Brody Hutzler
Birth Date:
April 20, 1971
Birth Place:
Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
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Patrick Lockhart of Days


“Success is being prepared when opportunity knocks!” Brody Hutzler

 American television and film actor Brody Hutzler is most popular to soap opera fans for his role as Patrick Lockhart on “Days of Our Lives,” which he played from 2003 to 2007. He also portrayed Zachary Smith on “Guiding Light” (1996-1997) and Cody Dixon on “The Young and the Restless” (1999-2004). Hutzler has made several television guest appearances on shows, like “Charmed,” “Ally McBeal,” “Angel,” “7th Heaven,” “Las Vegas,” NCIS,” “I Hate My Teenage Daughter” and “Ringer.” His film credits include “Legally Blonde” (2001), “Totally Blonde” (2001), “Green Flash” (2008), “The Intruders” (2009) and “Be My Baby” (2010).     

Hutzler is a single. He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with his cat, Spooky. He enjoys playing guitar, reading, eating and sports like skiing, tennis, boxing  and soccer. Hutzler collects hats and European league soccer jerseys. He plays in the NBA Entertainment Basketball League.

Air Force Brat

Childhood and Family:

Brody Hutzler, whose real name is Ian Brody Hutzler, was born on April 20, 1971, in Fairbanks, Alaska. A self proclaimed “Air Force brat,” he has moved to various places like Hawaii, Alaska, New York, Colorado, Ohio, Vermont and Michigan. Brody graduated from Michigan State University, in which he majored in Biology and played lacrosse. He has a sister who resides in Vermont with her husband.  

Legally Blonde


Brody Hutzler made his television acting debut in an episode of “Saved by the Bell: The New Class,” a spin off of NBC's “Saved by the Bell,” called “Boundaries” (1995), where he played date rapist Craig. His venture into the soap opera realm began in the following year when he landed the role of Zachary Smith on the long running but now defunct drama “Guiding Light” (CBS, 1952-2009), created by Irna Phillips. He stayed with the show until 1997.

In February 1999, Hutzler made a guest appearance as Darren in “The Game Show,” an episode of the syndicated teen sitcom “Malibu, CA.,” which was produced by “Saved by the Bell” creator Peter Engel. He returned to soap opera with the role of Cody Dixon on the Daytime Emmy Award winning drama “The Young and the Restless” (CBS, 1973-?), created by William J. Bell and Lee Philip Bell.  He appeared on the show between 1999 and 2004.

Entering the new millennium, Hutzler landed guest spots in The WB series hit “Charmed” (2000) and the Fox legal dramedy series “Ally McBeal” (2000), where he respectively played Max and Chris Melnick. The same year, he played Billy Bastion in the pilot of the NBC short lived prime time soap “Titans,” starring Casper Van Dien and Yasmine Bleeth. During 2001-2002, Hutzler had a recurring role as Landok on the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” spin-off, “Angel,” which ran on The WB from 1999 to 2004.

The Alaska native performer branched out into the big screen when he got the small role of Grant on the Reese Witherspoon comedy vehicle “Legally Blonde” (2001). Helmed by Robert Luketic, the film was a critical and commercial success. With a production budget of $18 million, it grossed $96.5 million in North America and $45.2 million internationally for a worldwide total of $141.7 million. Hutzler followed it up with the supporting role of Brad Wilson in “Totally Blonde” (2001), a comedy film written and directed by Andrew Van Slee, and starring Krista Allen, Maeve Quinlan and Michael Bublé.   

Hutzler went on to appear in episodes of “Birds of Prey” (2002, as Mercenary), “She Spies” (2003, as Brad Cummings), “I'm with Her” (the pilot, 2003), “7th Heaven” (2003, as Paul). He, however, did not grace the soap opera again until he was cast as Patrick Lockhart, brother of Mimi and son to Bonnie, on the NBC hit “Days of Our Lives,” created by Ted and Betty Corday. He was on the show from 2003 to 2007. In 2006, Hutzle appeared as Travis in an episode of NBC's “Las Vegas” called “Lyle & Substance.”

After leaving “Days,” Hutzler co-starred with David Charvet, Torrey DeVitto, and Kristin Cavallari in “Green Flash” (2008), a comedy/drama film directed and written by Paul Nihipali. In the following year, he portrayed Isaac in the Gregori J. Martin directed drama film “The Intruders,” opposite Steven Bauer, Lisa Wilcox, Meadow Williams, Ruben Rabasa and Alla Korot, and worked with director Gregori J. Martin again for the horror/thriller movie “Raven,” starring Meadow Williams, Roland Kickinger and Steven Bauer. He starred with Stephanie Rae Anderson and Kimberly Jürgen in a short film, “Chasing Forever” (2009). His voice could be heard as Shovin' Buddy in an episode of the Fox Emmy award winning animated series “Family Guy” (2009).   

2010 saw Hutzler portray Jason in the Bryce Olson directed comedy film “Be My Baby,” opposite Julia Duffy, René Ashton and Casey Strand. He also played Navy Lieutenant Michael Jensen in an episode of “NCIS” titled “Jurisdiction” (2010). In 2011, he portrayed Press Secretary Kenneth Allen in three episodes of “The Bay.”

On January 1, 2012, Hutzler appeared as Paul in an episode of the television sitcom “I Hate My Teenage Daughter,” which debuted on Fox on November 30, 2011. On January 31, he played Jeff Sheridan on the episode “It Just Got Normal” of The CW's Neo-noir series, “Ringer,” starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.


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