Paul Bartel (I) (1938–2000)

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Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a short that was presented at the 1962 Venice Fiom ... See full bio »

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Eating Raoul Paul Bland
Death Race 2000 Frankenstein's Doctor


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 2001 Dinner and a Movie
Lou Semelhack
 2000 Perfect Fit
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 Snoops (TV Series)
Judge Edgar Samms
- Swan Chant (1999) ... Judge Edgar Samms
 1999 Zoo
Dr. Rail St. Cloud
 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
- To Be or Not to Be Evil (1999) ... Photographer
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
- Love's Illusions (1999) ... Doctor
 1999 Hard Time: The Premonition (TV Movie)
 1999/I Dreamers
 1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
- Clique (1999) ... Dentist (as Paul Bartrell)
 1998 Race
 1998 More Tales of the City (TV Mini Series)
Charles Hillary Lord
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Charles Hillary Lord
 1998 Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss
Rex Webster
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Rod Brenner
- Psychodrama (1998) ... Rod Brenner
 1997 The Devil's Child (TV Movie)
Dr. Zimmerman
 1997 The Inheritance (TV Movie)
 1997 Skeletons (TV Movie)
Mayor Dunbar
 1997 Boston Common (TV Series)
Mr. Franklin
- Commander-in-Grief (1997) ... Mr. Franklin
 1996 The Elevator
Acting Coach
 1996 Prey of the Jaguar (Video)
 1996 Cybill (TV Series)
- Sex, Drugs and Catholicism (1996) ... Writer
 1996 Bone Chillers (TV Series)
Mr. Tchort
- Romeo and Ghouliette (1996) ... Mr. Tchort
 1996 Clueless (TV Series)
Principal Lehman
- We Shall Overpack (1996) ... Principal Lehman
 1996 Basquiat
Henry Geldzahler
 1996 Escape from L.A.
 1996 Joe's Apartment
NEA Scout
 1996 Red Ribbon Blues
Fred the Pharmacist
 1995 Love and Happiness
Sulley the Short-Order Cook
 1995 Number One Fan
 1995 A Bucket of Blood (TV Movie)
Older Man
 1995 Not Like Us
 1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (TV Movie)
Ralph Emery
 1995 The Jerky Boys
Host at Tut's
 1995 The Usual Suspects
 1994 Twin Sitters
Linguini-covered man
 1993 Tales of the City (TV Mini Series)
Charles Hillary Lord
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Charles Hillary Lord
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Charles Hillary Lord
 1993 Grief
 1993 Acting on Impulse
 1992-1993 The Comic Strip Presents (TV Series)
Oscar Wilde / Jim
- Demonella (1993) ... Oscar Wilde
- Wild Turkey (1992) ... Jim
 1993 Posse
Mayor Bigwood
 1993 Shelf Life
Various Apparitions
 1992 Soulmates
Boring Professor
 1992 The Living End
Twister Master
 1991 The Pope Must Diet
Monsignor Fitchie
 1991 Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel
The Manager
 1991 Liquid Dreams
 1986-1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Judge Robert L. Daytona
- There Goes the Judge (1991) ... Judge Robert L. Daytona
- El Sid (1986) ... Judge Robert L. Daytona
 1990 Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective (Video)
Larry Badger
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Theatre Manager
 1990 Far Out Man
Weebee Cool
 1989 Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog
The Director
 1988 Caddyshack II
Mr. Jamison
 1988 Out of the Dark
Hotel Clerk
 1988 Mortuary Academy
Paul Truscott
 1988 Shakedown
Night Court Judge
 1988 Baja Oklahoma (TV Movie)
 1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Dr. Westford
- Femme Fatale (1988) ... Dr. Westford
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Doctor (segment "Reckless Youth")
 1987 Munchies
Dr. Crowder
 1986-1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Detective Watts / Dr. Shreck
- Gershwin's Trunk (1987) ... Detective Watts
- Secret Cinema (1986) ... Dr. Shreck
 1986 Killer Party
Professor Zito
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Art Critic
- The Jar (1986) ... Art Critic
 1986 Chopping Mall
Paul Bland
 1986 Fame (TV Series)
Claude Hunsicker
- Holmes Sweet Holmes (1986) ... Claude Hunsicker
 1986 The Longshot
Blind Man (uncredited)
 1985 Follow That Bird
Grouch Cook
 1985 Into the Night
Beverly Wilshire Hotel Doorman
 1984 Frankenweenie (Short)
Mr. Walsh
 1984 Not for Publication
TV Director
 1983 Get Crazy
Dr. Carver
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel
Chef Paul
 1982 Trick or Treats
 1982 White Dog
 1982 Eating Raoul
Paul Bland
 1981 Heartbeeps
Party Guest
 1980 The Hustler of Muscle Beach (TV Movie)
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School
Mr. McGree
 1978 Piranha
Mr. Dumont
 1977 Grand Theft Auto
 1977 Mr. Billion
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1976 Cannonball
Lester Marks
 1976 Hollywood Boulevard
Erich Von Leppe
 1976 Eat My Dust
Bruno Smith
 1975 Death Race 2000
Frankenstein's Doctor (uncredited)
 1974 Big Bad Mama
Guest at Fancy Party (uncredited)
 1972 Private Parts
Man in Park (uncredited)
 1970 Hi, Mom!
Uncle Tom Wood
 1969 Utterly Without Redeeming Social Value
Dr. Emil Krankheit
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Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Paul Bartrell

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