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David Emmanuel Paymer is an American character actor, comedian, and television director. He portrayed Dr. William Tate, a therapist who filed a missing persons report on one of his patients to the 99th Precinct, in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

He has been in films such as Mr. Saturday Night, Quiz Show, Searching for Bobby Fischer, City Slickers, Crazy People, State and Main, Payback, Get Shorty, Carpool, The American President, Ocean's Thirteen, The Five-Year Engagement, and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

He played Jonah Malloy, a mob boss, in TV series Line of Fire; and had a recurring role as Judge Richard Cuesta in CBS' The Good Wife. Most recently, he acted as Harry Drake in Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Paymer has directed episodes of many popular television series, including: Everwood, One Tree Hill, Grey's Anatomy, Gilmore Girls, Brothers & Sisters, Melrose Place, 90210, Hart of Dixie, Switched at Birth, The Mentalist, and Lucifer.