Rainn Wilson is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Dwight Schrute on the NBC sitcom The Office, for which he earned three consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He also had a recurring part as Arthur Martin in the HBO series Six Feet Under from 2003 to 2005. Wilson’s other notable works include Backstrom, Mom, Utopia, The Boy, The Rocker and Super.
Rainn Wilson Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 20 January 1966
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, USA
Birth Name: Rainn Dietrich Wilson
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer.
Race/Ethnicity: White (English and Norwegian)
Religion: Bahá’í Faith
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Rainn Wilson Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 183 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 83 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2½”
Height in Meters: 1.89 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: N/A
Rainn Wilson Family Details:
Father: Robert G. Wilson (Novelist, Artist, Business Consultant)
Mother: Shay Cooper (Yoga Teacher and Actress)
Spouse/Wife: Holiday Reinhorn (m. 1995)
Children: Walter McKenzie Wilson (Son) (b. 2004)
Others: Roland Harrison “Rollie” Whitman (Maternal Grandfather), Katherine J. Williams (Maternal Grandmother), Kristin (Stepmother)
Rainn Wilson Education:
Kellogg Middle School
Shorecrest High School
New Trier High School
University of Washington (BFA)
New York University (MFA) (1989)
Rainn Wilson Facts:
*Born on January 20, 1966 in Seattle, Washington, he is of English and Norwegian descent.
*He played the clarinet and bassoon in the school band.
*He began acting at the University of Washington, and made his film debut in Galaxy Quest (1999).
*He played Dwight Schrute in the comedy sitcom The Office from 2005 to 2013.
*He is a passionate hobby chess player.
*He has two pit-bulls named Pilot and Oona.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.