Paul Adelstein

Paul Adelstein was a respected Chicago theatre actor before capturing the attention of television audiences as wily FBI Agent Paul Kellerman on the action-packed series "Prison Break" (Fox, 2005- ). The role earned him ... Read more »
Born: 04/29/1969

Filmography

Actor (31)

Prison Break 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce 1998 - 1999, 2005 - 2006, 2014 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Mothers and Daughters 2016 (Movie)

Peter (Actor)

The Phenom 2016 (Movie)

Borwitz (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Scandal 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Frenemy 2014 (Movie)

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Return to Zero 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Private Practice 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Land of the Lost 2009 (Movie)

Voice of Astronaut (Actor)

The Missing Person 2009 (Movie)

Drexler Hewitt (Actor)

Grey's Anatomy 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Prison Break: Season 2 Special 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Prison Break 1998 - 1999, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Scrubs 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

American Dad 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

Be Cool 2005 (Movie)

Hy Gordon (Actor)

Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

Medium 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Memoirs of a Geisha 2005 (Movie)

Lt Hutchins (Actor)

Collateral 2004 (Movie)

Fed #3 (Actor)

Las Vegas 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Breaking News 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Hack 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Intolerable Cruelty 2003 (Movie)

Wrigley (Actor)

Without A Trace 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 1999, 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bedazzled 2000 (Movie)

Roberto (Actor)

Cupid 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Turks 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Grifters 1990 (Movie)

1st Soldier (Actor)
Producer (1)

My So Called Wife 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Paul Adelstein was a respected Chicago theatre actor before capturing the attention of television audiences as wily FBI Agent Paul Kellerman on the action-packed series "Prison Break" (Fox, 2005- ). The role earned him cult-TV status and eventually led to his casting on the highly-anticipated "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC, 2005- ) spin-off "Private Practice" (ABC, 2007- ).

Relationships

Liza Weil Actor

Wife
Married October 2006 Separated Weil filed for divorce in Los Angeles citing irreconcilable differences

Milestones

2017

Was cast in the comedy "Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk"

2016

Appeared in the film "Mothers and Daughters."

2016

Nabbed a supporting role in the baseball drama "The Phenom"

2014

Joined the cast of "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"

2013

Nabbed a recurring part as Leo Bergen on ABC's "Scandal"

2005

Played Paul Kellerman on "Prison Break"

2005

Appeared in "Be Cool"

1998

Nabbed his first recurring TV role on "Cupid"

1990

Landed his first film role in "The Grifters"

Bonus Trivia

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Began his career as a theater actor in his hometown of Chicago, working with New Crime Productions and Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

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Was a member of Phi Beta Kappa at Bowdoin College.

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Graduated summa cum laude.

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In addition to acting, Adelstein has also played in a rock band called Doris since the early 90s.

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Despite having been a working actor since his early 20s, Adelstein did not move to Los Angeles until he was 34.

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