Wilson will be running on behalf of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which supports efforts to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s disease research. Instructions for how to donate to Wilson’s marathon efforts can be found on the Foundation’s website.
Wilson most recently appeared on Broadway opposite Katie Holmes in the 2008 revival of All My Sons. He earned two consecutive Tony Award nominations for his roles in Oklahoma! and The Full Monty. His additional theater credits include Barefoot in the Park, Something Good and The Gershwins’ Fascinating Rhythm. His film and TV credits include Watchmen, Little Children, The Phantom of the Opera, A Gifted Man, Young Adult, Morning Glory and Angels in America.