Paul Ghiringhelli

All Bay Area actors have likely met Paul. He works in casting, but he's also an actor with a remarkable career. You'll love meeting him this week!


Paul has been a professional actor in San Francisco for 35 years, performing in films, theater, television, radio, commercials, internet, industrials, trade shows, voiceovers and full performance (voice and body) motion capture.

He's worked with film directors Spike Lee (Livin Da Dream), Peter Weir (Fearless), Carl Franklin (High Crimes), and Jonathan Parker (The Californians). Paul has been paired up with Noah Wylie, Jeff Bridges, Dennis Franz, Ashley Judd, John Rubenstein, Jack Warden, Cheech Marin and Don Johnson. He had a co-starring role on NBC's Trauma, filmed in San Francisco, as well as a lead role in the award winning, full length independent feature 'Crashing Eden', and appeared in Rob Lowe's  'Knife Fight' .  Nationally, Paul hosted HGTV's Landscape Smart for 13 seasons (170 shows!)  and locally for Best Of The Bay on KRON TV. He's also worked in San Francisco as a radio dj, production director and television producer. Select national commercial clients include Princess Cruises, Homelight, Credit Karma, Foot Joy, Alamo, Toyota, Lexus, Walgreens, Sara Lee, Gateway and One Touch Ultrasmart. Recent regional  spots include CBIZ,  and Bay Alarm.  .

For the last 26 years Paul has worked as a Session Director for Beau Bonneau Casting,  as well as CD’s Kristen Beck, Greg Cohen and Nancy Hayes.  He has also been an instructor at The San Francisco Acting Academy for 18 years and manager since 2012.  He has seen thousands of actors do their thing in the audition environment.