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Paul Michael Glaser

Paul Michael Glaser at F.I.S.T premier (1978)
Born March 25, 1943


Paul Michael Glaser (born March 25, 1943) is an American actor and director. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ...


Originally Paul Manfred Glaser, he was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the youngest of three children. His parents were Dorothy and Samuel Glaser. Glaser attended Tulane University, where he was roommates with film director Bruce Paltrow, and earned a Master's degree in English and theater in 1966. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. He earned a second master's degree from Boston University in acting and directing in 1967. Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kenneth Reeves (D) Area  - City  7. ... Tulane University is a highly selective, private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Television and film producer Bruce Paltrow (November 26, 1943 - October 3, 2002) was born in Brooklyn, New York and studied at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... “M.S.” redirects here. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


After appearing in several Broadway productions, Glaser appeared in his first feature film in 1971, playing Perchik in the film version of Fiddler on the Roof. He first gained notice on television playing Dr. Peter Chernak on the daytime series Love is a Many Splendored Thing, and made guest appearances on shows such as: The Rockford Files, but found fame playing Detective David Starsky opposite David Soul in the television show Starsky and Hutch, of which he directed several episodes. It ran for four seasons (1975-1979) on ABC. Broadway theatre[1] is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... For the film, see Fiddler on the Roof (film) Fiddler on the Roof is a well-known musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set in Tsarist Russia in 1905. ... Love is a Many Splendored Thing was a soap opera which aired on CBS from September 18, 1967 to March 23, 1973. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... David Soul (born August 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor and British citizen and singer best known for his role as the seat-of-the-pants California police detective Ken Hutch Hutchinson (opposite co-star and long-time friend Paul Michael Glaser) in the cult television program... For the film, see Starsky & Hutch (film). ... The American Broadcasting Company ( oftenly known as ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ...


After the series, Glaser continued to act on television and in films, and directed the 1987 movie The Running Man starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as well as the 1992 movie The Cutting Edge. He also directed episodes of several well-known TV series, including Robbery Homicide Division and Judging Amy. Glaser returned to the big screen in 2004 in both Something's Gotta Give as Diane Keaton's ex-husband and with a brief cameo in the 2004 film version of Starsky & Hutch, where his old role was reprised by Ben Stiller. He also directed the childrens film Kazaam starring Shaquille O'Neal. The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... The Running Man is a film loosely based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, released in 1987, and was directed by Paul Michael Glaser, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as Ben Richards. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born on July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and an American politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... The Cutting Edge is a 1992 romantic comedy film directed by Paul Michael Glaser. ... Robbery Homicide Division was a television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann (film director). ... Judging Amy was an American television drama that aired from September 19, 1999 until May 3, 2005 on CBS. The show starred Amy Brenneman of NYPD Blue and Tyne Daly of Cagney & Lacey. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Somethings Gotta Give is an American movie released in 2003. ... Diane Keaton (born Diane Hall on January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American comedy/action film directed by Todd Phillips. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Kazaam is a 1996 film produced by Touchstone Pictures/PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and starring Shaquille ONeal and Francis Capra. ... Shaquille Rashaun ONeal (born March 6, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey), frequently referred to simply as Shaq (pronounced shack), is an American professional basketball player, generally regarded as one of the most dominant in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...


Glaser has been married twice. He married his first wife, Elizabeth (Meyer) Glaser, in 1980. In August 1981, Elizabeth contracted HIV through a blood transfusion while giving birth to the couple's first child, Ariel. Elizabeth did not find out about the virus until four years later, at which time both Ariel and son Jake (born October 1984) were also found to be HIV positive. Ariel Glaser died in August 1988; Elizabeth Glaser died in 1994, after founding the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. After Elizabeth's death, Glaser served as chairman of the foundation until 2002 and remains Honorary Chairman, roles in which he has testified before Congress and met with national leaders, as well as headlining annual fundraisers for the organization. Elizabeth Glaser, born Elizabeth Meyer, died December 3, 1994, as a result of contracting the AIDS virus during a blood transfusion in 1981. ... Species Human immunodeficiency virus 1 Human immunodeficiency virus 2 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS, a condition in humans in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections). ... Donating blood Blood transfusion is the process of transferring blood or blood-based products from one person into the circulatory system of another. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation was founded in 1988 by Elizabeth Glaser, Susan DeLaurentis, and Susie Zeegen, after Glaser and husband Paul Michael Glaser learned that Mrs. ... Look up Congress in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Glaser married producer Tracy Barone in 1996; the couple had a daughter, Zoe, in 1997. Glaser filed for divorce in June of 2007, citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for ending his 10-year marriage. He was seeking joint legal and physical custody of their daughter.


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Paul Michael Glaser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
Glaser attended Tulane University, where he was roommates with film director Bruce Paltrow and earned a Master's degree in English and theater in 1966.
Glaser returned to the big screen in 2004 in both Something's Gotta Give and with a brief cameo in Starsky and Hutch, where his old role was reprised by Ben Stiller.
After Elizabeth's death, Glaser served as chairman of the foundation until 2002 and remains Honorary Chairman, roles in which he has testified before Congress and met with national leaders, as well as headlining annual fundraisers for the organization.
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