Paul Reiser

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Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born (1956-03-30) March 30, 1956 (age 62)
New York City, New York, United States
EducationEast Side Hebrew Institute
Stuyvesant High School
Alma materBinghamton University
OccupationComedian, actor, television writer, author, musician, model, composer
Years active1982–present
OrganizationHinman Production Company
Nuance Productions
Spouse(s)
Paula Ravets (m. 1988)
Children2
Parent(s)Sam and Helen Reiser
RelativesWill Reiser (cousin),
Richard Epstein (first cousin)

Paul Reiser (born March 30, 1956) is an American comedian, actor, model, composer, television personality and writer, author and musician. He is best known for his role in the 1990s TV sitcom Mad About You. He is ranked 77th on Comedy Central's 2004 list of the "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time".[1]

His well known movie roles are in Diner (1982), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), a role he reprised in its sequel, Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). Reiser also had roles in James Cameron's Aliens (1986), in which he played the corrupt Carter Burke; The Marrying Man (1991) and Bye Bye Love (1995).

Reiser is Jewish.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paul Reiser | 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time". Thegrablegroup.com. Retrieved 2015-04-01.
  2. "Paul Reiser Biography (1957–)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved June 7, 2011.

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