Rainn Wilson Biography & Photos

Rainn Wilson (born January 20, 1966 in Seattle, United States) is an American actor.

Life

He grew up in Seattle in Washington state with his parents. There he went to the Central Middle School and then at the Shorecrest High School in Shoreline. When his parents moved to Willmette in Illinois to work in the National Baha’i House of Worship at the center to , he then went to the New Trier High School. He comes from a Baha’i family, and also belongs to the faith. He is committed to the persecuted Baha’is in Iran. At Tufts University in Massachusetts and the University of Washington, he received a theatrical training.

Careers

He is known for his role in the American version of the series The Office and the lead role in the film The Rocker of 2008. For the part of Dwight Schrute in The Office, he was nominated from 2007 to 2009 three times in a row for an Emmy.

Filmography

Movies

* 1999: Galaxy Quest – Planetshakers through space
* 2000: Almost Famous – Almost Famous
* 2001: America’s Sweethearts
* 2002: Full Frontal
* 2003: House of 1000 Corpses
* 2005: Sahara – Adventure in the desert
* 2006: My Super Ex
* 2007: Juno
* 2008: The Rocker
* 2009: Monsters vs.. Aliens
* 2009: Transformers – Revenge

Series

* 1997: Love Life to Live
* 2001: Charmed – Magical Witch
* 2001: Dark Angel
* 2001: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
* 2002: Law & Order: SVU
* 2003: Monk
Deaths * 2003-2005: Six Feet Under – is becoming
* 2005: Numbers – The logic of the crime
* 2005: Entourage
* 2009: Reno 911!
* Since 2005: The Office

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