From Wikipedia, the free reference book. Robert Hammond Patrick, Jr. (conceived November 5, 1958) is an American performing artist, known for his driving and supporting parts in various movies and network shows. Patrick dropped out of school when show class started his enthusiasm for acting, getting his first expert acting occupation in the 1986 TV film, Eye of the Eagle. For a significant part of the late-1980s, he lived in Los Angeles and had minor parts. In 1990, he handled a supporting part as psychological militant O’Reilly in Die Hard 2. In 1991, he discovered more prominent standard acknowledgment when he handled the part of the fundamental scoundrel, the T-1000, in Terminator 2: Judgment Day—a part portrayed by Allmovie as “a standout amongst the most significant parts in a standout amongst the most essential movies of the decade.” He was assigned for the 1992 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor and the 1992 MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for his work and repeated the part for cameo appearances in 1992’s Wayne’s World and 1993’s Last Action Hero. He was later selected for the 1994 Saturn Award for Best Actor for his driving part as Mike Rogers in clique most loved Fire in the Sky and landed focal supporting parts in prominent movies, for example, Cop Land and The Faculty, and in addition repeating parts in well known TV programs, for example, The Sopranos and The Outer Limits. Patrick featured in various fundamentally panned films amid the 1990s, including Double Dragon and Striptease, once saying of his filmography: “there’s perhaps five that are great and the rest are poo.” He later played John Doggett in the American sci-fi loathsomeness network show The X-Files. Supplanting Fox Mulder as the male lead of the show, his depiction earned him the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television in 2001, and a selection the next year for a similar honor in the class “Best Actor in a Television Series”, and in addition seeing him named one of “The Ten Sexiest Men of Sci-Fi” by TV Guide. He won the 2005 Jury Award for Best Actor for his part as Shay Riley in TV film The Fix. In 2006, he handled another of his most significant parts, playing Colonel Tom Ryan in the hit network show, The Unit. In later years, Patrick has landed focal supporting parts in the basic victories Walk the Line, Elvis, Bridge to Terabithia, Spy Kids and Flags of Our Fathers. Allmovie depicted Patrick as having “built up a strong notoriety inside the business,” with faultfinders, fans and co-stars applauding “his hard working attitude, identity, and predictable exhibitions.