Josh Pais

21 Jun 1964


Josh Pais (born June 21, 1964) is an American actor of film and television.

He has appeared in many Hollywood films, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (in which he both was in the costume and was the voice) as Raphael, Music of the Heart, Scream 3, It Runs in the Family, Little Manhattan and Find Me Guilty. 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.

Pais is the son of Lila Lee (née Atwill) and Abraham Pais, a Dutch-American Jewish physicist, professor and writer. Pais married actress Lisa Emery on August 27, 1990; the two have a son, actor Zane Pais.


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Filmography (26 titles)

(movie, 2019)
···Motherless Brooklyn
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as William Lieberman)
(movie, 2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Hoyt Vaughn)
(movie, 2018)
···The Land of Steady Habits
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Larry Eastwood)
(movie, 2017)
···Crown Heights
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as District Attorney Maffeo)
(movie, 2017)
···Going in Style
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Chuck Lofton)
(movie, 2016)
···The Family Fang
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Freeman)
(movie, 2015)
···Ruth & Alex
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jackson)
(movie, 2014)
···That Awkward Moment
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Fred)
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Davidson)
(movie, 2012)
···Price Check
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Doug Cain)
(movie, 2010)
···Please Give
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Adam)
(movie, 2009)
···Leaves of Grass
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ken Feinman)
(movie, 2008)
···Wherever You Are
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ira Bernstein)
(movie, 2007)
···Watching the Detectives
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Andy)
(movie, 2007)
···Year of the Dog
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Robin)
(movie, 2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Dr. Godfrey)
(movie, 2005)
···Little Manhattan
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Ronny)
(movie, 2003)
···The Station Agent
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Carl)
(movie, 2002)
···Porn 'n Chicken
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Prof. Hoffman)
(movie, 2002)
6.8Phone Booth
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mario)
(movie, 2001)
8.5A Beautiful Mind
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Princeton Professor)
(movie, 2000)
···Scream 3
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Wallace)
(movie, 1999)
···Music of the Heart
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dennis Rausch)
(movie, 1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Weitz)
(movie, 1990)
···Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Raphael (voice) · Passenger In Cab)
(movie, 1989)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rick)