Paul Ben-Victor is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Greek mobster Spiros “Vondas” Vondopoulos on the HBO drama series The Wire. He is also known for his roles in television, such as The Invisible Man, Entourage, John from Cincinnati, Everybody Hates Chris, After the Shock, The Three Stooges, Jumpin’ Joe, State of Emergency, Vegas, Mob City, Allegiance, and The Mick, and in the films Red Scorpion 2, Maximum Risk, The Corruptor, Mighty Fine, Friends and Romans, and the 2019 The Banker. Born on July 24, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, he is the son of Leah Kornfeld, a painter and playwright, and Victor Friedman, a hairdresser and photographer. He has a sister named Susan, who is an artist. Paul was educated at Midwood High School and Carnegie Mellon University. He made his acting debut on the small screen in 1987 in the television film Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife and on an episode of Cagney & Lacey. He is married to Julie Ben-Victor.
Paul Ben-Victor Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 24 July 1965
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth Name: Paul Ben-Victor / Paul Friedman
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ashkenazi Jewish)
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Dark brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Paul Ben-Victor Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 159 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 72 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7½”
Height in Meters: 1.71 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: Unknown
Paul Ben-Victor Family Details:
Father: Victor Friedman (Hairdresser and photographer)
Mother: Leah (Kornfeld) Friedman (Painter and playwright)
Spouse/Wife: Julie Ben-Victor
Children: Not yet
Siblings: Susan Schrott (Sister), Stuart Friedman (Brother)
Others: Harry Friedman (Paternal grandfather), Rose Friedman (Paternal grandmother), Nathan Kornfeld (Maternal grandfather), Rose Kornfeld (Maternal grandmother)
Paul Ben-Victor Education:
Midwood High School
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Paul Ben-Victor Facts:
*He was born on July 24, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
*He is the son of Leah Kornfeld, a playwright, and Victor Friedman.
*He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.
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