Josh Pais

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Josh Pais
Born (1958-06-21) June 21, 1958 (age 57)[citation needed]
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, acting coach
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Marie Forleo (current)
Children Zane

Josh Pais (born June 21, 1958)[citation needed] is an American acting coach and film and television actor.

Early life[edit]

Pais was born in New York City, New York, and is the son of Lila Lee (née Atwill) and Dutch-born physicist, professor, and writer Abraham Pais.[1][2] His father was from a Jewish family and his mother converted to Judaism.[3]


He has appeared in Hollywood films including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (in which he was both in the costume and was the voice) as Raphael, Music of the Heart, Scream 3, It Runs in the Family, Phone Booth, Little Manhattan and Find Me Guilty.[4] He played Assistant M.E. Borak in 15 episodes of the series Law & Order, between 1990 and 2002. He also played the Spanish teacher in the film Assassination of a High School President. He played a role in American crime drama series Ray Donovan.

Personal life[edit]

Pais married actress Lisa Emery on August 27, 1990; actor Zane Pais is their son.[1]



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