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July 24, 1965
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Film, television actor|
Paul Ben-Victor (born July 24, 1965) is an American actor.
Life and career
Ben-Victor was born Paul Friedman in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Leah Kornfeld, a playwright, and Victor Friedman. Ben-Victor debuted on the small screen in 1987 in the made-for-TV movie Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife and on an episode of Cagney & Lacey. Fifteen years after beginning his television career with bit parts, Ben-Victor found himself cast in important roles on HBO dramas The Wire and Entourage, as well as making a 2006 appearance as Coach Lou on My Name is Earl. He portrayed Moe Howard in the 2000 made-for-TV film The Three Stooges.
Ben-Victor has co-written stage plays with his mother including "Club Soda" and "The Good Steno".
Ben-Victor had a starring role in the Sci-Fi channel television show, The Invisible Man, alongside Vincent Ventresca. The two later guest starred together on the hit TV show Las Vegas. They were reunited again on an episode of the new USA Network series In Plain Sight (Episode 1.2, "Hoosier Daddy"), on which Ben-Victor has a supporting role.
|1990||The Rookie||Little Felix|
|1992||Cool World||a valet|
|1994||Red Scorpion 2||Vince D'Angelo|
|A Civil Action||Bobby Pasqueriella|
|2000||Drowning Mona||Deputy Tony Carlucci|
|2006||Randy and The Mob||Franco|
|2009||Clear Lake, WI||Sheriff Joe Dietzer|
|2010||Should’ve Been Romeo||Joey|
|2013||God Only Knows||Vincent Tortano|
|1994||The X-Files||Dr. Aaron Monte|
|1994–1997||NYPD Blue||Steve Richards||episodes: «The Truth Is Out There», «Aging Bull», «You Bet Your Life»|
|1998||Brooklyn South||episode «Skel in a Cell»|
|2000||The Invisible Man||Bobby Hobbes||main role|
|The Three Stooges||Moe Howard||television movie|
|2003–2008||The Wire||Spiros Vondas||14 episodes|
|2005–2008||Entourage||Alan Gray||7 episodes|
|2006||The Shield||Detective Paul Reyes|
|My Name Is Earl||Coach Lou|
|2007||John from Cincinnati||Palaka||8 episodes|
|2008–2012||In Plain Sight||Stan McQueen||main role|
|2009||Everybody Hates Chris||Thurman||7 episodes|
|2010||The Mentalist||Noah Landau|
|2013||Vegas||Barry Silver||4 episodes|
|2013||Person of Interest||Detective Cameron||1 episode|
- "Paul Ben-Victor". Celebrity Net Worth. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
- "Paul Ben-Victor". Biography. TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
- Clear Lake, WI Film - Internet Movie Database "IMDB".
- "Michael Madsen, George Hamilton and Paul Ben-Victor Star in Coma, an Original Web Series Premiering On Crackle.com". 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2009-03-05.