Paulo Costanzo

Paulo Costanzo was born in Ontario, Canada on September 21, 1978. His mother was a singer and composed songs. His father was an artist. While his mother was of Jewish descent, his father came from Italy. 


Both his parents being performing artists, it was natural for Paulo to study arts. As such he was taken to an arts secondary school. He went to the Balmorals Senior public school in Brampton for his primary school education. Later, after completing his primary education, he was enrolled at Mayfield secondary school for arts. These formal studies perfected his artistic traits inherited from his parents.

In his secondary school time, he took part in dramas and musical competitions - both locally within school where he played as Tony in West Side Story which is a musical that took place at Mayfield Secondary School and externally with schools from other states. These performances made brought out his artistic traits and won him much recognition. After completing his secondary education, he joined Ryerson University for theater. His academic life was brought to halt shortly after he started taking part in several television and film roles in Toronto. He only studied for one year at the university and then began his acting career.


When he was 18, he made the debut with the guest role of the Canadian teen series called Ready or Not. After this, more works followed and this included the recurring role on Toronto-filmed Nickelodeon Sci-Fi series called Animorphs.

Paulo Costanzo established his acting abilities when he starred in the movie Rescuers: Stories of Courage together with Scott Speedman and Alfred Molina. He was acting as a Jewish teen running away from the brutal Nazis who wanted to persecute him and went hiding in Belgium. His role here was excellent and gave him a great boost for bigger roles on screen. He got several invitations to audition after this play.

Paulo Costanzo made the appearance to the big screen first like Rubin within the Dreamworks comedy called Road Trip in 2000. From here, he played Alexander Cabot III, the manager of the fictitious pop rock band Josie and Pussycats movie. Other roles continued and these included playing on the opposite side of Josh Hartnett in the movie 40 Days and 40 Nights, the movie was for Miramax with the Alicia Silverstone under the independent film Scorched.

In the 2004, Paulo Costanzo landed a role of playing Joey Nephew Michael, the rocket scientific who has lived with his mother for a long period and he does not have any luck with the ladies. He played for the show for the two years that it had run and then he landed the starring role in a Canadian Flick called Everything’s Gone Green which was filmed in the Vancouver.


In 2006 he acted in the movie, Everything Goes Green which got an award during the film festival. Two years later, Paulo acted in yet another award-winning horror movie called “Splinter” which scooped several awards for including for the best picture. He also participated in the movie “A Beginner’s Guide to Endings” co-starring with actors like J.K Simmons, Scott Caan and Harvey Keitel. Later, Paulo increased his acting careers to produce many films including ‘” Syfy’s The Expanse” which begun in 2015 and also in the HBO drama and “Crime” which begun in 2016. In 2016 he was acting in yet another block buster, the Royal Pains, which had several episodes running. Season 8 of the same serial will be broadcast staring the summer of 2015.

The last plays he participated in are his recurring role as Evan R Lawson in the Royal Pains series. He is known to be hot and it is expected to have already hot girlfriend with him, but if he has a wife or a girlfriend, is something that he never talk about.

Since the time that he was discovered as part of the national talents show search, he had a career which is considered to be more of fairytale. His mother was theater school and he got the acting bud from her. Her mother sings and writers own music. She had released the album under his name. When he was still in the elementary school, he was involved in a car accident which left him with both legs broken. For many years, he had kept the jar on the mantle with the staples that came out from his leg.

Paulo Costanzo is just 5 years younger than Drea De Matteo who play as the mother of Joey. He likes to collect the antique typewriters and take them to be refurbished. He likes to go to the movies especially when he is in Los Angeles. He is color blind and blue pop us out from other colors. He had won the people choice award because of the best new comedy. The characters he plays in Royal Pains had been originally written to be a good friend to Hank Lawson but because of the resemblance he had with Mark Feuerstein, they changed it to be for two brothers.

His Films

Paulo had aspired to be an actor from childhood. Living and being brought up with artists parents prepared his for the role early in his life. The fact that he was taken to performing arts schools just made sealed his acting fate. He has taken part in several films and TV shows that horned his skills apart from making him wealthy. He has so far starred in more than twenty films and TV shows. His main acting productions include How to Be a Man in 3013, The Day the dead Weren’t Dead in 2007, 50 Cent: Bulletproof in 2005, A Problem with Fear in 2003, Dr. Dolittle 3 in 2006, The Tao of Pong in 2004 and many others.

Private Life

When it comes to his private life, Paulo Costanzo does not talk too much about him. It was said that he was once married but the name of his wife or if he is still married was not confirmed. Some even speculate that he may be a gay since he had not said anything about it, it is considered only as rumors.

Last Modified: Apr 8, 2020

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