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Paul Reiser

1957-03-30

Paul Reiser (born March 30, 1956) is an American actor, comedian, television writer, and musician. He is known for his roles as Michael Taylor in the 1980s sitcom My Two Dads, Paul Buchman in the NBC sitcom Mad About You, Modell in the 1982 film Diner, Carter Burke in the 1986 film Aliens, as Detective Jeffrey Friedman in Beverly Hills Cop (1984) and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). More recently, Reiser is recognized as Jim Neiman in the 2014 film Whiplash and Doug Getty in the Amazon Video series Red Oaks.