Patrick J. Adams – Famous Actor

Who is Patrick J. Adams?

Patrick J. Adams is a Canadian actor. He is probably most remembered for his portrayal of Mike Ross. A college dropout turned unlicensed lawyer on the popular USA Network’s TV series Suits. Patrick was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series for his role in Suits at the 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards.


August 27, 1981

Birth Place

Toronto, Canada

Zodiac Sign


Early life before fame

Patrick’s mother’s name is Rowan Marsh, and his father, a journalist, is called Claude Adams. He’s said that his parents have been extremely supportive of him throughout his career. Patrick attended Northern Secondary School. After Patricks’ parents’ divorce, Adams moved to Los Angeles, leaving Toronto at the age of 19. After arriving in the United States, Patrick attended the University of Southern California, earning a BFA. After Patrick earned the Jack Nicholson Award in 2004, which directly provided a scholarship for him by the eponymous actor to outstanding performers at the school and earning his BFA, Patrick instantly began working on a production of Edward Albee’s “The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” at the Mark Taper Forum.

Personal life

Patrick has been happily married to his Pretty Little Liars co-star Troian Bellisario since December 2016. The couple met in 2009 when they were both casts opposite each other in the play Equivocation. Prior to Patricks’ appearance on Pretty Little Liars, Adams and Bellisario had broken up, but they ended up back together after Adams’ guest appearance on Pretty Little Liars in 2010. The two have been happily married since December 10, 2016. Their marriage ceremony took place in Santa Barbara, California, and was attended by a large gathering of their friends. In October 2018, Patrick announced the birth of his firstborn daughter. In May 2021, the pair welcomed their second child into this world, also a daughter.
It was revealed in an episode of the podcast Katieš Crib, hosted by actress Katie Lowes, that Bellisarioš and Adam’s second daughter was born in the front seat of their car, right next to the hospital’s entrance due to quick-proceeding labor. They were successfully assisted by the hospital staff within a few minutes after the birth, and both the mother and child were found healthy.

Patrick was one of the guests at his Suits co-star Meghan Markle‘s wedding to Prince Harry, which took place in St. Gerogeš Chapel, Windsor Castle, on May 19 of 2018.

Patrick was awarded the Honorary Life Membership of University College Dublin Law Society in September 2013. Patrick is also an active musician and likes to play the guitar whenever he has some free time. He is also a photographer and owns over 25 cameras. Some of his photos have even been featured in Suits’ Behind the Lens and events hosted at the #PJAGallery.

Professional Life

Patrick has appeared in numerous films throughout the years, with his most recent appearances being 6 Month Rule (2011), The Come Up (2012), Car Dogs (2017), Room for Rent (2017), We Are Here (2018), and Clara (2018).

He has appeared in the popular legal drama TV series, Suits. Other cast members seen in Suits include Gabriel Macht, Sarah Rafferty, Rick Hoffman, Gina Torres, Amanda Schull, Wendell Pierce, Dulé Hill, Katherine Heigl, David Costabile and DB Woodside.


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