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Paul Le Mat

Vietnam War veteran awarded the National Defense Medal and Vietnam Service Medal, and won the George Washington Honor Medal, from the Freedom Foundation. Attended Newport Harbor High School, San Diego City College, Cypress Junior College, Chapman College, and LA Valley College. Paul won the LA Diamond Belt, Welterweight Division, the Southern ... See full bio »
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American Graffiti
Melvin and Howard
Melvin and Howard Melvin Dummar
Puppetmaster Alex Whitaker
Lonesome Dove: The Series


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 2009 Chrome Angels
Elliot Davros
 2004 The Long Shot (TV Movie)
Guido Levits
 2004 Stateside
Dori's Internist
 2001 Big Bad Love
 2000 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Sheldon Ludavik
- Eclipse (2000) ... Sheldon Ludavik
 1999 The Outfitters
 1998 American History X
 1997 Conan (TV Series)
Farmer Leader
- The Siege of Ahl Sohn-Bar (1997) ... Farmer Leader
 1995-1996 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series)
Josiah Peale
- Angel (1996) ... Josiah Peale
- Love and War (1996) ... Josiah Peale
- The Robbery (1996) ... Josiah Peale
- Betrayal (1996) ... Josiah Peale
- Lover's Leap (1996) ... Josiah Peale
 1995 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
The stranger
- Memphis Bound (1995) ... The stranger
 1994-1995 Lonesome Dove: The Series (TV Series)
Josiah Peale
- Traveller (1995) ... Josiah Peale
- The List (1995) ... Josiah Peale
- Snowbound (1995) ... Josiah Peale
- Ties That Bind (1995) ... Josiah Peale
- Blood Money (1995) ... Josiah Peale
 1994 Sensation
Mitch Snyder
 1994 Deep Down
 1994 Caroline at Midnight
 1992 Wishman
 1992 Deuce Coupe
 1992 Woman with a Past (TV Movie)
 1992 In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion (TV Movie)
Doug Bodrero
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
- The Jar (1992) ... Charlie
 1989 Blind Witness (TV Movie)
Det. Mike Tuthill
 1989 Puppetmaster (Video)
Alex Whitaker
 1989 Grave Secrets
David Shaw
 1989 Easy Wheels
 1989 Veiled Threat
Jack Purcell
 1988 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Tom Bennett
- Appointment on Route 17 (1988) ... Tom Bennett
 1988 Secret Witness (TV Movie)
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Luke Purdue / Carl Mattson
- Showdown in Saskatchewan (1988) ... Luke Purdue / Carl Mattson (as Paul LeMat)
 1987 Into the Homeland (TV Movie)
Derrick Winston
 1987 P.I. Private Investigations
Detective Wexler
 1987 The Hanoi Hilton
 1987 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
Jake Purly
- Doctor's Orders (1987) ... Jake Purly (as Paul LeMat)
 1987 P.K. and the Kid
Kid Kane
 1986 Long Time Gone (TV Movie)
Nick Sandusky
 1986 On Wings of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Jay Coburn
- Part II (1986) ... Jay Coburn
- Part I (1986) ... Jay Coburn
 1984 The Night They Saved Christmas (TV Movie)
Michael Baldwin
 1984 The Burning Bed (TV Movie)
Mickey Hughes (as Paul LeMat)
 1983 Strange Invaders
Charles Bigelow
 1983 Rock & Rule
Omar (voice)
 1982 Jimmy the Kid
John Dortmunder
 1982 The Gift of Life (TV Movie)
Dwayne Sutton
 1982 Death Valley
 1980 Melvin and Howard
Melvin Dummar
 1979 More American Graffiti
John Milner
 1977 Citizens Band
 1975 Aloha, Bobby and Rose
 1973 American Graffiti
 1973 Firehouse (TV Movie)
Billy Dalzell
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Toured the Southern states with "Tobacco Road".

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