Patrick Barlow was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Barlow's early roles were in comedies like the Geoffrey Rush hit "Shakespeare in Love" (1998). He had an early role on the television special "A Slight Case of Murder" (HBO, 1995-96). Barlow worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Absolutely Fabulous" (Comedy Central, 1993-97). He also landed a role in the miniseries "Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale" (2002-03). He also appeared in the TV special "Absolutely Fabulous: White Box" (Oxygen, 2004-05). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Murder in Suburbia" (ITV 1, 2003-05). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the dramatic adaptation "Bridget Jones' Diary" (2001) with Renee Zellweger and the Hugh Laurie comedy "Girl From Rio" (2001). He also had a part in the TV miniseries "By the Pricking of My Thumbs" (2005-06). He also appeared in the Emma Thompson fantastical comedy "Nanny McPhee" (2006). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Clatterford" (BBC, 2006-07). Most recently, Barlow acted in the drama "The Riot Club" (2015) with Sam Claflin.