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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 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
136 Mins
Released
2014

Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) must protect the city from the evil Electro (Jamie Foxx). With Emma Stone. Moderate violence, threat.

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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. Contains very strong language, strong sex references, nudity and drug use.

Rent for £2.49
Packshot for the film 12 Years A Slave
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
129 Mins
Released
2014

Based on a true story. A man (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is kidnapped and sold into slavery. With Michael Fassbender. Strong violence, injury detail, sex, nudity and racist terms.

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Packshot for the film Rock Of Ages
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
118 Mins
Released
2012

1987. Two young lovers who work at an L.A. nightclub dream of becoming rock stars. With Tom Cruise and Alec Baldwin. Scenes of a sexual nature and strong language.

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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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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