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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 29 April 1969Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Paul Adelstein was born on April 29, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Private Practice (2007), Prison Break (2005) and Bedazzled (2000). He has been married to Liza Weil since November 2006. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Liza Weil (November 2006 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (13)

Engaged to Liza Weil [May 2006].
Lead singer and guitarist of the band "Doris".
Attended Bowdoin College where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude with a degree in English.
He began his career in theater, working with New Crime Productions, a company founded by John Cusack, and later with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
Father of his 1st child with Liza Weil a daughter named Josehpine Elizabeth Weil-Adelstein was born on April 20, 2010.
Has played two different characters named "Kellerman", Steven Kellerman (Law & Order: SVU Season4, Episode14) and Paul Kellerman (Prison Break).
The first job he got after moving from Chicago to Los Angeles was Prison Break, which filmed in Chicago.
Was cast as the character of Burke in Grey's Anatomy before Isaiah Washington, but had to turn down the role when filming of the film Be Cool got extended.
He and wife Liza Weil are regular actors Shonda Rhimes's series, but have never appeared together on screen in one of these shows.
The role of Leo on Scandal was written specifically for him.
Was in a motorcycle accident with friend Nick Offerman when both were living in Chicago and appearing together in the play A Clockwork Orange at the Steppenwolf Theater.
Was original asked to be a guest star on the pilot of Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce, but after signing on he was made a cast member and asked to join the series as a writer and creative consultant.
Worked as a waiter with Kate Walsh at the Bucktown's Café du Midi in Chicago before they were cast opposite one another in Private Practice.

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