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Aaron Paul

Aaron PaulAKA Aaron Paul Sturtevant

Born: 27-Aug-1979
Birthplace: Emmett, ID

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad

On AMC's Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul played drug dealer and meth-head Jesse Pinkman. The character was originally conceived as dying at the end of the first season, but as the show's producers grew more impressed by Paul's performance and his chemistry with Bryan Cranston, the plotline was reconceived with Pinkman surviving. Still, even after his character's life was spared, Paul says Cranston and others on the set would frequently approach him with comments like, "I'm not going to say anything but it was such a pleasure working with you."

His other work includes a recurring role on HBO's Big Love, and a small part as Tom Cruise's brother-in-law in Mission: Impossible III. He also appeared in the music video for Korn's "Thoughtless", and in TV commercials for Juicy Fruit gum, Kellogg's Corn Pops, Pepsi, and Pizza Hut. Paul has said that prior to his success on Breaking Bad, he frequently snuck into the Los Angeles theater where Jimmy Kimmel Live is taped, and loitered in the green room playing pool and drinking from the show's backstage open bar.

Father: Robert Sturtevant (Baptist minister)
Mother: Darla Sturtevant
Girlfriend: Jessica Lowndes (ex-)
Wife: Lauren Parsekian (non-profit executive, m. 26-May-2013)

    High School: Centennial High School, Boise, Idaho (1996)

    Emmy 2010, Best Supporting Actor for Breaking Bad
    Universal Studios Usher (1996-97)

    TELEVISION
    Breaking Bad Jesse Pinkman (2008-13)
    Big Love Scott Quittman (2007-11)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Exodus: Gods and Kings (3-Dec-2014)
    Need for Speed (7-Mar-2014)
    A Long Way Down (10-Feb-2014)
    Hellion (17-Jan-2014)
    Decoding Annie Parker (4-Apr-2013)
    Smashed (22-Jan-2012)
    Wreckage (2010)
    The Last House on the Left (13-Mar-2009)
    Daydreamer (Jan-2007)
    Mission: Impossible III (3-May-2006) · Rick
    Choking Man (Apr-2006)
    Bad Girls From Valley High (13-May-2004) · Jonathan Wharton
    Kingpin (2-Feb-2003)
    Van Wilder (4-Apr-2002)
    Wasted (17-Mar-2002)
    K-PAX (22-Oct-2001) · Michael Powell
    A Fish Tale (6-Oct-2000) [VOICE]
    Whatever It Takes (31-Mar-2000)


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