Paul Sparks Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth

Paul Sparks was born in the year 1971 on 16th October and belongs to Lawton in Oklahoma, United States of America. Paul is a very famous and popular actor and is quite famous for his acting in the song named as Gio Chinh Truong which was released in the year 2013, midnight special in the year 2016, and also Dechen gam in the year 2010.

Early Life

The name of his is Michael Sparks or also known as Mike and currently serving a football coach in high school. His mother is Jane who is an elementary school teacher. Paul studied in the Marlow high school where his father was a coach and later on, he graduated in the year 1990. While he was in school, he was also a part of the outlaw speech team of Marlow high school and he was coached by Gary McConnell and Paula McConnell as well. He also got to have scholarship to study chemistry at the Oklahoma state university. However, later on he got transferred to New York University Tisch school of the arts. Also, in the year 1995, he gradated with the bachelor degree in fine arts in drama subject.


In the year 2010, Paul got a role in a drama series broadcasted on HBO named as Boardwalk empire and he played the role of Mickey Doyle in the same. The series was created by Terence Winter and it was produced executively combinedly by Mark Wahlberg and Martin Scorsese. It was shot for 4 seasons and it ended in the year 2014. He also gave a very notable performance in the movie named Mud in the year 2012 where he played the role of Carver. In the year 2015, he also got a role in the Netflix series named as House of Cards where he played the role of Thomas Yates. Paul was also seen playing a small role in the movie named as Synecdoche, New York. Recently he was seen in Waco documentary on Netflix in the lead role of “Steve Schneider”.

Paul Sparks Biography

Real Name Paul W. Sparks
Birth Date October 16, 1971
Age 48 Years
Birth Place Lawton, Oklahoma, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in centimeters – 185 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 75 kg  –  in Pounds –  165 lbs
Chest Size 38 inches
Waist Size 32 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Marlow High School
College Oklahoma State University, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts


Father Michael “Mike” Sparks
Mother Jane Sparks
Sister None
Brother None

Relationship Status

What is Paul Sparks marital status? Married
How many children does Paul Sparks have? Two (Emmett and Lydia)
Is he having any relationship affair? No
Is he a Gay? No
Who is Paul Sparks wife? Annie Parisse


  • Headspace (2005) as a Jason
  • The Treatment (2006) as a Andre
  • Blackbird (2007) as a Baylis
  • Synecdoche, New York (2008) as a Derek
  • Rachel Getting Married (2008) as a 12 Step Member
  • Deception (2008) as a Detective Burke
  • Afterschool (2008) as a Detective Eclisse
  • The Missing Person (2008) as a Gus Papitos
  • The Understudy (2008) as a Bobby
  • Please Give (2010) as a Blind Date
  • Edge of Darkness (2010) as a Police Detective
  • Return (2011) as a Ed
  • Forgetting the Girl (2012) as a Tanner
  • Mud (2012) as a Carver
  • Sparrows Dance (2012) as a Wes
  • Trust Me (2013) as a Ray
  • Parkland (2013) as a Harry McCormick
  • Stealing Cars (2015) as a Conrad Sean Lewis
  • Midnight Special (2016) as a Agent Miller
  • All the Birds Have Flown South (2016) as a Stephen
  • In the Radiant City (2016) as a Michael Yurley
  • Thoroughbreds (2017) as a Mark
  • The Greatest Showman (2017) as a James Gordon Bennett Sr.
  • Human Capital (2019)
  • The Lovebirds (2020)

Television Series

  • Trinity (1998) as a Rod
  • Law & Order (2000) as a Paul Luterik
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2001) as a Marvin Posey
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2005) as a Keith Durbin
  • Brotherhood (2006) as a Aaron
  • Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014) as a Mickey Doyle
  • Mildred Pierce (2011) as a Ted Hobey
  • Underemployed (2012–2013) as a Guy Doyle
  • M.Y.C. (2013) as a Mickey Mothstein
  • Person of Interest (2013) as a Wilson
  • Believe (2014) as a Karl McKenzie
  • House of Cards (2015–2017) as a Thomas Yates
  • The Girlfriend Experience (2016) as a David Tellis
  • The Night Of (2016) as a Don Taylor
  • Get Shorty (2017) as a Owen
  • The Crown (2017) as a Billy Graham
  • Waco (2018) as a Steve Schneider
  • Sweetbitter (2018–2019) as a Howard
  • Castle Rock (2019 John “Ace” Merrill

Favorite Things

Music Bands Radiohead, Neutral Milk Hotel
Musician Thom Yorke
Favorite Food Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Paul Sparks Net Worth

Paul has done quite a lot of memorable and brilliant work in the entertainment industry. As of the year 2020, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.


  • He was born and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma and currently lives in Manhattan, New York.
  • Sparks has the disease named as diabetes type 1 mellites and that is why he is also a part of the Juvenile diabetes research foundation as well.
  • He is a good friend with Michael Shannon and they have done a lot of work together as well including The missing person, Mud, Midnight special, and Boardwalk empire as well.
  • He is married to an infamous actress Annie Parisse after he met her in the year 2005.
  • They had their first child in the year 2009 and named him Emmett a daughter Lydia born in the year 2014.

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