Paul Dinello

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Colbert Report (2005-2014) | The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015-2017) | Strangers with Candy (2005)
AWARDS 
Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 19 nominations More »
BORN 
Nov 28, 1962 (age 54)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (9 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • 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 (15 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • 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, 2015–2016 ) , Writer ( 225 episodes, 2015–2016 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 2015 ) , Himself ( 2 episodes, 2015–2016 )  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 ****?Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night: Democracy's Series Finale - Who's Going to Clean Up This ****? (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, 2010–2014 ) , Supervising Producer ( 773 episodes, 2010–2014 ) , Writer (consultant writer) ( 193 episodes, 2005–2006 ) , Tad / Dougie St. James / Pavlos ( 16 episodes, 2005–2014 ) , Consultant ( 4 episodes, 2005–2006 ) , 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, 1999–2000 ) , Writer ( 30 episodes, 1999–2000 ) , Writer (created by) ( 30 episodes, 1999–2000 ) , 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, 1995–1996 ) , Writer (creator) ( 12 episodes, 1995–1996 ) , 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)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for CleanflixCleanflix Mr. Rooney (archive footage)  Less 2009

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