Paul Telfer (born October 30, 1979, Paisley, Scotland) is a Scottish-born actor, who has lived and worked in England and the United States. Paul graduated with First Class honours in Film Studies from the University of Kent at Canterbury in 1999.
He has appeared in episodes of two Sky One series: Is Harry on the Boat? (2002) (as Matt, a handsome airline ground crew member who is tragically untalented on the dancefloor) and Mile High (2003) (as Rory, a male stripper).
He has also appeared in a series of ancient history and mythological epics: as Gannicus in the 2004 TV movie Spartacus, Hephaestion in the 2007 movie Young Alexander the Great, and the title role in the 2005 TV miniseries Hercules.
In 2007 he appeared in five episodes of the second series of the BBC drama Hotel Babylon (as Luke, a less-than-trustworthy bellboy) and also in the TV series NCIS. He played Marine Corporal Damon Werth, a psychotic Marine recently returned from an Iraq tour of duty, and it transpires, a product of a secret government experiment. The episode, "Corporal Punishment", was broadcast across North America on the CBS network.
He has also lived in New Zealand during the past few years, and has co-written theater work. Away from acting he posed nude in the women's magazine Cosmopolitan in support of the testicular and prostate cancer charity Everyman.
Paul is in a long-term relationship with West End and Broadway actress, Carmen Cusack.