Born to an American mother and French father, Paul Emile spent his childhood in both France and the U.S. When he was 7, his mom, a painter and college professor, encouraged him to attend an outdoor summer theater workshop in Newburyport, Massachusetts. It was at Theater in the Open, doing Shakespeare and clown work, where Paul grew to love performing.

In college, he wrote fiction, studied acting, and performed in numerous school and regional productions. Junior year he spent a grueling but very rewarding semester in Russia, training and performing at the Moscow Arts Theater School.

Graduating with a Bachelors in Theater from Skidmore College, Paul Emile moved to New York City following his first role in a feature film, 'The Judge', starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr.

Paul Emile currently lives in New York City as an proud member of both SAG/AFTRA and THE ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION