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About Rainn Wilson
Rainn Wilson is an actor who rose to international stardom portraying Dwight Schrute on the television comedy The Office. He is also known for playing Detective Evert Backstrom in the TV series Backstrom. He has starred in films such as Almost Famous, Galaxy Quest, House of 1000 Corpses, America's Sweethearts, Sahara and The Boy.
He is the son of actress Shay Cooper and novelist Robert G. Wilson. He married writer Holiday Reinhorn in 1995. He and Holiday welcomed their son Walter Mckenzie in 2004.
He worked as a moving van driver in order to supplement his income before establishing a successful career in acting.
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And I do believe that the way to change a society, to uplift people - not just their spirit, but to uplift their society and economic base - is through education.Rainn Wilson
Dwight is a sad clown. You've seen those paintings of sad clown.Rainn Wilson
I had bohemian parents in Seattle in the last '60s living in a houseboat. My dad wrote science fiction novels and painted big murals and oil paintings.Rainn Wilson
I know what I look like - a weird, sad clown puppet. I'm fine with that.Rainn Wilson
I like being a Baha'i who has an out-there sense of humor. God gives us talents and faculties, and making people laugh is one of mine.Rainn Wilson
I really wanted to do something positive on the Internet. I wanted to try to get young people talking about, thinking about, life's big questions-make it cool and OK to wonder about the heart, the soul and free will and God and death and big topics like that, big human topics.Rainn Wilson
I think God has a tremendous sense of humor.Rainn Wilson
I think we're the only jokeless show on television. I mean really, we have no setups and no punch lines. It's not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human.Rainn Wilson
I'm about as big a star as the Baha'i faith has got, which is pretty pathetic.Rainn Wilson
Life is suffering. Life is not resistance to suffering. The point of life is to suffer. This is why we're here: We're here to suffer. I believe in a higher power that compassionately allows suffering for us as a race, to grow and mature.Rainn Wilson
Music is universal too. Even deaf people like to dance, love rhythm, and can kind of pick it up.Rainn Wilson
My brain is so anxiety-prone, like a pinball machine. If I don't get up in the morning and focus my thinking, my breathing, and my being for about 12 minutes, I'm just a screwball all day long.Rainn Wilson
My dad wanted to name me after Rainier Maria Rilke, the poet.Rainn Wilson
My dad was always such a frustrated artist. He always worked very hard to support his family, doing a bunch of ridiculous jobs. He wanted to be a painter, but then he also wrote science-fiction novels in his spare time.Rainn Wilson
My mom was an actress in the local Seattle theater doing experimental plays.Rainn Wilson
So much about religion has to do with rigid, sacrosanct preciousness. I don't live my life that way, and I don't feel that's what Baha'u'llah teaches.Rainn Wilson
The founder of the Mona Foundation actually knew my dad for years, and the more I learned about it, the more I realized I really found the perfect charity. It sponsors schools and educational initiatives all over the planet.Rainn Wilson
You meet people in Hollywood that are famous, and you're not sure what they got famous for.Rainn Wilson
Rainn Wilson's Popularity
Rainn Wilson is a famous American actor, who was born on January 20, 1966. As a person born on this date, Rainn Wilson is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (January 20) and the 44th most popular for the year (1966).
People born on January 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Rainn Wilson is the 451st most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Rainn Wilson's birthday, Rainn Wilson is the 4075th most famous American and ranks 21st in famous people born in Seattle, Washington, U.S.
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