Paul Guilfoyle

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Paul Guilfoyle

Born

4/28/1949, South Boston, Massachusetts

Birth Name

Gender

Male

Also Known As

Paul Guilfoyle (II)
  • Paul Guilfoyle as Capt. Jim Brass on CSI...
  • Paul Guilfoyle as Capt. Jim Brass on CSI...
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Biography

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He graduated from Yale in 1977 after majoring in Economics. Studied at the prestigious Actor's Studio (which he is also a member of) before building up a substantial theatrical reputation on and off Broadway, including 12 years with the Theatre Company of Boston, appearances in David Rabe's The…more

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  • Trivia

    • Paul and his wife and daughter live in New York.

    • Paul's theatrical credits include the Broadway productions Search and Destroy, The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, Richard III and Glengarry Glenross.

    • Paul is mostly known for his role as Captain Brass on CSI. His resume includes several roles as a detective; such as the character Detective Sammy Kurtz in Exiled (1998) (TV).

    • Paul is a Lehigh University alum; Class of '72.

    • When he was 19 and doing his very first play in a small theater, a bus with 40 fans of Paul Guilfoyle turned up, hoping to see their favorite actor. He had to explain to them that Paul Guilfoyle had been dead for 12 years.

    • Often mistakenly referred to as the son of character actor Paul Guilfoyle. They are not related.

    • Paul Guilfoyle appears in Alter Bridge's video for their single Broken Wings.

    • Paul is a Member of the Experimental Theatre Company of Boston.

    • Paul's television debut was in 1986 in the tv movie Roanoak, an American Playhouse production.

    • Paul made his feature film debut in the now infamous flop Howard the Duck (1986).

    • Paul's birthday falls under the Year of the Ram according to Chinese Astrology.

    • Paul is an avid hockey fan.

    • In 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Paul & co. won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
      for: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000).

    • As of 2006, Paul is married to Lisa Giobbi, together they have one daughter Snowden.

    • Paul has been featured in more than 70 films.

    • Active on the stage in both his native Boston and New York, Guilfoyle was part of an informal repertory company who appeared on Broadway and in Boston supporting actor Al Pacino in such productions as "The Training of Pavlo Hummel", "Richard III" and "Man and Superman".

    • Paul participated in the Seattle Hockey Challenge in 2005 for the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

    • Paul attended Boston College High School where he was a stand-out hockey player.

    • Paul graduated from Yale University in 1977, majoring in Economics.

  • Quotes

    • Paul: I've been an actor for so long. I've had about a hundred jobs. So I, you know, I have all the confidence that I'd get another job if this one ended.

    • Paul: I get unnerved when people call it a procedural drama. It's not that these characters don't have issues; they just don't reveal them. It's the way a classical musician works. There's an interpretation behind the notes. It's not overt.

    • Paul: For people to accept the roles I play, it's better to keep myself out of it.

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