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Paul Bates

Paul Bates is an American actor. He has played minor roles in True Romance, The Preacher's Wife, Mr. Wonderful, 8 Mile, The Wayans Bros, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and Bad Teacher. He is known for playing Oha in the 1988 film Coming to America starring Eddie Murphy.

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Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Somewhere, Tomorrow 1983-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Survivor 2022-04-07
Known For
Poster of Hesher
Poster of Crazy People
Poster of Kay O'Brien
Poster of Somewhere, Tomorrow
Movie The Survivor Louis Barclay 2022-04-07
Movie Coming 2 America Oha 2021-03-04
Series Young Sheldon Luis 2017-09-25
Series Speechless Older Cop 2016-09-21
Movie Addicted to Fresno Henry 2015-10-02
Movie Bad Teacher School Superintendent 2011-05-16
Movie Hesher Mr. Elsberry 2010-01-22
Series Dan for Mayor Jeff 2010-03-01
Series FlashForward Phil 2009-09-24
Movie Camille Bellman 2008-04-13
Movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Nightclub Manager 2007-12-21
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2005-01-23
Movie Snow Carl 2004-12-13
Movie Blizzard Additional reindeer voices 2003-05-15
Movie Fast Food High Ralph 2003-02-25
Movie The Tuxedo Lundeen 2002-09-27
Movie Instinct Bluto 1999-06-04
Movie March in Windy City Det Joe Riggs 1998-05-03
Series Becker Unknown 1998-11-02
Movie The Preacher's Wife Saul Jeffreys 1996-12-13
Series The Wayans Bros. Unknown 1995-01-11
Series The Single Guy Unknown 1995-09-21
Movie The Pickle Kareem 1993-04-30
Movie True Romance Marty 1993-09-09
Movie Mr. Wonderful Marlon 1993-10-15
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Movie The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Officer Finney 1992-08-21
Movie Jennifer Eight Venables 1992-11-06
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Movie Crazy People Robles 1990-04-13
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie The Bonfire of the Vanities Buck 1990-12-21
Movie Coming to America Oha 1988-06-29
Movie Hot Pursuit Cleon 1987-05-08
Series Kay O'Brien Unknown 1986-09-26
Movie Hannah and Her Sisters Theater Manager 1986-02-07
Movie Somewhere, Tomorrow Paul Bart 1983-01-01