Paul Sylvan

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Emergency! (1979) | Busting Loose (1977) | Laverne & Shirley (1976-1981)
Performs ages 55-65
Salt/Pepper (Short)
180 lbs
Baseball | Swimming | Boxing | Surfing | Tennis | Football | Golf  Less
Drums | Harmonica
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Past Film & Video (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (32 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Triumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew StoryTriumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story (TV Movie) Vince Lielli  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Head of the ClassHead of the Class (TV Series) Paulie (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Man Against the MobMan Against the Mob (TV Movie) Vinny DeMarco  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for She's the SheriffShe's the Sheriff (TV Series) Casino Manager (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for CapitolCapitol (TV Series) Sandy Vincent (1986-1987)  Less 1982–1987
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Brick Peterson / Rocky (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1986 2
  • Primary photo for Foley SquareFoley Square (TV Series) Frank Lamond (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Highway to HeavenHighway to Heaven (TV Series) Mr. Campbell / Director (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Change of Life (Jan 29, 1986) Mr. Campbell / Director (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Charlie Hecksher (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Emcee (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
    • Choices (Oct 5, 1983) Emcee (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Three's CompanyThree's Company (TV Series) Biff Bower (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Larry / Bernie (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1982 2
  • Primary photo for Laverne & ShirleyLaverne & Shirley (TV Series) Sal Malina (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1981 2
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Nellie BlyThe Adventures of Nellie Bly (TV Movie) Johnny Neesen  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for B.J. and the BearB.J. and the Bear (TV Series) B. Hayes / Johnny Delano (2 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980–1981 2
  • Primary photo for Archie Bunker's PlaceArchie Bunker's Place (TV Series) Steve Connery (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Misadventures of Sheriff LoboThe Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series) Stalker / Hitman (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Hart to HartHart to Hart (TV Series) Joey Armstrong (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Charlie's AngelsCharlie's Angels (TV Series) Wilson (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Pete Delaney (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 2
  • Primary photo for Time ExpressTime Express (TV Series) Tony Marcello (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for $weepstake$$weepstake$ (TV Series) Danny (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for FlatbushFlatbush (TV Series) Stanley Rosiello  Less 1979– 
  • Primary photo for The ImmigrantsThe Immigrants (TV Movie) Tony  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CPO SharkeyCPO Sharkey (TV Series) CPO Henderson (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for To Say the LeastTo Say the Least (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Busting LooseBusting Loose (TV Series) Woody Warshaw (21 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 21
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  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Steve Fisher (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Emmelio (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Officer Szabo / the Officer in the Hotel / Officer Ames / Williams (4 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1976 4
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  • Primary photo for The Blue KnightThe Blue Knight (TV Series) Detective DeVera (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Bert D'Angelo/SuperstarBert D'Angelo/Superstar (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Imps*Imps* Hate' Man (segment "Unhappy Hour") (archive footage)  Less 1983

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Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Ithaca College * – None 1962 Ithaca, New York
  • Herbert Berghoff Studio * – Acting, Herbert Berghoff 1970 New York City, New York
  • Academy of Dramatic Arts * – Acting, Dr. Nonsense 1971 New York City, New York
  • Harry Mastrogeorge * – Acting, Harry 1975 Hollywood, California
  • Paul Sylvan * – Acting, Self 1976 Hollywood, California

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • * The day in 1951, that Syl, (Paul’s nickname since the age of ten), saw Bobby Driscoll in Disney’s version of Treasure Island, at the Lowe’s Paradise Theater in the Bronx, he knew what he wanted to do for the rest of his life (the same Paradise Theater where Paul fell hopelessly in love with Hedy Lamarr in “Samson and Delilah”). He says, “I got kicked in the ass and in the heart at the same time”. He wanted to be on that screen forever. He wanted to live and work in the world of pirates, cowboys, cops and robbers. Interestingly enough, the first TV role he ever got was “Officer Williams” in Columbia TV’s Police Story.

    “I’ve played every type of role imaginable, good guy, bad guy, hero, murderer, gangster, lawyer, paramedic, kidnapper, heavyweight champ boxer, cop, jewel thief and on and on. My favorites are the heavies. You get to make the trip into your imagination to a place where you wouldn’t ordinarily want to visit, an area that is usually taboo. You get to hang out with some of the worst people imaginable and they’re all you! To live in that dark place for a bit, can be quite interesting and lot’s of fun. Most people have to keep that place, that all of us have, hidden from public view. As actors, we get to unleash the beast and let it come out to play. Of course, all that stops when your wife says ‘honey, take out the trash.’”


  • * Paul Bruce Silverstein
  • * Anita Elsbree (4 January 2002 – Forever)
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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