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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 28 April 1949Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Paul Guilfoyle, the actor best known for playing Capt. Jim Brass on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), was born in Boston Massachusetts on April 28, 1949. After graduating from Boston College High School in 1968, he attended Lehigh University.

He studied acting as a member of the Actor's Studio in New York, and then for 12 years was a member of the Theatre Company of Boston, where Al Pacino also honed his craft. Guilfoyle made his Broadway debut in 1977, appearing in David Rabe's "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel" in support of Pacino; the two would later star in the 1990 film adaptation of Heathcote Williams's The Local Stigmatic (1990), with Guilfoyle appearing in a part originated by John Cazale.

He made his feature film debut in the Howard the Duck (1986) and his series TV debut in Crime Story (1986), both in 1986. Since then, Guilfoyle has fashioned a career as a leading character actor in TV and in films. He has been a member of the "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" since the pilot that aired in the year 2000.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood

Spouse (1)

Lisa Giobbi (? - present) (1 child)

Trivia (8)

Attended Boston College High School where he was a stand-out hockey player.
Participated in the Seattle Hockey Challenge in 2005 for the Ronald McDonald House Charity.
When he was 19 and doing his very first play in a small theater, a bus with 40 fans of Paul Guilfoyle (1902-1961) turned up, hoping to see their favorite actor. He had to explain to them that Paul Guilfoyle had been dead for 8 years.
Often mistakenly referred to as the son of character actor Paul Guilfoyle. They are not related.
Attended Lehigh University, class of 1972.
Has been in two movies with Harrison Ford: Air Force One (1997) and Random Hearts (1999).
Member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at Lehigh University.
Has a Celtic snowflake tattoo on his right shoulder.

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