Patrick Fabian (born December 7, 1964) is an American actor of film, stage and television. He is best known for his role on Better Call Saul as Howard Hamlin, the lawyer who, while cocky and elitist, still finds time to help Chuck McGill, his law partner and friend. His film roles include End Game (2006), The Last Exorcism (2010), Pig (2011) and Jimmy (2013).
Patrick Fabian in July 2018
|Born||December 7, 1964|
|Education||Pennsylvania State University, University Park (BFA) |
California State University, Long Beach (MFA)
Fabian was born in Pittsburgh, and grew up in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. His father worked for the Pennsylvania student loan program. He attended Penn State University and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance. He moved to California where he earned a master's degree from California State University, Long Beach.
One of Fabian's earliest prominent roles was as Professor Jeremiah Laskey on NBC's Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–94). He was in the main cast of the short-lived television series Valentine (2008–09) and Working Class (2011). He had recurring roles on Joan of Arcadia, Veronica Mars, Gigantic, and Big Love.
Fabian has appeared in a number of films including The Last Exorcism, and has had a number of guest appearances on high-profile TV shows including Will & Grace and Friends. More recently, Fabian was cast to play Howard Hamlin, a main role in the AMC television series, Better Call Saul.
Fabian's theatre work in New York includes The Food Chain by Nicky Silver, Humpty Dumpty by Eric Bogosian, Six Degrees of Separation (national tour), and, in Los Angeles, Diva by Howard Gould, and Dinner With Friends by Donald Margulies, as well as two seasons at LA's Shakespeare Festival.
|1998||Jane Austen's Mafia!||Riverdancer|
|2005||Must Love Dogs||Donald|
|2006||End Game||Brian Martin|
|2010||The Last Exorcism||Cotton Marcus|
|2010||The Land of the Astronauts||Russell|
|2012||Bad Ass||Officer Malark|
|2012||Tales of Everyday Magic||Ryan Kilgore|
|2012||Atlas Shrugged: Part 2||James Taggart|
|2018||The Death of Superman||Hank Henshaw||Voice role; direct-to-video film|
|2019||Reign of the Supermen||Hank Henshaw||Voice role; direct-to-video film|
|1992||Bodies of Evidence||Scott Easton||Episode: "The Edge"|
|1992||Silk Stalkings||Ron Gerschak||Episode: "Bad Blood"|
|1993||For Love and Glory||N/A||Unsold television pilot|
|1993||Beverly Hills, 90210||Charlie Dixon||Episode: "The Little Fish"|
|1993–1994||Saved by the Bell: The College Years||Prof. Jeremiah Lasky||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|1994||Murder, She Wrote||Larry Shields||Episode: "Murder of the Month Club"|
|1995||University Hospital||Kurt Palmer||Episode: "Endings and Beginnings"|
|1995||Melrose Place||Lowell||Episode: "To Live and Die in Malibu"|
|1996||Boston Common||Prof. Jack Reed||Episode: Pilot|
|1997||Star Trek: Voyager||Taymon||Episode: "Favorite Son"|
|1997||Weapons of Mass Distraction||Brandon Joyner||Television movie|
|1997||Millennium||Ratfinkovich||Episode: "Jose Chung's Doomsday Defense"|
|1997||General Hospital||Ted Murty|
|1998||Xena: Warrior Princess||Rafe||Episode: "King Con"|
|1998||Jenny||Parker||Episode: "A Girl's Gotta Come Through in a Clutch"|
|1998||Timecop||Dean Cooke / Eric Cooke||Episode: "Lost Voyage"|
|1998||Friends||Dan||Episode: "The One Hundredth"|
|1999||Wasteland||N/A||Episode: "Great Expectations"|
|1999||Cupid||Don Quixote||Episode: "Grand Delusions"|
|1999||Two of a Kind||Alex Reardon||Episode: "My Boyfriend's Back"|
|1999||Dharma & Greg||Doug||Episode: "Looking for the Goodbars"|
|1999–2000||Time of Your Life||Spencer Halloway||Recurring role, 6 episodes|
