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Paul Giamatti is an American actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Cinderella Man and is also known for his roles in the films Private Parts, Sideways, American Splendor, The Illusionist, Cold Souls, Barney's Version, Big Fat Liar, Love & Mercy, Straight Outta Compton, and Win Win, as well as the miniseries John Adams and Downton Abbey. He has won two Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. Giamatti was born June 6, 1967, in New Haven, Connecticut, the youngest of three children. His father, A. Bartlett Giamatti (Angelo Bartlett Giamatti), was a Yale University professor who later became president of the university and commissioner of Major League Baseball. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

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Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney play America's founding couple John and Abigail Adams in the well-received miniseries "John Adams," which will be rebroadcast Friday by HBO.

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This image released by Sony Pictures shows Paul Giamatti in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony Pictures, Paul Giamatti)

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Paul Giamatti (left) is a psychopath who comes up against Clive Owen as a righteous protector in "Shoot 'Em Up."

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In 2008 Paul Giamatti played John Adams.

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In this film publicity image released by Fox Searchlight Films, Paul Giamatti, left, and Alex Shaffer are shown in a scene from, "Win Win." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Kimberly Wright)

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Paul Giamatti accepts the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical for his role in "Barney's Version" during the Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

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Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney play America's founding couple John and Abigail Adams in the well-received miniseries "John Adams," which will be rebroadcast Friday by HBO.

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Paul Giamatti (left) is a psychopath who comes up against Clive Owen as a righteous protector in "Shoot 'Em Up."