Paul Lieberstein

Paul B. Lieberstein
Paul Bevan Lieberstein (born February 22, 1967) is an American actor, screenwriter, and television producer.wikipedia
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Toby Flenderson

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A Primetime Emmy Award winner, he is best known as writer, as producer, and as supporting cast member Toby Flenderson on the NBC sitcom The Office.
He is portrayed by Paul Lieberstein, who was also the show's writer, director, producer and showrunner.

The Office (American season 5)

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He served as the series' showrunner from seasons five to eight.
The season stars Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, and B. J. Novak, with supporting performances from Ed Helms, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Creed Bratton, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Paul Lieberstein, Oscar Nunez, Craig Robinson, and Phyllis Smith.

The Office (American season 8)

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He served as the series' showrunner from seasons five to eight.
It stars Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, B. J. Novak, Ed Helms, and James Spader, with supporting performances from Catherine Tate, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Creed Bratton, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Ellie Kemper, Angela Kinsey, Paul Lieberstein, Oscar Nunez, Craig Robinson, Phyllis Smith, and Zach Woods.

Song of Back and Neck

He wrote and directed his first feature film Song of Back and Neck in 2018 which made it into Tribeca Film Festival.
Song of Back and Neck is a 2018 American comedy film written and directed by Paul Lieberstein.

The Newsroom (American TV series)

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Lieberstein also worked as producer on the third and final season of the television drama series The Newsroom.

Warren Lieberstein

His brother, Warren Lieberstein, was married to his co-star Angela Kinsey.
He is the younger brother of the show's former showrunner/actor Paul Lieberstein and brother-in-law of its developer and original producer Greg Daniels.

Greg Daniels

Lieberstein went on to have short stints in a few other writer rooms like Weird Science and The Naked Truth before his brother-in-law Greg Daniels asked him to join the King of the Hill staff.
She is the sister of Paul Lieberstein, writer for King of the Hill and the replacement showrunner of The Office for Daniels.

The Office (American TV series)

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A Primetime Emmy Award winner, he is best known as writer, as producer, and as supporting cast member Toby Flenderson on the NBC sitcom The Office. His cousin is Paul Faust, on whom the character "Cool Guy Paul" was based, as seen in The Office episode "Chair Model."
Paul Lieberstein and Jennifer Celotta were named the series showrunners for the fifth season.

Hamilton College

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He would follow that by attending Hamilton College where he joined Chi Psi and graduated in 1989 with a major in economics (he "wanted to be a financier of some kind").
Notable Hamilton alumni include (chronologically listed) abolitionist Gerrit Smith (1818); railroad entrepreneur and executive Perry H. Smith (1846); U.S. Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elihu Root (1864); U.S. Vice President James S. Sherman (1878); pharmaceutical entrepreneur William McLaren Bristol (1887); pharmaceutical entrepreneur John Myers (1887); poet Ezra Pound (1905); drama critic and Algonquin Round Table member Alexander Woollcott (1909); pioneering advertising executive Alex Osborn (1909), credited with the creativity technique brainstorming; jurist and diplomat Philip Jessup (1919); influential psychologist and social philosopher B. F. Skinner (1926); pathologist Lauren Ackerman (1927); diplomat Sol Linowitz (1935); sexuality researcher William Masters (1938); Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Paul Greengard (1948); Tony Award-winning writer Thomas Meehan (1951); The Bank of New York president and philanthropist J. Carter Bacot (1955); civil rights leader Bob Moses (1956); Delaware governor Michael Castle (1961); novelist Terry Brooks (1966); Procter & Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley (1969); Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Nelson (1971); U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Iowa governor Tom Vilsack (1972); Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Melinda Wagner (1979); Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph (1981); novelist Peter Cameron (1982); civil rights advocate Mary Bonauto (1983); investment banker and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon (1984); novelist Amanda Filipacchi (1988); actor and writer for The Office Paul Lieberstein (1989); Legendary Pictures CEO Thomas Tull, (1992); college basketball head coach Kyle Smith (1992); Academy Award nominated director Yance Ford (1994); novelist Kamila Shamsie (1994); Academy Award-winning screenwriter and actor Nat Faxon (1997); real estate broker and television personality Ryan Serhant (2006); and novelist Sarah J. Maas (2008]].

The Naked Truth (TV series)

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Lieberstein went on to have short stints in a few other writer rooms like Weird Science and The Naked Truth before his brother-in-law Greg Daniels asked him to join the King of the Hill staff.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

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Lieberstein's first Emmy Award was as a producer, sharing a 1999 Emmy for "[[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour)|Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)]]" for his work in King of the Hill.

Angela Kinsey

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His brother, Warren Lieberstein, was married to his co-star Angela Kinsey.
He is the brother of Paul Lieberstein, who played Toby Flenderson on The Office.

Ghosted (TV series)

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In November 2017, it was announced that Lieberstein was replacing Kevin Etten as showrunner of the television show Ghosted.
It was also announced that Kevin Etten was being replaced as showrunner by Paul Lieberstein.

The Farm (The Office)

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On March 22, 2012, it was announced that Lieberstein would step down from his showrunner role to focus on a planned spin-off series featuring Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute, which was tentatively called The Farm and Lieberstein was set to be the showrunner.
The episode was written and directed by executive producer and former showrunner Paul Lieberstein, marking his thirteenth writing credit, sixth directorial credit and fourth dual credit.

The Client (The Office)

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Written by Paul Lieberstein, who also acts in the show as Toby Flenderson, and directed by Greg Daniels, the episode first aired in the United States on November 8, 2005 on NBC.

The Carpet

It was written by Paul Lieberstein and directed by Victor Nelli, Jr. The episode first aired on January 26, 2006 on NBC.

King of the Hill

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Lieberstein went on to have short stints in a few other writer rooms like Weird Science and The Naked Truth before his brother-in-law Greg Daniels asked him to join the King of the Hill staff. Lieberstein's first Emmy Award was as a producer, sharing a 1999 Emmy for "[[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour)|Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)]]" for his work in King of the Hill.

Cocktails (The Office)

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It was written by actor Paul Lieberstein and directed by Lost series creator J. J. Abrams.

Dwight's Speech

Written by Paul Lieberstein, and directed by Charles McDougall, the episode first aired in the United States on March 2, 2006 on NBC.

Health Care (The Office)

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Written by Paul Lieberstein, who also acts in the show as Toby Flenderson, and directed by Ken Whittingham, the episode first aired in the United States on April 5, 2005 on NBC.

Goodbye, Toby

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Written by Paul Lieberstein and Jennifer Celotta, and directed by Paul Feig, the episode first aired in the United States on May 15, 2008 on NBC.

Chair Model

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His cousin is Paul Faust, on whom the character "Cool Guy Paul" was based, as seen in The Office episode "Chair Model."
Faust is the cousin of writer Paul Lieberstein, and had been on a tour of the set and talked to many of the writers.

Stress Relief (The Office)

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Both episodes were directed by Jeffrey Blitz and written by Paul Lieberstein, who also plays Toby Flenderson on the show.

Writers Guild of America Awards 2006

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As an actor, Lieberstein shared in a 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series"; as a writer, he shared a 2006 Writers Guild of America Award for the series, in addition to a WGA Award nomination for "The Coup".

Money (The Office)

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The episode was written and directed by Paul Lieberstein, who also acts on the show as Human Resources Representative Toby Flenderson.