Knowledge Identifier: +Paul_Reiser
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1957.
Countries: United States (71%), United Kingdom (18%), Afghanistan (12%)
Linked to: Binghamton University, East Side Hebrew Institute, Stuyvesant High School, Category:Alumni of Jewish day schools in the United States
Mickey Rourke - During the early 1980s, Rourke starred in "Diner", alongside Paul Reiser, Daniel Stern, Steve Guttenberg, Tim Daly and Kevin Bacon, and yet again drew further critical notices for his portrayal as the suave compulsive gambler "Boogie" Sheftell; The National Society of Film Critics named him Best Supporting Actor that year
After developing his skills as a stand-up comedian, Reiser had a breakout film role in 1982 when he appeared in "Diner", a coming-of-age film directed by Barry Levinson
Jayne Brook - Brook went on to appear in larger roles, first as Carolyn in the 1991 film "Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead", a starring role in the spring 1993 ABC network version of Sirens, a guest star for a 3-episode arc of "L.A. Law" and in the 1995 film "Bye Bye Love", with Paul Reiser
Julie Walters - In 2002, she again won a BAFTA for her performance as Paul Reiser's mother in "My Beautiful Son"
He is ranked 77th on Comedy Central's 2004 list of the "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time"