Happy Birthday, Paul Giamatti!

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One of the more underrated actors of our generation turns 41 today. Happy birthday, Paul Giamatti!

The versatile star was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Cinderella Man, though we think he should have been nominated and crowned Best Actor for his role in Sideways.

Here's a look at a few of Giamatti's more recent roles:

  • Fred Claus: Santa Claus
  • Cinderella Man: Joe Gould
  • Sideways: Miles
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Paul Giamatti

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Paul Giamatti was born in New Haven, Connecticut and has his first big role in Howard Stern's Private Parts in 1997. Since then Giamatti has had roles in many high profile Hollywood movies including The Truman Show, Man on the Moon, Big Momma's House, Planet of the Apes, Big Fat Liar, and Fred Claus. Giamatti is perhaps best known for his starring role in the independent film, Sideways and his Academy Award-nominated role in Cinderella Man.

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