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Patrick Gallagher

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2 episodes (see below)
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Biographical Information
Date of birth
February 21, 1968 (1968-02-21) (age 49)
Date of death
Place of birth
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Place of death
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Patrick Gallagher, born February 21, 1968 in New Westminster, British Columbia, is a Canadian actor who plays the role of Chow Lin on the HBO original series True Blood. Making his debut on the episode "Plaisir D'Amour" in the series' first season, Patrick plays the role of a vampire. Longshadow's successor as business partner with Fangtasia nightclub co-owners Eric Northman and Pamela Swynford de Beaufort, Patrick is a co-starring actor who meets an untimely demise shortly after his only other appearance, on the episode "Scratches"m in the series' second season.


Patrick Gallagher grew up in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada, and, in 1993, graduated from the National Theatre School of Canada. He began his career in Toronto working in the theater, in film and on television. He is a big supporter of the independent film scene, and has played numerous roles in projects by emerging filmmakers. He currently resides in Los Angeles, and is a dual US/Canadian citizen.


  • Monster Heroes (2010)
  • Dancing Ninja (2010)
  • Difficult to Stay alive and Die (2009)
  • Night at the Museum (2009)


  • Hawaii Five-O (2010)
  • Entourage (2010)
  • Glee (2009-2010)
  • True Blood (2008)


  • Graduated from the National Theatre School of Canada in 1993
  • Dual Canadian/US citizen
  • First pro job as 'The Fishbreeder' in the world premier of "the Nightingale" In 1994 at Young Peoples Theatre in Toronto
  • Created the 'gibberish' language used by Atilla the Hun in Night at the Museum.


Season one appearances
"Strange Love" "The First Taste" "Mine" "Escape from Dragon House"
"Sparks Fly Out" "Cold Ground" "Burning House of Love" "Fourth Man in the Fire"
"Plaisir D'Amour" "I Don't Wanna Know" "To Love Is to Bury" "You'll Be the Death of Me"
Season two appearances
"Nothing but the Blood" "Keep This Party Going" "Scratches" "Shake and Fingerpop"
"Never Let Me Go" "Hard-Hearted Hannah" "Release Me" "Timebomb"
"I Will Rise Up" "New World in My View" "Frenzy" "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'"

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