Photos with Paul Wilson
BiographyRichmond, Virginia, USA
Born in Richmond, Virginia, Paul made his professional stage debut at nine years old as the lead in Gian Carlo Menotti's opera Amahl and the Night Visitors. He studied Shakespeare and acting in London and later at Florida State University, and at the University of South Florida where he graduated with superior academic achievement from the College of Fine Arts. He spent two seasons acting with the famed regional Equity (AEA) theatre group, American Stage in their Shakespeare in the Park performances of Much Ado About Nothing and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Read more... Verdict (2003) starring Armand Assante, Roy Scheider and Jerry Springer. Paul served as producer on his first documentary movie Inside the Handy Writer's Colony, which subsequently aired on PBS. Wilson was a founding member of the Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida and president and CEO of Wilson Media, an advertising agency he founded in 2000. He's written and directed hundreds of television commercials and arranged jingles and music, performing with his brothers on stage in their band, The Wilson Van, which has raised more than $100,000 for Tampa Bay charities in only first five concerts. Paul is a 20-year featured vocalist with the Mostly Pops Orchestra. He'll soon be seen opposite his brother, Patrick Wilson who stars with Ashley Judd in Adriana Trigiani's Big Stone Gap. He and Patrick spent summers in Big Stone Gap, Virginia where his father John was born and raised.