Paul Reiser? Oh, he's at Sundance
January 28th, 2011
05:39 PM ET

Paul Reiser? Oh, he's at Sundance

If you've ever wondered about the whereabouts of Paul Reiser or Rutger Hauer, the mystery has been solved. They're both at Sundance.

Reiser was one of television's biggest (and highest-paid) stars with "Mad About You," which ran on NBC from 1992-1999, but since then, he's been writing music.

He appeared at the festival's ASCAP Music Cafe to perform original music he composed with vocalist Julia Fordham. It turns out that Reiser was a classically-trained pianist before he became a stand-up comedian and actor.

And there's good news for fans: We're going to be seeing a lot more of him. "The Paul Reiser Show" is set to debut sometime soon on NBC, and he told CNN he's coming out with another book in the spring.

Rutger Hauer, on the other hand, was for a while Hollywood's go-to villain in movies like "Blade Runner" and "The Hitcher." He's worked steadily since, but at a much lower profile in recent years. Yet at Sundance, Hauer reemerged with two movies, "Hobo with a Shotgun" and "The Mill and the Cross."

In "Hobo" he plays a vagrant wronged by some double-dealers, and he's the lead in "Mill" as well, a movie that's described as a Brueghel painting come to life. To me he's still one of cinema's most commanding presences.

Welcome back, Rutger and Reiser!


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  2. Oh no

    Not another washed up has been in the closet FA GG OT...please God spare us.

    February 4, 2011 at 2:42 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Vromo Calarno

    BURK......I'M NOT GOING BACK!!!

    January 31, 2011 at 3:12 am | Report abuse |
  4. Hackwatch

    Paul Reiser is still alive?... .I thought that Helen THE GORGON Hunt ate him. I think you can still find reruns of Crap about you in some 3rd world countries

    January 30, 2011 at 6:15 pm | Report abuse |
  5. enrique

    my mom said she is making maccaroni casserole for dinner . she is the best. i am going to eat some and then go hang with my peeps. maccaroni casserole baby. that rocks

    January 30, 2011 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  6. cynthia benner

    Paul Reiser has not aged well. He looks soooo old. Helen Hunt on the other hand looks as great now as she did on Mad About you. What happened to you Paul???

    January 30, 2011 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  7. enrique

    yeah. i am a mexican. it is cool being me. i can eat burritos and tacos allllll the time. ole

    January 30, 2011 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  8. enrique

    i live in mexico and there isnt much on tv :)

    January 30, 2011 at 9:52 am | Report abuse |
  9. Eddie King

    Say, Eddie King Really Likes "Paul Reiser? Oh, he's at Sundance"

    January 29, 2011 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  10. to enrique

    Good for you, you sad little feller.

    January 29, 2011 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  11. enrique

    first to post baby. i rock.

    January 29, 2011 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |

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