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Paul Scherrer (actor)

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Nationality  American
Role  Film actor
Name  Paul Scherrer

Years active  1981–present
Occupation  Former actor, realtor
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Full Name  Paul Gallagher Scherrer
Born  December 16, 1968 (age 47) (1968-12-16) Rochester, New York, U.S.
Alma mater  Loyola University Chicago
Movies  Children of the Corn: The Final Sacrifice, Running Against Time
Parents  Gay Scherrer, Paul Scherrer Sr
Siblings  Stephanie Scherrer, Christopher Scherrer
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Education  North Central High School

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Paul Gallagher Scherrer (born December 16, 1968) is a former American stage, film and television actor. He began his career as a child actor on the stage. Scherrer retired from acting in 2001 and now lives and works in Indianapolis.


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Early life and career

Scherrer was born in Rochester, New York to Gay and Paul Scherrer and raised in Indianapolis. He began acting as a child and played Peter Cratchit in a musical production of A Christmas Carol. At 13, he earned an Encore Award for best performance by a child actor for his role in the musical, Camelot.

Scherrer attended Bishop Chatard High School for two years where he played varsity baseball. He later attended North Central High School where he graduated in 1987. Upon graduation, he enrolled at Loyola University Chicago. He dropped out after his freshman year to play Eric, the 16-year-old aspiring actor and janitor on the 1988 sitcom, The Van Dyke Show. The series was canceled later that same year. In 1989, he was cast as Robb Harper on the ABC sitcom Free Spirit. The series struggled in the ratings and was canceled by ABC in January 1990. The following year, he was cast in yet another short-lived series Sons and Daughters, starring Lucie Arnaz.

In 1992, Scherrer co-starred in the horror film Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice. He returned to television with guest starring roles on Silk Stalkings, Quantum Leap, and Murder, She Wrote. In 1996, Scherrer had a supporting role in the NBC television movie Fall into Darkness, starring Tatyana Ali and Jonathan Brandis. In 2000, he guest starred on Star Trek: Voyager in the seventh-season episode "Critical Care". Scherrer last acting role to date was in a 2001 episode of JAG.

Scherrer now works as a realtor in Indianapolis. He is married and has two children.


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