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Paul Shenar is a Actor American born on 12 february 1936 at Milwaukee

Paul Shenar

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Birth name Albert Paul Shenar
Nationality USA
Birth 12 february 1936 at Milwaukee
Death 11 october 1989 (at 53 years) at West Hollywood (USA)

Albert Paul Shenar (February 12, 1936 − October 11, 1989) was an American actor.


Shenar and British actor Jeremy Brett were in a relationship in the 1970s; it reportedly lasted five years.

Best films

Raw Deal (1986)
The Big Blue (1988)

Usually with

Luc Besson
Luc Besson
(1 films)
Don Bluth
Don Bluth
(1 films)
Gary Goldman
Gary Goldman
(1 films)
Jerry London
Jerry London
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Paul Shenar (14 films)

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The Big Blue, 2h8
Directed by Luc Besson
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Cétacé, Underwater action films, Mise en scène d'un cétacé
Actors Rosanna Arquette, Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Paul Shenar, Sergio Castellitto, Jean Bouise
Roles Dr. Laurence
Rating74% 3.749173.749173.749173.749173.74917
Two children, Jacques Mayol (Jean-Marc Barr) and Enzo Molinari (Jean Reno), have grown up on the Greek island of Amorgos in the 1960s. They challenge each other to collect a coin on the sea floor and Jacques loses. Later Jacques' father — who harvests shellfish from the seabed using a pump-supplied air hose and helmet — goes diving for shellfish. His breathing apparatus and rope gets caught and punctured by rocks on the reef and weighed down by water, he drowns. Jacques and Enzo can do nothing but watch in horror as he is killed.
Best Seller, 1h35
Directed by John Flynn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about writers
Actors James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Victoria Tennant, Paul Shenar, Allison Balson, George Coe
Roles David Madlock
Rating63% 3.196113.196113.196113.196113.19611
The movie opens in 1972 as a group of gunmen wearing Richard Nixon Halloween masks steal evidence from a police evidence storage unit, killing several officers in the process. Officer Dennis Meechum (Brian Dennehy) is seriously wounded after stabbing one of the robbers. He survives and publishes a book titled Inside Job based on his experience. Years later, Meechum, who by now has become an acclaimed author and a much decorated Detective, is working on his next novel. He now suffers from writer's block, and is a widowed father raising his daughter, Holly (Allison Balson).
Man on Fire, 1h32
Directed by Élie Chouraqui
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Joe Pesci, Scott Glenn, Brooke Adams, Jonathan Pryce, Paul Shenar, Danny Aiello
Roles Ettore
Rating57% 2.899392.899392.899392.899392.89939
The opening portrays a man being declared dead in an Italian hospital by a police chief. The man is an ex-CIA agent, John Creasy. Eleanor Ringel of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says that Creasy "introduces himself to us in a Sunset Boulevard–style opening."
The Bedroom Window, 1h52
Directed by Curtis Hanson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Steve Guttenberg, Elizabeth McGovern, Isabelle Huppert, Paul Shenar, Carl Lumbly, Wallace Shawn
Roles Collin
Rating63% 3.199423.199423.199423.199423.19942
Terry (Steve Guttenberg) is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia (Isabelle Huppert). One night after an office party, they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise (Elizabeth McGovern) from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't want to expose their relationship and so is reluctant to talk to the police. Terry, wanting to help, gives the police the description of the attacker. He soon becomes the main prosecution witness until it becomes clear he cannot have witnessed the assault, at which point he becomes the main suspect in the case. He then sets out to find the real rapist/killer with some help from Denise.
Raw Deal
Raw Deal (1986)
, 1h46
Directed by John Irvin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Darren McGavin, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar, Steven Hill
Roles Paulo Rocca
Rating56% 2.8020752.8020752.8020752.8020752.802075
On December 16, 1985, in a remote wooded cabin, a mob informant is under protection by the FBI. They are ambushed by a hit squad who brutally slaughter the bodyguards and the witness. One of the agents killed is Blair Shannon, son of FBI Chief Harry Shannon (Darren McGavin), who vows revenge.
Dream Lover, 1h44
Directed by Alan J. Pakula
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror, Crime
Actors Kristy McNichol, Ben Masters, Paul Shenar, Justin Deas, John McMartin, Gayle Hunnicutt
Roles Ben Gardner
Rating48% 2.411412.411412.411412.411412.41141
