The American actor Patrick Muldoon, is one of the less known. He manages to stay as far away from the media as possible, but don’t be fooled, Muldoon has been in Hollywood for over 2 decades. He is best known for being the first actor ever to play the role of Austin Reed in one of the most popular American sitcoms, “Days of Our Lives”, a role he returned to in 2011 after a 16-year hiatus. In recent years, Muldoon has become an integral part of the Lifetime and Hallmark stations.
Patrick Muldoon Biography
Muldoon was born William Patrick Muldoon III on 27 September 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA, as the son of Deanna and William Patrick Muldoon II. His mother worked as a housewife while his father was a personal injury lawyer. On his mother’s side, Patrick is of Croatian descent, while on his father’s side he has Irish roots. Although Patrik has American nationality, he never hesitates to identify with his Irish roots at every opportunity. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the Irish-born MMA fighter Conor McGregor.
Growing up, Pat loved many things, including football, music, and everything to do with art. He attended Loyola High School in Los Angeles and went on to the University of Southern California. At USC, Patrick played college football for the school’s Trojan soccer team, playing as a tight end. He was also a member of the Sigma Chi Brotherhood.
Because of his appearance, which made many ladies faint, Patrick aspired to a career as a model while still in college. He signed with the Wilhelmina Modeling agency, and it wasn’t long before big names like Calvin Klein appeared. At the same time, Pat started auditioning for film roles and got small roles on TV shows like Who’s the Boss?, Saved by the Bell, and Silk Stalkings.
Muldoon’s big breakthrough came shortly after two years in the business when he set the role of Austin Reed in “Days of Our Lives”, years have passed and this role is still his lead role.
Pat impersonated the role for three years in a row and was awarded the Soap Opera Digest Award as the best new actor. He left the show in 1995 to play the role of Richard Hart in Melrose Place and also applied for film roles. Pat fulfilled the latter and got a role in the science fiction action movie Starship Troopers (1997). In the following years, Patrick became a mainstay of indie film, while also appearing in numerous TV shows and TV movies.
In terms of music, Muldoon is the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band The Sleeping Masses, who released a music video for their single “The Woman Is the Way” in 2010. Muldoon still sticks to indie/TV movies, which he takes the time to promote on his social media page. One of his most recent appearances is Bernie the Dolphin (2018).
Patrick Muldoon stands at 6 feet 2 inches tall (1.88 m).
It’s true that Patrick Muldoon cannot boast of having many blockbusters on his resume, but that doesn’t mean that he is financially miserable. His indie movies and, according to his Instagram page, “a bunch of other stuff” have helped him rise to the millionaire class. The net worth of Patrick Muldoon is estimated at $1.5 million.
Family: Married, Wife, Gay
No! Patrick Muldoon has never been married. Well, not that the media knows about it. And he is NOT gay! As always, when an actor plays a gay role, fans become overly curious about their sexuality in real life, and for Muldoon, the case was no different.
Speculation that he might be gay began to rise when news came out in the media that he would play half of a gay couple in the Joshua Tunick film “For better or worse”. That was in 2008, and the film was released two years later in 2010. When the gay role was announced, Muldoon is said to have dated Eve Mauro. Previously Muldoon had been associated with a handful of women from Tori Spelling to Denise Richards to Stacy Sanches.
Of all of them, his relationship with Denise Richards was the best known. It began around 1998 when the two of them officially appeared as a married couple at the premiere of the Nicole Kidman film Eyes Wide Shut. The relationship did not last long, however, as Richards later, in 2002, married comedian Charlie Sheen. Their relationship lasted until 2006 when they divorced.
Eight years after their divorce, in 2012, Patrick and Denise are said to have rekindled their romance after being discovered at a rendezvous. Three years later, they starred together in the romantic TV movie A Christmas Reunion (2015).
Despite the news that they were back together, neither party gave the media any confirmation. Later, they were associated with other people. Muldoon with the actress Juliette Binoche.