Patrick James Lynch
Patrick James Lynch is an actor, writer, producer, speaker and advocate. He is Executive Producer an Co-founder of the digital content agency Believe Limited, Founding Board President of Entertainment 2 Affect Change, a 501(c)(3) launching in Spring 2015, a founding producer of Believe Theatrical. He is best known as the creator, head writer, and star of the award-winning, comedic web series about bleeding disorders called Stop The Bleeding! and the host of The BloodStream Podcast.
Patrick's work in marrying entertainment & advocacy has been featured by Funny or Die, PBS, BuzzFeed, News 12 NY, Fox Sports West, MLB Network Radio, AM 830 KLAA, NY 1, Ebru Today, The Ragan Report, and Health News Digest amongst others. In 2013, his 21 videos on healthcare accumulated over 495,000 minutes watched on YouTube.
As an actor, stage credits include The Irish Curse (Off B’way, SoHo), Agamemnon (La MaMa), Elsewhere (Kraine), All Hail Hurricane Gordo (Humana; ATL; Cleveland), The Front Page, The Corn is Green & Peter and the Star Catchers (Williamstown), The Rabbit Hole & The Cherry Orchard (Huntington). On screen he’s been in At the Top of the Pyramid (supporting lead) & Team Umizoomi (Nick Jr) as well as commercials for Axe, Comedy Central, Playstation, Versus, Walmart, 1-800-RECYCLING, and others.
As a producer, he has worked on screen for web series such as Stop The Bleeding!, Helping Hany, My Friend's Fiance, In the Woods with Deerknuckle, Mr. Friendly's Ice Cream Car, and Fangs of New York. On stage, he's produced at NYC's famous Playwrights Horizons Theater through his theatre company Believe Theatrical. He's produced at Scholastic, assisting to create and manage events such as the world premiere of The Hunger Games and live appearances with talents such as Taylor Swift, Henry Winkler, and Meryl Streep,
Patrick is a member of the Hemophilia Federation of America’s Teen Connection Committee, the National Hemophilia Foundation’s Social Media Task Force, the Hemophilia Association of New York and the New York City Hemophilia Chapter. Since 1994, he has been intimately involved with the SeriousFun Children’s Network, an association of camps for kids with life-threatening or critical illnesses. He is a proud graduate of Boston University (BFA, Acting) and member of the Actors Equity Association.
Recipient of the Hemophilia Federation of America's 2013 Terry Lamb Award
Recipient of the National Hemophilia Foundation's Loras Goedken Award
Winner 2014 CINDY Awards (Stop The Bleeding! - comedic web content).