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Paul Willson was born on December 25, 1945 in Fairmont, Minnesota, USA. He is an actor, known for Office Space (1999), Barstow 2008 (2001) and The Goodbye Girl (1977). See full bio »

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Known For

Office Space
Office Space Bob Porter
(1999)
Barstow 2008
Barstow 2008 Benny Finch
(2001)
The Goodbye Girl
The Goodbye Girl Improvisation Group
(1977)
It's Garry Shandling's Show.
(1986-1990)

Filmography

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 2014 Do It Yourself (TV Movie)
Middle Aged Man
 2014 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Professor Sharpe
- The Champagne Reflection (2014) ... Professor Sharpe
 2013 Jessie (TV Series)
Santa #2
 2013 Inventing Adam
William Parks
 2011-2012 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Paul Jenkins
- If It Bleeds, It Leads (2012) ... Paul Jenkins
- Blinking Red Light (2011) ... Paul Jenkins
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Dr. Dwayne Sotter
- News Night 2.0 (2012) ... Dr. Dwayne Sotter
 2012 FDR: American Badass!
Winston Churchill
 2010 Love Shack (Video)
Bud Hurley
 2009 Pups of Liberty (Short)
John Kennel (voice)
 2009 Punching the Clown
Bill
 2008 Mr. Vinegar and the Curse (Short)
The Boring Man
 2008 The Outlaw Emmett Deemus (Short)
Officer 'Bacon' Halpern
 2008 Birthmark (Short)
Mikhail Gorbachev
 2007 Cook Off!
Mike Sweazy
 2006 Entourage (TV Series)
Guy at Blackjack Table
- Vegas Baby, Vegas! (2006) ... Guy at Blackjack Table
 2005 The Toast
Videographer (voice)
 2005 Sex, Love & Z-Parts (Short)
Sid
 2005 Rodney (TV Series)
Security Guy
- Rodney Moonlights (2005) ... Security Guy
 2004 L.A. D.J.
Uncle Marty
 2004 Straight-Jacket
Coal Executive
 2004 What Adam Knows (Short)
Ted
 2000-2004 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Ed
- The Block Party (2004) ... Ed
- Hal Coaches (2002) ... Ed
- Shame (2000) ... Ed
- Red Dress (2000) ... Ed
 2003 A Minute with Stan Hooper (TV Series)
Red
 2003 Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade (Video)
Mr. Detweiller (voice)
 2003 Alex & Emma
Whistling John Shaw
 2003 Audrey's Rain (TV Movie)
Harry
 2003 The Beat
Officer Rodney
 2002 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Andy Portico
- The Grand Opening (2002) ... Andy Portico
 2002 Boston Public (TV Series)
Attorney Conlin Barker
- Chapter Forty-Four (2002) ... Attorney Conlin Barker
 2002 Frasier (TV Series)
Paul Krapence
- Cheerful Goodbyes (2002) ... Paul Krapence
 2002 State of Grace (TV Series)
 2001 Men, Women & Dogs (TV Series)
Officer Stan Zajac
- A Bone of Contention (2001) ... Officer Stan Zajac
 2001 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Loquar
- The Void (2001) ... Loquar
 2001 Recess: School's Out
Coach Kloogie / Mr. Detweiler (voice)
 2001 Barstow 2008
Benny Finch
 2001 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Sales Guy
- Hi-Def Jam (2001) ... Sales Guy
 2000 The Michael Richards Show (TV Series)
Mailman
- The Identity Loan (2000) ... Mailman
 2000 Manhattan, AZ (TV Series)
Joe Bull
- Indian Wars (2000) ... Joe Bull
 1999 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Albert
- Get Up, Stand Up (1999) ... Albert
 1997-1999 Recess (TV Series)
Coach Kluge
- Good Luck Charm (1999) ... Coach Kluge (voice)
- Gus' Fortune (1999) ... Coach Kluge (voice)
- Swing on Thru to the Other Side (1997) ... Coach Kluge (voice)
- Parents' Night (1997) ... Coach Kluge (voice)
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Ted
- The Unnatural (1999) ... Ted
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Ross Feinman
- Those Lips, That Hand (1999) ... Ross Feinman
