Paul Raci

Paul Raci

actor, writer, producer

Paul Raci was born on Apr 07, 1948 in USA. Paul Raci's big-screen debut came with Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story directed by Rob Cohen in 1993, strarring Bad Guy. Paul Raci is known for Sound of Metal directed by Darius Marder, Riz Ahmed stars as Ruben Stone and Olivia Cooke as Lou. Paul Raci has got 22 awards and 33 nominations so far. The most recent award Paul Raci achieved is Atlanta Film Critics Circle. The upcoming new movie Paul Raci plays is The Mother which will be released on May 12, 2023.

Paul Raci is an American actor best known for his role as Joe in the Sound of Metal (2020) directed by Darius Marder, starring opposite Riz Ahmed and Olivia Cooke. Paul can also be seen in many TV shows including Baskets opposite Zach Galifinakis, Goliath opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Parks and Recreations opposite Amy Poehler.Paul was born and raised in Chicago by Deaf parents and is fluent in American Sign Language. While in Chicago, he honed his acting chops at the local theaters and was a founding member of The Immediate Theater Company, where he was nominated for a Jefferson Award for their production of Children of a Lesser God. He also trained at Second City and has worked with several improvisation companies.In Los Angeles, he has performed in over 12 productions with the locally acclaimed, Deaf West Theater including Of Mice and Men, Medea, Equus, A Christmas Carol, and most recently the acclaimed, award winning production of David Mamet's American Buffalo in ASL.A Vietnam veteran, Paul is also a musician and singer with the band Hands of Doom an ASL rock, Black Sabbath Tribute band where Paul dazzles his audience with his outstanding, raw vocals and outrageously artful ASL. Paul has been married for years to Liz Hanley Raci. They have one daughter, Britta, who is also a singer, songwriter with the Indie Band It's Butter.

  • Birthday

    Apr 07, 1948
  • Place of Birth

    Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Known For


22 wins & 33 nominations

Atlanta Film Critics Circle
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - AFCC Award
Columbus Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - COFCA Award
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