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Paul Giamatti

Born: 1967


Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (born June 6, 1967) is an American actor. Giamatti began his career as a supporting actor in several commercially successful and critically acclaimed films produced during the 1990s including Private Parts, The Truman Show, Saving Private Ryan, The Negotiator, and Man on the Moon, before earning lead roles in several projects in the 2000s including American Splendor, Sideways, Cinderella Man, The Illusionist, John Adams, Cold Souls, and Barney's Version. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Giamatti, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth New Haven, Connecticut, USA



Saving Private Ryan

Sergeant William Hill in Saving Private Ryan

Cinderella Man

Joe Gould in Cinderella Man

Planet of the Apes

Limbo in Planet of the Apes

The Illusionist

Inspector Uhl in The Illusionist

The Ides of March

Tom Duffy in The Ides of March

Deconstructing Harry

Professor Abbott in Deconstructing Harry

American Splendor

Harvey Pekar in American Splendor

Shoot 'Em Up

Hertz in Shoot 'Em Up

Cold Souls

Paul in Cold Souls

Fred Claus

Nick (Santa) Claus in Fred Claus

The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

Dr. Satan (voice) in The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

Big Fat Liar

Marty Wolf in Big Fat Liar

The Nanny Diaries

Mr. X in The Nanny Diaries

Private Parts

Kenny in Private Parts

Big Momma's House

John in Big Momma's House

The Negotiator

Rudy in The Negotiator


Shorty in Paycheck


Miles in Sideways

Lady in the Water

Cleveland Heep in Lady in the Water

The Ant Bully

Stan Beals (voice) in The Ant Bully


Tim the Gate Guard (voice) in Robots

If These Walls Could Talk 2

Ted Hedley in If These Walls Could Talk 2

The Pentagon Papers

Anthony Russo in The Pentagon Papers

Pretty Bird

Rick Honeycutt in Pretty Bird

The Last Station

Vladimir Chertkov in The Last Station


Self in Trumbo

Safe Men

Veal Chop in Safe Men

The Hangover Part II

Kingsley in The Hangover Part II


King John in Ironclad


Toby Oxman in Storytelling


Richard Garsik in Duplicity

Too Big to Fail

Ben Bernanke in Too Big to Fail

Barney's Version

Barney Panofsky in Barney's Version

Past Midnight

Larry Canipe in Past Midnight


Todd Woods in Duets


Benno Levin in Cosmopolis

Rock of Ages

Paul Gill in Rock of Ages

Private Life

Richard Grimes in Private Life

Win Win

Mike Flaherty in Win Win

John Dies at the End

Arnie Blondestone in John Dies at the End

12 Years a Slave

Theophilus Freeman in 12 Years a Slave


Chet (voice) in Turbo

Love, Marilyn

Self in Love, Marilyn

Saving Mr. Banks

Ralph in Saving Mr. Banks

The Congress

Dr Barker in The Congress

The Goon

Franky in The Goon

All is Bright

Dennis Girard in All is Bright


Abraham Zapruder in Parkland

Too Loud a Solitude

Hanta (voice) in Too Loud a Solitude

The Amazing Screw-On Head

Screw-On Head (voice) in The Amazing Screw-On Head


Herman Klurfeld in Winchell

Madame Bovary

Monsieur Homais in Madame Bovary

River of Fundament

Ptah-Nem-Hotep in River of Fundament


Johnson J. Johnson in Thunderpants

Love & Mercy

Dr. Eugene Landy in Love & Mercy

Citizens of Cosmopolis

Self in Citizens of Cosmopolis

The Truman Show

Simeon in The Truman Show

Man on the Moon

Bob Zmuda in Man on the Moon

Straight Outta Compton

Jerry Heller in Straight Outta Compton

The Fan and the Flower

Narrator (voice) in The Fan and the Flower

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler

Uncle Chaz (archive footage) in Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler


Kissing Man in Singles

Ratchet & Clank

Chairman Drek (voice) in Ratchet & Clank

San Andreas

Dr. Lawrence Hayes in San Andreas

Before and After

Courtroom Audience in Before and After


Hoke Mosely in Hoke

Giant Sloth

Gordon Boonewell in Giant Sloth

Tourist Trap

Jeremiah Piper in Tourist Trap

My Best Friend's Wedding

Bellman in My Best Friend's Wedding

Cradle Will Rock

Carlo in Cradle Will Rock

The Phenom

Dr. Mobley in The Phenom


Scott in Sabrina

The Little Prince

The Academy Teacher (voice) in The Little Prince

The Hawk Is Dying

Georges Gattling in The Hawk Is Dying


Dr. Alan Shapiro in Morgan

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Aleksei Sytsevich / The Rhino in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Arresting Gena

Detective Wilson in Arresting Gena

Romeo & Juliet

Friar Laurence in Romeo & Juliet


Gordo in Confidence

PBS Nature - An Original DUCKumentary

Narrator in PBS Nature - An Original DUCKumentary

Donnie Brasco

FBI Technician in Donnie Brasco

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

Self in Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

I Think We're Alone Now

Patrick in I Think We're Alone Now

Jungle Cruise

Nilo in Jungle Cruise

Mighty Aphrodite

Extras Guild Researcher in Mighty Aphrodite

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!

Narrator in The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!

Gunpowder Milkshake

Nathan in Gunpowder Milkshake

A Mouthful of Air

Dr. Sylvester in A Mouthful of Air

Doctor Dolittle

Blaine (uncredited) in Doctor Dolittle

Old Time Radio

in Old Time Radio

The Holdovers

Paul Hunham in The Holdovers

Wax Paul Now

Self in Wax Paul Now


Ted Hedley in 1961

The Catcher Was a Spy

Sam Goudsmit in The Catcher Was a Spy

Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home

Self (archive footage) in Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home

Sex, Lies and Butterflies

Narrator (voice) in Sex, Lies and Butterflies

She'll Take Romance

Heckler #2 in She'll Take Romance

Woodpeckers: The Hole Story

Narrator in Woodpeckers: The Hole Story

Downton Abbey 3

Harold Levinson in Downton Abbey 3

Wolfpack Only: The Hangover Retrospective

Self in Wolfpack Only: The Hangover Retrospective

TV Shows