Adrian Paul – Media Guest

xhighlanderlocatAdrian Paul has had a successful 25-year acting career that has made him internationally recognized, and respected. His most notable role was playing Duncan Macleod, in the international hit television series, “Highlander,” the first multi-national co-production to run over 100 episodes.
Born and raised in London, England of an Italian mother and a British father, Adrian Paul boasts a colorful background. He was a model, then a dancer and choreographer in Europe. He is well-traveled and speaks English, French and Italian fluently. Adrian has always loved Shakespeare, and studied Martial Arts for seven years including: Kung Fu forms choy La Fut and Hung Gar, Tae-Kwon-Do, Wing Chun, and boxing. He has also done extensive sword training with the Japanese Katana.
In 1985, he came to the United States to pursue a dance and modeling career. Shortly after his arrival, he was urged to audition for acting roles. His first role came on the ABC television series, “The Colbys” (1985), as the Russian expatriate ballet dancer, “Kolya”. Subsequently, he had various roles in Broadway plays, television and film. He went on to have a starring role in the Roger Corman film, Masque of the Red Death (1989), a re-telling of the Edgar Allan Poe tale. He appeared in a regular role in the second season of the television series “War of the Worlds”. In 1992, he was cast in the role that would bring him the most prominence to date, that of “Duncan Macleod” in the syndicated series, “Highlander” (1992). Since then, he has worked in both Europe and America as an actor, spanning over 25 films and more than 200 hours of television.
Adrian Paul’s experience reaches all levels of the entertainment business. He directed four of the most successful Highlander episodes, written several original screenplays, produced a Lionsgate TV series and the Highlander Feature film, “The Source”. In 2009 he opened his production company, Filmblips Inc. Now Adrian is ready to direct his first feature and is in the final stages of development on a slate of five movies. Whatever the project, Adrian has always maintained a professional work ethic, founded by hard work, passion and honesty.