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Paul Reiser

Michael Taylor in My Two Dads, Paul Buchman in Mad About You

Photos Paul Reiser Birth name: Paul Reiser
Birth date: 1957/03/30 (66 years old)
Birth place : New-York

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Biography for Paul Reiser

As a seasoned actor, writer, and stand-up comedian, Paul Reiser continues to add to his list of accomplishments. In addition to co-creating and starring in the critically acclaimed NBC series, "Mad About You," which garnered him Emmy, Golden Globe, American Comedy Award and Screen Actors Guild nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, his successes also include his book "Couplehood," which sold over two million copies and reached the number one spot on "The New York Times" best seller list and "Babyhood," his follow-up book which features his trademark humorous take on the adventures of being a first-time father, which also made "The New York Times" bestseller list.

Last year Paul made his theatrical debut in Woody Allen's "Writer's Block." The evening of one-act comedies marked Mr. Allen's first time out as a director for the stage.

Born and raised in New York City, Reiser went to college at the State University of New York at Binghamton where he majored in Music - Piano and Composition. (He co-wrote "The Final Frontier" - the theme song from "Mad About You" with Grammy-winning producer Don Was).

Remembered for notable performances in films such as "Diner," "Bye, Bye Love," "The Marrying Man," "Aliens," "One Night at McCool's" and "Beverly Hills Cop" ("I" and "II"), Reiser more recently starred in two original movies for Showtime - "Strange Relations," opposite Julie Walters, and Chazz Palminteri's "Men vs. Women," opposite Joe Mantegna and Christine Lahti.

His next film project, "The Thing About My Folks" - also his first original screenplay - will be released later this year. Starring along with Reiser is Peter Falk, Olympia Dukakis and Elizabeth Perkins.

Reiser's development company, Nuance Productions, is currently producing several projects for NBC television including, "My 11:30" starring Jeff Goldblum and Donna Murphy - which Reiser co-wrote with Steven Sater. Also in the works - for the Showtime cable network - is a mock-documentary about the Smothers Brothers and their battles with television network censorship in the late 1960s.

Mr. Reiser and his family live in Los Angeles.

Paul Reiser is a screenwriter and writer (he is the author of the best-seller couplehood), Paul Reiser was successful with the crazy TV series of you (with Helen Hunt). In the cinema, he begins in Diner (Barry Levinson, 1982), and then appeared in the cop of Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills Cop) (Martin Brest, 1984), Aliens Le Return (Aliens) (James Cameron, 1986) or Le cop by Beverly Hills II (Beverly Hills Cop II) (Tony Scott, 1987).

Paul Reiser is an American actor, author, producer and musician. He was born on March 30, 1956 in New York, in New York. Reiser began his career in the 1980s as a stand-up director, and he became famous for his role in the "Mad About You" sitcom. In this series, he interpreted the character of Paul Buchman, a New York documentary maker who lived with his wife Jamie (played by Helen Hunt). The series was broadcast for seven seasons, from 1992 to 1999, and won numerous awards, including four Emmy Awards to Reiser.

Reiser also played in several films, notably in the heat of the night (1988), Alien 3 (1992), Bye Bye Love (1995) and Whiplash (2014). He also wrote and produced several television series, such as "The Paul Reiser Show" (2011) and "There's ... Johnny!" (2017). In addition to his acting career, Reiser is also a talented musician and he has released several music albums.

Apart from his artistic career, Reiser is also an active animal rights defender and he is a member of the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States animal protection association. He has been married since 1988 and has two children.


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Title Role
The Thing About My Folks (2005) Ben Kleinman
Women vs. Men (2002) (TV) Bruce
Purpose (2002) Prof. Ben Fisher
My Beautiful Son (2001) (TV) Dr. Jerry Lipman
One Night at McCool's (2001) Carl Harding
Now That's Funny! (2001) (TV) Host
The Story of Us (1999) (uncredited) Dave, Ben's Literary Agent
Mad About You Paul Buchman
Pros and Cons (1999) Prison man #1
Saturday Night Live
Bye Bye Love (1995) Donny
Mr. Write (1994) Charlie Fischer
The Tower (1993) (TV) Tony Minot
Family Prayers (1993) Dan Linder
The Marrying Man (1991) Phil Golden
Crazy People (1990) Stephen Bachman
Cross My Heart (1987) Bruce
My Two Dads (1987) TV Series Michael Taylor
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) Det. Jeffrey Friedman
You Ruined My Life (1987) (TV) Dexter Bunche
Aliens (1986) Carter Burke
Odd Jobs (1986) Max
From Here to Maternity (1985) (TV) Marco
Beverly Hills Cop (1984) Jeffrey
Diner (1983) (TV) Modell
Remington Steele
Sunset Limousine (1983) (TV) Jay Neilson


Named his production company, Nuance, after a speech his character gives in the movie 'Diner'

Started out doing stand-up comedy.

Graduated from Stuyvesant H.S. in NYC and SUNY Binghamton

Plays a mean Rachmaninoff

Paul and his "Mad About You" tv series co-star, Helen Hunt, were each given $1,000,000 per episode for the 1999 season.

Majored in music at college (piano & composition)


Spouse : Paula Ravets (21 August 1988 - present) 2 children

Son, Ezra Samuel, born September 1995.

He and his wife had a second son, born 2000/2001.

Author of the card

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