Paul Guilfoyle

Active - 1941 - 2016  |   Born - Apr 28, 1949 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Mystery, Comedy

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The son of an actor of the same name, Paul Guilfoyle has appeared in several major film productions, portraying a wide variety of supporting characters. He is a member of the prestigious Actor's Studio, as well as being a longtime resident of New York. He also has numerous stage credits to his name. However, the actor is best known for his role in the crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He joined the show in its first season in 2000 as L.V.P.D Captain James "Jim" Brass, and continued to work on the show throughout the 2000s and early 2010s.

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  • Is a hockey fanatic and played for Boston College for one season.
  • Attended New York's prestigious Actor's Studio after college.
  • Costarred in several stage productions with Al Pacino, including The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel and Richard III.
  • First film appearance was in the celebrated 1986 turkey Howard the Duck.
  • Appeared in the rock band Alter Bridge's music video for "Broken Wings" in 2005.
  • As of 2011, he has been in more than 70 movies, including Air Force One, L.A. Confidential and Amistad (all in 1997).
  • Is often mistakenly referred to as the son of the deceased actor who shares his same name.