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

This summer, he is currently filming New Line's adaptation of the Broadway stage musical Rock of Ages, directed by Adam Shankman. The film, co-starring Tom Cruise, Malin Akerman, Mary J. Blige and Alec Baldwin, will hit theatres in summer 2012. Giamatti is also in production on David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis, co-starring Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche. The film will be released in 2012.

Giamatti can currently be seen in the critically acclaimed Win-Win, a film written and directed by Oscar® nominee Tom McCarthy, opposite Bobby Cannavale, Amy Ryan and newcomer Alex Shaffer.

He can also be seen in the HBO movie "Too Big to Fail,” directed by Curtis Hanson, in which Giamatti portrays Ben Bernanke opposite William Hurt and Billy Crudup, as well as The Hangover Part II, directed by Todd Phillips, opposite Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis.

Giamatti was last seen in Barney's Version, based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Mordechai Richler, in which he portrays the title character Barney Panofsky. The film was directed by Richard J. Lewis and co-stars Dustin Hoffman, Rosamund Pike and Minnie Driver. His performance earned him his second Golden Globe.

In 2008, Giamatti won an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries for his portrayal of the title character in the HBO seven-part Emmy Award-winning miniseries "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 The Last Station opposite Christopher Plummer and Helen Mirren, Tony Gilroy's Duplicity, Cold Souls which Giamatti also Executive Produced, 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' 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.


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