Wilson appeared in a number of television shows and films before landing his starring role on the Office, the role with which he is most associated.
Rainn Wilson’s first role was in the film Galaxy Quest in 1999. From there, he went on to appear in: Almost Famous (2000), The Expendables (2000), America’s Sweetheart’s (2001), Full Frontal (2002), BAADASSSSS! (2003), The Life Coach (2005), Sahara (2005), My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006), Juno (2007), The Rocker (2008), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Super (2010), and Peep World (2011.) On television, Rainn Wilson has been seen in Charmed (2001), Dark Angel (2001), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2001), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2002), Monk (2003), and Six Feet Under (2003-2005.)
Most recently, and alongside his wife, Rainn Wilson founded SoulPancake, a website which attracts more than a million visits. He continues to act and perform, and can be seen every week on the Office, where he has played the character of Dwight since 2005.