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Paul Giamatti

Actor Date of birth 6th June 1967
Place of birth New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Year of debut 1991
First feature film Past Midnight

Awards

  • Academy Awards nominated1
  • Golden Globe Awards won1
  • Golden Globe Awards nominated3
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Biography

Paul Giamatti was raised by his father, a Yale University president and baseball commissioner, and his mother, a teacher and an actress. He studied English and drama at Yale. After graduating, he got work on Broadway and in TV shows. He rose from minor roles in The Truman Show and Saving Private Ryan to leading roles in movies like American Splendor. In 2004, he was critically acclaimed for his performance in Sideways. He has starred in a variety of movies from The Illusionist to Duplicity.

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Paul Giamatti's films

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Packshot for the film Turbo
Certificate
U Certificate
Duration
96 Mins
Released
2013

Animated. A speedy snail (Ryan Reynolds) dreams of winning a car race. With Samuel L. Jackson and Snoop Dogg. Mild threat.

Rent for £3.99
Packshot for the film Saving Mr. Banks
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
120 Mins
Released
2013

Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) tries to persuade the author of Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson), to bring her story to the big screen. Contains scenes of emotional upset.

Rent for £3.49
Packshot for the film Romeo & Juliet
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
113 Mins
Released
2013

Romeo (Douglas Booth) and Juliet (Hailee Steinfeld), two teenagers from warring families, fall madly in love. Moderate violence.

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Packshot for the film Parkland
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
90 Mins
Released
2013

The true story of the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. With Paul Giamatti and Billy Bob Thornton. Contains bloody surgery scenes and gory injury detail.

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Packshot for the film John Dies At The End
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
99 Mins
Released
2012

Two amateur exorcists must save Earth from inter-dimensional invasion. With Paul Giamatti. Strong language, comic violence, horror and gore.

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Packshot for the film The Hangover Part II
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
97 Mins
Released
2011

Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms go on a wild stag party in Bangkok. Gross humour with very strong language, sex, drugs & sexual references throughout.

Rent for £2.49
Packshot for the film The Ides Of March
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
99 Mins
Released
2011

Directed by George Clooney. Meyers (Ryan Gosling) helps Governor Morris (George Clooney) run for president. Strong language.

Rent for £2.50
Packshot for the film Duplicity
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
119 Mins
Released
2008

Two spies (Clive Owen and Julia Roberts) try to pull off the ultimate con. With Paul Giamatti and Tom Wilkinson. One use of strong language and moderate sex references.

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Packshot for the film The Ant Bully
Certificate
U Certificate
Duration
86 Mins
Released
2006

Animated family comedy starring Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep. Contains mild language and scary action scenes.

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Packshot for the film Lady In The Water
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
106 Mins
Released
2006

M. Night Shyamalan directs this tale about an unhappy caretaker (Paul Giamatti) who finds a mysterious woman living in his swimming pool. Contains mild threat and scary moments.

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Packshot for the film Cosmopolis
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
108 Mins
Released
2012

Directed by David Cronenberg. A billionaire's (Robert Pattinson) life begins to fall apart. With Juliette Binoche. Strong violence with some gore and scenes of a sexual nature.

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Did you know?

  • Paul Giamatti was briefly part of the college secret society Skull and Bones.
  • He tried working in animation before turning his attention to acting.
  • His older brother Marcus is also an actor. The two brothers acted together in off-Broadway play The Blues Are Running.
  • He married Elizabeth Cohen in 1997.
  • In an interview with the Guardian about Sideways, he admitted that he has no interest in wine tasting.

Awards

  • 1 Academy Awards nominated

    • 2005 Actor in a Supporting Role - Cinderella Man
  • 1 Golden Globe Awards won

    • 2011 Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - Barney's Version
  • 3 Golden Globe Awards nominated

    • 2011 Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - Barney's Version
    • 2006 Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Cinderella Man
    • 2005 Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - Sideways