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Paulo Costanzo

as Lyor Boone
Actor Biography

Paulo Costanzo stars as White House Political Consultant Lyor Boone on ABC's hit drama Designated Survivor

Most recently Costanzo was a series regular opposite Mark Feuerstein on the USA series Royal Pains, and was recently seen as Raymond in the critically acclaimed HBO miniseries The Night Of, directed by Steve Zaillian.

His television credits include a guest-starring role on CBS' The Good Fight and NBC's Golden Globe-nominated comedy Joey, which won the 2005 People's Choice Award for Best New Comedy, as well as a guest-starring role in the most recent season of CBS' decade-running series Criminal Minds

Costanzo's film credits include starring in Splinter, which received six Screamfest awards, and is a Saturn Award nominee for the best horror film in 2008; Dreamworks' hit comedy Road Trip; and Miramax Films' 40 Days and 40 Nights. He starred in the independent comedies Everything's Gone Green and Josie and the Pussycats. He can also be seen in That Burning Feeling, opposite John Cho, and alongside Marisa Tomei and Minnie Driver in the short film Laboratory Conditions, written and directed by Terry Rosso.

Costanzo resides in Los Angeles, California.

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