His character "Joe" on Blue's Clues (1996) was gradually introduced through a three episode story arc which had Steve going away to college. All three episodes aired back-to-back on the Nickelodeon network on April 29, 2002.
Brother Casey Patton is a U.S. Air Force paramedic.
Dad Michael Patton is an architect.
Donovan graduated from Michigan's Interlochen Arts Academy in 1996.
Mom Danene Curtis is campaign manager for a California branch of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Performed two live shows with the cast of Blue's Room: Beyond Your Wildest Dreams! (2004) at Toys R Us in Times Square on the morning of September 17, 2004 to promote a Blue's Room-themed toy display.