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Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul was born and raised in Emmett, Idaho, to Darla (Haynes) and Robert Sturtevant, a retired Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays.He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron decided he wanted to become an actor. He joined the theatre department and became obsessed with the idea of acting for a living. After finishing school, Aaron moved to Los Angeles.During the late '90's, he worked as an usher at the Universal Studios Movie Theatre in Hollywood. His television debut was in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), which was followed by an appearance in another Aaron Spelling series, Melrose Place (1992).On the big screen, Aaron played the estranged son of Jeff Bridges in K-PAX (2001), and Tom Cruise's brother-in-law in Mission: Impossible III (2006).After appearing in several roles on American television, his breakthrough role came as "Jesse Pinkman" in the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008). The character was only supposed to last for one season, but series creator Vince Gilligan changed his mind, due to Aaron's chemistry with Bryan Cranston. He has won three Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" for this role (2010, 2012 and 2014).

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Aug 27, 1979 In Emmett, Idaho, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Price Is Right 1972-09-04
Latest Project:
Series BoJack Horseman 2014-08-22

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 12 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Breaking Bad
BoJack Horseman Todd Chavez / ... 77 episodes, 2014-2020 2014-08-22
Talking Bad Unknown 2013-08-11
TRON: Uprising Unknown 2012-05-20
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Breaking Bad Jesse Pinkman 62 episodes, 2008-2013 2008-01-20
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Point Pleasant Unknown 2005-01-19
The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Sleeper Cell Unknown 2005-10-01
The Soup Unknown 2004-07-30
Veronica Mars Unknown 2004-09-22
Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
MythBusters Unknown 2003-01-23
Kingpin Unknown 2003-02-02
Threat Matrix Unknown 2003-09-18
Joan of Arcadia Unknown 2003-09-25
Birds of Prey Unknown 2002-10-09
CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
The Guardian Unknown 2001-09-25
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1996-01-09
Suddenly Susan Unknown 1996-09-19
ER Unknown 1994-09-19
WWE Raw Unknown 1993-01-11
NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21
The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
The Price Is Right Unknown 1972-09-04