Join us for a 90-minute Career Retrospective with Paul Giamatti. Moderated by Jenelle Riley, Variety.
Paul Giamatti is one of the most versatile actors of his generation, and his body of work comes to life with a diverse roster of finely etched, award-winning, and critically acclaimed performances across film and television. Giamatti is currently starring in the seventh season of the Showtime hit Billions for which he was nominated for a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and a Critics Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Other television credits include Lodge 49, Inside Amy Schumer, Downton Abbey, The Ides of March, and Curtis Hanson’s HBO movie Too Big to Fail, where his performance earned him his third SAG Award as well as an Emmy and a Golden Globe nomination. In 2008 Giamatti won Emmy, SAG, and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Miniseries for his portrayal of the title character in HBO’s seven-part, Emmy Award-winning miniseries John Adams.
Giamatti’s selected film credits include Gunpowder Milkshake, Private Life, 12 Years a Slave, Saving Mr. Banks, Parkland, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Rock of Ages, Cosmopolis, Win Win, Straight Outta Compton, San Andreas, All Is Bright, Ernest & Celestine, The Last Station, Duplicity, Cold Souls, Pretty Bird, Fred Claus, The Nanny Diaries, Shoot ’Em Up, The Ant Bully, Lady in the Water, The Illusionist, The Hawk Is Dying, Robots, American Splendor, Confidence, Big Fat Liar, Planet of the Apes, Duets, Big Momma’s House, Cradle Will Rock, Safe Men, The Negotiator, The Truman Show, The Little Prince, the five-time Oscar-winner Saving Private Ryan, and Alexander Payne’s Academy Award- winning dramedy Sideways, which earned Giamatti Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations. In 2006, his performance in Ron Howard’s Cinderella Man earned him his first SAG Award and a Broadcast Film Critics’ Award for Best Supporting Actor, as well as an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination in the same category.