Paul Giamatti

American actor (born 1967)

Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (born June 6, 1967) is an American Actor and Producer. He played John Adams in John Adams, and William Hill in Saving Private Ryan. His first movie was Private Parts. In 2024, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in The Holdovers.

Paul Giamatti
Giamatti in 2024
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti

(1967-06-06) June 6, 1967 (age 57)
Alma materYale University (BA, MFA)
Occupation(s)Actor, Producer
Years active1989–present
SpouseElizabeth Cohen (1997; divorced)
ParentA. Bartlett Giamatti (father)
RelativesMarcus Giamatti (brother)

Giamatti was born in New Haven, Connecticut[1] and studied at Yale University. He was briefly married to Elizabeth Cohen in 1997. They had one son.


  1. Pringle, Gill (November 27, 2007). "Paul Giamatti: Mr Potato face". The Independent. UK. Archived from the original on November 28, 2007. Retrieved November 27, 2007.

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