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Paul Dooley


Dooley was a keen cartoonist as a youth and drew a strip for a local paper in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He joined the Navy before discovering acting while at college. Moving to New York, he soon found success as a regular on the stage. Also having an interest in comedy, Dooley was a stand-up comedian for five years, as well as having brief ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2014 Parenthood (TV Series)
Rocky
- Promises (2014) ... Rocky
 2013 Super Fun Night (TV Series)
The Old Man
- Merry Super Fun Christmas (2013) ... The Old Man
 2013 My Santa
Martin
 2013 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Larry Murdock
- There's No Place Like Home (2013) ... Larry Murdock
 2013 Turbo
The Foreman (voice)
 2013 Tales from Radiator Springs (TV Series)
Sarge
 2013 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Chip Gordon
- All That Remains (2013) ... Chip Gordon
 2012 Lifestyles of the Rich & Fabulous (Short)
Robin
 2012 Xander Cohen
Lou 'The Bull' Devine
 2012/I Game Night
Marvin Garden
 2012 The Client List (TV Series)
Earl Hudson
 2012 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Bearded Man aka Santa
- Claus, Tails & High-Pitched Males: Birthdates 3 (2012) ... Bearded Man aka Santa
 2011/I Walter (Short)
Walter
 2011 Cars 2: The Video Game (Video Game)
Sarge (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Sarge (voice)
 2011 Private Practice (TV Series)
Abe
- Heaven Can Wait (2011) ... Abe
 2011 Thanks
Hank
 2010 Better People (TV Movie)
Edgar
 2010 State of the Union (TV Series)
Harry Rinaldi
- Episode #3.7 (2010) ... Harry Rinaldi
 2010 Ironmen
Connors
 2009 Scrubs (TV Series)
Paul
- Our Histories (2009) ... Paul
 2009 Cars Race-O-Rama (Video Game)
Sarge (voice)
 2009 Sunday Afternoons (Short)
Man
 2009 Horsemen
Father Whiteleather
 2008 Chronic Town
Eleanor's Father
 2008 Sunshine Cleaning
Sherm
 2007 Cars Mater-National (Video Game)
Sarge (voice)
 2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Judge Wendel Donahue
- Hope and Gory (2007) ... Judge Wendel Donahue
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
Sam Wainwright
- When Pigs Fly (2007) ... Sam Wainwright
 2007 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Red
- Small Miracles (2007) ... Red
 2006 Mater and the Ghostlight (Video short)
Sarge (voice)
 2006 For Your Consideration
Paper Badge Sergeant
 2006 Cars (Video Game)
Sarge (voice)
 2006 Cars
Sarge (voice)
 2000-2005 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Cheryl's Father / Cheryl's Dad
- The Christ Nail (2005) ... Cheryl's Father
- The Survivor (2004) ... Cheryl's Dad
- The Baptism (2001) ... Cheryl's Father
 2005 Hopeless Pictures (TV Series)
Bartender (voice)
 2005 Come Away Home
Grandpa Donald Brooks
 2005 Madison
Mayor Don Vaughn
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Buddy Ween
- Getting Off (2004) ... Buddy Ween
 1995-2004 ER (TV Series)
Henry Lewis
 2003 Comfort and Joy (TV Movie)
George
 2003 Becker (TV Series)
Mr. Lerner
- What's Love Got to Do with It? (2003) ... Mr. Lerner
 2003 Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales (TV Movie)
Dean Duaney
 2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Stan Coffman
- Cherry Red (2003) ... Stan Coffman
 2003 A Mighty Wind
George Menschell
 2003 Touch 'Em All McCall (TV Movie)
 2002 Insomnia
Chief Nyback
 2002 The Perfect You
Larry
 2001 Rennie's Landing
Hank
 2001 A Woman's a Helluva Thing (TV Movie)
Hank Luckinbill
 2001 The Huntress (TV Series)
Dante Cicollo
- Undercover (2001) ... Dante Cicollo
 2001 Jack & Jill (TV Series)
Father Conlin
- The Time/Sex Continuum (2001) ... Father Conlin
 2001 Kate Brasher (TV Series)
Father
- Jeff (2001) ... Father
