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Paul Shaffer

Paul Shaffer was born on November 28, 1949 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada as Paul A. Shaffer. He is known for his work on Late Show with David Letterman (1993), Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special (1988) and Gilda Live (1980). He has been married to Cathy Vasapoli since 1990. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Supplies voice for radio announcements for the children's hospital at Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, New York, USA). See more »

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2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Howard Shore and His Band of Angels | The Blues Brothers Band | The Honeydrippers | Paul 'The Shiv' Shaffer


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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He won a Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance: "Foggy Mountain Breakdown," with Earl Scruggs, Glen Duncan, Randy Scruggs, Steve Martin, Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, Gary Scruggs, Albert Lee, Jerry Douglas and Leon Russell in 2002. See more »


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