Paul Schulze is a talented actor who started making a name for himself in show business late in the 1980s. He has a reputation for being a stunner even though he is not really an A-list actor. Apart from playing supporting roles in a slew of productions, Schulze has also guest-starred in television series such as The West Wing, JAG, Law & Order, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
The actor began acting in 1989 but 2001 was the year that gave Paul his breakout role in the television series 24, wherein he played the fictional character, Ryan Chappelle. Beyond his talent and on-screen stints, here are details about his personal life.
Paul Schulze Bio (Age)
The son of a Lutheran pastor, Paul Schulze was born and raised in New York City, the United States, on the 12th of June 1962. He is an American belonging to the Caucasian ethnicity.
Also known as Paulie Schulze and Paul Schultze, the actor is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan. He is said to have taken classes at Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Purchase College in Harrison, New York, as well as at the New York University.
Movies and TV Shows
Paul Schulze began acting in the year 1989. His first credited role was as Bill in the comedy-drama film, The Unbelievable Truth, where he co-starred with Robert Burke and Adrienne Shelly.
Directed and written by Hal Hartley, it tells the story of a young girl who abandoned her high-school boyfriend and became a well-to-do fashion model and later found love in the arms of a mysterious guy known as Josh. The Unbelievable Truth was nominated at the Sundance Film Festival which took place in 1990 for a Grand Jury Prize.
Other productions Paul has also featured in include 24, a television series wherein he played Ryan Chappelle from the year 2001 to 2004. From 1999 to 2006, he also portrayed Father Phil Intintola in The Sopranos, an HBO series, and also starred in the legal drama, Justice.
Journeyman, Z Nation, JAG, Numb3rs, Cold Case, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Mad Men, NYPD Blue, NCIS, Oz, Frasier, The Closer, The West Wing, Law & Order, Boston Legal, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Suits are other television productions Paul Schulze has participated in and his performances in these projects are nothing short of stunning.
In films, Schulze also portrayed characters in several movies such as Zodiac (2007), Don’t Say a Word (2001), New Jersey Drive (1995), Room (2002), and Clockers (1995). The actor has also had roles in Rambo (as Michael Burnett), the Netflix series The Punisher (2017), and in the Showtime dark comedy, Nurse Jackie (as Eddie Walzer).
That’s not all, Paul shared screen time in projects such as Laws of Gravity (his first feature film), The Sopranos, and Nurse Jackie with American actress, Edie Falco, who is also an alum of the Purchase College where Paul graduated from.
At the time of this writing, Schulze has two prestigious nominations under his belt. He bagged his first nomination at the 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series while the second one came at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
What’s His Net Worth?
Paul Schulze is one of the most sought-after actors in the industry. This is because he is talented and someone that improves on every project he takes part in. So far, the actor has been having a wonderful time in Hollywood and appears to be all set to replace the many old figures in the industry.
Schulze has a net worth of $2 million which is bound to grow in the nearest future. The actor’s wealth largely came from his involvement in the movie industry.
Height – How Tall Is Paul Schulze?
The West Wing actor has an athletic body that befits the roles he plays in movies and TV series. Paul may not be the tallest actor in the industry but he stands at an average height and has a comfortable weight.
Paul is 5 feet 9 inches tall and it is believed that he weighs 68 Kg (150 lb). His pair of hazel eyes are some of his most admired body features.