Paul Giamatti Biography
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti is an American actor and producer best known for his breakout role in Private Parts (1997) as Kenny “Pig Vomit” Rushton. This led to him playing more supporting roles such as Sergeant William Hill in Saving Private Ryan (1998), Bob Zmuda in Man on the Moon (1999), John Maxwell in Big Momma’s House (2000) as well as Marty Wolf in Big Fat Liar (2002).
Paul Giamatti Age|Birthday
Giamatti was born on June 6, 1967. Therefore, he is 55 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on the 6th of June every year.
Paul Giamatti Height|Weight
Giamatti’s height is 5 feet 9 inches (approximately 175 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 74 kilograms.
Paul Giamatti Family
Giamatti was born in New Haven, Connecticut to his parents Angelo Bartlet (father) and Toni Marilyn (mother). In addition, his father was a Yale University professor who later became president of the university and commissioner of Major League Baseball. His mother was a Hopkins School English teacher, a homemaker, and had previously acted. Moreover, he is the youngest of three children.
Paul Giamatti Nationality
Giamatti is of American nationality.
Paul Giamatti Education
Giamatti attended The Foote School. Later, he graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1985. Moreover, he was active in the undergraduate theater scene and worked with fellow actors and Yale students Ron Livingston and Edward Norton at Yale. In addition, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English In 1989. Later, he went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama. He performed a stint from 1989 to 1992 with Seattle’s Annex Theater and in numerous theatrical productions including Broadway.
Paul Giamatti Career
The actor’s first high-profile role was in the film adaptation of Private Parts as Kenny ‘Pig Vomit’ Rushton. Moreover, he appeared in The Truman Show, The Negotiator, and Saving Private Ryan all in 1998. He played Bob Zmuda in Man o the Moon in 1999. He was also featured in many other major studio releases.
The actor has commented on the fact that he often plays Jewish characters but is almost never cast in Italian American roles. Furthermore, the actor was asked by The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s 2007 BAM Cinema Club Chair to pick films for an eight-movie series called ‘Paul Giamatti Selects’ and in August and September 2007 was shown at the Academy. According to a writer for New York Times, the actor’s selections indicated a taste for paranoia and the darkest dark comedy. They include; Dawn of the Dead (1978 version), Seconds, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 version), Frenzy, Dr. Strangelove, The Big Clock, and Brewster McCloud as well as the Seventh Victim.
1989 – I, Madman
1991 – Past Midnight
1992 – Singles
1995 – Mighty Aphrodite, Sabrina
1996 – Breathing Room, Before and After
1997 – Arresting Gena, Donnie Brasco, Private Parts, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Deconstructing Harry, A Further Gesture
1998 – The Truman Show, Dr. Dolittle, The Negotiator, Safe Men
1999 – Cradle Will Rock, Men on the Moon
2000 – Big Momma’s House, Duets
2001 – Storytelling, Planet of the Apes
2002 – Big Fat Liar, Thunderpants
2003 – American Splendor, Confidence
2004 – Sideways
2005 – Robots, The Fan and the Flower, Cinderella Man
2006 – Asterix and the Vikings, The Hawk is Dying, The Illusionist, Lady in the Water, The Ant Bully
2007 – The Nanny Diaries, Shoot ‘Em Up, Too Loud a Solitude, Fred Claus
2008 – Pretty Bird
2009 – Duplicity, Cold Souls, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, The Last Station
2010 – Barney’s Version
2011 to present
2011 – Win-Win, Ironclad, The Hangover Part II, The OIdeas of March
2012 – Rock of Ages, Cosmopolis, John Dies at the End
2013 – Turbo, The Congress, Romeo & Juliet, 12 Years a Slave, All Is Bright, Saving Mr. Bnaks, Parkland
2014 – Earnest & Celestine, River of Fundament, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Madame Bovary
2015 – Giant Sloth, Love & Mercy, The Little Prince, San Andreas, Straight Outta Compton
2016 – Ratchet & Clank, April and the Extraordinary World, The Phenom, Morgan
2018 – I Think We’re Alone Now, Private Life, The Catcher Was a Spy, White Fang
2021 – Gunpowder Milkshake, Jungle Cruise, A Mouthful of Air
1990 – 2010
1990 – She’ll Take Romance
1994 – NYPD Blue
1995 – New York News
1996 – The Show
1998 – Homicide, Tourist Trap, Winchell
1999 – American Experience
2000 – If These Walls Could Talk 2
2001 – King of the Hill
2003 – The Pentagon Papers
2005 – Saturday Night Live
2006 – The Amazing Screw-On Head
2008 – John Adams
2010 – 30 Rock
2011 – Prohibition, Too Big to Fall
2013 – Downtown Abbey
2014 – The Roosevelts, Hoke
2015 – Breakthrough
2014-2015 – Inside Amy Schumer
2016 to present – Billions
2016-2017 – Outsiders
2017 – BoJack Horseman, At Home with Amy Sedaris
2018 – Nature
2018-2019 – Lodge 49
2020 – Rick and Morty, Big Mouth
2021 – The Sons of Sam
1995 – Arcadia, Racing Demon
1996 – The Blues are Running
1997 – The Three Sisters
1999 – The Iceman Cometh
2002 – The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
2013 – Hamlet
1996 – Ripper
2016 – Ratchet & Clank
A Scanner Darkly – 2006
Skeleton Crew – 2016
Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered – 2019
Paul Giamatti’s Net Worth
Giamatti’s net worth ranges between $25 million and $30 million.
Paul Giamatti Twitter
Giamatti’s Twitter handle is @ThePaulGiamatti with over 120o followers as of January 2023.
Paul Giamatti Instagram
Giamatti is active on Instagram under the handle @paulgiamatti_is_life with over 1k followers as of January 2023.