American actor Scott Patterson is best known for his roles as Agent Strahm in the Saw film franchise and as Luke Danes in Gilmore Girls. Before entering show business, however, he was first known as a professional pitcher in minor league baseball.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Patterson made his acting debut in the 1992 video Intent to Kill. After a string of TV appearances, he was cast as Mickey, a recurring character on the series Fired Up. In 2000, he landed his breakthrough role as Luke Danes on Gilmore Girls, a role he played until the series concluded in 2007. Following his stint on Gilmore Girls, he lingered on the TV spotlight as Gary Tolchuck on Aliens in America. At present, he stars as Michael Buchanan on the NBC series The Event.
On the big screen, Patterson has appeared in numerous movies aside from the Saw film franchise. He is also credited for Highway 395, Three Wishes, Her Best Move, The Frankenstein Brothers and Liberty just to name a few.