Photos with Paul Statman
Born, raised, and educated in Europe, at age seventeen Paul continued his life education in Israel. Residing there ten years (three in the IDF) he gained experience in a broad range of roles which included, but were not limited to; dairyman, tractor mechanic, soldier, handyman, puppeteer, bluegrass mandolinist, and kibbutz chef - all while managing to maintain his identity as an actor in theatre and on Israel network television. Following his return to England to sell life insurance by day, he escaped Blighty once again: this time to the Cote d'Azure (Monaco/Monte Carlo, French Riviera) to play mandolin in a bluegrass band. Read more... After settling in Los Angeles and starring in a musical comedy (Orpheus Gets Laid) he landed his first screen role in a film based on the life of the late, great guitarist and composer, Hank Garland. A few other US screen credits include CSI Las Vegas, Numbers, and Supernatural. Paul continues his musical pursuits as the mandolin-picking leader of his own award-winning gypsy jazz quartet, The Statmen.