Paul Sparks

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  • Birth Place: Lawton, OK
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/16/1971, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Paul Sparks Fast Facts:Studied chemical engineering in Oklahoma before moving on to drama at New York University, where he also minored in philosophy.
  • Appeared as an understudy in Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out in 2003, but considers his Broadway debut a starring role in a 2009 revival of Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, costarring Mary-Louise Parker.
  • Earned fifth Drama Desk Award nomination for Stephen Belber's Dusk Rings a Bell in 2011; his first was in 2000 for Bruce Graham's Coyote on a Fence.
  • Has type 1 diabetes, and ran his first marathon—in 3:52:46, by the way—in New York City in 2011 to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; he's since become an avid runner.
  • Paul Sparks Relationships:
  • Mike Sparks - Father
  • Emmett - Son
  • Jane Sparks - Mother
  • Annie Parisse - Wife
  • Paul Sparks Awards:
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Independent Spirit Awards: Robert Altman Award - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY (BFA in Drama, 1995)

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