Kathy, flûtiste, vit seule. Une nuit, alors qu'elle est endormie, un intrus pénètre dans son domicile et tente d'abuser d'elle. Terrorisée, elle l'ébouillante, puis le poignarde. Le calvaire semble bel et bien fini pour la jeune femme. Cependant, elle cauchemarde et revoit la scène de meurtre sous différents angles. Cela devient vite une obsession. Elle fait alors appel à un spécialiste du sommeil qui tente d'analyser son comportement à différents stades du sommeil. Il va découvrir que ses cauchemars deviennent trop dangereux pour elle et pour son entourage s'il ne trouve pas très rapidement une solution à son problème.
Scarface (1983)
, 2h50
Directed by Brian De Palma
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Mob film, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about families, Films about immigration, Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, La précarité, Gangster films
Actors Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia, Paul Shenar
Roles Alejandro Sosa
Rating82% 4.1491754.1491754.1491754.1491754.149175
In 1980, Cuban refugee Antonio "Tony" Montana (Al Pacino) arrives in Miami, where he is sent to a refugee camp with his best friend Manny Ribera (Steven Bauer) and their associates Angel (Pepe Serna) and Chi-Chi (Ángel Salazar). The four are released from the camp in exchange for assassinating a former Cuban government official at the request of wealthy drug dealer Frank Lopez (Robert Loggia), and they are given green cards. They become dishwashers in a diner.
The Secret of NIMH, 1h22
Directed by Don Bluth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un rongeur, Mise en scène d'une souris, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Elizabeth Hartman, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet, Derek Jacobi, Hermione Baddeley, John Carradine
Roles Jenner (voice)
Rating74% 3.7490453.7490453.7490453.7490453.749045
Mrs. Brisby, a timid widowed field mouse, lives in a cinder block with her children in a field on the Fitzgibbons' farm. She prepares to move her family out of the field as plowing time approaches, but her son Timothy has fallen ill. She visits Mr. Ages, another mouse and friend of her late husband, Jonathan, who diagnoses Timothy with pneumonia and provides her with medicine. Mr. Ages warns her that Timothy must stay inside for at least three weeks or he will die. On her way home she encounters Jeremy, a clumsy but friendly crow. They both narrowly escape from the Fitzgibbons' cat, Dragon.
Roots (TV miniseries), 9h30
Directed by Gilbert Moses, Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, David Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors John Amos, Ben Vereen, LeVar Burton, Louis Gossett Jr., Georg Stanford Brown, Leslie Uggams
Rating83% 4.1986254.1986254.1986254.1986254.198625
In The Gambia, West Africa, in 1750 Kunta Kinte is born to Omoro Kinte (Thalmus Rasulala), a Mandinka warrior, and his wife, Binta (Cicely Tyson). When Kunta (LeVar Burton) reaches the age of 15, he and a group of other adolescent boys take part in tribal manhood training, ending with a ceremony, after which they become recognized as men and Mandinka warriors. While trying to carry out a task to catch a bird and take it home unharmed, Kunta sees white men carrying firearms, along with their black collaborators. Later, while fetching wood outside his village to make a drum for his younger brother, Kunta is captured by black collaborators under the direction of white men. He is then sold to a slave trader and placed aboard a ship under the command of Capt. Thomas Davies (Edward Asner) for a three-month journey to Colonial America. During the voyage a group of rebels among the human cargo try but fail to stage a mutiny and to take over the ship.
The Keegans, 1h30
Directed by John Badham
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Heather Menzies, Adam Roarke, Tom Clancy, Joan Leslie, Paul Shenar, Priscilla Pointer
Roles Rudi Portinari
Rating66% 3.310443.310443.310443.310443.31044
The Execution of Private Slovik, 2h
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Political films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Martin Sheen, Mariclare Costello, Ned Beatty, Gary Busey, Charlie Sheen, Matt Clark
Roles Crawford
Rating75% 3.786933.786933.786933.786933.78693
The book and the film tell the story of Private Eddie Slovik, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the American Civil War. The film starred Martin Sheen as Private Slovik, a performance for which he received an Emmy Award nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Drama. Sheen said he did not think actors should be compared, and made it clear he would refuse the award. Many critics and viewers consider this to be one of Sheen's finest performances. Among the other Emmy Award nominations, the film was named for "Outstanding Special". The film also won a Peabody Award.