 2001 The Geena Davis Show (TV Series)
Bill
- Photo Finish (2001) ... Bill
 2001 Providence (TV Series)
Bill Ridley
- Saved by the Bell (2001) ... Bill Ridley
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Nicholas Engblume
- Reasons to Believe (2001) ... Nicholas Engblume
 2000 I'll Remember April
Earl Schimmel
 1999 Error in Judgment
Jack Albert
 1998-1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Cop / Agent Ivan Hamel
- Lies (1999) ... Cop
- Marriage (1998) ... Agent Ivan Hamel
 1999 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Judge Harper
- Dharma & Greg on a Hot Tin Roof (1999) ... Judge Harper
 1999 Guinevere
Walter
 1999 Happy, Texas
The Judge
 1998 Sleepwalkers (TV Series)
- Passed Imperfect (1998)
 1997 Angels in the Endzone (TV Movie)
Coach Buck
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Ralphie
- A Doll's Story (1997) ... Ralphie
 1997 Early Edition (TV Series)
McGinty
- Home (1997) ... McGinty
 1997 Telling Lies in America
Father Norton
 1997 Clockwatchers
Bud Chapman
 1997 Loved
Leo Amerson
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Stan
- Dammit, Hollywood (1997) ... Stan (voice)
 1996 Millennium (TV Series)
Joe Bangs
- The Well-Worn Lock (1996) ... Joe Bangs
 1996 Ellen (TV Series)
Thomas Kelsey
- Lobster Diary (1996) ... Thomas Kelsey
 1996 High Society (TV Series)
Mel
- Touching Up Your Roots (1996) ... Mel
 1996 God's Lonely Man
Polo
 1996 Qiana (Short)
Normand Pasco
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Emmett Davis
 1995 Evolver
Jerry Briggs
 1995 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (TV Movie)
Sen. Thatch
 1994 My So-Called Life (TV Series)
Chuck Wood
- Self-Esteem (1994) ... Chuck Wood
- Father Figures (1994) ... Chuck Wood
 1994 Sisters (TV Series)
Erin 'The Bargain' Baron
- Bombshell (1994) ... Erin 'The Bargain' Baron
 1994 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Walter McTeague
- Over the Rainbow (1994) ... Walter McTeague
 1994 State of Emergency (TV Movie)
Jim Anderson
 1994 The Mommies (TV Series)
Frank Kellogg
- The Old Man Cometh (1994) ... Frank Kellogg
 1993 The Traveling Poet (Short)
Peebo
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Karl Bullen
- Safe Sex (1993) ... Karl Bullen
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Randolph
- Forever Ambergris (1993) ... Randolph
 1993 The Boys (TV Series)
 1993 A Dangerous Woman
Tupperware Salesman
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Big Chuck
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Herb Tolliver
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Herb Tolliver (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Herb Tolliver
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Herb Tolliver
 1993 Traveler's Rest (TV Short)
Andy Milligan
 1993 Mother of the Bride (TV Movie)
Richard
 1993 Cooperstown (TV Movie)
Sid Wiggins
 1992 Room for Two (TV Series)
Wally
- Dog Day Afternoons (1992) ... Wally
 1992 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series)
Mr. Adult / The Professor
- With Rob Morrow (1992) ... Mr. Adult
- With Colin Quinn (1992) ... The Professor
 1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (TV Movie)
Asst. Dist. Atty. Robert Norrell
 1992 Mad About You (TV Series)
Gus Stemple
 1992 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Father Michael
- It's Never Too Late (1992) ... Father Michael (voice)
 1991 Frogs! (TV Movie)
Twittenham
 1991 Pros and Cons (TV Series)
Archie Williams
- Ho! Ho! Hold Up! (1991) ... Archie Williams
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
Pops
- Soccer (1991) ... Pops
 1991 Square One TV (TV Series)
Casey Bengal
- Episode #4.4 (1991) ... Casey Bengal
- Episode #4.2 (1991) ... Casey Bengal
 1991 Sunday Dinner (TV Series)
Jack
 1991 My Life and Times (TV Series)