 1999 Office Space
Bob Porter
 1999 Working (TV Series)
Plant Owner
- Romeo and Julie (1999) ... Plant Owner
 1998 Punch Drunk (Short)
Priest
 1998 Who Was That Man (Short)
 1998 Party of Five (TV Series)
Arthur Entous
- Gifts (1998) ... Arthur Entous
 1998 Two of a Kind (TV Series)
Lenny
- The Heartbreak Kid (1998) ... Lenny
 1998 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Dr. Bernstein
- Caroline and the Office (1998) ... Dr. Bernstein
 1998 Maggie (TV Series)
Apathetic Bartender
- Maggie's First Save (1998) ... Apathetic Bartender
 1994-1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Fred / Frank / Bob Minkoff
- Flip (1998) ... Fred (uncredited)
- I Buried Sid (1998) ... Fred
- The Gift Episode (1994) ... Bob Minkoff
 1997-1998 George & Leo (TV Series)
Deputy Zajac
- The Nanny (1998) ... Deputy Zajac
- The Gift (1998) ... Deputy Zajac
- The Eggnog (1997) ... Deputy Zajac
- The Witness (1997) ... Deputy Zajac
- The Halloween Show (1997) ... Deputy Zajac
 1998 Jenny (TV Series)
Pointing Guy
- A Girl's Gotta Get Ready for Her Close-up (1998) ... Pointing Guy
 1997 Step by Step (TV Series)
Possum Dave
- Absolutely Fabio (1997) ... Possum Dave
 1996 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Mr. Bosco
- Dead Guy (1996) ... Mr. Bosco
 1996 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Harrison Leeworth
- Copies (1996) ... Harrison Leeworth
 1996 Coach (TV Series)
Percy
- Fantasy Camp (1996) ... Percy
 1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Councilman Peters
- A Hero's Story (1996) ... Councilman Peters
 1995 The Wharf Rat (TV Movie)
Sloopy
 1995 Dream On (TV Series)
Mort the Guard
- Long Distance Runaround (1995) ... Mort the Guard
 1995 The George Wendt Show (TV Series)
Driver
- Prom Night: The Return (1995) ... Driver
 1995 Pig Sty (TV Series)
Officer Zajac
- Five Cards, No Studs (1995) ... Officer Zajac
- Iowa vs. New York (1995) ... Officer Zajac
- Beauty & the Beasts (1995) ... Officer Zajac
 1994 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Dr. Barshilon
- Absence Makes the Nurse Grow Weirder (1994) ... Dr. Barshilon
 1994 Phenom (TV Series)
Kaz
- Spring Breakout (1994) ... Kaz
 1993 Dave's World (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- I Saw Mommy Kicking Santa Claus: Part 2 (1993) ... Santa Claus
- I Saw Mommy Kicking Santa Claus: Part 1 (1993) ... Santa Claus
 1993 Bob (TV Series)
Carl
- Whose Card Is It Anyway? (1993) ... Carl
 1983-1993 Cheers (TV Series)
Paul Krapence / Paul / Tom / ...
- One for the Road (1993) ... Paul Krapence
- The Guy Can't Help It (1993) ... Paul Krapence
- Rebecca Gaines, Rebecca Loses (1993) ... Paul Krapence
- It's Lonely on the Top (1993) ... Paul Krapence
- Woody Gets an Election (1993) ... Paul Krapence
 1991 Studio 59 (TV Series)
Various characters
 1991 Motorama
Cook
 1991 Problem Child 2
Smith
 1990 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Arthur Nivingston
- How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sophia? (1990) ... Arthur Nivingston
 1990 Full House (TV Series)
Stu
 1990 Circuitry Man
Beany
 1986-1990 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Leonard Smith
- Driving Miss Garry (1990) ... Leonard Smith
- The Talent Show (1990) ... Leonard Smith
- The Last Show (1990) ... Leonard Smith
- Mad at Brad (1990) ... Leonard Smith
- Family Man (1990) ... Leonard Smith
 1990 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Florist
- Some Enchanted Evening (1990) ... Florist (voice)
 1985-1989 It's a Living (TV Series)
Jaylovitch / Reverend E. / Foreman
- My Little Red Book (1989) ... Jaylovitch
- The Vegas Show: Part 2 (1987) ... Reverend E.
