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Paul Muni (born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund; September 22, 1895 – August 25, 1967) wis an American stage an film actor wha grew up in Chicago. He stairtit his actin career in the Yiddish theatre. During the 1930s, he wis considered ane o the maist prestigious actors at Warner Brothers studios, an wis gien the rare privilege o chuisin which pairts he wantit.

Paul Muni
Paul Muni - Zola - 1936.jpg
Paul Muni in 1936
Born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund
22 September 1895(1895-09-22)
Lemberg, Austro-Hungarian Empire (present day Lviv, Ukraine)
Died 25 August 1967(1967-08-25) (aged 71)
Montecito, California, U.S.
Ither names Muni Weisenfreund
Thrift Actor
Years active 1908-62
Hauf-marrae(s) Bella Finkel (1921-1967; his daith)