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Paul Lieberstein


Paul Bevan Lieberstein is a Jewish-American writer, director, producer and actor from Connecticut who is known for his work on The Office and King of the Hill. In The Office, he also played Toby Flenderson, a frequently bullied HR department head who is targeted by Michael Scott at Dunder Mifflin Scranton. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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The Office Producer
(2005-2013)
King of the Hill Producer
(1997-2000)
(2018)

Filmography

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 2022 Out of Office (executive producer) (completed)
 2022 Out of Office (2022) (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2020 Space Force (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Proportionate Response (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Conjugal Visit (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Edison Jaymes (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Spy (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Threat Level Midnight: The Movie (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Ghosted (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- The Airplane (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Unbelievable (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Article (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Premonition (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Wire (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Song of Back and Neck (producer)
 2014 The Newsroom (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- What Kind of Day Has It Been (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Oh Shenandoah (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Contempt (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Main Justice (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Run (2014) ... (executive producer)
  The Office (TV Series) (executive producer - 122 episodes, 2008 - 2013) (co-executive producer - 47 episodes, 2005 - 2008) (consulting producer - 5 episodes, 2005) (supervising producer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Finale (2013) ... (executive producer)
- A.A.R.M. (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Livin' the Dream (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Paper Airplane (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Stairmageddon (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2002-2003 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes)
- For a Few Dollars More (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Other Sister (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Meet the Grandparents (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Nut Job (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Maid Man (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
 2002 Greg the Bunny (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Blah Bawls (2002) ... (co-executive producer)
- Greg Gets Puppish (2002) ... (co-executive producer)
  The Drew Carey Show (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 24 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (supervising producer - 3 episodes, 2000)
- Bananas: Part 2 (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- Bananas: Part 1 (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- Drew and the Activist: Part 2 (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- Drew and the Activist: Part 1 (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- Christening (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
  King of the Hill (TV Series) (supervising producer - 25 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (co-executive producer - 24 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (producer - 1 episode, 1999)
- 'Twas the Nut Before Christmas (2000) ... (co-executive producer)
- Peggy's Fan Fair (2000) ... (co-executive producer)
- Transnational Amusements Presents: Peggy's Magic Sex Feet (2000) ... (co-executive producer)
- Flush with Power (2000) ... (co-executive producer)
- Nancy Boys (2000) ... (co-executive producer)
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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Spouse:

Janine Poreba

Parents:

Stanley Lieberstein | Judith Lieberstein

Relatives:

Susanne Daniels (sibling) | See more »
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When we are in pre-production, this is the best job in the world. Working 10 to 7, sitting around and brainstorming with the other writers, making things funnier and writing and rewriting scenes - that's as fun as it gets. Adding acting on top of all that makes for incredibly long, grueling days, sometimes 6 to midnight. But acting has its own rewards. Comedy becomes intensified in short scenes. ... See more »

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Son of Stanley & Judith Lieberstein of Westport, Connecticut,. See more »

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