Paul Michael Glaser

Actor and Director
Born Mar 25, 1943

Paul Michael Glaser is an American actor and director, perhaps best known for his role as Detective David Starsky on the 1970s television series Starsky and Hutch; he also appeared as Captain Jack Steeper on the 1999 to 2005 NBC series Third Watch.

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1943 Birth Born on March 25, 1943.


1966 23 Years Old He then transferred to the Cambridge School of Weston, and went to Tulane University, where he was roommates with film director Bruce Paltrow, and earned a Master's degree in English and theater in 1966. … Read More
1967 24 Years Old He earned a second master's degree from Boston University in acting and directing in 1967.
1971 28 Years Old 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. … Read More


1980 37 Years Old 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. … Read More


1987 44 Years Old 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. … Read More
1988 45 Years Old Ariel Glaser died in August 1988; Elizabeth Glaser died in 1994, after cofounding the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation with friends Susan DeLaurentis and Susie Zeegen. … Read More


1996 53 Years Old Glaser married producer Tracy Barone in 1996; the couple had a daughter, Zoe, on 7 October 1997.


2003 60 Years Old Glaser returned to the big screen in 2003 in 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. … Read More
2007 64 Years Old 1 More Event
Glaser filed for divorce in June 2007, citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for ending his 10-year marriage. … Read More
2008 65 Years Old He took the lead role in the 2008 pantomime season at Sunderland's Empire Theatre.
2009 66 Years Old He guest starred in an episode of CBS's The Mentalist on October 1, 2009 titled "The Scarlet Letter".
2013 70 Years Old In 2013, Glaser revisited Fiddler on the Roof in a UK stage production on national tour, this time playing the lead character Tevye. … Read More
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