Paul Schneider

Paul Schneider
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Paul Schneider Biography

Paul Andrew Schneider (born March 16, 1976) is an American film actor. Schneider portrayed Mark Brendanawicz on the first two seasons of Parks and Recreation. He won a Best Supporting Actor Award from the National Society of Film Critics for his performance in Bright Star.

Early life and career

Schneider was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He made his cinematic debut in 2000 in the independent film George Washington, directed by David Gordon Green, and later starred in All the Real Girls. As research for his role as Jesse Baylor in Elizabethtown, director Cameron Crowe suggested that Schneider tour with the band My Morning Jacket for five days beginning June 1, 2004. Schneider accompanied the band to concerts held in such locations as Irving Plaza, the Webster Theater, the Theater of the Living Arts, and Stone Pony Landing.

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Paul Schneider Awards

2010 National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Supporting Actor Bright Star (2009). Won
2009 Hollywood Film Festival Won
2009 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor Bright Star (2009). Nominated
2008 Sundance Film Festival Dramatic Pretty Bird (2008). Nominated
2004 Chlotrudis Awards Best Original Screenplay All the Real Girls (2003). Nominated

Paul Schneider Photos

  • Rasha Bukvic, Louis Garrel, Christophe Honore and Paul Schneider

    64th Annual Cannes Film Festival - "La Source Des Femmes" Photocall

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    "Bright Star" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

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    Vanity Fair & Apparition Present the New York Premiere of "Bright Star" - Arrivals

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    11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival's Hollywood Awards

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    "Lars and the Real Girl" Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet

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    The 32nd Annual Toronto International Film Festival - 'Lars and the Real Girl' Press Conference

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