Born in 1981 in small city in Russia, Paul quickly developed an strong inclination to the theatrical arts. In school he was an active member of the Theater of Youth where his passion turned into performance on stage. Paul also cultured a knack for martial arts, and worked as a fighting choreographer in many independent films. In 2001 Paul followed his heart, and moved to NYC. He worked in the entertainment industry until 2005. Putting theatrical arts on a short hiatus, Paul joined the 82nd Airborne Division of the US Army, and was quickly deployed to Afghanistan. Upon return 15 months later, he received the Accommodation Medal, Achievement Medal, and Combat Infantry Badge. Finishing his 4 year contract with Military Service, Paul is back at what he does best! He is currently studying and exploring the world of acting in New York City and is ready for all the opportunities ahead.