Patrick Heusinger

Patrick Heusinger (born February 14, 1981) is an American actor, known for his roles on the television series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, Gossip Girl, Royal Pains and Absentia.

Patrick Heusinger
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Heusinger in 2008
Born (1981-02-14) February 14, 1981 (age 39)
EducationJuilliard School (BFA)
Years active2005–present

Early lifeEdit

Heusinger was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, where he attended Douglas Anderson School of the Arts.[1] He is a graduate of Juilliard.[2]


Heusinger made his debut in the 2005 independent period drama film Sweet Land, as young Lars, and then appeared in Tie a Yellow Ribbon, The Nanny Diaries, and Black Swan.

On television, Heusinger is best known for the roles of Lord Marcus on the CW teen drama Gossip Girl, where he appeared on four episodes in 2008, and Adam on USA Network's Royal Pains in 2010 and 2011. He was also in a recurring role as Max McCarthy on Bravo TV's first original scripted series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. Other television credits include 30 Rock, The Good Wife, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Rescue Me, Unforgettable, and Necessary Roughness.

Heusinger starred as Lancelot in the national tour of Spamalot from 2006 through 2008.[1] In 2010, he starred in the Naked Angels' Tony-nominated Broadway production of Next Fall.[3] Other theater credits include the off-Broadway production of Next Fall and the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof (as Fyedka).

In 2009, Heusinger appeared in the comedy web series Jack in a Box. In 2010 and 2011, he appeared in the comedy web series Submissions Only. In 2013, he had a guest-starring story arc on the NBC survival drama series Revolution as bounty hunter Adam. As of 2015, he has a guest-starring role on the Hulu original series, Casual as Michael, a photography teacher. Heusinger was cast as Special Agent Nick Durand in the AXN series Absentia that premiered in 2017.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Sweet Land Young Lars
2007 Tie a Yellow Ribbon Joe Mason
2007 The Nanny Diaries Carter
2007 Skin-Deep Jared Short film
2010 Black Swan Rich Gent
2012 Willowbrook Bill Huntsman Short film
2012 Snow White and the Seven Movies Agent Short film
2012 Frances Ha Reade "Patch" Krause
2013 Cause of Death Guy in the park Short film
2015 A Beautiful Now Aaron
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back The Hunter


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Gossip Girl James Schuller/Lord Marcus Beaton 4 episodes
2009 30 Rock Brian Episode: "Generalissimo"
2009 The Good Wife Ray Demory Episode: "Fixed"
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Brady Harrison Episode: "Perverted"
2010 Rescue Me Steve Burton Episode: "Comeback"
2010–2011 Royal Pains Adam Pierce 4 episodes
2011 CSI: Miami Matthew Shaw Episode: "Match Made in Hell"
2011 Law & Order: LA Dan Rathman Episode: "Angel's Knoll"
2011 The Protector N/A Episode: "Wings"
2011 Necessary Roughness Cash Carson Episode: "Losing Your Swing"
2011 Friends with Benefits Austin 2 episodes
2011 Unforgettable Dean Episode: "Friended"
2013 Revolution Adam 3 episodes
2013 Bones Martin Proctor Episode: "The Lady on the List"
2013 Castle Raymond Vance Episode: "Number One Fan"
2014–2017 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Max 11 episodes
2015 A to Z Jay Episode: "M is for Meant to Be"
2015 Casual Michael Carr 7 episodes
2017–present Absentia Nick Durand Main role


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Jack in a Box Coy Episode: "The Alpha Actor"
2010–2011 Submissions Only Eric Hennigan 4 episodes
2014 Writers' Block Eli Episode: "Flirting with Disaster"

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Quantum Break Liam Burke Voice


  1. ^ a b Bull, Roger. "Silliness as art". Florida Times-Union, February 15, 2008. Retrieved on June 25, 2013.
  2. ^ Kaye, Kimberly (March 22, 2010). "Straight Talk About Faith, Love and Gossip with Next Fall's Patrick Heusinger". Retrieved July 6, 2014.
  3. ^ Belcher, David. "Patrick Breen and Patrick Heusinger, Actors". The New York Times, February 21, 2010. Retrieved on June 25, 2013.

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