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Paul Adelstein

Highest Rated:   91% The Grifters (1990)
Lowest Rated:   18% Mothers and Daughters (2016)
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Paul Adelstein originated in Chicago, and traveled that well-tread road of so many aspiring actors: he waited tables while working toward the proverbial big break. A stint as a server at the Windy City's Café du Midi helped him put food on the table, while -- in off-hours -- he trained with John Cusack's New Crimes stage ensemble and at the Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston. Following a one-episode appearance on television's ER (1999) and involvement in the short-lived series Cupid (1998-1999), Adelstein signed on to work for Harold Ramis, in the director's late 2000 remake Bedazzled -- and tackled multiple roles in the picture. Adelstein collaborated with the Coen Brothers and fellow ER vet George Clooney on their late 2003 divorce comedy Intolerable Cruelty, and played opposite John Travolta and Vince Vaughn in the poorly received crime comedy Be Cool (2005), then participated in two series: the 2005 Prison Break (as a federal agent) and the 2007 Private Practice (as a key member of a Santa Monica medical team). He maintained a film career by appearing in the indie films The Missing Person and Frenemy. Once Private Practice wrapped in 2013, he stayed in the Shonda Rimes family with a reccuring gig on Scandal, and also landed a series regular role on Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
79% The Phenom
  • Scott Borwitz
2016
18% Mothers and Daughters
  • Peter
2016
No Score Yet Return to Zero
  • Aaron
2014
No Score Yet Frenemy
  • Philly
2010
65% The Missing Person
  • Drexler Hewitt
2009
26% Land of the Lost
  • Astronaut
$49.4M 2009
30% Be Cool
  • Hy Gordon
$55.6M 2005
86% Collateral
  • Federal Agent No.3
$100.1M 2004
76% Intolerable Cruelty
  • Wrigley
$35.1M 2003
50% Bedazzled
  • Bob
2000
91% The Grifters
  • 1st Soldier
1990

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
31% I Feel Bad
2018
  • David
  • 2018
93% Imposters
2017-2018
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce
2014-2018
  • Jake
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
75% Chance
2016-2017
  • Raymond Blackstone
  • 2017
  • 2016
95% Brooklyn Nine-Nine
2013-2020
  • Seamus Murphy
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2014
60% Prison Break
2005-2017
  • Agent Kellerman Paul Kellerman
  • 2017
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
78% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Guest
  • Dr. Neil Alexander
  • 2015
93% Scandal
2012-2018
  • Leo Bergen
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
51% Private Practice
2007-2013
  • Director
  • Cooper Freedman Dr. Cooper Freedman
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2012
84% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Cooper Friedman Cooper
  • 2007
83% Scrubs
2001-2010
  • Dr. Stone
  • 2006
No Score Yet Medium
2005-2011
  • Gary Craig
  • 2005
No Score Yet Las Vegas
2003-2008
  • Alex Brooks
  • 2004
20% Hack
2002-2004
  • Aldo Rossi Sgt. Aldo Rossi Det. Aldo Rossi
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet Without a Trace
2002-2009
  • Dave Lovitt
  • 2003
  • 2002
62% Breaking News
2002
  • Julian Kerbis
  • 2002
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Hank Loman
  • 2002
  • 1999
43% Turks
1999
  • Off. Cliff Fowler
  • 1999
No Score Yet Cupid
1998-1999
  • Mike

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