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Paul Herman (born March 29, 1946) is an American actor.[1]

Paul Herman
Born (1946-03-29) March 29, 1946 (age 73)

His appearances in movies include Once Upon a Time in America, At Close Range, We Own the Night, Heat, Crazy Heart, Sleepers, Cop Land, Silver Linings Playbook, The Fan, Analyze That, The Day Trippers, and American Hustle.[1] He also had a recurring role on The Sopranos[1] as "Beansie" Gaeta, as well as another HBO series, Entourage, as Vincent Chase's accountant, Marvin.

He has also played minor background characters in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas as The Pittsburgh Connection;[citation needed] and, in the montage sequence 'Back Home, Years Ago' in Scorsese's Casino, as a gambler who rushes to the phone booth to place the same bet that Sam Rothstein (Robert De Niro) did, confident it will be profitable.[citation needed]

In 2009's Crazy Heart,[1] Herman played the manager of Jeff Bridges' character.[2]

He was once a co-owner of Columbus Cafe. The cafe, located on Columbus Avenue near Lincoln Center, was popular with celebrities in the late 1980's and early 1990's.


  1. ^ a b c d "Paul Herman". The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 23, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Ebert, Roger (December 23, 2009). "Crazy Heart".

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