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David Paymer

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. David Paymer (born August 30, 1954) is an American actor and television director, seen in such films as Quiz Show, Searching for Bobby Fischer, City Slickers, Crazy People, State and Main, Payback, Get Shorty, Carpool, The American President, Ocean's Thirteen, and Drag Me to Hell. Paymer was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1992 for Mr. Saturday Night. He played the lead role as the Boss in Bartleby, an adaptation of Herman Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener." He played a mob boss in the short-lived series Line of Fire.

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Aug 30, 1954 In Oceanside - Long Island - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Butterfly in the Typewriter
Latest Project:
Movie The Sunlit Night 2020-06-06
Known For
Poster of In Good Company
Poster of Joe and Max
Poster of Focus
Poster of The Absent-Minded Professor
Movie Butterfly in the Typewriter Stanley Kauffmann 2022
Movie The Sunlit Night Levi 2020-06-06
Movie Bad Therapy Dr. Edward Kingsley 2020-04-17
Movie Horse Girl Doctor 2020-01-27
Movie Where'd You Go, Bernadette Jay Ross 2019-08-16
Movie Accident Man Milton 2018-02-06
Movie Lemon Dr. Gold 2017-01-22
Movie The Pickle Recipe Uncle Morty 2016-10-21
Movie Two-Bit Waltz The Lawyer 2014-11-21
Movie Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Dixon Lewis 2014-01-15
Movie The Five-Year Engagement Pete Solomon 2012-04-27
Series Perception Rueben Bauer 2012-07-09
Movie Bad Teacher Doctor Vogel 2011-05-16
Movie Twixt Sam 2011-09-10
Movie Drag Me to Hell Mr. Jacks 2009-03-15
Series The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
Movie Redbelt Richard 2008-04-07
Series The Mentalist James Panzer 2008-09-23
Series October Road Unknown 2007-03-15
Movie Resurrecting the Champ Whitley 2007-06-14
Movie Ocean's Thirteen V.U.P. 2007-06-06
Series Brothers and Sisters Donald Dudley 2006-09-24
Movie Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School Rafael Horowitz 2005-01-24
Movie School of Life Matt Warner 2005-02-19
Series Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Movie Warm Springs Louis Howe 2005-04-30
Movie Checking Out Ted Applebaum 2005-04-10
Movie My Suicidal Sweetheart Max Sr. 2005-03-01
Movie Spartan TV News Anchor (uncredited) 2004-03-12
Series Jack & Bobby 2004-09-12
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie In Good Company Morty 2004-12-29
Series Line of Fire Jonah Malloy 2003-12-02
Movie Alex & Emma John Shaw 2003-06-16
Movie RFK Dick Goodwin 2002-01-01
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Movie Joe and Max Joe Jacobs 2002-03-03
Movie Bartleby The Boss 2001-03-10
Series Night Visions 2001-07-12
Movie Focus Mr. Finkelstein 2001-10-19
Movie State and Main Marty Rossen 2000-08-26
Movie Partners Bob 2000-07-20
Movie Bait Agent Wooly 2000-09-15
Movie For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story Embassy interviewer 2000-11-18
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Movie Bounce Prosecuting Attorney Mandel (uncredited) 2000-11-15
Movie Enemies of Laughter Paul 2000-11-10
Movie Payback Arthur Stegman 1999-02-05
Movie Dash and Lilly Arthur Kober 1999-05-31
Movie Chill Factor Dr. Richard Long 1999-09-01
Movie Mumford Dr. Ernest Delbanco 1999-09-24
Movie The Hurricane Myron Bedlock 1999-09-17
Movie The Lesser Evil George 1998-10-01
Movie Outside Ozona Alan Defaux 1998-12-18
Movie Mighty Joe Young Harry Ruben 1998-12-25
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The Sixth Man Coach Pederson 1997-03-28
Series The New Batman Adventures Unknown 1997-09-13
Movie Amistad Secretary John Forsyth 1997-12-10
Movie The Long Way Home (voice) 1997-09-19
Series Channel Umptee-3 Sheldon S. Cargo (voice) 1997-10-25
Movie City Hall Abe Goodman 1996-02-16
Movie Carpool Daniel Miller 1996-08-23
Movie Unforgettable Curtis Avery 1996-02-23
Movie Crime of the Century David Wilentz 1996-09-14
Series Santo Bugito 1995-01-01
Movie The American President Leon Kodak 1995-11-17
Movie Get Shorty Leo Devoe 1995-10-20
Movie Nixon Ron Ziegler 1995-12-22
Movie City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Ira Shalowitz 1994-06-10
Movie Cagney & Lacey: The Return Deputy Dist. Atty. Feldberg 1994-11-06
Movie In Search of Dr. Seuss Ad Man 1994-11-06
Movie Quiz Show Dan Enright 1994-08-25
Movie Heart and Souls Hal the Bus Driver 1993-08-13
Movie Searching for Bobby Fischer Kalev 1993-08-13
Movie Mr. Saturday Night Stan 1992-09-23
Movie City Slickers Ira Shalowitz 1991-06-07
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie Crazy People George 1990-04-13
Series Cop Rock Unknown 1990-09-26
Movie No Holds Barred Unger 1989-06-02
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Series Mancuso, F.B.I. Unknown 1989-10-13
Movie The Absent-Minded Professor Mr. Oliphant 1988-01-01
Series 21 Jump Street Unknown 1987-04-12
Movie No Way Out Computer Technician 1987-08-14
Series Jake and the Fatman Unknown 1987-09-26
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Howard the Duck Larry, Scientist 1986-08-01
Series Downtown 1986-09-27
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Night of the Creeps Young Scientist 1986-08-21
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Movie Perfect Managing Editor 1985-06-07
Movie Love, Mary David Lewis 1985-10-08
Movie Her Life as a Man Ted 1984-03-12
Movie Best Defense Kurly 1984-07-20
Movie Irreconcilable Differences Alan Sluiser 1984-09-28
Movie Grace Kelly Jay Kanter 1983-02-21
Series Scarecrow and Mrs. King Unknown 1983-10-03
Series Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Movie Airplane II: The Sequel Court Photographer 1982-12-10
Series Family Ties Unknown 1982-09-22
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Series Open All Night Unknown 1981-11-28
Movie This House Possessed Pasternak 1981-02-06
Series Hart to Hart Unknown 1979-09-22
Movie The In-Laws Cabbie 1979-06-15
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1977-09-20
Series The Jeffersons Unknown 1975-01-18
Series Barney Miller Unknown 1975-01-23
Series Happy Days Unknown 1974-01-15
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18