David Paymer

30 Aug 1954

Actor

David Paymer (born August 30, 1954) is an American actor and television director, seen in such films as Quiz Show, Searching for Bobby Fischer, City Slickers, Crazy People, State and Main, Payback, Get Shorty, Carpool, The American President, Ocean's Thirteen, and Drag Me to Hell. Paymer was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1992 for Mr. Saturday Night. He played the lead role as the Boss in Bartleby, an adaptation of Herman Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener." He played a mob boss in the short-lived series Line of Fire.

Photos

No photos.

Filmography (44 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Accident Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Milton)
(movie, 2014)
···Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dixon Lewis)
(movie, 2012)
···Twixt
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sam Malkin)
(movie, 2012)
···The Five-Year Engagement
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Pete Solomon)
(movie, 2011)
···Bad Teacher
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Doctor Vogel)
(movie, 2009)
6.3Drag Me to Hell
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr. Jacks)
(movie, 2007)
···Ocean's Thirteen
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as V.U.P.)
(movie, 2006)
···Payback: Straight Up
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Arthur Stegman)
(movie, 2005)
···School Of Life
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Matt Warner)
(movie, 2005)
···Checking Out
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ted Applebaum)
(movie, 2005)
···Warm Springs
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Louis Howe)
(movie, 2004)
···In Good Company
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Morty)
(movie, 2003)
···Alex & Emma
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as John Shaw)
(movie, 2002)
···Joe and Max
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joe Jacobs)
(movie, 2002)
···RFK
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Dick Goodwin)
(movie, 2001)
···Bartleby
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as The Boss)
(movie, 2000)
···Bounce
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Prosecuting Attorney Mandel (uncredited))
(movie, 2000)
···Bait
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Agent Wooly)
(movie, 2000)
···State and Main
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Marty Rossen)
(movie, 2000)
···Enemies of Laughter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Paul)
Genre: Drama, Music, Biography
Role: Actor (as Embassy interviewer)
(movie, 1999)
···The Hurricane
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Myron Bedlock)
(movie, 1999)
···Chill Factor
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Richard Long)
(movie, 1999)
···Payback
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Arthur Stegman)
(movie, 1998)
···Mighty Joe Young
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Harry Ruben)
(movie, 1998)
···Outside Ozona
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alan Defaux)
(movie, 1998)
···The Lesser Evil
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as George)
(movie, 1997)
···Amistad
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Secretary John Forsyth)
(movie, 1997)
···The Sixth Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Coach Pederson)
(movie, 1996)
···Carpool
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Daniel Miller)
(movie, 1996)
···Unforgettable
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Curtis Avery)
(movie, 1996)
···City Hall
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Abe Goodman)
(movie, 1995)
···Nixon
Genre: History, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ron Ziegler)
(movie, 1995)
···The American President
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Leon Kodak)
(movie, 1995)
···Get Shorty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Leo Devoe)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Deputy D.A. Feldberg)
(movie, 1994)
···Quiz Show
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Dan Enright)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Ira Shalowitz)
(movie, 1994)
···Cagney & Lacey: The Return
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Deputy Dist. Atty. Feldberg)
(movie, 1993)
···Searching for Bobby Fischer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Kalev)
(movie, 1991)
···City Slickers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Ira Shalowitz)
(movie, 1987)
···No Way Out
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Computer Technician)
(movie, 1986)
···Night of the Creeps
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Young Scientist)
(movie, 1985)
···Love, Mary
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as David Lewis)