Domhnall Gleeson as Sam Fortner in The Patient on FX

The Patient

Domhnall Gleeson

Sam Fortner

Domhnall Gleeson Headshot

On the surface, "Sam Fortner," portrayed by Domhnall Gleeson, seems like a shy, likable young man — someone you wouldn’t look at twice. Underneath his quiet exterior lurks a dangerous unpredictability that he tries to manage through therapy with Dr. Alan Strauss. 

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Linda Emond

as Candace Fortner

While close to her son, Candace struggles to balance her unconditional love for him with a sense of right and wrong.


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