- Eleven Angry Men and Dot (1985) ... Foreman
 1989 The Munsters Today (TV Series)
Mr. Talbot
- McMunsters (1989) ... Mr. Talbot
 1988 976-EVIL
Mr. Michaels
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Lawyer for Phillips
- Limited Partners (1988) ... Lawyer for Phillips
 1988 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Witness
- Belle of the Bald (1988) ... Witness
 1988 Moving
Mr. Seeger
 1987 Our House (TV Series)
Jack Tribble / Mr. Tribble
- Candles and Shadows (1987) ... Jack Tribble
- The Haunting (1987) ... Mr. Tribble
 1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire
Grimsdyke
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Preacher
- Pecos Bill (1986) ... Preacher
 1986 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Mr. Burke
- Second Best (1986) ... Mr. Burke
 1986 Return to Mayberry (TV Movie)
Ben Woods
 1986 Fast Times (TV Series)
Dennis Taylor
- My Brother the Car (1986) ... Dennis Taylor
- What Is Life? (1986) ... Dennis Taylor
- Pilot (1986) ... Dennis Taylor
 1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Rob
- Full Moon Blues (1986) ... Rob
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
- The Honeybunnies (1985)
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Don Orley
- Who Really Watches the Sunset? (1985) ... Don Orley
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Hotel Desk Clerk
- The Lady in the Iron Mask (1985) ... Hotel Desk Clerk
 1985 Spencer (TV Series)
Mr. Engle
- The Drive-In (1985) ... Mr. Engle
 1984 Protocol
T. V. Commentator
 1984 Godzilla 1985
Professor Hayashida (voice, uncredited)
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Sandy Josephson
- You Would Cry Too, If It Happened to You (1984) ... Sandy Josephson
 1984 Hunter (TV Series)
Marvin Shriver
- The Hot Grounder (1984) ... Marvin Shriver
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
Jim
- Pilot: Part 1 (1984) ... Jim
 1984 Empire (TV Series)
Bill
 1983 A Minor Miracle
Cambridge Prep Headmaster
 1983 Oh Madeline (TV Series)
- Chances Are (1983)
 1983 The Devonsville Terror
Walter Gibbs
 1983 We Got It Made (TV Series)
Bailiff
- Mickey the Shoplifter (1983) ... Bailiff
 1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
WPED TV Employee
- The First Time (1983) ... WPED TV Employee
 1983 Too Much Oregano (Short)
Frank
 1983 Over Here, Mr. President
Press Secretary
 1983 The Sting II
Man in Ticket Line
 1978-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Warren 'Eraserhead' / Kovitch
- Defective Ballet (1983) ... Kovitch
- Whatever Happened to the Class of '56? (1982) ... Warren 'Eraserhead'
- A Date with Eraserhead (1978) ... Warren 'Eraserhead'
 1982 BrainWaves
Dr. Schroder
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Murphy
- Trial by Fury (1982) ... Murphy
 1982 Mae West (TV Movie)
Abbey
 1980-1982 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Neighbor Bob Miller / Suicidal Confessor
- Cheerleader in Chains (1982) ... Neighbor Bob Miller
- Clerical Error (1980) ... Suicidal Confessor
 1981 Open All Night (TV Series)
Melon Man
- Centerfold (1981) ... Melon Man
 1981 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
Groom
- Where There's a Will (1981) ... Groom
 1980 Solly's Diner (Short)
Drunk
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
Danny
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Writer
- Coolidge Goes Hollywood (1980) ... Writer
 1978 America 2-Night (TV Series)
Chuck Emmitt Saugis
- Hostage Crisis (1978) ... Chuck Emmitt Saugis
- Oral Smoke Alarm (1978) ... Chuck Emmitt Saugis
 1978 Columbo (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- Make Me a Perfect Murder (1978) ... Delivery Man (uncredited)
 1977 The Goodbye Girl
Improvisation Group
 1977 The Pack
Tommy Dodge
 1977 Cracking Up
Man (uncredited)
 1970 The Strawberry Statement
Guerilla Theatre Troupe
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Appeared on Cheers (1982) during its first season as bar patron, Tom, before starting his recurring role of Paul in 1991. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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