Paymer also earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor for HBO's dramatic film about the Lindbergh kidnapping Crime of the Century, directed by Mark Rydell. He starred last year in the critically acclaimed ABC series Line of Fire. Paymer has completed filming on Jeff Hare's indie film Checking Out, and on the HBO film Warm Springs opposite Kenneth Branagh and Kathy Bates.
Paymer has added directing to his list of credits, helming Candor City Hospital for Showtime, as well as episodes of One Tree Hill, Everwood and Pepper Dennis for the WB network and Grey's Anatomy for ABC. He also directed episodes of Medium, Windfall, and Inconceivable for NBC.
The versatile Paymer launched his career in the hit show Grease on Broadway, then starring Peter Gallagher. He won his first film role in the classic comedy The In-Laws.
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David Paymer Facts
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|Birthplace||Oceanside, New York, USA|
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