Jay Paulson's success as an actor began when he was a mere 15 years old. In the beginning of his acting career, Paulson starred in comedies like the Jennifer Love Hewitt film "Can't Hardly Wait" (1998) and "Go" (1999) with Katie Holmes. He also appeared in the TV movie "Trial By Fire" (ABC, 1995-96). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "Cybill" (CBS, 1994-98) and "Public Morals" (CBS, 1996-97). In the nineties and the early 2000s, he shifted his entertainment career towards more dramatic roles, appearing on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000-2015) and "Bones" (Fox, 2005-). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Total Stranger" (Lifetime, 1999-2000). He also worked in film during these years, including a part on the dramedy "Imaginary Heroes" (2004) with Sigourney Weaver. Paulson took on film roles in more recent years, appearing in "The Marc Pease Experience" (2009) with Jason Schwartzman, the Katie Aselton thriller "Black Rock" (2013) and "Lucky B*stard" (2014). He also worked in television during these years, including roles in "Castle" (ABC, 2008-) and "Longmire" (2011-). Most recently, Paulson acted on "Zoo" (CBS, 2014-).