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Paul Lieberstein

Lieberstein in 2008
Born (1967-02-22) February 22, 1967 (age 49)
Westport, Connecticut, U.S.
Occupation Screenwriter
Television producer
Nationality American
Citizenship American
Period 1994–present
Genre Situation comedy
Spouse Janine Serafin Poreba (2008–present)
Children 5
Relatives Susanne Daniels (sister)
Warren Lieberstein (brother)
Greg Daniels (in-law)

When someone leaves an office, often there's a series of successors until you settle on one.
Paul Lieberstein
I feel it's very important to let individual writers' voices come through. But the character has to be consistent.
Paul Lieberstein
Catherine Tate was a proven comedy actress from a comedy background with great taste. I knew her work, and was an incredible fan.
Paul Lieberstein
The thing about many celebrities – not all – is that they're fantastic actors. If we've created a really juicy role, it just feels like a fantastic actor should be playing the part. If it's a long enough part, we consider anyone. If it's a single episode, we don't usually let a single actor on. Because that' s just stunting.
Paul Lieberstein
Comedy becomes intensified in short scenes.
When we are in pre-production, this is the best job in the world. Working 10 to 7, sitting around and brainstorming with the other writers, making things funnier and writing and rewriting scenes – that's as fun as it gets.
Paul Lieberstein
Soon, the viewer won't even know if he's watching on broadcast or the Internet. He'll just be eating his cereal and see an image on the spoon. That's how we'll be watching soon, on spoons. The commercials will be on the knives.
Paul Lieberstein
The thing about many celebrities – not all – is that they're fantastic actors.
Paul Lieberstein