Who Was Simon Paul Marsh? Patrick J. Adams’ Uncle

Simon Paul Marsh was the uncle of Patrick J. Adams, a Canadian actor and director. He is known for playing Mike Ross, a college dropout turned unlicensed lawyer in USA Network’s series Suits. ‘Self Defense’ is the fourteenth episode of the fifth season of Suits and the 74th overall which first aired on February 17, 2016. This episode is dedicated to Simon Paul Marsh and directed by Patrick J. Adams. It is revealed that 5307 Huntington Boulevard in Brooklyn was Mike’s original apartment’s address.

Simon Paul Marsh Biography

Simon Paul Marsh passed away in 2009 and Patrick J. Adams played Mike Ross in the TV series Suits. He described his uncle as, “one of the most intelligent and compassionate people I have ever known”.


Marsh was not just a special person to Patrick J. Adams, but also played a significant role as both a close friend and adviser in his life.

The two had been close friends and peers for over a decade and Marsh’s sudden passing left a gap that could never be filled. He often found himself talking about their shared experiences and the laughter they had shared. The loss of Marsh was not just a loss of a friend but also a loss of a part of himself that could never be replaced.

Suits’ Cast & Crew List

  • Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter
  • Rick Hoffman as Louis Litt
  • Patrick J. Adams as Mike Ross
  • Sarah Rafferty as Donna Paulsen
  • Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane
  • Tom Lipinski as Trevor Evans
  • Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson
  • David Reale as Benjamin
  • Suzanne McKenney as Judge Ralls
  • Pooch Hall as Jimmy Kirkwood
  • Max Topplin as Harold Gunderson
  • Leslie Hope as Anita Gibbs
  • Rachael Harris as Sheila Sazs
  • Farid Yazdani as David Green
  • Earl ‘Bubba’ McLean Jr. as Bailiff
  • Tony Desantis as Jury Foreman

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Who Is Patrick J. Adams?

Patrick J. Adams age is 42 years old, as of 2023. He was born on August 27, 1981 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His mother name is Rowan Marsh and his father is journalist Claude Adams. When it comes to education, he attended Northern Secondary School.


He moved up to guest appearances on top-rated shows like Lost, in 2007. He began starring in the co-lead role of Mike Ross in Suits, in mid 2011. He was cast as Hourman in the TV series Legends of Tomorrow, in 2016. He was cast in the role of legendary astronaut John Glenn for the Disney+ series The Right Stuff, in 2020.

In Sep 2013, he was awarded Honorary Life Membership of University College Dublin Law Society. He is also a passionate photographer with a collection of over twenty-five cameras and a skill with the guitar. The Behind the Lens and #PJAGallery events in Suits both highlighted his photography. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

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