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Lee Craig Patton was an American actor best known for his role as Ken Kenworthy in the comedic crime film Poor White Trash.

Biography[]

Patton was born on January 7, 1957, in Denver, Colorado, to Doug Patton and his wife. It is not known where Patton went to school, as is why he wanted to become an actor. What is known is that Patton got his first on-screen role in 1978, when he was cast as a truck driver named Ray for one of two episodes of the romantic soap opera series The Young and the Restless. Patton got his first major role in 2000, when he was cast as Ken Kenworthy, a store owner injured in an explosion caused by Lenny Lake and Mike Bronco, in the comedic crime film Poor White Trash. Patton has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as American Bred, Jericho, Dexter, Scrubs, Outta Time, Descendant, Diamond Zero, Boston Legal, House, Monk, The Shield, Taylor's Way, General Hospital, and Criminal Minds.

On August 11, 2015, in Colorado, at 58 years of age, Patton passed away following a sudden cardiac arrest.

On Criminal Minds[]

Patton portrayed a man in the Season Three episode "A Higher Power".

Filmography[]

  • American Bred (2016) - Paul Richardson
  • Taylor's Way (2009) - Gerald
  • Days of Our Lives - 2 episodes (2008) - Jail Guard
  • The Shield (2008) - Detective Keefe
  • Criminal Minds - "A Higher Power" (2008) TV episode - Man #1
  • Jericho (2008) - Ranger Frank
  • Dexter (2007) - Customs Officer
  • Scrubs (2007) - Mr. Fulton
  • Monk (2007) - Rent-A-Cop
  • House (2006) - 2nd Table East
  • Boston Legal (2006) - Jury Foreman
  • Silver Patriot (2005) - Detective Sam Spence
  • Diamond Zero (2005) - Barman #1
  • Descendant (2003) - Bartender
  • Malcolm in the Middle (2003) - Charlie (uncredited)
  • Outta Time (2002) - Father
  • The Perfect Wife (2001) - Wayne Tyman
  • The District (2001) - Bill Beamiston
  • Judging Amy (2001) - Disgruntled Husband
  • Poor White Trash (2000) - Ken Kenworthy
  • Sara's Life Before It Became a Movie (1999) - Big Frank
  • Passions (1999) - Cab Driver
  • For Your Love (1999) - Garbage Collector
  • Echo of Blue (1996) - A. Jay
  • For Goodness Sake II (1996) - Bill
  • General Hospital (1996) - Inspector Hastings
  • The Young and the Restless - 2 episodes (1978) - Ray

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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