Paul Reiser

American actor

Paul Reiser (born March 30, 1957) is an American comedian, actor, model, composer, television personality and writer, author and musician. He is best known for his role in the 1990s TV sitcom Mad About You. He is ranked 77th on Comedy Central's 2004 list of the "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time".[1]

Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born (1957-03-30) March 30, 1957 (age 66)
EducationEast Side Hebrew Institute
Stuyvesant High School
Alma materBinghamton University
OccupationComedian, actor, television writer, author, musician, model, composer
Years active1982–present
OrganizationHinman Production Company
Nuance Productions
Paula Ravets (m. 1988)
Parent(s)Sam and Helen Reiser
RelativesWill Reiser (cousin),
Richard Epstein (first cousin)

His well known movie roles are in Diner (1982), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), a role he reprised in its sequel, Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). Reiser also had roles in James Cameron's Aliens (1986), in which he played the corrupt Carter Burke; The Marrying Man (1991) and Bye Bye Love (1995).

Reiser is Jewish.[2]


  1. "Paul Reiser | 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time". Retrieved 2015-04-01.
  2. "Paul Reiser Biography (1957–)". Retrieved June 7, 2011.

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