Patrick James Lynch
Patrick is an award-winning actor, director, producer, and writer living in Los Angeles, California.
Patrick's acting credits include "Stop The Bleeding" (lead, web series, 49 episodes), Elsewhere (supporting lead, 2017 feature; Winner: Emerging Actor Award- Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival), Frat Pack (supporting, 2018 feature w/ Beverly D'Angelo and Danny Trejo), At The Top of the Pyramid (supporting lead, 2014 feature w/ Dean Cain and Steve Guttenberg), "Team Umizoomi" (guest star, Nick Jr). Commercially, Patrick has appeared in spots for Axe, Comedy Central, Playstation, Walmart, 1-800-RECYCLING, and others. Patrick's stage acting 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).
In 2012, in response to his younger brother's hemophilia-related death, Patrick co-founded the digital content agency Believe Limited and began creating content for patients and families affected by bleeding disorders. He is the creator, executive producer, and lead actor of the award-winning comedic web series about bleeding disorders, "Stop The Bleeding!", now in its eighth season. He is the director of the World Federation of Hemophilia's (WFH) "Treatment For All" video series profiling patient stories and hemophilia care in developing countries, and he's the founder of BloodStream Media, a podcast network dedicated to producing educational and empowering content for the bleeding disorders community.
In 2017, Patrick made his debut as a feature film director with Elsewhere (Winner: Best Picture- Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival); Winner: Best Ensemble- New York City Indie Film Festival), and in 2018 he makes his documentary feature debut with Bombardier Blood, a film following the first hemophiliac to attempt Mount Everest and profiling global disparities in hemophilia care.
Patrick is a global health advocate who has led workshops and programs in 36 states and across all seven continents. He's been recognized with the Hemophilia Federation of America's Health & Wellness Award (2013), the National Hemophilia Foundation's Meritorious Service Award (2014), and was a featured plenary speaker during WFH's World Congress (2016). He is also the founding board president of the 501(c)(3) Entertainment 2 Affect Change, an organization dedicated to supporting entertainment aimed at improving the lives of people in minor health and social populations. Graduate: Boston University's School of Theatre (BFA, Acting). CEO: Believe Limited.
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Best Ensemble Cast - Elsewhere - New York City Independent Film Festival 2018
Best Film - Elsewhere - Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2017
Emerging Actor - Elsewhere - Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2017
National Hemophilia Foundation's 2014 Meritorious Service Award
Winner 2014 CINDY Awards - Stop The Bleeding! - Comedic web content
Hemophilia Federation of America's 2013 Health & Wellness Award