 Creeped Out Coach Carter Episode: “The Takedown”

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role Notes Ref.
2006 Company of Heroes
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Attila the Hun
2010 Halo: Reach Trooper 3
2018 Red Dead Redemption 2 The Local Pedestrian Population
2019 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint Mass Shultz
TBA Ghost of Tsushima Mongol leader (Khan)


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