Lazar, Paul

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Married Annie–B Parson (a stage director and choreographer).


Agent—The Gage Group, Inc., 315 West 57th St., Suite 4H, New York, NY 10019.


Actor and director. Big Dance Theatre Company, codirector; The Wooster Group, associate.


Actors' Equity Association.


Film Appearances:

Military police lieutenant, Streamers, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1983.

Tommy, Married to the Mob, Orion, 1988.

Needle Nose Nipton, 29th Street, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1991.

Pilcher, The Silence of the Lambs, Orion, 1991.

Professor Duncan, Lorenzo's Oil, Universal, 1992.

Rain without Thunder, 1992.

Dr. Klenstein, Philadelphia, TriStar, 1993.

The salesman, The Debt (also known as A divida), 1993.

Deputy Timmy Burnell, Trapped in Paradise, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1994.

Harry, Speechless, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1994.

Seymour, The Stars Fell on Henrietta, Warner Bros., 1995.

Doctor, Henry Fool, Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Hyman, Six Ways to Sunday, Stratosphere Entertainment, 1997.

Uncle John, Arresting Gena, Fuel Films, 1997.

General store proprietor, Beloved, Buena Vista, 1998.

Second restaurant man, Lulu on the Bridge, 1998.

Cab driver, On the Run (also known as Em fuga), Filmes Castello Lopes, 1998, Phaedra Cinema, 2000.

Mitchell Mitnick, Suits, Taurus Entertainment, 1999.

Ritchie Vitale, Mickey Blue Eyes, Warner Bros., 1999.

Fred, No Such Thing, United Artists, 2001.

Bank manager, 2BPerfectlyHonest, 2B Pictures, 2004.

Gillespie, The Manchurian Candidate, Paramount, 2004.

Larry, From Other Worlds, Belladonna Productions, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Tommy Kessel, The City, ABC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Doc Rames, Buffalo Girls, CBS, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Wooten, "Tongs," Gideon Oliver (also known as The ABC Monday Mystery Movie), ABC, 1989.

Advertising man, Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (also known as The Art of Seduction and Women & Men 2), 1991.

Chucky, Taking the Heat, Showtime, 1993.

Buck, Los Locos: Posse Rides Again (also known as Los Locos), The Movie Channel, 1997.

Mr. Nervous, "Subway Car from Hell," Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground (also known as SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground), HBO, 1997.

Mack Weathers, The Substitute 2: School's Out (also known as The Substitute: Out of Siberia and The Substitute II), HBO, 1998.

Rocky, Vig (also known as Money Kings), Cinemax, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

David Sugarman, "Hostile Takeover," Miami Vice, NBC, 1988.

Louie Jerris, "The Case of the Galling Stones," Mathnet, broadcast on Square One TV, PBS, 1991.

Byline Showtime, Showtime, 1992.

"Field of Pete," The Adventures of Pete & Pete (also known as Pete and Pete), Nickelodeon, c. 1994.

Erik, "Know Thyself," Third Watch, NBC, 2000.

Ken, "Luck Be an Old Lady," Sex and the City, HBO, 2002.

Donald, "In the Dark," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Leslie Hutsi, Toe Tags, ABC, 1996.

Willie Watches, Wonderland, ABC, 2000.

Lawyer John Hopp, Queens Supreme, CBS, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Design for Living, Theatre Three, Dallas, TX, 1981–82.

The Gondoliers, Theatre Three, 1981–82.

Splendid Rebels, Theatre Three, 1981–82.

Working (musical), Theatre Three, 1981–82.

She Stoops to Conquer, Theatre Three, 1982–83.

Three gods, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Nameless Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Jason and the Argonauts, Irondale Ensemble Project, Off Center Theatre, New York City, 1984.

WWI secretary, The Hairy Ape, The Wooster Group, Performing Garage, Selwyn Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Lloyd, Mud, produced in a double–bill with Drowning, Signature Theatre Company, New York City, 1999.

Cowboys and Indians, Soho Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Another Telepathic Thing, Big Dance Theatre Company, Dance Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1999, then Soho Space Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Brace Up!, The Wooster Group, St. Ann's Warehouse Theatre, Brooklyn, New York City, 2003.

Emperor Franz Josef and other roles, Svejk, Classic Stage Company, Duke Theatre on 42nd Street, New York City, 2004.

Appeared in Galileo, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Happy End, and The Inspector General, all Irondale Ensemble Project. Appeared in Grimm's Fairy Tales, New York Shakespeare Festival; and in The Emperor Jones.

Major Tours:

Toured in Brace Up!, The Wooster Group, European and U.S. cities, 1990s.

Stage Director:

Don Juan Comes Back from the War, Classic Stage Company Theatre, New York City, 1996.

(With Annie–B Parson) Another Telepathic Thing, Big Dance Theatre Company, Dance Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1999, then Soho Space Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Antigone: Songstress on the Edge of Heaven, Classic Stage Company, Dance Theatre Workshop, East 13th Street Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Director of other productions, including Bremen Freedom, New York University, Cucaracha Theatre; The Gas Heart, Caught in the Act Festival, HERE Theatre; and Girl Gone, Flea Theatre and The Kitchen, all productions of the Big Dance Theatre Company.


Electronic:,, November 27, 2000.