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Joseph Patrick Breen (born October 26, 1960) is an American actor, playwright and screenwriter. He has acted primarily on TV but has also appeared in numerous films, as well as on Broadway and Off Broadway. In 2010, he starred on Broadway in Next Fall by Geoffrey Naufts and Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends creator Britt Allcroft's 2nd show Magic Adventures of Mumfie Breen is currently playing Andrew Munsey, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, on the CBS drama Madam Secretary.

He was originally hired to voice Splatter and Dodge in Thomas & the Magic Railroad but was cut and was replaced by Neil Crone and Kevin Frank.

In a July 2012 interview with Metro Weekly Patrick Breen stated, "I identify as one of the LGBT people" and agreed with the interviewer who referred to Breen coming out as bisexual.

Filmography



  • Madam Secretary (2014) â€" Andrew Munsey
  • Royal Pains (2014) â€" Bob (All in the Family)
  • Criminal Minds (2013) â€" Peter Harper
  • The Bleeding House (2011) â€" Nick
  • Whole Day Down (2011) â€" Patrick Breen
  • The Good Wife (2010) â€" Lt. Terrence Hicks
  • Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010) â€" Dr. Bob (voice)
  • Country Road K (2010) â€" Nick
  • Rio Sex Comedy (2010) â€" Frank
  • Nurse Jackie (2010) â€" Martin
  • Three Rivers (2009) â€" Dr. Joseph Breen
  • Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009) â€" Mr. Kersey
  • Ghost Whisperer (2009) â€" Duff Faraday
  • Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas (2009) â€" Phinneas Malloy
  • ER (2008) â€" Felix (Another Thursday at County)
  • Space Chimps (2008) â€" Dr. Bob (voice)
  • Eli Stone (2008) â€" Paul Sweren (Praying for Time; Heal the Pain; Something to Save)
  • The Neighbor (2007) â€" Clint
  • Pushing Daisies (2007) â€" Leo Gaswint (Pie-lette)
  • Notes from the Underbelly (2007) â€" Pale Husband
  • The New Adventures of Old Christine (2007) â€" Edmund (Strange Bedfellows)
  • Boston Legal (2006) â€" Otto Beedle (The Good Lawyer;On the Ledge: Part 2; Lincoln: Part 1)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2006) â€" Mr. Phillipe (Way to Go)
  • Kevin Hill (2004) â€" George Weiss (Losing Isn't Everything; Sacrificial Lambs; Through the Looking Glass; The Monroe Doctrine; In This Corner)
  • Christmas with the Kranks (2004) â€" Aubie
  • Joan of Arcadia (2003) â€" Sammy (Only Connect; St. Joan; Pilot)
  • Rock Me Baby (2003) â€" Richard Crandall (Who's Your Da-Da?; Trading Spaces; Prior Engagement; The Difference Between Men and Women; Shift Shaft)
  • Monk (2004) â€" Jeffery Sweeney (Mr. Monk Gets Married)
  • Law & Order (2004) â€" Andrew Gellis (Married with Children; The Ring; Slave)
  • Radio (2003) â€" Tucker
  • Do Over (2002) â€" Mr. Jenkins (Investing in the Future)
  • Just a Kiss (2002) â€" Peter
  • Stark Raving Mad (2002) â€" Jeffrey Jay
  • The West Wing (2002) â€" Kevin Kahn -Ritchie's Communication Director (The Black Vera Wang)
  • Will & Grace (2001) â€" Mitchell (Stakin' Care of Business)
  • The Tick (2001) â€" Friendly Fire (Couples)
  • Ally McBeal (2001) â€" Kevin Stoller (In Search of Barry White)
  • Judging Amy (2001) â€" D.A. Levy (The Last Word)
  • Frasier (2001) â€" Phillip (A Day in May)
  • Jack & Jill (2001) â€" Ken (And Jack and Jill Came Down the Hill; Caution: Parents Crossing)
  • Thomas & the Magic Railroad (2000) â€" Splatter & Dodge (film cut)
  • East of A (2000) â€" Peter Parker
  • Galaxy Quest (1999) â€" Quellick
  • Sex and the City (1999) â€" Dr. Bradley Meego (Twenty-Something Girls vs. Thirty-Something Women)
  • Oz (1999) â€" Robbie Gerth (Legs; Napoleon's Boney Parts)
  • Just the Ticket (1999) â€" San Diego Vinnie
  • Cross Words (1999)
  • Advice from a Caterpillar (1999) â€" Hunter #1
  • One True Thing (1998) â€" G.A. Tweedy
  • Mumfie's White Christmas (1998) â€" Storyteller
  • Party of Five (1998) â€" Kevin Quoss (Here and Now; Of Human Bonding)
  • Jenny (1998) â€" Richard Marino (A Girl's Gotta Merger)
  • In the Loop (1998)
  • Men in Black (1997) â€" Reggie Redgick
  • Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) â€" Desk Manager
  • Colin Fitz (1997) â€" Gnu Fan
  • One Life to Live (1968) â€" Winslow Freeman (1996â€"1997)
  • Phinehas (1996) â€" Billy
  • Sweet Nothing (1996) â€" Greg
  • Get Shorty (1995) â€" Resident Doctor
  • Simon (1995) â€" Mitch
  • Magic Adventures of Mumfie (1994) â€" Storyteller
  • For Love or Money (1993) â€" Gary Taubin
  • Big Wave Dave's (1993) â€" Richie Lamonica
  • Melrose Place (1993) â€" Cameron (State of Need; Pushing Boundaries; The Test)
  • Fallen Angels (1993) â€" Doc (The Quiet Room)
  • Passed Away (1992) â€" Father Hallahn
  • Fools' Fire (1992) â€" The Ministers
  • Sunday Dinner (1991) â€" Kenneth Benedict (Whose House Is It Anyway?; The Write Stuff; My Dinner with Jack and Delores; In Sickness and in Health; Guess Who's Coming to Sunday Dinner)
  • Monsters (1990) â€" Danny (Museum Hearts)
  • Day One (1989) â€" Richard Feynman
  • Nobody's Perfect (1989) â€" Andy
  • Just in Time (1987) â€" Nick Thompson
  • 21 Jump Street (1987) â€" Johnny Hartman (Low and Away)
  • Gimme a Break! (1987) â€" Keith Dudley (Parents' Week: Part 1 & 2)
  • My Sister Sam (1987) â€" Scotty (Club Dread)
  • Spenser: For Hire (1986) â€" Bobby Olak (And Give Up Show Biz?)

Writer


Patrick Breen
  • Just a Kiss (2002)
  • East of A (2000)
  • Phinehas (1996)
  • Call of the Wylie (1995)

Miscellaneous work



  • On the Couch (2004) â€" Special Thanks
  • Julian Po (1997) â€" Acknowledged Contributor

Stage work


Patrick Breen
  • The Normal Heart (2011, Broadway)
  • Next Fall (Off Broadway 2009; Broadway 2010)
  • Fuddy Meers (1999)
  • The Substance of Fire (1991)
  • Brighton Beach Memoirs (1983)

References


Patrick Breen

External links


Patrick Breen
  • http://www.nndb.com/people/529/000138115/
  • Patrick Breen at the Internet Movie Database
  • http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/patrick-breen/169135
  • http://www.starpulse.com/Actors/Breen,_Patrick/
  • Patrick Breen at the Internet Broadway Database
  • Patrick Breen at the Internet Off-Broadway Database


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