Paul Kaye

  • Birth Place: Clapton, London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Excelled in sports at school and initially wanted to be a sprinter before pursuing the arts.
  • Took a two-year course at the Harrow School of Art at age 16.
  • Worked as a scene painter at the National Theatre in Tel Aviv after graduating from university.
  • Despite supporting Arsenal Football Club, Kaye worked as an in-house graphic designer for their rival soccer team, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.
  • Got his major break with the creation of the character Dennis Pennis, a parody celebrity interviewer who would torment major stars on the red carpet.
  • Originated the role of Mr. Wormwood in the West End musical Matilda, in 2011.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Olivier Awards — Best Supporting Performance in a Musical: Nominee
  • 2005, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Geffen Kaye — Son
  • Orly Katz — Wife
  • Jordan Kaye — Son

College

  • Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, England (BA Hons in Theatre Design)

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  • Birth Place: Clapton, London, England
  • Profession: Actor