Paul Walter Hauser

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Paul Walter Hauser
Born (1986-10-15) October 15, 1986 (age 32)
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active2005–present

Paul Walter Hauser (born October 15, 1986) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.


Hauser is best known for his portrayals of Shawn Eckhardt in the 2017 Oscar-winning film I, Tonya, Dale in the 2010 film Virginia, and Keith in the television series Kingdom. He also portrayed the recurring role of Deshawn in the Amazon web series Betas and co-starred in Super Troopers 2 and, as Ivanhoe, in Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman, both 2018 films.[1][2] He has also appeared as a guest star on the television series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Too Late with Adam Carolla, The Night Shift, Superstore, Key & Peele, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Community, and Blunt Talk. As of June 12, 2019, he has been cast as Richard Jewell in Clint Eastwood's The Ballad of Richard Jewell [3]



Year Title Role Notes
2010 Virginia Dale
2011 Demoted Bothered Salesman Uncredited
2013 Quad Trent
iSteve Pastey Jones
2017 Locked Away DJ #1
I, Tonya Shawn Eckhardt
Kiss Me When I’m Down Robert Short film
2018 Super Troopers 2 Lonnie Laloush
BlacKkKlansman Ivanhoe
2019 Late Night Mancusco
TBA Da 5 Bloods Simon Post-production
TBA Silk Road Curtis Clark Green Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Too Late with Adam Carolla Various Characters (voice) Episodes- 26 October 2005 and 16 November 2005
2010 Community Student #3 1 Episode- "Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples"
2010 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Richie 1 Episode- "Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth"
2010 Lee Mathers Keanu Television Movie
2013 Key & Peele Overweight Guy 2 episodes
2013–2014 Betas Dashawn 4 episodes
2014–2017 Kingdom Keith 27 episodes
2015 The Night Shift Oren Edwards 1 episode- "Ghosts"
2015 Blunt Talk 1 episode- "Who Kisses So Early in the Morning?"
2017 Superstore Vince 1 episode- "Rebranding"
2017 A Midsummer's Nightmare Nick Bottoms Television Movie
2018-2019 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Tripp Knob 2 episodes
2019 Cobra Kai Raymond Season 2 recurring character.


  1. ^ "Who Is Shawn Eckardt? Paul Walter Hauser Steals Every Scene As Harding's Bodyguard In 'I, Tonya'". Newsweek. January 17, 2018.
  2. ^ Bryan Alexander (March 7, 2018). "'I, Tonya' love is overdue for Paul Walter Hauser as grandiose bodyguard Shawn Eckardt". USA Today.
  3. ^ Borys Kit (June 12, 2019). "Clint Eastwood Casts 'BlacKkKlansman' Actor as Lead in Richard Jewell Movie". Retrieved June 12, 2019.

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