Paul Giamatti

Biography: Paul Giamatti is the son of A. Bartlett Giamatti, the youngest president of Yale University and later, the 7th Commissioner of Major League Baseball. His mother, Toni Smith, was a teacher at Hopkins School. Before his career took off, he attended Choate Rosemary Hall (a boarding school), was an English major at Yale, and received a Master's degree in Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama. Afterwards, his career received a boost when Howard Stern praised Giamatti's performance often on his radio program, calling for him to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Kenny "Pig Vomit" Rushton in his film "Private Parts". Although that would never happen, he would later go on to appear in supporting roles in big-budget films such as The Truman Show, Saving Private Ryan, The Negotiator, and others. His most acclaimed performances to date include his lead roles in American Splendor and Sideways. He has won a SAG award for Best SupportingPaul Giamatti is the son of A. Bartlett Giamatti, the youngest president of Yale University and later, the 7th Commissioner of Major League Baseball. His mother, Toni Smith, was a teacher at Hopkins School. Before his career took off, he attended Choate Rosemary Hall (a boarding school), was an English major at Yale, and received a Master's degree in Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama. Afterwards, his career received a boost when Howard Stern praised Giamatti's performance often on his radio program, calling for him to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Kenny "Pig Vomit" Rushton in his film "Private Parts". Although that would never happen, he would later go on to appear in supporting roles in big-budget films such as The Truman Show, Saving Private Ryan, The Negotiator, and others. His most acclaimed performances to date include his lead roles in American Splendor and Sideways. He has won a SAG award for Best Supporting Actor for Cinderella Man but lost the Academy Award and Golden Globe to George Clooney. He has also been nominated for and won several critics' awards. Collapse

Paul Giamatti's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 97 12 Years a Slave
Lowest Metascore: 29 Ratchet & Clank
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 51
  2. Negative: 4 out of 51
51 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
45 Morgan Sep 2, 2016 Cast / Dr. Alan Shapiro tbd
69 The Little Prince Aug 5, 2016 The Academy Teacher 7.2
66 The Phenom Jun 24, 2016 Dr. Mobley 7.3
29 Ratchet & Clank Apr 29, 2016 Chairman Drek 6.5
85 April and the Extraordinary World Mar 25, 2016 Pizoni 7.3
72 Straight Outta Compton Aug 14, 2015 Jerry Heller 7.6
52 Madame Bovary Jun 12, 2015 Monsieur Homais 6.5
80 Love & Mercy Jun 5, 2015 Dr. Eugene Landy / Dr. Eugene Landy 8.2
43 San Andreas May 29, 2015 Cast / Principal Cast / Lawrence / Lawrence Hayes 5.5
75 One Cut, One Life May 13, 2015 Himself 9.0
63 The Congress Aug 29, 2014 Cast / Dr. Baker / Dr. Barker 7.2
53 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2, 2014 Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino / Aleksei Sytsevich / Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino 6.6
86 Ernest & CĂ©lestine Feb 28, 2014 Rat Judge 7.5
56 River of Fundament Feb 12, 2014 Ptah-Nem-Hotep 7.0
65 Saving Mr. Banks Dec 13, 2013 Ralph 7.7
97 12 Years a Slave Oct 18, 2013 Theophilus Freeman / Theophilus Freeman 8.0
41 Romeo & Juliet Oct 11, 2013 Friar Laurence 5.9
51 Parkland Oct 4, 2013 Abraham Zapruder / Abraham Zapruder 6.3
54 All Is Bright Oct 4, 2013 Executive Producer / Dennis / Dennis 5.5
58 Turbo Jul 17, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Chet 6.2
53 John Dies at the End Jan 25, 2013 Executive Producer / Arnie / Arnie Blondestone 7.1
51 Love, Marilyn Nov 30, 2012 Cast / Himself 7.5
58 Cosmopolis Aug 17, 2012 Benno Levin 5.2
67 The Ides of March Oct 7, 2011 Tom Duffy 7.1
42 Ironclad Jul 8, 2011 King John 6.9
44 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Kingsley 5.6
75 Win Win Mar 18, 2011 Mike Flaherty 7.7
67 Barney's Version Jan 14, 2011 Barney Panofsky 6.6
76 The Last Station Dec 4, 2009 Vladimir Chertkov 7.9
69 Cold Souls Aug 7, 2009 Giamatti - Paul 5.8