On this episode Simon K speaks to actor Patrick Kilpatrick
One of the finest screen/television character actors of his generation, playing against a spectrum of Hollywood's leading action heroes, Patrick Kilpatrick's entertainment career has spanned more than 170 films and television shows as lead actor, producer, screen writer, director, and global entertainment teacher- from "Minority Report" with Tom Cruise to "Dark Angel" with Jessica Alba, from the largest production in Public Broadcasting history to the Los Angeles Theater Center with John Goodman and Academy Award winning British director Tony Richardson in Shakespeare's "Anthony and Cleopatra". He has appeared in over 75 hit TV shows such as "24", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" and all "CSI".
His action film villain appearances embrace a multitude of genres and an international Who's Who of directors, writers, production talent and leading men and women of the last quarter century. The Replacement Killers (1998 - director Antoine Fuqua) against Yun-Fat Chow, Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Caan in Eraser (1996 - Chuck Russell), Last Man Standing (1996 - Walter Hill), opposite Bruce Willis, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995- Geoff Murphy), opposite Steven Segal, The Presidio (1988) - Peter Hyams), opposite Sean Connery and Mark Harmon, two award-winning and highly rated original cable westerns opposite Tom Selleck, Last Stand at Saber River (1997- Elmore Leonard) and Crossfire Trail (2001), one western opposite Sam Elliot and Kate Capshaw HBO's Premiere Films adaptation of Louis L'Amour's The Quick and the Dead (1987), and the ever-popular action mainstay Death Warrant (1990) opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme, as "The Sandman". He has even done battle with the largest mammal on earth in Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997).
His further and recent work includes the film Parasomnia from director Bill Malone ("Fear.com", "House on Haunted Hill)", "Nip/Tuck", "Chuck", "Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles", "Burn Notice", all NCIS franchises and the film "American Violence" with UFC Light Heavyweight Champion of the World Stipe Miocic.
Kilpatrick is president and CEO of Uncommon Dialogue Films, Inc. (UDF) (founded 2005) - a full service event/script, casting, film and media service company - idea inception to global return on investment realization. His producing/fund raising/film financing and production background has taken him from Fiji to the London Stock Exchange for the presentation of investment film slates. Until a military coup toppled the Fijian government he was briefly named founder of the University of Pacific Film and Theater program.
He has taught acting, auditioning, directing, producing and film distribution, Men in the Movies, Star Trek and Stage Combat at the University of Wisconsin (Whitewater) and Hampton Sydney College in Virginia and at the Texas Theater Center in Dallas/Fort Worth. Kilpatrick has prepared full film school curriculum for the governments of Brazil and Nigeria while privately and group entertainment coaching in Los Angeles and via Skype.
The Uncommon Dialogue Film Mentorship Program - under his directorship and chief instruction, utilizing his "Deliver the Goods" Curriculum - has coached countless students from beginners to active professionals in all phases of entertainment warrior status while guiding each to agency representation and self-production.
He was invited by New York Film Academy Veterans Advancement Program to present a Master Class on Oct. 13, 2017.
He has in the past partnered with Los Angeles Film Academy for his charitable event The Hollywood Celebrity Sporting Clays Invitational that raises money for wounded warriors and City of Hope Hospital.
He is appearing in theaters, stores and Netflix in "American Violence" and "Assassin X", "Cops and Robbers" with UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quentin Rampage Jackson, "Black Water" with Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph