|Derek Wilson Quick Info
|5 ft 11½ in
|Date of Birth
|July 19, 1982
Derek Wilson is an American actor who is best known for being cast as Donnie Schenck in Preacher in 2016. He is also well distinguished for his role in Future Man and Rectify (2013-2014). Derek has also starred in several films such as Wet Behind the Ears (2013) and Life Hack (2017).
Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Derek studied at Western Kentucky University. Later, he went on to learn acting at the Department of Theatre and Dance.
Then, he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Derek is represented by –
- Gartner/Green Entertainment
- Innovative Artists Agency
- James Adams (Legal Advisor)
5 ft 11½ in or 182 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Dark Brown (Natural)
Blue with a hint of Grey
Derek has endorsed several brands including Little West.
Best Known For
- Being cast as Donnie Schenck in Preacher in 2016
- Starring in many TV shows such as Future Man and Rectify (2013-2014)
- Being featured in several films such as Wet Behind the Ears (2013) and Life Hack (2017)
Derek made his theatrical film debut as Brian in Wet Behind the Ears in 2013.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance in In the Now in 2008.
Though there is not much known about Derek’s fitness regime, one thing is for sure that he does go to the gym where he focuses on building a muscular physique.
As for his diet, he mostly eats vegetarian food.
Derek Wilson Favorite Things
- Look In Future Man – Wearing a red bandana and a mullet
- Movie – Rocky (1976)
Source – Paste Magazine
Derek Wilson Facts
- He was raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Later, he moved to New York in order to flourish in his acting career.
- Derek is a talented Broadway actor who has performed in more than a dozen Shakespeare plays.
- Aside from acting, he is also a great guitarist.
- In 2013, he made his Broadway debut as Lennox in Macbeth.
- His character as Wolf in Future Man was inspired by his pet dog named Olive.
- He is very fond of dogs, especially Pitbulls. He also helps support the Stand Up For Pits Foundation.
- Derek is a huge New York Mets fan.
- He loves to sip on scotch or bourbon.
- Derek enjoys the sound of good rock and roll.
- Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Derek Wilson / Instagram