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Bridgetown Comedy Festival & Live Nation Presents
May 2, 2017
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205
Patton continues to find success in all areas of entertainment from his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable guest roles on his favorite TV shows (including Parks and Recreation for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award) in addition to The Secret Life of Walter Mitty with Ben Stiller as well as his starring role on Adult Swim’s The Heart She Holler. He is also the narrator on ABC’s breakout comedy The Goldbergs. He was recognized for his work on the big screen nominated for a Critics Choice Award for his brilliant performance in Jason Reitman’s film Young Adult starring opposite Charlize Theron.
In 2009 Patton received critical acclaim for his performance in Robert Siegel’s Big Fan; the film was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and Patton earned a Gotham Award nomination for his performance. Patton received his first Grammy nomination for his album My Weakness Is Strong which was distributed through Warner Brothers Records.
In addition to his guest roles this past year on Parks and Recreation Justified Two and a Half Men Portlandia Burn Notice Patton also voiced characters on The Simpsons and Bob’s Burgers. He was a series regular on Showtime’s United States of Tara appeared as a guest star on Bored To Death and Flight of the Conchords on HBO and The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. He also recurred on the SyFy series Caprica. Patton was also a regular contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann Real Time with Bill Maher and Lewis Black’s Root Of All Evil. In 2009 Patton appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s feature film The Informant and Observe and Report with Seth Rogen.