Paul Giamatti

Paul Giamatti

Age
47
Birthday
Jun. 6th, 1967
Born in
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Height
5' 8 1/2"

Paul Giamatti's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
John Adams TV Show
John Adams
The Show TV Show
The Show
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Ernest & Celestine
2010 - Barney's Version
2010 - Ironclad
2009 - Duplicity
2009 - Cold Souls
2009 - The Haunted World of El Superbeasto
2008 - Pretty Bird
2007 - Fred Claus
2007 - The Nanny Diaries
2007 - Shoot 'Em Up
2006 - Lady in the Water
2006 - The Ant Bully
2006 - The Illusionist
2006 - Asterix and the Vikings
2005 - Robots
2005 - Cinderella Man
2005 - The Fan and the Flower
2004 - Sideways
2003 - Paycheck
2003 - Confidence
2003 - American Splendor
2002 - Thunderpants
2002 - Big Fat Liar
2001 - Planet of the Apes
2001 - Storytelling
2000 - Big Momma's House
1999 - Man on the Moon
1998 - Dr. Dolittle
1998 - Saving Private Ryan
1998 - The Negotiator
1998 - The Truman Show
1997 - My Best Friend's Wedding
1997 - A Further Gesture
1997 - Deconstructing Harry
1997 - Donnie Brasco
1997 - Private Parts
1996 - Before and After
1995 - Sabrina
1995 - Mighty Aphrodite
1992 - Singles

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Ritchie
1
Himself - Host
1
Harold Levinson
1
Man in Sleeping Bag
1
Mr. McKay (Voiced)
1
Narrator (Voiced)
1
George Remus (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti was born June 6, 1967. He graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall prep school, majored in English at Yale, and obtained his Master's Degree in Fine Arts, with his major in drama from the Yale University School of Drama.

Paul is the youngest of three children. His older brother, Marcus Giamatti, is also an actor. His sister, Elena, designs jewelry. His father, A. Bartlett Giamatti, was a professor of Renaissance Literature at Yale University, and went on to become the university's youngest president. (In 1986, Bart Giamatti was appointed president of baseball's National League. He became Commissioner of Baseball on April 1, 1989 and served for five months until his untimely death on September 1, 1989. He was commissioner at the time Pete Rose was banned from the game.) Paul's mother, the former Toni Smith, was an actress before she married Dr. Giamatti. Paul's father has written six books.

Giamatti's acting roots are in theatre, from his college days at Yale, to regional productions (Seattle, San Diego and Williamstown, Massachusetts) to Broadway.


TRIVIA:
  • Graduated from Yale University with a degree in English
  • Is a Boston Red Sox fan
  • Is a big fan of science-fiction.
  • His life ambition is to star in a crime caper with 'Robert Duvall' (qv) and 'John Hurt' (qv). He plans on contacting the two stars with his idea should _Sideways (2004)_ (qv) win Best Picture at the Academy Awards.
  • He is the younger brother of 'Marcus Giamatti' (qv).
  • He's the voice talent for 'Tiger Woods' (qv) headcover in a series of Nike Golf commercials
  • Often plays roles based on real people - _Private Parts (1997)_ (qv), _Man on the Moon (1999)_ (qv), _American Splendor (2003)_ (qv), _Cinderella Man (2005)_ (qv) and _"John Adams" (2008)_ (qv).
  • During the shooting of the upcoming _The Hawk Is Dying (2006)_ (qv), which is mainly about his character and a Red-Tailed Hawk, he became a raptor-enthusiast.


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