|Paul Giamatti Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||June 6, 1967|
Paul Giamatti is an American actor, voice actor, film producer, and director who has been cast in a number of films including Private Parts, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Man on the Moon, Planet of the Apes, Cinderella Man, American Splendor, Asterix and the Vikings, The Illusionist, The Hawk Is Dying, Fred Claus, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, The Last Station, Rock of Ages, Ironclad, The Hangover Part II, The Catcher Was a Spy, Romeo & Juliet, 12 Years a Slave, John Dies at the End, Ernest & Celestine, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Madame Bovary, Straight Outta Compton, A Mouthful of Air, The Little Prince, and I Think We’re Alone Now.
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Paul Giamatti studied at The Foote School and then graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1985.
Afterward, he attended Yale University where he was active in the undergraduate theater scene and worked with fellow actors and Yale students Ron Livingston and Edward Norton. In 1989, Paul Giamatti graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English and went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.
Actor, Voice Actor, Producer, Director
- Father – Angelo Bartlett Giamatti (Professor of English Renaissance Literature, President of Yale University, 7th Commissioner of Major League Baseball)
- Mother – Toni Marilyn Giamatti (née Smith) (Homemaker and English teacher who taught at Hopkins School and had also previously acted)
- Siblings – Marcus Giamatti (Older Brother) (Actor), Elena (Older Sister) (Jewelry Designer)
- Others – Valentine John Giamatti (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Claybaugh Walton (Paternal Grandmother), Abram Edward Smith (Maternal Grandfather), Kathryn/Katherine Eleanor Brown (Maternal Grandmother)
Paul Giamatti has been repped by United Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $25 Million.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
77 kg or 170 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Paul Giamatti has dated –
- Elizabeth Cohen – He married Elizabeth Cohen in the year 1997 and their son named Samuel was born in 2001. Paul and Elizabeth divorced in the 2000s.
Race / Ethnicity
Paul Giamatti is of Italian, German, English, Dutch, Irish, Scottish, and French descent.
Paul Giamatti did voiceover work for TV commercials for Nike in 2006.
In 2012, he did voiceover work for the “Humans” TV commercial for Liberty Mutual Insurance.
He is an atheist and has said that “religion features more now in my life than it did when I was a kid”.
He is not religious and once stated: “My wife is Jewish. And I’m fine with my son being raised as a Jew”.
Paul Giamatti Facts
- Alongside Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Bruce McGill, and Paddy Considine, Paul Giamatti co-starred as Joe Gould in the 2005 biographical sports drama film Cinderella Man. This performance got him nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award while he won the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role” as well as the Toronto Film Critics Association Award and Critics Choice Award for “Best Supporting Actor”.
- In 2016, he started playing Charles “Chuck” Rhoades, Jr. in the television drama series Billions.
- Paul Giamatti has been a lifelong democrat.
- His theatre credits include having been cast in plays like Racing Demon, The Iceman Cometh, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Hamlet, and The Blues are Running.
- Paul is a fan of the Boston Red Sox.
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