Patrick Sabongui is an actor, producer, director, program director, teacher, and stuntman. Noteable projects include Captain David Singh on the CW’s The Flash (2014-2020), Judah on Get Shorty (2019), Yusuf Ali in Shooter (2017), Reda Hashem in Homeland (2016-17), Hassan Al Afshar on Sony/Crackle’s first original drama, The Art of More (2015-16).
Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Sabongui discovered his passion for theatre at an early age. Patrick has appeared in numerous television series, including: The Runner, Stargate: Atlantis, Almost Human, Nikita, Psych, Arrow, Fringe, The L Word, and 24. Film appearances include Tomorrowland, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Godzilla, The Smurfs 2, White House Down, This Means War, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Watchmen, and 300. Click here for a full listing of his television and film appearances. Patrick has also done stunt work on many films, including: X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Bourne Legacy, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, and The A-Team. He was the stunt coordinator for the tv series Soldiers of the Apocalypse.
Sabongui shot the short film, Chained, which was nominated as the Best Period Piece for the Action on Film Award and won the Action on Film Award for Best Visual Effects. He also wrote, produced, and directed the short Shakey’s Coffee, which won the Founder’s Award for Excellence at the Life Fest Film Fest. He was second unit director for The Cargo, The Privileged, Bad Building, Soldiers of the Apocalypse, and is the executive producer for the upcoming short film Ariel Unraveling.
On the stage Sabongui is known for the Canadian premiere of Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced, and for originating the role of Foster Bryant in the World Premiere production of Inside the Seed.
Professor Sabongui is also Head of BFA Acting in the CUNY–Brooklyn College Department of Theater. He has taught Acting, Movement, Voice & Speech and Directing & Acting for Film/TV at UC Irvine, Simon Fraser University, New Image College and Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts.
In addition to his many other hats, Patrick is a co-director for the non-profit Fulfilling Young Artists (FYA), managing director of Life Force Films, founder and lead instructor at ACT Vancouver, and program developer and facilitator for Sabongui Organizational Solutions.
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