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Paul Dinello


Paul Dinello was born on November 28, 1962 in Oak Park, Illinois. He is one of 5 children (one brother and three sisters). After graduating from DePaul University, he enrolled in the Second City Improvisation Troupe in Chicago. After taking a few classes, he auditioned to be in the touring company, where he met Stephen Colbert and Amy Sedaris. ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Colbert Report
(2005-2014)
Strangers with Candy
(2005)
Strangers with Candy
(1999-2000)

Filmography

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  The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (writer - 225 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 3 episodes, 2015)
- Hugh Laurie/Paul Reiser/Nate Silver (2016) ... (writer)
  The Colbert Report (TV Series) (writer - 773 episodes, 2010 - 2014) (consultant writer - 193 episodes, 2005 - 2006)
- Same to You, Pal (2014) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 17 December 2014 (2014) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 16 December 2014 (2014) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 15 December 2014 (2014) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 December 2014 (2014) ... (writer)
 2005 Strangers with Candy (series Strangers with Candy) / (written by)
 2004 The Wrong Coast (TV Series) (story editor - 13 episodes)
- A Look Back at Yestermonth ... (story editor)
- Addicted ... (story editor)
- Possessed ... (story editor)
- Lights! Camera! Romance! ... (story editor)
- Your Stalker or Mine? ... (story editor)
  Strangers with Candy (TV Series) (created by - 30 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (written by - 30 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- The Last Temptation of Blank (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Bully (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- There Once Was a Blank from Nantucket (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Ask Jerri (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Blank Relay (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1999 Random Play (TV Series) (additional writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... (additional writer)
- Pilot (1999) ... (additional writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... (additional writer)
 1998 Wheels of Fury (Short) (writer)
  Exit 57 (TV Series) (creator - 12 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.4 (1996) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.3 (1996) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.2 (1996) ... (creator)
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Show Show Actor (14 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel, with Amy Sedaris and Stephen Colbert: "Wigfeld", 2003. See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

He was nominated for a 1993 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Revue for "Truth, Justice, or the American Way", at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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