Paul Dinello

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Colbert Report (2005-2014) | Strangers with Candy (2005) | Strangers with Candy (1999-2000)
AWARDS 
Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 20 nominations More »
BORN 
Nov 28, 1962 (age 55)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Ass BackwardsAss Backwards Special Thanks  Less 2013 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Be Kind RewindBe Kind Rewind Mr. Rooney  Less 2008 $20MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Strangers with CandyStrangers with Candy Geoffrey Jellineck, Director, Lyrics ("Superconductor Made of Cans"), Writer ("She's a Fig Neutron", "Schizophrenalize", "Betrayal", "Superconductor Made of Cans"), Writer (series Strangers with Candy), Writer  Less 2005 $3.5MM $2.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for WhenWhen Actor  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Wheels of FuryWheels of Fury (Short) Dusty Bits, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1998 $10K
  • Primary photo for Plump FictionPlump Fiction Jimmy Nova  Less 1997 $71K / —
  • Primary photo for Shock AsylumShock Asylum (Short) Mr. Gaxton, Director  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Smile If You Want MoreSmile If You Want More Thanks  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Straight TalkStraight Talk Casey  Less 1992 $21MM / —
Past Television (16 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for At Home with Amy SedarisAt Home with Amy Sedaris (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2017), Executive Producer (2 episodes, 2017), Writer (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2
    • TGIF (Oct 24, 2017) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Cooking for One (Oct 24, 2017) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for The 69th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Producer (host segment)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Supervising Producer (227 episodes, 2015), Writer (225 episodes, 2015), Writer (3 episodes, 2015), Himself (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2016 228
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  • Primary photo for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Democracy's Series Finale: Who's Going to Clean Up This Sh*t?Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Democracy's Series Finale: Who's Going to Clean Up This Sh*t? (TV Movie) Supervising Producer, Writer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Difficult PeopleDifficult People (TV Series) Paul (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Writer (773 episodes, 2010), Supervising Producer (773 episodes, 2010), Writer (consultant writer) (193 episodes, 2005), Tad / Dougie St. James / Pavlos (16 episodes, 2005), Consultant (4 episodes, 2005), Consulting Producer (1 episode, 2010), Assistant Editor (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005–2014 968
    • Same to You, Pal (Dec 18, 2014) Supervising Producer, Writer  Less
    • Michael Sheen (Aug 27, 2014) Supervising Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #10.266 (Sep 11, 2014) Supervising Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or FearThe Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (TV Special) Consulting Producer, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Bollywood HeroBollywood Hero (TV Series) Consulting Producer (3 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 3
  • Primary photo for Gym Teacher: The MovieGym Teacher: The Movie (TV Movie) Mr. Tipple, Director  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Me & Lee?Me & Lee? (TV Movie) Director  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Wrong CoastThe Wrong Coast (TV Series) Writer (story editor) (13 episodes)  Less 2004–  13
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  • Primary photo for Strangers with CandyStrangers with Candy (TV Series) Geoffrey Jellineck / Sears / Troy (31 episodes, 1999), Writer (30 episodes, 1999), Writer (created by) (30 episodes, 1999), Writer (1 episode)  Less 1999–2000 31
    • The Last Temptation of Blank (Oct 2, 2000) Geoffrey Jellineck, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Bully (Sep 25, 2000) Geoffrey Jellineck, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • There Once Was a Blank from Nantucket (Sep 18, 2000) Geoffrey Jellineck, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Random PlayRandom Play (TV Series) Writer (additional writer) (3 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 3
    • Episode #1.4 (Jun 19, 1999) Writer (additional writer)  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (1999) Writer (additional writer)  Less
    • Pilot (1999) Writer (additional writer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Strangers with Candy: Retardation, a CelebrationStrangers with Candy: Retardation, a Celebration (TV Short) Mr. Sears / Nurse Troy, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Janeane GarofaloJaneane Garofalo (TV Special) Special Thanks  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Exit 57Exit 57 (TV Series) Various (12 episodes, 1995), Writer (creator) (12 episodes, 1995), Performer ("Jesus") (1 episode, 1995), Writer ("Jesus") (1 episode, 1995), Writer (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995–1996 12
    • Episode #2.6 (1996) Various, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Episode #2.5 (1996) Various, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Episode #2.4 (1996) Various, Writer (creator)  Less
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Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for CleanflixCleanflix Mr. Rooney (archive footage)  Less 2009

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