Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BFA in drama. 
2002: Nominated for a Tony award for his role of Curly in Oklahoma.
His father, John, and his brother, Mark, are both TV anchormen at WTVT in Tampa, Florida. His mother, Mary K., is a professional singer and voice teacher.
He was awarded the Charles Willard Memorial Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Music Theatre while studying at Carnegie-Mellon.
Was a soloist with the Mostly Pops Orchestra and Canton Symphony Orchestra.
He was offered the Oklahoma lead after he sang "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" in an audition for director Trevor Nunn.
His college roommate, Matthew Stocke, was later his understudy in The Full Monty.
He named his horse from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Frodo.
Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical: for The Full Monty in 2001 and for the role of Curly in Oklahoma in 2002.
Son, Kalin Patrick Wilson, born 23 June 2006. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long.
Brother-in-law of Marika Dominczyk and her husband, Scott Foley; Sean Foley; and Veronika Dominczyk.
Plays on the Broadway Show League.
His grandmother Carol resided in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, until her death in 2013.
Wilson has a tattoo of the letters KPW on his arm for the initials of his first son.
Before being cast in Watchmen (2009), he auditioned for roles in two other comic book-based movies, Fantastic Four (2005) and Daredevil (2003).
His wife, Dagmara Dominczyk, gave birth to their second son, Kassian McCarrell Wilson, on August 9, 2009.
Claims that Tom Hanks was his inspiration for becoming an actor.
Sang "God Bless America" a cappella during the seventh-inning stretch at Yankee Stadium during the 2010 playoffs.
Starring with John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, and Katie Holmes in Broadway's "All My Sons". [September 2008]
He has English, as well as Scottish and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and distant German and Welsh, ancestry.