Patrick Kennedy is an English actor. He has since ventured into directing. In 2002, he made his film debut in Nine Lives. He later appeared as Julian Bell in the miniseries Cambridge Spies. He next had performances in such films as Atonement, In Tranzit, Me and Orson Welles, and The Last Station. In the 2010s, Kennedy landed acting parts in several feature films, including Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, War Horse, Parade’s End, The November Man, and Mr. Holmes. He also became known for his recurring character as Dr. Douglas Mason in Boardwalk Empire. This year, he played Mr Wheatley in Netflix’s Queen Gambit and portrayed Edward Aveling in the Italian-Belgian film Miss Marx.