Paul Reiser Biography

Birthday: 1957-03-30
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: 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. IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous Mini Biography Paul Reiser is one of a handful of stand-up comedians who, in the the 1990s, were given the opportunity to create their own sitcoms. "Mad About You," which co-starred Emmy winner Helen Hunt as his wife, was a huge success and enjoyed a very long and very comfortable run, placing Paul squarely on the entertainment map. Born and raised in New York City, he was drawn to Greenwich Village clubs, which featured, among others, George Carlin, Robert Klein, and David Steinberg. Reiser subsequently attended S.U.N.Y./Binghamton, where he majored in music and participated in drama classes, and later began performing at the Improv and Comic Strip. While accompanying a friend to an audition, Paul unexpectedly got to read for director Barry Levinson and won a coveted role in the classic film Diner (1982), which sparked the careers of Kevin Bacon, Tim Daly, Steve Guttenberg and Mickey Rourke as well. Well-regarded as a comedic actor, Reiser was typically cast as amiable, excitable, neurotic, and self-effacing types; he also won roles in the "Beverly Hills Cops" movies and Aliens (1986). His career hit a high note with his hit TV series, for which he was not only the star but also the co-creator and producer. Since then, he has maintained a lower profile, working more as a writer and executive producer than an actor.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
From Here To Maternity 1985 Comedy
Mad About You Paul Buchman 1994 - 1995 Comedy
The Paul Reiser Show 2011 Comedy
Married To The Job Paul Buchman 2013 Crime
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Diner Modell 1982 Comedy, Drama
Beverly Hills Cop Jeffrey 1984 Action, Comedy, Crime
Odd Jobs 1986
Aliens Carter Burke 1986 Action, Adventure, Sci Fi
Cross My Heart Bruce Gaynor 1987 Biography
Beverly Hills Cop II Det. Jeffrey Friedman 1987 Action, Comedy, Crime
Crazy People 1990 Comedy
The Marrying Man Phil Golden 1991 Comedy, Music, Romance
Family Prayers Dan Linder 1993 Drama
Mr. Write Charlie Fischer 1994 Comedy, Drama
Bye Bye, Love Donny 1995
Bye Bye Love Donny 1995
Pros & Cons 1999
One Night at McCool's Carl Lumpke 2001
Purpose 2002 Drama
The Thing About My Folks 2006 Comedy, Drama
Life After Beth Noah Orfman 2014 Reality Tv, Biography, 0
Concussion Dr. Elliot Pellman 2015 Drama, Sport