Paul Reiser Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Paul Reiser Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight82 kg
Date of Birth 30, 1956
Zodiac SignAries
SpousePaula Ravets

Paul Reiser has been known in Hollywood as an actor, comedian, writer, and musician for several decades. He attained worldwide fame by playing Paul Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You. He has also established himself as a stand-up comedian and has entertained generations of fans with his brand of comedy and thus standing the test of time.

Born Name

Paul Reiser

Nick Name


Paul Reiser speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con
Paul Reiser speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

New York City, New York, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States




Paul studied at a Jewish day school East Side Hebrew Institute in Manhattan. He completed his high school education at Stuyvesant High School.

He later attended Binghamton University and received his bachelor’s degree in music (piano, composition).


Comedian, Actor, Television Writer, Musician


  • Father – Samuel H. Reiser (Wholesale Health Food Distributor)
  • Mother – Helen Reiser (née Hollinger) (Homemaker) (Died in 2012)
  • Siblings – He has 3 sisters.
  • Others – Will Reiser (Younger Cousin Brother) (Screenwriter and Producer), Richard Epstein (Older Cousin Brother) (Legal Scholar and Professor at New York University), Morris Hollinger (Maternal Grandfather), Caroline Bercowitz (Maternal Grandmother)


Paul is represented by Rebecca Shapiro and Nina Lee of Shore Fire Media.




Vocals, Piano


Muttley Bosco Records




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


82 kg or 181 lbs

Paul Reiser (Left) and Chris Hardwick as seen in March 2018
Paul Reiser (Left) and Chris Hardwick as seen in March 2018 (Paul Reiser / Twitter)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Paul Reiser has dated –

  1. Paula Ravets (1987-Present) – Paul began dating actress Paula Ravets in 1987. They got married on August 21, 1988. Together, they are parents to two boys – Ezra Samuel Reiser (b. September 15, 1995) and Leon Reiser (b. 2000).

Race / Ethnicity


He has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on both his parents’ side.

Hair Color


Due to his advancing age, his hair has turned more black and white.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Dimpled smile

Brand Endorsements

Paul has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • AT&T
  • IBM Computers
  • TV Land’s Family Table



Paul Reiser and Millie Bobby Brown as seen in September 2018
Paul Reiser and Millie Bobby Brown as seen in September 2018 (Paul Reiser / Twitter)

Best Known For

Playing memorable roles like Carter Burke in the film Aliens (1986), Michael Taylor in the sitcom My Two Dads, Paul Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You, Doug Getty in the Amazon TV series Red Oaks, and Dr. Sam Owens in the series Stranger Things

First Album

In 2010, Paul released his first album titled Unusual Suspects in collaboration with Julia Fordham.

First Film

He made his theatrical film debut in the comedy-drama film Diner as Modell in 1982.

First TV Show

In 1982, Paul made his first TV show appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

Paul Reiser Favorite Things

  • Restaurant In L.A. – Bestia

Source –

Paul Reiser at the 2011 TV Land Awards
Paul Reiser at the 2011 TV Land Awards (Thomas Atilla Lewis / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Paul Reiser Facts

  1. He was included in the 77th spot in a list of ‘100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time’ by Comedy Central in 2004.
  2. While studying in college, he used to perform stand-up comedy at New York clubs during summer breaks and from thereon, he found his calling as a comedian.
  3. He named his production company Nuance Productions as an homage to his first film Diner in which his character had a discomfort with the word ‘Nuance’.
  4. Paul put his musical skills to good use when he co-composed the theme song for his show Mad About You titled ‘The Final Frontier’ with Don Was. He even played the piano for the theme’s recording.
  5. He has written 3 books – Couplehood (1994), Babyhood (1997), and Familyhood (2011) documenting his personal experiences at these 3 different stages in his life.
  6. Visit his official website @

Featured Image by Thomas Atilla Lewis / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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