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Rainn Wilson, Angela Kinsey

Rainn Wilson [14]


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Born:January 20, 1966 (54)
Filmography Rating:7.33 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.96 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.33 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:68.76%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Galaxy Quest [1999](33) => Lahnk
The Office: Season 2 [2005](39) => Dwight Schrute
Sahara [2005](39) => Rudi Gunn
The Office: Season 1 [2005](39) => Dwight Schrute
The Office: Season 3 [2006](40) => Dwight Schrute
The Office: Season 4 [2007](41) => Dwight Schrute
The Office: Season 5 [2008](42) => Dwight Schrute
The Office: Season 6 [2009](43) => Dwight Schrute / Director
Monsters vs Aliens [2009](43) => Gallaxhar (voice)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen [2009](43) => Professor Colan
The Office: Season 7 [2010](44) => Director / Dwight Schrute
The Office: Season 8 [2011](45) => Director / Dwight Schrute
The Office: Season 9 [2012](46) => Dwight Schrute
Star Trek: Discovery - Season 1 [2017](51) => Harry Mudd

Trivia that mentions this person:
The Office: Season 1 [2005]
  • In his book "The Bassoon King", Rainn Wilson said that his favorite exchange from his entire time as Dwight Schrute came in the episode {The Alliance} when Dwight offered Jim the titular deal and Jim immediately and enthusiastically accepted it.
    The Office: Season 4 [2007]
  • Rainn Wilson was an avid viewer of the British series prior to his audition for [The Office]. He originally auditioned for the role of Michael Scott, which he referred to as a "terrible [Ricky] Gervais impersonation." The casting directors preferred his audition as Dwight Schrute and cast him in that role instead.
  • The ping pong game between Dwight and Mose was made using Computer-generated imagery. Rainn Wilson and Michael Schur mimed the actions of a ping pong game, and during the stages of editing and post-production the ping pong ball was added in as an effect.
    The Office: Season 7 [2010]
  • Paul Giamatti, Martin Short, Bob Odenkirk, and Hank Azaria were all considered for the role of Michael Scott before Steve Carell was cast. Thomas Lennon, Ken Marino, [?] Ben Falcone, Nick Offerman, Alan Tudyk, [?] Jim Zulevic and [?] Bill Chott also auditioned for the role of Michael Scott. Rainn Wilson originally auditioned for the role of Michael Scott before being cast as Dwight Schrute. Steve Carell only watched a few minutes of the British version before permanently stopping such viewing because he did not want to copy Ricky Gervais' performance as the office manager. John Krasinski, on the other hand, was an avid viewer of the original. When John Krasinski first auditioned for the show, he was called back for the role of Dwight. He told the producers that he would rather play Jim, but they refused to allow it. After a suitable Dwight was found for the show, Krasinski was allowed to come in for the role of Jim.
    Galaxy Quest [1999]
  • Rainn Wilson's big screen debut.
    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 1 [2017]
  • Choose Your Pain - This episode marks the fourth appearance of Harcourt Fenton "Harry" Mudd (Rainn Wilson) after [Star Trek: Mudd's Women (1966)], [Star Trek: I, Mudd (1967)] and [Star Trek: The Animated Series: Mudd's Passion (1973)]. In all of his previous appearances, he was played by Roger C. Carmel.