Patrick Flueger

Patrick John Flueger (born December 10, 1983) is an American actor, known for a lead role as Shawn Farrell in the television series The 4400. He currently appears as a main role in Chicago P.D., playing the role of Adam Ruzek.

Patrick John Flueger
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Patrick Flueger in 2015
Patrick John Flueger

(1983-12-10) December 10, 1983 (age 36)
Years active2001–present

Life and careerEdit

Flueger was born in Red Wing, Minnesota, the eldest of three siblings. He attended Red Wing High School graduating in 2002[1]. Flueger's first significant role was in the Disney film The Princess Diaries. Next followed several television appearances, including JAG, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and CSI: Miami. He then landed the role of Shawn Farrell in the USA Network series The 4400 (2004–07). While still working on The 4400, Flueger got the role of Rusty in the film The World's Fastest Indian, starring Anthony Hopkins. In The World's Fastest Indian, Flueger starred alongside Antony Starr. Flueger was later cast as the American version of the character Starr played in Outrageous Fortune, retitled in the U.S. version as Scoundrels, airing on ABC during the summer of 2010. He is slated to appear in several other movie roles, including Blowtorch Films' You Are Here, The Job based on the Shem Bitterman play, and Chris Moore's Kill Theory.

In February 2010, Flueger was among those screen tested for the role of Captain America in the 2011 feature film.

Since 2011, his performances have been credited using his full name - Patrick John Flueger.

In August 2013, Flueger joined the cast for the Chicago Fire spin-off Chicago P.D. as rookie officer Ruzek.[2] The show premiered January 8, 2014.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Princess Diaries Jeremiah Hart
2005 The World's Fastest Indian Rusty
2007 Spin Ryan
2009 Kill Theory Michael
2009 The Job Bubba
2009 Brothers Private Joe Willis
2010 VideoDome Rent-O-Rama Dick Short film
2010 Mother's Day Izaak 'Ike' Koffin
2011 Footloose Chuck Cranston
2013 Present Trauma Keith Short film
2014 San Patricios Sean Donnelly
2015 Loaded Ethan
2016 Lawless Range Sean Donnelly
2016 The Tell-Tale Heart
2017 The Super Phil Lodge
2018 Lawless Range Sean Donnelly


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Septuplets Zeke Wilde Unaired pilot
2003 Judging Amy Mark Thurber Episode: "Judging Eric"
2003 The Pitts 'Pipe' Keith Episode: "Miss American Pipe"
2003 CSI: Miami Brad Kenner Episode: "Freaks and Tweaks"
2003 Boston Public Joseph Prager Episode: "Chapter Sixty-Seven"
2003 Twelve Mile Road Will Coffey TV film
2003 Grounded for Life Caleb Episode: "Been Caught Stealing"
2003 JAG P.O. Miles Yates Episode: "Pulse Rate"
2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Aiden Connor Episode: "Families"
2004 Paradise Luke Paradise TV film
2004 It's All Relative Lance Episode: "Tackleboxxx/The Love Below"
2004–2007 The 4400 Shawn Farrell Main role
2010 Scoundrels Logan West / Cal West Main role
2013 Hatfields & McCoys Jack McCoy Unaired pilot
2013 Criminal Minds Paul Westin Episode: "Broken"
2013 Warehouse 13 Ranger Evan Smith Episode: "Parks and Rehabilitation"
2014–present Chicago Fire Adam Ruzek Recurring role
2014–present Chicago P.D. Adam Ruzek Main role
2017 Special Skills Paddy Episode: "Party Animals"
20?? Beta Chad TV series, post-production


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  2. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (August 23, 2013). "Sophia Bush, Patrick Flueger Join NBC's 'Chicago PD'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (October 18, 2013). "'Ironside' & 'Welcome to the Family' Canceled by NBC; 'Community' to Premiere January 2, 'Chicago P.D.' January 8". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013.

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