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Paul Giamatti is an American actor who has worked steadily and prominently for over twenty years, and is best known for leading roles in the films American Splendor (2003), Sideways (2004), and Barney's Version (2010) (for which he won a Golden Globe), and supporting roles in the films Cinderella Man (2005), The Illusionist (2006), and San Andreas... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sideways
Sideways Miles
(2004)
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Sergeant Hill
(1998)
The Illusionist
The Illusionist Inspector Uhl
(2006)
Cinderella Man
Cinderella Man Joe Gould
(2005)

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 2016 Ratchet & Clank
Drek (voice)
 2015 Avril et le monde truqué
Pizoni (English version, voice)
 2015/I The Little Prince
The Academy Teacher (voice)
 2014 River of Fundament
Ptah-Nem-Hotep
 2013 Turbo
Chet (voice)
 2012 Ernest & Celestine
Rat Judge (English version, voice)
 2011 The Hangover Part II
Kingsley
 2009 Cold Souls
Paul Giamatti
 2008 Pretty Bird
Rick Honeycutt
 2007 Too Loud a Solitude
Hanta (voice)
 2007 The Nanny Diaries
Mr. X
 2006 The Ant Bully
Stan Beals (voice)
 2006 Astérix et les Vikings
Asterix (English version, voice)
 2006 The Hawk Is Dying
George Gattling
 2005 Robots
Tim the Gate Guard (voice)
 2004 Sideways
Miles
 2003 Paycheck
Shorty
 2003 Confidence
Gordo
 2000 Duets
Todd Woods
 1999 Man on the Moon
Bob Zmuda
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Carlo
 1998 The Negotiator
Rudy
 1998 Saving Private Ryan
Sergeant Hill
 1998 Doctor Dolittle
Blaine (uncredited)
 1997 The Break
Hotel Clerk
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Professor Abbott
 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding
Bellman
 1997 Donnie Brasco
FBI Technician
 1997 Arresting Gena
Detective Wilson
 1996 Breathing Room
George
 1996 Before and After
Courtroom Audience (uncredited)
 1995 Sabrina
Scott
 1992 Singles
Kissing Man
 1991 Past Midnight
Larry Canipe
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Other Works:

: Played Andrei Prozorov in "The Three Sisters" by Anton Chekhov (Criterion Center Stage Right, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 15 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On working with Russell Crowe) "Super complicated guy, but really smart. I loved working with him and had more fun working with him than anybody I think I have ever worked with. I play his trainer, so everything I did was with him and I kind of loved him, even though there was a lot about him that I can't even begin to understand and he's a dangerously complicated guy! But from an acting point ... See more »

Trivia:

Was listed as a potential nominee on the both the 2003 and 2007 Razzie Award nominating ballots. He was listed as a suggestion in the Worst Supporting Actor category on the 2003 ballot for his performance in the film Big Fat Liar (2002) and in the Worst (Leading) Actor category for his performance in the film Lady in the Water (2006). He failed to receive either nomination. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays either the reasonable friend of the protagonist, or an unscrupulous business man. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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