Jack Miller
- Our Wedding (1991) ... Jack Miller
 1991 Coach (TV Series)
Horace Van Dam
- A Father and Son Reunion (1991) ... Horace Van Dam
 1991 Evening Shade (TV Series)
Rayford Taggart
- The Trials of Wood Newton (1991) ... Rayford Taggart
 1990 Guess Who's Coming for Christmas? (TV Movie)
Doc
 1990 thirtysomething (TV Series)
Bob Spano
- Samurai Ad Man (1990) ... Bob Spano
- The Go Between (1990) ... Bob Spano
 1990 Flashback
Stark
 1987-1989 ALF (TV Series)
Whizzer
 1989 When He's Not a Stranger (TV Movie)
Ben McKenna
 1989 Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North (TV Movie)
Robert McFarlane
 1988-1989 Coming of Age (TV Series)
Dick Hale
- Fever (1989) ... Dick Hale
- Dick's Back (1989) ... Dick Hale
- Daddy's Girl (1989) ... Dick Hale
- Boy Meets Girl (1989) ... Dick Hale
 1988 Lip Service (TV Movie)
Gilbert 'Gil' Hutchinson
 1988 Superman 50th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary)
John Buxton, Editor Metropolis Proclaimer
 1988 Last Rites
Father Freddie
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
William Burns
 1986-1987 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
George Corliss / Isaac Q. Newton
- Empty Nests (1987) ... George Corliss
- Love, Rose (1986) ... Isaac Q. Newton
 1986 Big Trouble
Noozel
 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Chester Caruso
- The Old Soft Shoe (1986) ... Chester Caruso
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Bryce Taylor
- Resurrection (1985) ... Bryce Taylor
 1985 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Dr. Wormer
- The Day the Senior Class Got Married (1985) ... Dr. Wormer
 1982-1983 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Father / The Miller
- Hansel and Gretel (1983) ... Father
 1983 Going Berserk
Dr. Ted
 1983 The Wilder Summer (TV Movie)
Camp Cook
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
Kendall
 1982 Endangered Species
Joe Hiatt
 1981 See China and Die (TV Movie)
Ames Prescott
 1981 Paternity
Kurt
 1981 Jules Feiffer's Hold Me (TV Movie)
Man 1
 1980 Popeye
Wimpy
 1980 HealtH
Dr. Gil Gainey
 1979 Rich Kids
Simon Peterfreund
 1979 A Perfect Couple
Alex Theodopoulos
 1978 A Wedding
Snooks Brenner
 1977 Simple Gifts (TV Movie) (segment "Lost & Found") (voice)
 1977 Slap Shot
Hyannisport Announcer
 1974-1975 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Parrot
- Episode #7.20 (1975) ... Parrot (voice)
- Episode #5.57 (1974) ... Parrot (voice)
 1975 Fore Play
Salesman
 1974 Death Wish
Cop at Hospital (uncredited)
 1974 The Gravy Train
Doctor
 1972 Up the Sandbox
Statue of Liberty Guard
 1972 The Corner Bar (TV Series)
- Flanagan's Wake (1972)
 1970 The Night the Animals Talked (TV Short) (voice)
 1970 The Out of Towners
Hotel Clerk - Day
 1968 A Punt, a Pass, and a Prayer (TV Movie)
Photographer
 1966 Bewitched (TV Series)
TV Man
- Oedipus Hex (1966) ... TV Man
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Pepper Hanlon
- The Greatest Spy on Earth (1966) ... Pepper Hanlon
 1966 Man in the Square Suit (TV Movie)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
R.W. Wheeler
- Conflict of Interests (1964) ... R.W. Wheeler
 1964 The Parisienne and the Prudes
Ted K. Worrie
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Charlie Welty
- No Hiding Place (1963) ... Charlie Welty
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Height:

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Personal Quote:

I don't take myself too seriously which is maybe why I've done a lot more comedy roles than anything else. I have more fun doing off-the-wall kinds of things.

Trivia:

Performing in "The Sunshine Boys" with Jack Klugman at The George Street Play House in New Brunswick, New Jersey. See more »

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