Biography

Paul Bates is an American actor. He has played minor roles in True Romance, The Preacher's Wife, Mr. Wonderful, 8 Mile, The Wayans Bros, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and Bad Teacher. He is known for playing Oha in the 1988 film Coming to America starring Eddie Murphy.

Paul Bates is an American actor. He has played minor roles in True Romance, The Preacher's Wife, Mr. Wonderful, 8 Mile, The Wayans Bros, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and Bad Teacher. He is known for playing Oha in the 1988 film Coming to America starring Eddie Murphy.

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Known Credits 22

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Young Sheldon (1 episode) as Luis
2016 Speechless (2 episodes) as Older Cop
2011 Bad Teacher as School Superintendent
2010 Hesher as Mr. Elsberry
2009 FlashForward (1 episode) as Phil
2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story as Nightclub Manager
2006 Numb3rs (1 episode)
1999 Instinct as Bluto
1998 Becker (1 episode)
1998 March in Windy City as Det Joe Riggs
1995 The Single Guy (1 episode)
1995 The Wayans Bros. (2 episodes)
1993 True Romance as Marty
1992 Jennifer Eight as Venables
1992 Martin (1 episode)
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)
1990 Wings (1 episode)
1990 Crazy People as Robles
1988 Coming to America as Oha
1987 Hot Pursuit as Cleon
1986 Kay O'Brien (1 episode)
1983 Somewhere, Tomorrow as Paul Bart

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