Will Patton: A Star in the Celestial World and one Named in Aquila

Updated: January 14 2024  Author: International Star Registry

In a celestial gesture of admiration, a star was named after the renowned American actor and audiobook narrator, Will Patton, through International Star Registry (ISR). This celestial dedication was immortalized on April 6, 2001, in the Aquila constellation, with coordinates Aquila RA 20h 4m 33.69s D 04° 10′ 59.42″. This cosmic tribute reflects the shining accomplishments of Will Patton throughout his life and career. 

The Life of Will Patton

Born on June 14, 1954, in Charleston, South Carolina, William Rankin Patton has left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. His versatile career encompasses acting in films, television series, and even lending his distinctive voice to numerous audiobooks.

A Storied Career

Will Patton’s impressive acting career has seen him in various notable roles. He portrayed Colonel Dan Weaver in the TNT science fiction series “Falling Skies” and featured in blockbuster films like “Remember the Titans” (2000), “Armageddon” (1998), “Gone in 60 Seconds” (2000), “The Punisher” (2004), and “Minari” (2020). His on-screen chemistry with Kevin Costner was evident in “No Way Out” (1987) and “The Postman” (1997), and he also made guest appearances in seasons 3 and 4 of Costner’s Paramount Network series “Yellowstone” (2020–2022). Recently, he took on the role of Deputy Marnes in the 2023 TV series, “Silo.”

Award-Winning Excellence

Will Patton’s talent has not gone unnoticed in the industry. He earned nominations alongside his castmates for their ensemble work in “Minari” (2020) and “Yellowstone” (2021) at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Furthermore, his dedication to the craft led to two Obie Awards, one for best actor in Sam Shepard’s play “Fool for Love” and another for his role in the Public Theater production of “What Did He See?”

The Aquila Constellation

The star dedicated to Will Patton resides in the Aquila constellation, a prominent feature of the celestial tapestry. Aquila, Latin for “eagle,” is known for its prominent asterism, the Summer Triangle, formed by three bright stars: Altair, Vega, and Deneb. It is a constellation rich in mythology, often associated with the bird that carried Zeus’s thunderbolts in Greek mythology.

International Star Registry: The Perfect Gift

Record a star name with and immortalize a special moment or person in the night sky. Naming a star after a loved one, as exemplified by the dedication to Will Patton, is a unique and heartfelt gesture. It’s a thoughtful gift option for occasions such as Easter, corporate events, and welcoming newborns into the world.

Whether you are seeking 30th birthday gift ideas or looking for a way to commemorate a special occasion, ISR offers various packages to meet your preferences. Explore their options and buy a star package that suits your needs. 

In conclusion, Will Patton’s life and career have left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment, and the dedication of a star in the Aquila constellation serves as a testament to his enduring legacy. Name a star today with International Star Registry and make your own celestial mark on the universe.


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