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Mark Patton Archive

From the annals of Movie Reelist history, the following is our collection of content containing references to and/or the filmography of Actor Mark Patton.

Mark Patton (born September 22, 1958) is an American interior designer and former actor. Patton grew up in Riverside, Missouri and, after graduating high school, he moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. Within a few years he landed the role of Joe Qualley in the 1982 Broadway production of Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. Patton reprised the role in the 1982 film of the same name. In 1985 Patton landed the lead role in the horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge portraying Jesse Walsh, a teen whose body becomes possessed by Freddy Krueger. Patton, who is openly gay,¬†gave up on his acting career following being cast in a planned CBS…read full bio here.