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Paul Iacono Biography
Paul Iacono is an american actor. He is best known for playing “RJ Berger” in the MTV scripted series “The Hard Times of RJ Berger”. His improvisational and singing talents were praised by Will & Grace star Megan Mullally after the two acted together in the 2009 film “Fame”.
Paul Lacono Age
Lacono was born on September 7, 1988 in Secaucus, New Jersey, United States and is 34 years old as of 2023.
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Paul Iacono Height|Weight
Paul is 5 feet and 6 inches tall And weighs about 68 Kgs.
Paul Iacono Early Life|Education
Iacono was born in Secaucus, New Jersey, to Italian American parents Michele and Anthony Iacono, a Town administrator. He has a younger brother, who works as DJ in New Jersey, and a sister, from his Dad’s second marriage. Iacono went to Professional Performing Arts School in New York, with friend and Fame co-star Paul McGill. He graduated in 2006.
Paul Iacono Career
Paul first gained wide notice for his numerous appearances on TV’s The Rosie O’Donnell Show after Rosie O’Donnell discovered his unique talents for impersonating Frank Sinatra and Ethel Merman, at age 8.
Starting out as child actor in the NYC theater scene, Paul has appeared in over 100 theatrical productions. He has shared the stage with such greats as Mickey Rooney in The Wizard of Oz and Stephanie Mills in the original “Paper Mill Playhouse” production of Stephen Schwartz’s Children of Eden. Iacono can be heard on the original cast recording. Other theatrical credits include Mame with Christine Ebersole, Noël Coward’s Sail Away with Elaine Stritch and Marian Seldes, and John Guare’s Landscape of the Body, with Lili Taylor and Sherie Rene Scott.
Paul’s film career includes the MGM’s remake of “Fame”, “No God, No Master” with David Strathairn, and Darren Stein’s teen comedy, “G.B.F.”. Other films include Drew Barrymore’s, “Animal”, “Rhymes with Banana” with Zosia Mamet and Judith Light, and “Unreachable by Conventional Means,” with Alexandra Daddario and Tovah Feldshuh. According to Entertainment Weekly, co-star Megan Mullally gave Iacono high praise for his improvisational acting and singing skills.
Iacono appears in an Adidas commercial featuring rapper Bobby Ray “B.o.B” Simmons Jr and also appears in Bobby Ray’s Music Video “Magic”, featuring Rivers Cuomo.
As a creator, Paul wrote and produced the NY play, “Prince/Elizabeth”, and is in development on his second pilot, “GIFted”.
Paul Iacono Net Worth
Paul has an estimated net worth of 4.6 million dollars as of 2019.
Paul Iacono Boyfriend
Paul is actually gay and and is currently dating Mason Amelotte from the Columbia University.
Paul Iacono Fame
Paul plays “Neil Baczynsky” in”Fame”. The film follows talented high school students attending The High School of Performing Arts in New York City (known today as Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School), where students get specialized training that often leads to success in the entertainment industry. Exterior shots of the Performing Arts school are of the Professional Performing Arts School or PPAS on West 48th Street and not the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School on 100 Amsterdam Avenue behind the Lincoln Center.
Paul Iacono Rj Berger
He portrays the main character of the film “Rj Berger”. An unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who is macro phallically-endowed. Berger’s two best friends are Miles Jenner (Jareb Dauplaise), whose ambitions for popularity cause him to clash with Berger, and goth girl Lily Miran (Kara Taitz), who has been lusting after Berger for several years. Berger’s love interest is Jenny Swanson (Amber Lancaster), a cheerleader who is involved with Max Owens (Jayson Blair), a popular jock and bully. The show is presented as a coming of age story and has been described by Katzenberg and Grahame-Smith as a blend of the television series The Wonder Years and the film Superbad.
Paul Iacono Sickness
At eight years old, Iacono was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He soon began receiving chemotherapy treatments and has been in remission since he was eleven years old.
Paul Iacono Movies and TV Shows
- Winter Solstice
- Glow Ropes: The Rise and Fall of a Bar Mitzvah Emcee
- Return to Sleepaway Camp
- Mac & Devin Go to High School
- No God, No Master
- Rhymes with Banana
- The Bad Guys
TV Shows (2000-2014)
- Dora the Explorer
- The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie
- Human Giant
- The Hard Times of RJ Berger