Paul Michael Glaser

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  • Birth Name: Paul Manfred Glaser
  • Birth Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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Fast Facts

  • First appeared on stage at the age of 14, in Amahl and the Night Visitors.
  • Was roommates with Bruce Paltrow in college.
  • Studied acting in London for a time.
  • Made his Broadway debut in The Man in the Glass Booth opposite Donald Pleasance in 1969.
  • Has written poetry and novels, and tours in support of his books.
  • His first wife founded the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation after she learned she had contracted HIV from a blood transfusion during childbirth; she unknowingly passed the virus on to her daughter, Ariel, and son, Jake. Ariel died at the age of 7.
  • Is an avid photographer.

Awards

  • 1985, Emmy — Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Samuel Glaser — Father
  • Priscilla — Sister
  • Jake Glaser — Son
  • Dorothy Glaser — Mother
  • Ariel Glaser — Daughter
  • Elizabeth Glaser — Wife (deceased)
  • Zoe Glaser — Daughter
  • Tracy Barone — Ex-wife

College

  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (BA in English Literature and Theater); Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (MA in Theater)

Details

  • Birth Name: Paul Manfred Glaser
  • Birth Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director