Paul Calderón (born 1959) is an American actor. He is a founding member of the Touchstone Theatre, the American Folk Theatre and the LAByrinth Theater Company. He is also a member of the Actors Studio, auditioning and accepted as a member in 1984 alongside Melissa Leo and two other actors.
Calderón was born in Puerto Rico to a Puerto Rican mother and a father of Afro-Caribbean descent. He moved with his family at the age of six to New York City, residing on the Lower East Side and Spanish Harlem.Following some time in college, studying anthropology, he enlisted in the United States Army.
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When a trio of struggling and increasingly desperate thirty-something actors - Alberto, Molly and Richard - discover that A-list talent agent Carlo Lombardi is taking classes at the yoga studio where...
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A huge international plot explodes when a naked Jane Doe is discovered in Times Square, completely covered in tattoos with no recollection of who she is or how she got there. There is a tattoo that is...
Fear the Walking Dead
The end of the world depicted in "The Walking Dead" will be answered in this spin-off set in Los Angeles.
The stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs are based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels. There is a man who is haunted by his past and strugg...
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In the future, nations have been replaced by Projects that are managed like corporations. Neighborhoods are Quadrants that closely monitored by the supervisors of the Projects and these are led by a m...
One of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, Raymond "Red" Reddington, surrendered to the FBI in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI both want to bring down criminals and terrorists. The FBI can...
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Burning Daylight is a collection of three short stories by American writer Jack London.
Bronx Park East, a blue-collar neighborhood where dreams die hard, is the home of Mikey Roman, a sandlot baseball pitcher, struggling to keep his fastball under control as a local Major League Scout i...
A family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement are the focus of a drama. The New York Police Commissioner is Frank Reagan. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs his family, ...
Down This Road
12-year-old Rodney embarks on a journey across New York to reclaim the love of his struggling, wayward father.
Rich was targeted by the FBI and had barely survived a weapons deal gone awry. When the bullets started to fly, Angel saved Rich's life. Rich's lover and supplier start getting paranoid as the investi...
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In order to get justice on a case, a cop works against the corrupt government.
A Kiss of Chaos
A Latino thriller wherein an emotionally conflicted artist's life is dragged into a vortex of Chaos when both her bullet wounded thieving ex-boyfriend and HIV positive sister end up on her door steps ...
Lie to Me
The leader in deception research is Dr. Cal Lightman studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying. His skills allow him to lie.
Steven Seagal is an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt in this no-holds barred action film. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination o...
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Law & Order: Trial by Jury
"Law & Order: Trial by Jury" shows the inner workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment, and continuing through the prosecutors' complicated process of building a case, investigat...
This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and m...
Kill the Poor
When a marriage of convenience becomes the real thing, Joe moves his pregnant French wife to a tenement building on New York's Lower East Side. The street is like a war zone with no nostalgic appeal t...
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The Atlantis Conspiracy
Lauren Marcus (Amanda Donohoe) reluctantly moves back to New York City and is forced to decide whether she wants to reconnect with the life she abruptly left behind. When a mystery stemming from a sui...
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
The third iteration of the "Law & Order" franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes...
The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protege Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. The stories in this film are centered on the lives of individual taxi drivers as they r...
The Last Castle
A Court Martialed general rallies 1200 inmates to rise up against the system that put him away.
Diana begins to train as a boxer and achieve impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Once in the Life
Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of them, called ...
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Sexually-based offenses are considered heinous in the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...
A detective is brought in when a housewife is kidnapped and buried alive. Madeleine is on the trail of a killer before the oxygen runs out. After capturing Harry, Madeline brought him back to the poli...
A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding Kitty. This routine task gets very complicated because Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss.
All Revved Up
A school teacher is a victim of a garage owner who likes to rip off his customers. Soon, she has two young men, her lizard-loving neighbour and his friend, on her side to help her exact revenge on the...
Out of Sight
Jack is a smooth criminal who is determined to make one last robbery. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal. They are willing to risk everything to find out if there is more between them than just the law....
Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place that everyone calls "Cop Land", a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he has always admired. Something ugly is taking pl...
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A prison guard is in love. She wants him to let her go.
The Wright Verdicts
The Wright Verdicts was a legal drama that aired on CBS in 1995. A criminal lawyer in New York is Charles Wright.
Angel took his first hit of crack cocaine to celebrate the birth of his daughter. He joined a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time so he could get out of debt and buy some nice things for the ...
Strike is a drug pusher. Strike's older brother killed the night manager. The person is a detective. Strike and Rodney are to blame because Klein doesn't believe the story and he sets out to find the ...
A PhD student is trying to control her thirst for blood by following the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade.
It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job, and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some crazy situations. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one amazing ...
A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this comedy crime caper. Their adventures travel back and forth in time.
Jack is in the middle of a robbery and his associates are dead. Jack hides half a million dollars from the robbery and makes his way to his death bed.
A young man with a promising future in law is named McMitch. He was about to take his Bar exam when he was offered a job. He is oblivious to the more sinister side of his company because of the money ...
A twelve-year-old boy is growing up in Key West with his mother who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar The boy tried to convince her to stop. A local restaurant owner hires a bo...
While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective with a serious drug and gambling addiction tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
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Law & Order
From two different vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court, follows a crime.
Q & A
A young district attorney is trying to prove a case against a corrupt police detective when he encounters a former lover and a crime boss who are unwilling to help him.
King of New York
A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in a stylish and violent twist on Ro...
Penn & Teller Get Killed
Penn and Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he had someone threatening his life so that he wouldn't sweat the small stuff, each of them begins...
Sea of Love
Frank Keller doesn't understand why his wife is leaving him. He is teaming up with an officer from another part of town to investigate a series of murders linked by the lonely hearts columns he finds ...
Two dippy roommates, struggling musicians, are asked by a drug-dealing friend-of-a-friend Diane to baby-sit a bag containing nearly a million dollars in order to avoid trouble. When the money is in th...
A group of people, including a psychologist, a psychiatrist and a prison warden, open up a prison that has been closed for a long time.
One of five consecutive record-breaking Nos for the first short film. An 18-minute tale of urban and racial challenges was created by Michael Jackson and Martin Scorsese. Rolling Stone named "Bad" the...
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Tenants of a South Bronx apartment building are terrified by a violent street gang.
Robert McCall is a former agent of a secret government agency who is now running his own private crime fighting operation where he fashions himself as "The Equalizer." It is a service for victims of t...
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The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end prostitution was centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny and Tubbs, who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug...