Adrian Paul

Peter Wingfield

Jim Byrnes

Thekla Reuten

Cristian Solimeno

Thom Fell

Stephen Rahman

Stephen Wight

Brett Leonard
Kelvin Watkins
David Abramowitz
Peter S. Davis
William N. Panzer
Steve Arnold
Tom Brown
Eddie Stacey

"Paul has become well known in his own image, having starred for six years in the highly successful Highlander TV series, which was viewed in over 80 countries."
Duncan MacLeod

Adrian reprises his role as the Immortal Highlander

Although he has been likened to a young Sean Connery, British-born Adrian Paul has become well known in his own image, having starred for six years in the highly successful Highlander TV series, which was viewed in over 80 countries. And so, not to disappoint his fans from around the globe, Adrian will recreate the role of the 400-year-old Duncan MacLeod in the forthcoming motion picture Highlander: The Source, which he will also executive produce, with Brett Leonard (Lawnmower Man) directing for Davis-Panzer Productions.

A veteran of 18 movies, four TV series and four plays, Adrian was honored in November 2000 by People magazine, which named him "Sexiest Action Star" based on his talents with Hung Gar Kung Fu and flamenco dancing, which, when transferred to the Miramax/Dimension feature Highlander: Endgame, resulted in the largest box office opening in the franchise's history.

His athletic ability manifested itself while at school, playing semi-pro soccer and other sports from the ages of 16 to 20. In his mid-20s, he studied martial arts, kickboxing, and Kwon Do. Rounding out his athletic abilities, his study of Eastern and Western sword techniques added to the believability of his Highlander role.

During his teenage years, he was employed in jobs such as clerking at a bank and as a part-time waiter three days a week at the trendy Tiddy Dolls restaurant in London. Following a year with a pharmaceutical company analyzing and inputting inventory, he won a male model contest, while at the same time selling replacement windows to supplement his meager income.

His success as a model included fashion shows as well as print work for companies as varied as English Vogue, Missoni, Freeman's catalogue and American Express. His passion for dance led him to train in jazz ballet, appearing in dance shows all across Europe, including Paris, Munich, Milan, Hamburg and London. At the same time, his forming of a dance trio later served him well as he began choreographing shows for such companies as In Wear Martinique and Adidas, both in Europe and the U.S. His great desire to come to the United States was fulfilled by joining the famed Eileen Ford Agency in New York. After four months, he went to Los Angeles, where he continued choreographing and modeling. But the acting bug - which had manifested itself from the days he appeared in Shakesperean plays at school - induced him to study TV and film with acting coaches in New York and Los Angeles.

A young actress was so impressed with Adrian's charisma that she recommended him to her agent, who immediately signed him. Within two-and-a-half months, he secured his first role during the second year of the ABC-TV series The Colbys, appearing in 22 episodes.

This was followed by an off-Broadway play, Bouncers, which eventually led to Adrian's first motion picture, Last Rites, starring Tom Beringer. Back in Los Angeles, Adrian appeared in such shows as Murder, She Wrote and Beauty and the Beast before landing the role of John Kincaid in the second season of War of the Worlds. Next came Highlander: The Series, which also saw him making his directorial debut. After Highlander and several films, he was contracted to 22 episodes of the series Tracker, which saw Adrian take the dual designation of both star and executive producer for Lions Gate Films.

With more than 300 hours of television and 18 movies making him recognizable around the world, as well as his ability to converse in Italian, French and Spanish (as well as English), Adrian is an international icon with the world's press.

When not actively working on a project, Adrian has devoted much of his spare time to developing his fundraising entity, the PEACE Fund, which he designed to Protect, Educate and Aid Children Everywhere. His latest efforts focus on raising money for tsunami victims on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi, where Adrian's brother Andrew lives with his family. Recently efforts have expanded to also support charities helping with recovery from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the U.S. Gulf Coast area. To date, over $75,000 has been raised by the PEACE Fund.
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