Canada has had a long list of actors working in the American entertainment industry for decades. It is one of the many pieces of evidence of close ties between both countries. Names like Ryan Reynolds, Justin Bieber, and William Shatner are some of the several Canadian stars who have made a name in the United States entertainment sphere. Another name is Paul Greene, a Canadian actor known for his work in films like Somewhere and Harry’s Law.
Paul Greene is not just into acting but also thrives in his endeavors as a photographer, pilot, musician, and sports enthusiast. He has featured in more than 30 movies and TV shows since he made his debut appearance on the TV show, Freddie, in 2006.
Paul Greene Biography
The hunk was born on June 2, 1974, in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada. He was raised in a Christian home by his parents who were staunch Christians and whose names are not available. His father was a pilot and also worked in the oil field in Alberta, Canada. This is all we know about his early childhood as there is no information on his educational background – both for high school and college.
Paul Greene grew up on a farm with a lot of back-breaking chores and that was where the discipline of hard work was instilled in him.
His love for movies and acting was also developed as a child when he would always creep into his neighbor’s house to watch a movie that was forbidden in his own home at the time with his family being a Christian one. It was on one of these ‘sneak-peeks that he saw the 1988 movie, Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme as the lead actor.
The movie inspired Paul Greene so much that it became his every waking thought. He would dream about himself on a movie set acting a fighting scene and then he started learning martial arts and was determined to build his body to be like that of Van Damme – the hero in the movie. It continued until when he was 16, he went on to attend an acting school in Edmonton where he took lessons and his acting career blossomed from there.
Career So Far
Paul Greene moved to Los Angeles in 2005 to kick off his acting career but had to wait until 2006 before he got his first role.
He played the character of Dwight in a role on the TV series, Freddie and later the same year, he was featured in the series, Shark. He also featured again alongside Academy Award-winning actress, Tatum O’Neal on Fox’s Wicked Wicked Games, in which he lasted for nine episodes as Benjamin Gray.
His role as Benjamin Gray in Wicked Wicked Games, despite being a short one, is one of the most significant roles in his career.
Paul Greene continued his career with an appearance in The Wedding Bells and My Own Worst Enemy. Also, in 2010, he made his film debut in the film, Somewhere, playing the character of Ron the Masseur.
Paul has made appearances in many other movies and TV series such as NCIS (2009), Red Rooster (2010), Screwed (2013), The Client List (2013), Deadly Sanctuary (2015), A Wish for Christmas (2016), Campfire Kiss (2017), and many others.
Paul Greene is not just an actor, he has plenty of skills in his resume. He is a musician who can play various instruments, a martial artist, and a photographer. In fact, he also has a pilot license and is good at several sporting activities such as gymnastics, golf, basketball, swimming, surfing, tennis, baseball, boxing, and soccer.
Paul’s Family Life
Paul Greene was married to Angi Greene Fletcher after they had dated for a couple of years. There is no detailed information about how they met or when they actually tied the knots but the couple did have a son together. Their son’s name is Oliver and his birth details are unavailable.
Paul and Maggie are divorced after sixteen years of building a family together. They were separated for seven years before eventually getting divorced after which their son remained with Paul.
Since getting divorced, Paul Greene has returned to dating life with Kate Austin. She is a co-star on the show, Stay With Me. It is unknown when they began dating, but they did, however, get engaged in May 2019.