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Paul Giamatti

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“I`ve got to be the geekiest guy in the world in a lot of ways. I`m like a zeta male.”

 

Biography

The balding, likeable, nervous-looking character actor Paul Giamatti is the son of the author, Yale president, and major league baseball commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti. After earning his M.F.A. in Drama from Yale, the younger Giamatti got started on his acting career with small film parts and TV guest spots. He quickly became a recognizable face but his name was not yet well-known in Hollywood, while on-stage he appeared in lead roles for Broadway productions of The Three Sisters and The Iceman Cometh.

Giamatti’s film breakthrough came in 1997 with the role of media executive Kenny (aka “Pig Vomit”) in the Howard Stern movie Private Parts. In his next few films, he played small yet funny parts like the inept mob henchman in Safe Men, the slave-peddling ape in Planet of the Apes, and the bellboy in My Best Friend’s Wedding. He then got starring roles in the HBO movies Winchell (opposite fellow character actor Stanley Tucci) and If These Walls Could Talk 2.

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Katerina

22Sep11

should be offered protagonistic roles dammit!

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Roscoe

4Nov10

One of our finest actors. Always fascinating to watch.

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Topher-Liam

1Nov10

I second for "Shoot Em Up"!

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David J. Fowlie

25Oct10

SHOOT 'EM UP!