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Paul Shaffer

Paul Shaffer is a Canadian musician, composer, vocalist, and band leader, among the highlights being the de facto leader of the early Saturday Night Live house band, and serving for 33 years (1982-2015) as the leader of David Letterman's house band.

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Nov 28, 1949 In Fort William, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series A Year at the Top 2022
Known For
Poster of Flash Gordon
Poster of Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens
Poster of Blues Brothers 2000
Poster of This Is Spinal Tap
Series Flash Gordon Unknown 2022
Series A Year at the Top Unknown 2022
Movie Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man Self 2020-11-06
Series The Masked Singer Skeleton 2019-01-02
Movie Love, Gilda Himself 2018-04-18
Movie Bachman 2018-05-02
Movie Always at The Carlyle Self 2018-05-11
Movie Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Himself 2017-11-18
Movie Todd Who? Himself 2016-07-09
Movie Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens Paul Shaffer 2016-07-31
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015-02-15
Movie Being Canadian Self 2015-09-18
Movie A Very Murray Christmas Himself 2015-12-04
Movie Bachman & Turner - Live at the Roseland Ballroom Keyboards 2012-06-26
Movie The Blues Brothers Live at Winterland Unknown 2012-10-15
Series Celebrity Ghost Stories Unknown 2009-10-03
Movie Ray Charles: The Legend Lives On Himself 2008-06-12
Movie Fats Domino : Walking To New-Orleans Live Lui même 2007-01-01
Movie Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary Himself 2007-05-20
Series Second City: First Family of Comedy Himself 2006-08-25
Series Love Monkey Unknown 2006-01-17
Movie Disney Heroes Volume 1 Hermes (voice) 2005-06-15
Series How I Met Your Mother Self 2005-09-19
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd Blues Brothers Band 2005-09-06
Series Hope & Faith Himself 2003-09-26
Movie The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Chevy Chase Host 2002-12-01
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Himself 2001-09-21
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie The Concert for New York City Self 2001-10-20
Series Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Movie Hercules: Zero to Hero Hermes 1999-01-01
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Marco 1998-02-05
Movie The Stories Behind the Making of 'The Blues Brothers' Himself 1998-09-08
Series Hercules Hermes (voice) 1998-08-31
Movie Hercules Hermes (voice) 1997-06-20
Series The View Himself 1997-08-11
Movie The Show Formerly Known as the Martin Short Show 1995-05-20
Movie The Best of the Blues Brothers Himself (archive footage) 1994-07-26
Series Late Show with David Letterman Musical Director 1993-08-30
Movie The Return of Spinal Tap Artie Fufkin 1992-12-31
Movie Heartbeat Filmmaker's Assistant 1987-05-10
Movie Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas 1985-01-01
Movie Tears Are Not Enough Himself 1985-10-04
Movie This Is Spinal Tap Artie Fufkin 1984-05-04
Series Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Movie Steve Martin's Best Show Ever 1981-11-25
Movie Gilda Live Don Kirschner 1980-03-28
Series Saturday Night Live Himself 1975-10-11