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Funny In Failure

Mar 13, 2023

Patrick Fabian is an award-winning actor who you may recognise from his iconic role as Howard Hamlin in Better Call Saul. 

He’s guest starred on almost everything: Friends, NCIS, Will and Grace, Hot in Cleveland, Star Trek:Voyager, Lucifer, Code Black, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Grimm, Scorpion, The Newsroom, Longmire, Castle, Scandal", CSI/CSI:Miami/CSI:NY, The Mentalist, Desperate Housewives, Xena the Warrior Princess, Criminal Minds, Bones, Ugly Betty, Reba, Pushing Daises, According to Jim, Drop Dead Diva, Private Practice, Burn Notice, Princess. Recurring roles include "Big Love, Veronica Mars, Joan of Arcadia, Providence, 24, Time of your Life, General Hospital, Working Class, Dharma and Greg, Valentine and The Education of Max Bickford. Patrick is fondly remembered as 'Professor Lasky' from Saved By The Bell:The College Years.

Patrick was also the male lead in "The Last Exorcism" which was a small, 1.3 million dollar horror film that went on to gross over $70 Million worldwide. Fans loved his portrayal of the flawed Rev Cotton Marcus and he was awarded Best Actor at the prestigious Stiges Catalonian International Film Festival in 2010. Other films include Jimmy, Must Love Dogs, Tales of Everyday Magic, Bad Ass, Atlas Shrugged Part 2, Pig, My Greatest Teacher, The Good Mother, Underdogs, Bad Asses and My Eleventh.

On the Disney and ABC Family Channels, Patrick has been a go-to Bad Guy, playing the Evil 'Thantos' in Disney Channels' Twitches and Twitches, Too and the only man hunting reindeer in the Christmas movies Snow and Snow 2: Brain Freeze and Cloud 9.

On stage, Patrick has worked with some of the best playwrights and directors around: having toured America with John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation directed by Jerry Zaks, Eric Bogosian's Humpty Dumpty directed by Jo Bonney at The McCarter Center in Princeton and Nicky Silver's The Food Chain directed by Robert Falls at the Westside Theatre in NYC. He also voices Harvey Dent in Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham which is coming out soon.

We chat about why he loves Cameo, the highs and lows of a 30+ year career, disappointments, no’s and rejections, his gratitude mindset, expectations, Better Call Saul and enjoyment plus more!

The video footage of this entire chat is now out as well (one day after release)! So check them out on YouTube under Michael Kahan

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