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David Paymer

Character Actor / Television Director | * 08/30/1954 (66) | Oceanside, Long Island, New York, USA
David Emmanuel Paymer (born August 30, 1954) is an American character actor, comedian, and television director. He has been in films such as Mr. Saturday Night, 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<..."> ()
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David Paymer is an American actor and director for film and television, nominated for an Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actor" in 1992 for "Mr. Saturday Night".

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for David Paymer

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with David Paymer as Actor(75)

as Stanley Kauffmann2020 Butterfly in the Typewriter
as Doctor2020 Horse Girl
as Dr. Edward Kingsley2020 Bad Therapy
as Milton2018 Accident Man
as Dr. Gold2017 Lemon
as Uncle Morty2016 The Pickle Recipe
as Dixon Lewis2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
as The Lawyer2014 Two-Bit Waltz
as Pete Solomon2012 The Five-Year Engagement
as Doctor Vogel2011 Bad Teacher
as Sam2011 Twixt
as Mr. Jacks2009 Drag Me to Hell
as Richard2008 Redbelt
as V.U.P.2007 Ocean's Thirteen
as Whitley2007 Resurrecting the Champ
as Arthur Stegman2006 Payback: Straight Up
as Matt Warner2005 School of Life
as Ted Applebaum2005 Checking Out
as Max Sr.2005 My Suicidal Sweetheart
as Louis Howe2005 Warm Springs
as Morty2004 In Good Company
2004 Spartan
as John Shaw2003 Alex & Emma
as Bob2003 Partners
as Joe Jacobs2002 Joe and Max
as Dick Goodwin2002 RFK
as Mr. Finkelstein2001 Focus
as The Boss2001 Bartleby
as Bob2000 From Where I Sit
as Agent Wooly2000 Bait
as Prosecuting Attorney Mandel (uncredited)2000 Bounce
as Marty Rossen2000 State and Main
as Arthur Stegman1999 Payback
as Dr. Ernest Delbanco1999 Mumford
as Dr. Richard Long1999 Chill Factor
as Myron Bedlock1999 The Hurricane
as George1998 The Lesser Evil
as Alan Defaux1998 Outside Ozona
as Harry Ruben1998 Mighty Joe Young
as Voice1997 The Long Way Home
as Secretary John Forsyth1997 Amistad
as Coach Pederson1997 The Sixth Man
as Curtis Avery1996 Unforgettable
as Daniel Miller1996 Carpool
as David Wilentz1996 Crime of the Century
as Abe Goodman1996 City Hall
as Leon Kodak1995 The American President
as Ron Ziegler1995 Nixon
as Leo Devoe1995 Get Shorty
as The Ad Man1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss
as Dan Enright1994 Quiz Show
as Hal the Bus Driver1993 Heart and Souls
as Stan1992 Mr. Saturday Night
as Ira Shalowitz1991 City Slickers
as George1990 Crazy People
as Unger1989 No Holds Barred
as Boris1988 Rock 'N Roll Mum
as Mr. Oliphant1988 The Absent-Minded Professor
as Computer Technician1987 No Way Out
as Larry, Scientist1986 Howard the Duck
as Young Scientist1986 Night of the Creeps
as Managing Editor1985 Perfect
as David Lewis1985 Love, Mary
as Alan Sluiser1984 Irreconcilable Differences
as Pasternak1981 This House Possessed
as Cabbie1979 The In-Laws

TV Shows/Series with David Paymer as Actor(40)

as Dr. Frederick Tate2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine
as Rueben Bauer2012 Perception
as Judge Richard Cuesta2009 The Good Wife
as James Panzer2008 The Mentalist
as Donald Dudley2006 Brothers and Sisters
as Miller Sisto2004 Century City
as Jonah Malloy2003 Line of Fire
as Sheldon S. Cargo (voice)1997 Channel Umptee-3
as Mike Ferris1987 21 Jump Street
1986 Matlock
1982 Cheers
1982 Fame
as Todd Feldberg1982 Cagney & Lacey

TV Shows/Series with David Paymer as Crew(31)

Directing/Director2016 Recovery Road
Directing/Director2016 Lucifer
Directing/Director2013 Mistresses
Directing/Director2012 Bunheads
Directing/Director2011 Switched at Birth
Writing/Writer2011 Switched at Birth
Directing/Director2011 Hart of Dixie
Directing/Director2011 Franklin & Bash
Directing/Director2010 Hellcats
Directing/Director2010 Life Unexpected
Directing/Director2010 No Ordinary Family
Directing/Director2009 Make It or Break It
Directing/Director2009 Men of a Certain Age
Directing/Director2009 Melrose Place
Directing/Director2008 90210
Directing/Director2008 The Mentalist
Directing/Director2008 Privileged
Directing/Director2007 Side Order of Life
Directing/Director2007 October Road
Directing/Director2007 Heartland
Directing/Director2006 The Unit
Directing/Director2006 Windfall
Directing/Director2006 Brothers and Sisters
Directing/Director2006 Pepper Dennis
Directing/Director2006 What About Brian
Directing/Director2005 Grey's Anatomy
Directing/Director2005 Medium
Directing/Director2004 Jack & Bobby
Directing/Director2003 One Tree Hill
Directing/Director2002 Everwood
Directing/Director2000 Gilmore Girls

Born: Monday, 08/30 1954 (August) in New York City (current age: 66 years + 22 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Educated at: University of Michigan, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Other names for David Paymer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"David Charles Paymer"
David Paymer frequently works together with these people:
Bethany Rooney (14x, Crew)
Lawrence Pressman (13x, Actor)
Frances Bay (12x, Actress)
Kathleen Wilhoite (12x, Actress)
Gregory Itzin (11x, Actor)
Lee Garlington (11x, Actress)
Dan Lauria (11x, Actor)
Joan McMurtrey (11x, Actress)
Michael Schultz (11x, Crew)
Nicholas Pryor (11x, Actor)
Allan Miller (11x, Actor)
Billy Crystal (10x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7982, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 08/25/2020