• Paul  Le Mat

    Paul Le Mat

    Born on September 22nd, 1945

    From Rahway, New Jersey


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The Burning Bed Poster

The Burning Bed

Francine Hughes (Farrah Fawcett) suffers the abuse of her husband, Mickey (Paul Le Mat), for almost a decade because she cannot find any help. When a drunken Mickey rapes her and then passes out, Francine pours gasoline over him and lights it on fire. In the ensuing blaze, Mickey dies and the house burns down. During Francine's trial, she testifies about her years of suffering, and her attorney, Aryon Greydanus (Richard Masur), tries to have her declared temporarily insane and acquitted.

Golden Globe (1985)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Melvin and Howard Poster

Melvin and Howard

When luckless dreamer Melvin Dummar (Paul Le Mat) rescues a grizzled, half-dead man (Jason Robards) from the desert, he's skeptical of the man's claim that he's actually reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes. But in the wake of Hughes' death a decade later, a will appears naming Melvin the recipient of $156 million, and a media circus ensues. Accused of forgery, Melvin vigorously maintains his innocence despite a strong intuition that he'll never see any of the money.

Golden Globe (1981)
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Golden Globe (1974)
New Star of the Year - Actor