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With a diverse roster of finely etched, award-winning and critically acclaimed performances, PAUL GIAMATTI has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation.

Giamatti recently wrapped the film Ironclad, in which he portrays ‗King John‘ in the year 1215 as he tried to gain control of Rochester Castle from the Knights of Templar. And Win-Win, a film written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Tom McCarthy, in which he portrays ‗Mike Flaherty‘, a disheartened attorney moonlighting as a high school wrestling coach who stumbles across a star athlete through some questionable business dealings while trying to support his family. He was recently seen in a trio of films: Cold Souls, which Giamatti also Executive Produced through his production company Touchy Feely Films; Duplicity directed by Academy Award® Winner Tony Gilroy and starring Clive Owen and Julia Roberts; and The Last Station, the story of famed Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, opposite Helen Mirren and James McAvoy.

In 2008, Giamatti won an Emmy® Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries for his portrayal of the title character in the HBO 7 Part Emmy® Award Winning Mini-Series John Adams. Directed by Emmy® Award Winning director Tom Hooper, Giamatti played President John Adams in a cast that also included award-winning actors Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, David Morse and Stephen Dillane.

In 2006, Giamatti‘s performance in Ron Howard's Cinderella Man earned him a SAG Award and Broadcast Film Critics' Award for Best Supporting Actor, as well as Academy Award® and Golden Globe nominations in the same category.

For his role in Alexander Payne's critically-lauded Sideways, Giamatti earned several accolades for his performance including Best Actor from the Independent Spirit Awards, New York Film Critics Circle and a Golden Globe nomination.

In 2004, Giamatti garnered outstanding reviews and commendations (Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Actor, National Board of Review Breakthrough performance of the Year) for his portrayal of Harvey Pekar in Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini's American Splendor.

Giamatti first captured the eyes of America in Betty Thomas' hit comedy Private Parts. His extensive list of film credits also includes David Dobkin's Fred Claus, Shoot Em' Up opposite Clive Owen, Shari Springer Berman and Roger Pulcini's The Nanny Diaries, M. Night Shyamalan's Lady in the Water, The Illusionist, directed by Neil Burger, Milos Forman's Man on the Moon, Julian Goldberger's The Hawk is Dying, Tim Robbins' The Cradle Will Rock, F. Gary Gray's The Negotiator, Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan, Peter Weir's The Truman Show, Mike Newell's Donnie Brasco, Todd Solondz' Storytelling, Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes, Duets, opposite Gwyneth Paltrow, the animated film Robots and Big Momma's House, co-starring Martin Lawrence. Giamatti also appeared in James Foley's Confidence and John Woo's Paycheck.

As an accomplished stage actor, Giamatti received a Drama Desk nomination for Best Supporting Actor as Jimmy Tomorrow in Kevin Spacey's Broadway revival of The Iceman Cometh. His other Broadway credits include The Three Sisters directed by Scott Elliot; Racing Demon directed by Richard Eyre; and Arcadia directed by Trevor Nunn. He was also seen Off-Broadway in the ensemble cast of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui with Al Pacino.

For television, Giamatti appeared in The Pentagon Papers with James Spader, HBO's Winchell opposite Stanley Tucci and Jane Anderson's If These Walls Could Talk 2. He resides in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and son.

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