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7 Facts About Jay Paulson: Prodigious Childhood, Career, Marriage, and Fatherhood.

Shrijan Thu Feb 13 2020
7 Facts About Jay Paulson: Prodigious Childhood, Career, Marriage, and Fatherhood.

Jay Paulson is an American actor. A performer since his teens, he has amassed an impressive resume of movie and TV roles. 

Now 41 years old, he is credited in 59 titles across the big and small screens to date. Add in the fact that he is a married father of two children, and his already illustrious repertoire becomes even more so.  

Here are seven facts about Jay Paulson:

7. Starred in the TNT Limited Series, I am the Night

Jay is one of the many stars that make up the ensemble of the 2019 TNT limited series, I am the Night.

He joins the likes of Chris Pine, India Eisley, Jefferson Mays, Connie Nielsen, Leland Orser, Yul Vazquez, Golden Brooks, Justin Cornwell, and others.

Paulson plays the Korean-war veteran and current LAPD detective, Ohls, in the six-episode miniseries.     

6. Married Father of Two with Wife of 11 Years, Courtney Kohl  

Jay Paulson is a married man. He exchanged wedding vows with his longtime girlfriend, Courtney Kohl on 19 July 2008 and the two have been together ever since. 

Jay Paulson with wife, Courtney Kohl 
Jay Paulson with wife, Courtney Kohl 
Source: Zimbio

They have two children together- both sons- named Leland "Lee" Kohl Paulson and Valentine "Val" Kohl Paulson.

5. He is a UCLA Alum

Paulson is a great many things, but unambitious is not one of them. From attending high school at Harvard-Westlake to getting a Bachelor in Art- Art History degree from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles), he left no stone unturned to get an ivy-league education.   

4. Played Chaplain Tappman in George Clooney-Produced Catch 22  

2019 was a breakthrough year for Paulson as he not only landed a major role in I am the Night, but he also had a stint in the George Clooney-produced-and-acted series, Catch 22.

The ensemble cast of Catch 22, including Jay Paulson and George Clooney
The ensemble cast of Catch 22, including Jay Paulson and George Clooney
Source: Zimbio 

He played the central role of Chaplain Tappman in four episodes of the dark-comedy series. 

3. High-Profile TV Credits Include The West Wing, Mad Men, CSI, Mad Men, Bones, and The Glades

Besides his stunning turns in shows like I am the Night and Catch 22, his prodigious body of work also includes appearances in such acclaimed shows as The West Wing, Mad Men, CSI, Mad Men, Bones, and The Glades.

2. His Movie Roles include The Marc Pease Experience, Lucky Bastard, and Rust Creek

While not as prolific at the silver screen, Paulson instead makes up for with stellar performances in such movies as The Marc Pease Experience, Lucky Bastard, and Rust Creek.

1. Estimated Net Worth of $1 Million

For his body of work that is as impressive as it is prolific, Jay Paulson has managed to amass a fortune of $1 million.

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