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Paul Bates is an actor, known for True Romance (1993), Coming to America (1988) and 8 Mile (2002). See full bio »

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Known For

True Romance
True Romance Marty
(1993)
Coming to America
(1988)
8 Mile
8 Mile Manny
(2002)
Instinct
Instinct Bluto
(1999)

Filmography

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 2018 Young Sheldon (TV Series)
Luis
 2016-2017 Speechless (TV Series)
Older Cop
- C-A-- CAMP (2017) ... Older Cop
- Pilot (2016) ... Older Cop
 2017 Girlboss (TV Series)
Keith / Constable
- Garbage Person (2017) ... Keith / Constable
 2017 Son of Zorn (TV Series)
Judge
- All Hail Son of Zorn (2017) ... Judge
 2016 Those Who Can't (TV Series)
Tom / Parent 2
- Graduation (2016) ... Tom
- Of Lice and Men (2016) ... Parent 2
 2016 Lethal Weapon (TV Series)
Art
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2016) ... Art
 2016 The Grinder (TV Series)
FOX Guard
- Genesis (2016) ... FOX Guard
 2015 The Middle (TV Series)
Tow Truck Guy
- Not Your Brother's Drop Off (2015) ... Tow Truck Guy
 2014 Odd Squad (TV Series)
Doughnut Baker
- Soundcheck/Double Trouble (2014) ... Doughnut Baker
 2012 Common Law (TV Series)
Beat Cop
- Pilot (2012) ... Beat Cop
 2011 Bad Teacher
School Superintendent
 2010 Flashforward (TV Series)
Phil
- Revelation Zero: Part 2 (2010) ... Phil
 2010 Hesher
Mr. Elsberry
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Nightclub Manager
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Morgue Attendant
- Harvest (2006) ... Morgue Attendant
 2005 Break a Leg
Loud Customer
 2004 It's All Relative (TV Series)
Dan
- Tackleboxxx/The Love Below (2004) ... Dan
 2002 8 Mile
Manny
 2002 Becker (TV Series)
Mr. Garland
- Another Tricky Day (2002) ... Mr. Garland
 2001 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Crazy #2 / Crazie #1
- The Weight of the World (2001) ... Crazy #2
- Spiral (2001) ... Crazy #2
- Blood Ties (2001) ... Crazie #1
 2001 Breathing Hard
Ozzie
 2001 Looking for Bobby D (Short)
Dez
 1999 Instinct
Bluto
 1998 March in Windy City (TV Movie)
Det. Joe Riggs
 1997 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Fish
- Johnny Hollywood (1997) ... Fish
 1996 Paper Dragons
Sammy
 1996 The Preacher's Wife
Saul Jeffreys
 1996 Martin (TV Series)
Chigbo
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Fat Cat
- Where's 'Swaldo (1996) ... Fat Cat
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
Orderly #1
 1995 Ellen (TV Series)
Kenny / Kenny Burke
- Ellen's Choice (1995) ... Kenny
- The Bridges of L.A. County (1995) ... Kenny Burke
 1995 Wings (TV Series)
Lester
- When a Man Loves a Donut (1995) ... Lester
 1995 Charlie Grace (TV Series)
Little Milton
- Pilot (1995) ... Little Milton
 1995 Showgirls
Bouncer at Cheetah
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Fat Man with Camera
- Raw Talent (1995) ... Fat Man with Camera
 1995 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Burl / The Customer
- The Poppa-Cabana (1995) ... Burl
- Afro Cab (1995) ... The Customer
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Marlon
 1993 True Romance
Marty
 1993 The Pickle
Kareem
 1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bergin
- Jurisdiction (1993) ... Bergin
 1992 Jennifer 8
Venables
 1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
Officer Finney
 1991 The Super
Storekeeper
 1990 Crazy People
Robles
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Oha
- Coming to America (1989) ... Oha
 1988 Coming to America
Oha
 1987 Hot Pursuit
Cleon
 1986 Kay O'Brien (TV Series)
Danny
- Kayo on Call (1986) ... Danny
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
Theater Manager
 1985/II A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
Flute
 1984 Exterminator 2
Guy #2
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mike Catlett
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... Mike Catlett
 1983 Somewhere, Tomorrow
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Appeared as a contestant on "Win Ben Stein's Money". When he introduced himself as an actor, co-host Jimmy Kimmel asked him, "Have you been in anything I might've seen?" and Paul simply answered, "No.".

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