Paul McCrane

Active - 1979 - 2017  |   Born - Jan 19, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States  |   Genres - Drama

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  • Studied acting with Uta Hagen at Herbert Berghof Studios in New York City.
  • Made his big-screen debut with a bit part in 1979's Rocky II.
  • Wrote and performed the song "Is It Okay if I Call You Mine?" for the 1980 movie Fame, in which he also appeared.
  • Had a memorable early role in sci-fi smash RoboCop (1987) as a psychotic thug whose face melts after his motorcycle crashes into a toxic waste tank.
  • Shared in Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series with the cast of ER in 2000 and 2001.
  • Has directed episodes of several hit TV series, including Without a Trace, Third Watch and The West Wing.