|1999–2002||Providence||Jerry Kaufman||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2000||Arli$$||Jacques||Episode: "Honoring Our Past"|
|2000||FreakyLinks||Wayne||Episode: "Subject: Edith Keeler Must Die"|
|2001||The Trouble with Normal||Eric||Episode: "Manhattan Transference"|
|2001||Rude Awakening||Brian||2 episodes|
|2001||Nash Bridges||Ethan||Episode: "Slam Dunk"|
|2001||The Education of Max Bickford||Josh Howlett||Episode: "Herding Cats"|
|2003||Jack's House||N/A||Television movie|
|2003||Without a Trace||N/A||Episode: "The Source"|
|2003||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Rhone Kinsey-Confer||Episode: "Forever"|
|2003||Just Shoot Me!||Martin||Episode: "A Simple Kiss of Fate"|
|2003–2005||Joan of Arcadia||Gavin Price||Recurring role, 16 episodes|
|2004||Crossing Jordan||Buddy Holly / Horned Rimmed Glasses||Episode: "Is That Plutonium in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?"|
|2004||24||William Cole||2 episodes|
|2004||Helter Skelter||Jay Sebring||Television movie|
|2004||Summerland||Ian Straub||Episode: Pilot|
|2004||North Shore||Dr. Burtwhistle||Episode: "Meteor Shower"|
|2004||Medical Investigation||Gary Riesen||Episode: "Escape"|
|2004||Quintuplets||Coach Scales||Episode: "Teacher's Pet"|
|2004||Will & Grace||Alan||Episode: "Saving Grace, Again: Part 1"|
|2004||Snow||Buck Seger||Television movie|
|2005||Blind Justice||Clay Simmons||Episode: "Four Feet Under"|
|2005||Eyes||Doug Taft||Episode: Pilot|
|2005||Everwood||Dr. Henry Validor||Episode: "Oh, the Places You'll Go"|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Ken Gannon||Episode: "Blood in the Water"|
|2005||Reba||Rev. Parks||Episode: "And God Created Van"|
|2006||Shark||Dr. Charlie Bender||Episode: "Dr. Feelbad"|
|2006||Ugly Betty||Fashion TV Anchor||Episode: "The Lyin', the Watch and the Wardrobe"|
|2006–2007||Veronica Mars||Professor Hank Landry||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|2006–2007||Close to Home||Mike Bachner / Mrs. Veeder's lawyer||2 episodes|
|2007||Pushing Daisies||Mark Chase||Episode: "Dummy"|
|2007||Twitches Too||Thantos||Television movie|
|2007||Viva Laughlin||Steve||Episode: Pilot|
|2007||Bones||Terry Stinson||Episode: "Boy in the Time Capsule"|
|2007||NCIS||Ray Vincent||Episode: "Corporal Punishment"|
|2007||Las Vegas||Ted Leandros||Episode: "The High Price of Gas"|
|2008||Boston Legal||Attorney Stanley Gould||Episode: "Mad About You"|
|2008||Burn Notice||Zeke||Episode: "Trust Me"|
|2008||The Cleaner||Tom D'Agostino||Episode: "Rebecca"|
|2008||Snow 2: Brain Freeze||Buck Seger||Television movie|
|2008–2009||Valentine||Ray Howard/Hephaestus||Main role, 8 episodes|
|2009||Life||Dr. Stanton||Episode: "Mirror Ball"|
|2009||The Mentalist||Rand Faulk||Episode: "Carnelian, Inc."|
|2009||According to Jim||Daniel||Episode: "The Yoga Bear"|
|2009||Drop Dead Diva||Kevin Hanson||Episode: "The Dress"|
|2009||Crash||Jonas Dixon||2 episodes|
|2009–2010||Big Love||Ted Price||Recurring role, 10 episodes|
|2010||The Deep End||Attorney||Episode: Pilot|
|2010||Rizzoli & Isles||Nate||Episode: "Boston Strangler Redux"|
|2010||Svetlana||Pastor||Episode: "You're Svencome"|
|2010||CSI: NY||Charles Richmore||Episode: "Shop Till You Drop"|
|2010–2011||Gigantic||John Moore||Recurring role, 13 episodes|
|2011||Working Class||Rob Parker||Main role, 8 episodes|
|2011||Hot in Cleveland||Richard||Episode: "Unseparated at Birthdates"|
|2011||Private Practice||Robert Weston||Episode: "Breaking the Rules"|
|2012||Desperate Housewives||Frank||2 episodes|
|2012||Hawaii Five-0||Tony Denis||Episode: "Kupale"|
|2012||Longmire||Dr. Dennis Nunn, DVM||Episode: "8 Seconds"|
|2012||The Finder||CEO Anderson||Episode: "Little Green Men"|
|2012–2013||The Newsroom||Tony Hart||2 episodes|
