|P. J. Byrne Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||December 15, 1974|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
P. J. Byrne is an American actor, voice actor, writer, and director who is known for his television roles like Irv Smiff in the comedy-drama series The Game, Nelson Cassidy in the cyber-themed action-adventure series Intelligence, Bolin (voice) in the anime-influenced animated series The Legend of Korra, Scott Leavitt in the period drama series Vinyl, Firestorm/Ronnie Raymond (voice) in the superhero animated series Justice League Action, Principal Nippal in the HBO drama series Big Little Lies, and Evan in the romantic comedy-drama series Never Have I Ever. Byrne’s film credits include The Wolf of Wall Street, Bruce Almighty, Soul Men, Charlie Wilson’s War, Bewitched, Loveless in Los Angeles, Because I Said So, Evan Almighty, Dinner for Schmucks, Finding Bliss, Kissing Cousins, Horrible Bosses, True Memoirs of an International Assassin, The 15:17 to Paris, Green Book, and Somewhere in Queens.
Paul Jeffrey Byrne
P. J. Byrne
Maplewood, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Los Angeles, Calfiornia, United States
P. J. Byrne studied at Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan and graduated in 1992. Later on, he attended Boston College and graduated with a double major in finance and theater.
He also has an MFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University.
Actor, Voice Actor, Writer, Director
- Father – Paul I. Byrne Jr.
- Mother – Emma N. (Ferraro)
- Others – Patrick J. Byrne (Paternal Grandfather), Rowena A. Ruhlmann (Paternal Grandmother), Pietro “Peter” Ferraro (Maternal Grandfather), Rae Buscema (Maternal Grandmother)
P. J. Byrne has been signed with Greene & Associates Talent Agency, Talent Management Company, Santa Monica, California, United States.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
P. J. Byrne has dated –
- Jaime Padula (2007-Present) – He got married to Jaime Padula in the year 2007. She has served as the executive director in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills for health care services and fund-raising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and as the president of Jaime Byrne Events, LLC. The couple parents 3 children – 2 daughters and a son.
Race / Ethnicity
P. J. Byrne is of Irish, German, Luxembourgish, and English descent on his father’s side and has Italian-Sicilian roots on his mother’s side.
P. J. Byrne appeared in the NFL Fantasy Football commercial series for the NFL Channel from 2007 to 2008.
P. J. Byrne Facts
- He grew up in Old Tappan, New Jersey.
- P. J. Byrne had decided to embark on a career as an investment banker out of college but he changed his mind after a drama teacher from Boston College convinced him to follow his passion for acting.
- He played the role of Nicky Koskoff in the 2013 biographical black comedy crime film The Wolf of Wall Street, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Favreau, Jean Dujardin, and Aya Cash.
- P. J. Byrne provided vocals to the character of Bolin in the video game titled The Legend of Korra in 2014.
- From 2018 to 2019, he was cast in the recurring role of Principal Mike Lowry in the superhero drama television series Black Lightning.
- He portrayed Neil Cavuto (an American television news anchor, executive, commentator, and business journalist) in the 2019 drama film Bombshell.
- P. J. Byrne brought to life the character of Stuart Berks in the horror anthology series Them in 2021.
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