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Paul Reiser

Paul Reiser stars in the popular series Mad About You, which he co-created and co-produces. The series was honored with a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Series and has been honored for the past two years by Viewers for Quality Television with awards for Best Comedy Series, Best Actor (Reiser) and best Actress for his co-star Helen Hunt.This year, Reiser recieved an Emmy nomination, Golden Globe nomination, American Comedy Award nomination and a SAG Award nomination, all for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. Adding to his list of accomplishments, he recently aithored the best-selling book Couplehood, which has sold over a million copies and has reached the number one spot on the New York Times Best-Seller's list. He also hosted the Grammy Awards this year.

Born and reared in New York City, Reiser studied music at the State University of New York at Binghamton (He co-wrote the theme song to Mad About You). After graduation, he became a regular on the comedy club circuit, and his big break came when he landed a starring role in Barry Levinson's Diner.

In addition to his stand-up comedy and television performances, Reiser has appeared in scuh feature films as The Marrying Man, Beverly Hills Cop and Beverly Hills Cop II, Aliens and Crazy People.

Reiser starred in the series My Two Dads; wrote, produced and starred in the HBO special Paul Resier: Out on a Whim, and Paul Resier: 3 1/2 Blocks From Home, for Showtime.

He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Paul Reiser Facts

BirthdayMarch 30, 1957 (66)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Paul Reiser compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Beverly Hills Cop II
The Darkness
Behind the Candelabra
Aliens Special Edition
Mad About You
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