|2012||Criminal Minds||Barry Flynn||Episode: "Magnificent Light"|
|2013||Castle||Peter Monroe||Episode: "Reality Star Struck"|
|2013||The Good Mother||Scott||Television movie|
|2013||Scandal||Senator Meyers||Episode: "Say Hello to My Little Friend"|
|2014||Cloud 9||Richard Morgan||Television movie|
|2014||Franklin & Bash||Paul Levy||Episode: "Deep Throat"|
|2014||Grey's Anatomy||Dr. Oliver Lebackes||Episode: "You Be Illin'"|
|2015–present||Better Call Saul||Howard Hamlin||Main role|
|2015||Scorpion||Captain Stephen Caine||Episode: "Love Boat"|
|2016||Casa Vita||Coach Willis||Television fim|
|2016||Grimm||Dr. Eugene Forbes||Episode: "Skin Deep"|
|2017||Elementary||Lars Vestergaard||Episode: "Dead Man's Tales"|
|2017||Lucifer||Reese Getty||Episode: "Off The Record"|
|2018||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Senator Gaius Ponarian||Episode: "Fun & Games"|
|2018||Code Black||Owen Edwards||3 episodes|
- "Patrick Fabian profile". Hollywood.com. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
- Owen, Rob (January 28, 2011). "Tuned In: CMT puts new sitcom to work". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Vancheri, Barbara (August 27, 2010). "'Last Exorcism' star, Patrick Fabian, pledged allegiance to the Steelers". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Scott, Tony (September 14, 1993). "Review: 'Saved by the Bell: The College Years'". Variety. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
Second episode picks up considerably because of Patrick Fabian, anthropology prof who has Zack’s number.
- "Media Rights Capital and the CW Network Announce Premiere Dates and Casting for Original Sunday Night Primetime Programs "In Harm's Way," "Surviving Suburbia," "Valentine" and "Easy Money"" (Press release). The CW. July 19, 2008. Retrieved April 2, 2016 – via The Futon Critic.
- "CMT's First Sitcom "Working Class" Starring Melissa Peterman Announces Cast and Begins Production" (Press release). CMT. October 18, 2010. Retrieved April 2, 2016 – via The Futon Critic.
- McAllister, Matt (October 2, 2010). "Patrick Fabian Interview: Preaching to the Possessed". futuremovies.co.uk. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Miller, Daniel (August 22, 2011). "'Last Exorcism' Sequel in the Works with Writer Damien Chazelle (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
Exorcism centered on an Evangelical preacher, played by Patrick Fabian, who, after years of performing exorcisms, decides to allow a documentary crew to film the last exorcism he plans to perform...
- Couch, Aaron (July 11, 2014). "'Better Call Saul': Cast, Timeline Details and New Photos". Variety. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Friedlander, Whitney (January 30, 2015). "'Better Call Saul' Cast, Creators Reveal Details of 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Brantley, Ben (August 25, 1995). "THEATER REVIEW; Love as a Comical Fugue Of Thin, Lonely Voices". The New York Times. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Weber, Bruce (April 3, 2002). "THEATER REVIEW; Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?". The New York Times. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Handel, Jonathan (July 18, 2013). "SAG-AFTRA UFS Group Unveils Candidate List". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- McNary, Dave (July 16, 2015). "SAG-AFTRA Election Draws Frances Fisher, Diane Ladd, Amy Aquino, Lisa Vidal". Variety. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- Leon, Anya (August 10, 2012). "Patrick Fabian Welcomes Daughter Delilah Grace". People Babies. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
- "Hitched, Hatched, Hired". The Hollywood Reporter. August 21, 2012. Retrieved June 22, 2017.