Comic Related Roles
Paul Giamatti portrayed comics legend Harvey Pekar in the 2003 film, American Splendor. The film was largely based on Pekar's autobiographical comic book series American Splendor, specifically, Our Cancer Year, and both real life accounts and interviews from Pekar himself. It was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 76th Annual Academy Awards.
The Amazing Screw-On Head
Giamatti voiced Mike Mignola creation The Amazing Screw-On Head in a failed animated TV pilot.
Giamatti at long last portrayed Spider-Man villain the Rhino in 2014's The Amazing Spider-Man 2-- a character he had been wanting to play for years.