Paul Hipp

Actor, Singer, Musician
An accomplished singer, songwriter and actor, Paul Hipp left his Bucks County suburban home after high school for the hardscrabble life of a Greenwich Village musician. He made his feature debut as gang thug Nino ... Read more »
Born: 07/17/1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (33)

Welcome to New York 2015 (Movie)

Guy (Actor)

Dictablanda 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

4:44 Last Day on Earth 2012 (Movie)

Noah (Actor)

Ugly Betty 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Two Tickets to Paradise 2007 (Movie)

Jason (Actor)

CSI: New York 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Men Behaving Badly 1996 - 1997, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nash Bridges 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 1997, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Parker Lewis 1991 - 1992, 1996 - 1997, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Three Sisters 1996 - 1997, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cleopatra's Second Husband 2000 (Movie)

Robert Marrs (Actor)

More Dogs Than Bones 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Waking the Dead 2000 (Movie)

Danny Pierce (Actor)

Fantasy Island 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Another Day in Paradise 1998 (Movie)

Richard Johnson (Actor)

Face/Off 1997 (Movie)

Fitch (Actor)

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 1997 (Movie)

Joe Odom (Actor)

Vicious Circles 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Funeral 1996 (Movie)

Ghouly (Actor)

The Last Shot 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hat Squad 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Bad Lieutenant 1992 (Movie)

Jesus (Actor)

Lethal Weapon 3 1992 (Movie)

Doctor (Actor)

On a Dead Man's Chest 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Bad Channels 1991 (Movie)

Dan O'Dare (Actor)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Sticky Fingers 1988 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

China Girl 1987 (Movie)

Nino (Actor)

Liberace: Behind the Music (TV Show)

Actor

Teenage Caveman (TV Show)

Actor

The Chippendales Murder (TV Show)

Actor

The Cosby Mysteries (TV Show)

Actor
Music (5)

War, Inc. 2008 (Movie)

("I Want To Blow You Up") (Song)

Body Snatchers 1994 (Movie)

("I Want You Back") (Song Performer)

Body Snatchers 1994 (Movie)

song producer (Song)

China Girl 1987 (Movie)

("Hot and Bothered" "Midnight For You") (Song Performer)

China Girl 1987 (Movie)

songs (Song)
Writer (1)

Dictablanda 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Biography

An accomplished singer, songwriter and actor, Paul Hipp left his Bucks County suburban home after high school for the hardscrabble life of a Greenwich Village musician. He made his feature debut as gang thug Nino Vallachi in Abel Ferrara's "China Girl" (1987) and also recorded the main theme for the movie. He subsequently worked on three other Ferrara projects, acting in "The Bad Lieutenant" (1992) and "The Funeral" (1996) and writing, producing and singing the song "I Want You Back" for "Body Snatchers" (1993). Ferrara also served as executive producer for Hipp's feature directorial debut "Death of a Dog" (lensed 1997).

Relationships

Nancy Hipp

Mother

Jack Hipp

Father

EDUCATION

William Tennent High School

Warminster , Pennsylvania

studied acting with Mira Rostova

Archbishop Wood High School

Warminster , Pennsylvania

Milestones

1997

Played Fitch in John Woo's "Face/Off"

1997

Cast as Joe Odom by Clint Eastwood in "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"

1997

Lensed "Death of a Dog", his feature directorial debut (as yet unreleased); also produced; Abel Ferrara executive produced; David Caruso provided additional funding

1996

Appeared in Ferrara's "The Funeral"

1993

Starred as George Berger in the 25th anniversary revival of "Hair" at the Old Vic

1993

Wrote and performed songs on the soundtrack for Ferrara's "Body Snatchers"

1992

Had featured role in Ferrara's "Bad Lieutenant"

1990

Made Broadway debut in title role "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story"; nominated for a Tony Award

1989

Created role of Buddy Holly in London production of "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story"

1988

TV debut portraying Elvis Presley in the CBS biopic "Liberace: Behind the Music"

1987

Feature film debut, "China Girl", directed by Abel Ferrara; recorded the main theme for the movie

Grew up in the Philadelphia suburb of Warminster in Bucks County, PA

Met Carole King while he was playing in "Rockabilly Road"; appeared with her in two-character "A Minor Incident" on Theater Row; performed with her in concert at The Royal Albert Hall, London; has written songs with her

Moved to NYC upon graduation from high school; played rockabilly and Texas blues in Washington Square Park and on Bleecker Street

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