Aaron Michael Paul (born Aaron Paul Sturtevant) is an American actor currently starring as Jesse Pinkman in the AMC series Breaking Bad, which premiered on January 20, 2008.
Paul was born in Emmett, Idaho. Prior to Breaking Bad, Paul starred in the Korn music video for the song "Thoughtless." Paul also had roles in the independent film Perfect Opposites, as well as Bad Girls From Valley High (aka A Fate Totally Worse than Death), Mission: Impossible III, K-Pax, National Lampoon's Van Wilder, and The Last House on the Left.
Paul has also made numerous guest star appearances on shows such as Big Love, House M.D., Medium, The 4400, Close to Home, The Closer, The Guardian, CSI Miami, ER, Numb3rs, Bones and Sleeper Cell.