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Paul Giamatti

Paul GiamattiAKA Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti

Born: 6-Jun-1967
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: John Adams

Paul Giamatti is a schlubby but oddly charming character actor who has broken through as a leading man in Big Fat Liar, Sideways, and as Harvey Pekar in American Splendor. Other memorable character roles include Pig Vomit in Howard Stern's Private Parts, Richard the Bellman in My Best Friend's Wedding, a klutzy paratrooper in Saving Private Ryan, a slave-trading orangutan in Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes, and Andy Kaufman's best friend in Man on the Moon. He also karaoke-sang "Hello, It's Me" with Andre Braugher in Duets.

Father: Bart Giamatti (former Commissioner of Baseball)
Mother: Toni Smith (school teacher, m. 1960, d. 18-Sep-2004, cancer)
Brother: Marcus Giamatti (actor, b. 3-Oct-1961)
Sister: Elena Giamatti-Rossman (jeweler)
Wife: Elizabeth Cohen (m. 13-Oct-1997)
Son: Samuel Giamatti (b. 2001)

    High School: Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT (1985)
    University: BA English, Yale University
    University: MFA Drama, Yale University School of Drama

    Golden Globe 2011, Best Actor, for Barney's Version
    John Kerry for President
    Entertainment Weekly's 2003 "It" List Character Actor
    Italian Ancestry

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (10-Apr-2014)
    Saving Mr. Banks (20-Oct-2013)
    Romeo and Juliet (24-Sep-2013)
    Parkland (1-Sep-2013)
    12 Years a Slave (30-Aug-2013)
    Turbo (17-Jul-2013) [VOICE]
    All Is Bright (18-Apr-2013)
    Rock of Ages (13-Jun-2012) · Paul Gill
    Cosmopolis (25-May-2012)
    John Dies at the End (23-Jan-2012)
    The Ides of March (31-Aug-2011) · Tom Duffy
    The Hangover Part II (25-May-2011) · Kingsley
    Too Big to Fail (23-May-2011) · Ben Bernanke
    Ironclad (4-Mar-2011) · King John
    Win Win (Jan-2011) · Mike Flaherty
    Barney's Version (10-Sep-2010) · Barney Panofsky
    The Last Station (4-Sep-2009) · Chertkov
    Duplicity (18-Mar-2009)
    Cold Souls (17-Jan-2009) · Paul Giamatti
    John Adams (16-Mar-2008)
    Pretty Bird (20-Jan-2008)
    Fred Claus (3-Nov-2007)
    Trumbo (10-Sep-2007) · Himself
    The Nanny Diaries (24-Aug-2007)
    Shoot 'Em Up (26-Jul-2007)
    The Ant Bully (28-Jul-2006) · Stan Beals [VOICE]
    Lady in the Water (20-Jul-2006)
    The Illusionist (27-Apr-2006)
    The Hawk Is Dying (21-Jan-2006) · George
    Cinderella Man (3-Jun-2005)
    Robots (10-Mar-2005) [VOICE]
    Sideways (13-Sep-2004) · Miles
    Paycheck (25-Dec-2003) · Shorty
    The Pentagon Papers (9-Mar-2003)
    Confidence (20-Jan-2003) · Gordo
    American Splendor (20-Jan-2003) · Harvey Pekar
    Thunderpants (24-May-2002)
    Big Fat Liar (2-Feb-2002)
    Planet of the Apes (27-Jul-2001)
    Storytelling (12-May-2001)
    Duets (9-Sep-2000)
    Big Momma's House (31-May-2000)
    If These Walls Could Talk 2 (5-Mar-2000)
    Cradle Will Rock (18-May-1999)
    Winchell (11-Nov-1998)
    Safe Men (7-Aug-1998) · Veal Chop
    The Negotiator (29-Jul-1998)
    Saving Private Ryan (24-Jul-1998) · Sgt. Hill
    The Truman Show (5-Jun-1998)
    The Break (28-Aug-1997)
    Deconstructing Harry (26-Aug-1997)
    My Best Friend's Wedding (20-Jun-1997) · Bellman
    Private Parts (7-Mar-1997)
    Donnie Brasco (28-Feb-1997) · FBI Technician
    Breathing Room (8-Nov-1996)
    Sabrina (15-Dec-1995) · Scott
    Mighty Aphrodite (13-Sep-1995)
    Singles (18-Sep-1992)
    Past Midnight (1992)


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