Born in Edmonton, Canada, to Collette and Tom Gilmore (a former professional hockey player), Gilmore seemed destined for the spotlight from an early age. His love for film was discovered while making home movies with his father’s camcorder, and it wasn’t long before he became involved in his high school drama program. Gilmore performed in various local and regional theatre productions, and went on to graduate with a degree in English Literature from the University of Alberta, Canada. In 2002 Gilmore relocated to Vancouver to pursue acting full-time.
Patrick Gilmore has brought a myriad of diverse and dynamic characters to life on screen over the course of fifteen years. From comedy to drama, this multi-faceted actor has proved time and time again that there are no limits to his craft.
With a successful career spanning more than 70 credits to date Gilmore is likely most recognized for his portrayal of Dale Volker, a fan favorite in Syfy’s SGU Stargate Universe. Additional credits include AMC’s The Killing, The CW’s Smallville, Arrow, and Supernatural, FOX’s Fringe,
Joss Whedon’s The Cabin in the Woods, Disney Channel’s 16 Wishes, and Saban Films’ The Confirmation.
Gilmore currently stars alongside Eric McCormack as David Mailer in the Netflix original series Travelers. The series premiered December 2017 garnering more than 12 million viewers in its first week making it one of Netflix’s top streaming shows. Gilmore additionally recurs as Shaun in the critically acclaimed hit comedy You, Me, Her, which can be viewed on DIRECTV and AT&T’s U-Verse as well as DIRECTV NOW. Season three of the series is slated for 2018.
Aside from being an actor, Gilmore is a modern day renaissance man in its truest form. A man of many talents, he is especially skilled as a singer and has competed in music festivals in a variety of styles inclusive of Opera. He is an avid photographer, loves to travel, and is in the final stages of acquiring his pilot’s license.
Patrick Gilmore resides in Vancouver.