Paul Schulze

Paul Schulze (born June 12, 1962)[1] is an American actor. He is known for appearing in The Sopranos, Nurse Jackie, 24 (2002-2004), and The Punisher (2017). and his films roles in Panic Room (2002), and Rambo (2008).

Paul Schulze
Born (1962-06-12) June 12, 1962 (age 59)
EducationState University of New York, Purchase (BFA)
Years active1989–present


He is best known for portraying Ryan Chappelle on the Fox series 24 from 2001 to 2004 and Father Phil Intintola on the HBO series The Sopranos from 1999 to 2006.[2]

Schulze was featured on Fox's legal drama, Justice and has guest-starred on Law & Order, JAG, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The West Wing, NCIS, Oz, Frasier, NYPD Blue, Cold Case, Boston Legal, Journeyman, Numb3rs, Mad Men, Criminal Minds, The Closer, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Suits and Z Nation. His film appearances include New Jersey Drive (1995), Clockers (1995), Don't Say a Word (2001), and the David Fincher films Panic Room (2002) and Zodiac (2007).[2] Schulze next appeared as Michael Burnett in Rambo, the 2008 fourth installment of the Rambo film saga.

Schulze co-starred as Eddie Walzer in the Showtime dark comedy series Nurse Jackie, which premiered in June 2009.[3][4][5] He also played William Rawlins in the Netflix series The Punisher in 2017.



Year Title Role Notes
1989 The Unbelievable Truth Bill
1992 Laws of Gravity Frankie
1994 Amateur Cop Who Shoots Thomas
1994 Hand Gun Michael McCallister
1995 New Jersey Drive Booking Sergeant
1995 Clockers Detective #4
1995 Flirt
1996 Illtown Lucas
1996 Layin' Low Patty
1997 Grind Terry
1998 The LaMastas
1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye Nicky
2000 Drowning Mona Jimmy D.
2001 Don't Say a Word Jake
2001 Speaking of Sex Larry
2002 Panic Room Officer Keeney
2005 Crazylove Thomas
2007 Zodiac Sandy Panzarella
2008 Rambo Michael Burnett
2013 Are You Here Dave Harken
2019 Inside the Rain David Glass


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street Miles Stradinger Episode: "Son of a Gun"
1993, 1994,

2005, 2010

Law & Order Mr. Kralik / Det. Pete Milligan / Randall 6 episodes
1995 New York Undercover Ted Winters Episode: "The Shooter"
1996 Swift Justice Episode: "Out on a Limb"
1997 Dellaventura Ronald Episode: "In Deadly Fashion"
1997 Prince Street Episode: "Everyday People"
1998 Oz Officer Rick Heim 2 episodes
1999 NYPD Blue Ronald Barrett Episode: "Voir Dire This"
1999 Snoops Mr. Sheridan Episode: "Bedfellas"
1999 Judging Amy Aaron Carter Episode: "Near Death Experience"
1999–2006 The Sopranos Father Phil Intintola 13 episodes
2000 Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion Jamison Collier Television film
2001 Mimic 2 Phillip Television film
2001 The Guardian Derek Johnson Episode: "Paternity"
2001 An American Town Father Wright Television film
2002 Spin City Steven Episode: "O Mother, Where Art Thou?"
2002 Grounded for Life Kenny Episode: "Is She Really Going Out with Walt?"
2002 Roswell Man In Black Episode: "Crash"
2002–2004 24 Ryan Chappelle 24 episodes
2003 Frasier Alex Episode: "Daphne Does Dinner"
2003 The Division Lt. De Marco Episode: "Testimonial"
2003 The Lone Ranger Sheriff Landry Television film
2004 Strong Medicine Mayor Arnold Sweeney Episode: "Cape Cancer"
2004 Without a Trace Mr. Corcoran Episode: "In the Dark"
2004 Medical Investigation Mr. Kirkland Episode: "Prince of Pleasure"
2004 The West Wing Terrance Sligh Episode: "The Dover Test"
2005 JAG Major Try Atkins Episode: "Death at the Mosque"
2005 Inconceivable Nate Samuels Episode: "Balls in Your Court"
2005 Numbers Photographer Episode: "Obsession"
2005 CSI: NY Luke Robertson Episode: "Corporate Warriors"
2005 Close to Home James Pritchard Episode: "Meth Murders"
2006 Cold Case JC #3 / Phil Jorgensen Episode: "Dog Day Afternoon"
2006 NCIS Major Ken Meyers Episode: "Bait"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Surgeon Episode: "Way to Go"
2006 Shark Ted Jeffries Episode: "In the Grasp"
2006 Standoff Dale Steckler Episode: "Peer Group"
2006 The Closer Richard Branch 2 episodes
2006 Justice ADA J.D. Keller 3 episodes
2007 The Nine Mike Moss Episode: "Legacy"
2007 Mad Men Hobo Episode: "The Hobo Code"
2007 Boston Legal JAG Schoenewics Episode: "Do Tell"
2007 Journeyman Agent Richard Garrity 4 episodes
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Carl Greenway Episode: "Automatic for the People"
2008 Criminal Minds Det. Ronnie Baleman Episode: "A Higher Power"
2009–2015 Nurse Jackie Eddie Walzer Main role; 80 episodes
2009 The Cleaner Harrison 2 episodes
2010, 2017 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Bill Lawrence / Patrick Holbart 2 episodes
2011 Fairly Legal Steve Janks Episode: "Priceless"
2012 Person of Interest Gianni Moretti Jr. Episode: "Flesh and Blood"
2012 Franklin & Bash Eli Palmer Episode: "650 to SLC"
2012, 2014 The Mentalist John Hutton 2 episodes
2014 Chicago P.D. Joseph Price Episode: "The Weigh Station"
2015 Major Crimes Owen Holland Episode: "Sorry I Missed You"
2015, 2016 Rizzoli & Isles Dr. Joe Harris 2 episodes
2016–2017 Suits Frank Gallo 12 episodes
2017 The Punisher William Rawlins 8 episodes
2019 The Expanse Esai Martin 5 episodes
2020 Tommy Len Egan 3 episodes


  1. ^ "Today in history". ABC News. Associated Press. June 12, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Paul Schulze Biography (1962?-)". Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  3. ^ "Nurse Jackie: Official Site". Archived from the original on June 14, 2010. Retrieved March 3, 2009.
  4. ^ Starr, Michael (June 30, 2008). "Nurse Edie: First Look at Sopranos Star's Dark, New Hospital Comedy". New York Post. Retrieved March 8, 2009.
  5. ^ "Cable Networks Draw Big Names For New 2009 Series". December 22, 2008. Retrieved March 8, 2009.

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