Patrick John Flueger (born on December 10 1983 in Red Wing, Minnesota) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in The Princess Diaries (2001), The 4400 (2004), Brothers (2009) andHatfields & McCoys (2013). Since January 2014, he has starred as Detective Adam Ruzek in the NBC drama series Chicago P.D.
Flueger was born in Red Wing, Minnesota, the eldest of three siblings. He attended Red Wing High School.
He then landed the role of Shawn Farrell in the USA Network series The 4400 (2004–07). While still working on The 4400, Flueger got the role of Rusty in the film The World's Fastest Indian, starring Anthony Hopkins. It is interesting to note in The World's Fastest Indian, Flueger starred alongside Antony Starr. Flueger would later get cast as the American version of the character Starr played in Outrageous Fortune, retitled in the U.S. version as Scoundrels, airing on ABC during the summer of 2010.
In February 2010, Flueger was among those screen tested for the role of Captain America in the 2011 feature film.
Notes and Trivia
- He is an accomplished musician writing music and playing guitar.
- He was the lead singer for the band Sleeper 7.