Paul J. Alessi, a New York native, spent most of his youth playing competitive ice-hockey chasing the dream of being an NHL player for the N.Y. Rangers. He easily transferred his smooth but aggressive talents on the ice into the ring as an amateur boxer. His love for athleticism naturally peeked his interest in the health and fitness industry where he began developing his personal training techniques at a local gym. Paul found time to take part in the community as a volunteer Fireman and a volunteer Coach for local Youth sports teams.
His work experience has been diverse, to say the least. From driving a trash truck and delivering bread to being a security guard and working construction, Paul has always been a hard worker as well as a "hands on" kind-of-guy. As fate would have it his piercing blue eyes and tone physique got him noticed while working at a construction site in Manhattan. Soon after, his modeling career was on the move and so was he.
Upon his arrival to Los Angeles, Paul had the pleasure of working with F. Gary Gray (The Italian Job (2003) and The Negotiator). Acting was always an interest for Paul and what better place to pursue it then tinsel town itself. He debuted as the tragic AIDS victim featured in TLC's music video, "Waterfalls," which won the Best Video of the Year at the 1995 MTV Music Video Awards.
Showcasing his diverse palette of acting, with a repertoire ranging from a rapist, with a psychopathic mind and serial killer habits. To a heartfelt, confused guy on his road to redemption. Paul's flawless performances again have gotten him noticed time after time.
Paul prides himself on his New York edge, but he admits that the laid back and relaxed L.A. vibe is something easily adaptable. A man of solid principles and values, he is also a family man and somewhat traditional in his beliefs. His professional demeanor and easy going attitude has opened the minds and doors of some of the best in the business. These individuals have seen, and continue to see, the potential and the talent that Paul has that what make him the next "it guy" in the business... and that suits him just fine.
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