Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson portrays Dwight Schrute, an eccentric paper salesman whose ego knows no bounds in the NBC comedy series “The Office.”

Wilson recently wrapped production on the feature film “Sahara,” starring opposite Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn and Penelope Cruz. He also starred as the hippie producer, Bill, in the highly acclaimed film, “Baadasssss” and has been seen in other features such as Cameron Crowe's “Almost Famous,” Steven Soderbergh’s “Full Frontal,” “America's Sweethearts,” “House of 1000 Corpses” and “Galaxy Quest.”

In addition, Wilson is well known for his recurring role on the television series “Six Feet Under” as Arthur Martin, the odd mortician intern. He has also guest starred on “CSI,” NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Monk,” and several other shows.

Wilson’s theater career includes performances in two Broadway plays, “London Assurance” and “The Tempest.” He has also performed off-Broadway in “The New Bozena,” “Plunge,” “Venus,” “Titus Andronicus” and “Twelfth Night,” and regionally at the Guthrie Theatre, the Arena Stage and Dallas Theatre Center. He attended the graduate acting program at New York University.

Wilson currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fiction writer Holiday Reinhorn, and their newborn son Walter. He has two loving pit bulls, Oona and Harper Lee. His birthday is January 20 and he enjoys tennis, chess -- and “loud” rock-‘n- roll music.

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