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Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats with Paul Provenza Pt 3

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Paul Provenza, PT 3, an accomplished comedian, classically trained actor and an innovative filmmaker has worked TV, movies, theater and stand-up comedy for more than 2 decades. Paul has gone back and forth between acting and stand up comedy in every medium from TV to theater to film. He has been a guest on every major talk show from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson to The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and was a favorite on Live with Regis and Kathy Lee.  Paul was a series regular on the NBC hit Empty Nest, and starred in his own ABC series, The Pursuit of Happiness, was a series regular on The Facts of Life. He co-starred with Keanu Reeves & Andy Griffith in the critically acclaimed CBS feature Under The Influence, receiving rave notices for his dramatic performance. He starred as ‘Doc Capra’ on CBS’s Northern Exposure, and as ‘Parker Meridian’ on the Showtime hit series, Beggars and Choosers. He had a recurring role as Senate aide ‘Steve Onorato’ on NBC's The West Wing. Paul co-produced and co-wrote a series of specials for the Sci-Fi Network, SYFY with Penn Jillette (Penn And Teller)  - a comedy/reality show that examined the real science behind science fiction. Paul directed and co-produced with Penn the unique and controversial documentary The Aristocrats, featuring a virtual “Who’s Who” of comedy stars. His show The Green Room returns for season 2 on Showtime. His book !Satirists!, was released 2010. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at rexsikes.com