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Pauly Shore

Paul Montgomery "Pauly" Shore (born February 1, 1968) is an American comedian and actor who starred in several comedy films in the 1990s and hosted a video show on MTV in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Shore is still performing stand-up comedy and is touring in 2012. Shore was born Paul Montgomery Shore, the son of Mitzi Shore (née Saidel), who founded The Comedy Store, and Sammy Shore, a comedian. Shore was raised Jewish in Beverly Hills, California. He graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1986. Inspired by his parents' work in comedy and show business, a 17-year-old Shore made his stand-up debut at the Alley Cat Bistro in Culver City. "Everyone else in school was filling out their SAT applications, but I just passed mine back. I knew I wasn't going to go to college." Shore was mentored by Sam Kinison and opened several of his sets. While touring the comedy club circuit, Shore cultivated an alter ego persona, "The Weasel". "The Weasel" involved Shore speaking in a Jeff Spicoli-esque surfer parlance, heavily peppered with dudespeak slang such as "edged", "melons" and "grinding" as well as his catchphrase, "Hey, BU-DDY." Shore's big break came as an on-air MTV VJ, a

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Shore's SOS: Save Our Seed!

Shore's SOS: Save Our Seed!

For Pauly Shore, saving his swimmers is on the same plane as going green and conserving water. insertBCSinglePlayer(1341023686);TMZ caught The Weasel outside of Katsuya in L.A. last night, where… READ MORE >

Mankini Washes Up on Shore

Mankini Washes Up on Shore

Usually, when a curvy, topless, bikini-bottomed star is snapped on the beach, it's a good thing. Unfortunately, this time it was Pauly Shore! Apologies to all lunching viewers.The 39-year-old… READ MORE >

- 2450 days ago
Bromance or More for Pauly Shore

Bromance or More for Pauly Shore

Pauly Shore was caught holding hands with an attractive sidekick last night -- an attractive male sidekick. insertBCSinglePlayer(1214007192);TMZ spotted The Weasel exiting Les Deux, hand-in-hand… READ MORE >

- 2493 days ago
All Intermixed Up

All Intermixed Up

It was a hodgepodge of celebs at the opening of Intermix last night -- with the guest list comprised of everyone from Kanye West, who gave the thumbs up to 50 Cent, to hapless Rebecca Gayheart.… READ MORE >

- 2493 days ago
Pauly Shore and The Philologist

Pauly Shore and The Philologist

Hey Buuuuddy! Pauly Shore was seen leaving Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills with YouTube's "Hot for Words" philologist gal, "Marina." Not familiar? She can be seen on the site explaining the origin and… READ MORE >

- 2519 days ago
Pauly's Excellent African Adventure

Pauly's Excellent African Adventure

Pauly Shore, international traveler, is taking a page from Madonna and Brangelina. He's headed to South Africa next week for a few shows, and says that he's going to be "adopting a black baby"… READ MORE >

- 2581 days ago
Hottest Videos -- Week of 06/17

Hottest Videos
Week of 06/17

// Wait a second, what's going on with Bai Ling? Is that dancing? Oh dear God, hide the children! // Pauly Shore aka "The Weasel" gave TMZ a guided tour of his property. Wes Craven wasn't as… READ MORE >

- 2589 days ago
Pauly to TMZ: Craven's Lawsuit Is Bogus Buh-ddy

Pauly to TMZ: Craven's Lawsuit Is Bogus Buh-ddy

TMZ cameras rolled over to Pauly Shore's Hollywood Hills mansion this morning to check out the alleged damage from a landslide that's driving his neighbor, Wes Craven, out of his mind -- when we… READ MORE >

- 2591 days ago
Craven to Pauly:  You're a Nightmare on My Street

Craven to Pauly: You're a Nightmare on My Street

Wes Craven has sued Pauly Shore for allegedly causing a honkin' landslide on his property and screwing with his head.In a lawsuit obtained by TMZ and filed today in Los Angeles County Superior… READ MORE >

- 2591 days ago
Princess Pauly's Provocative Party

Princess Pauly's Provocative Party

Comedy Store heir Pauly Shore may be washed up, but he was one lucky man last week -- emceeing a Princess Party at Tao in Las Vegas hosted by stacked celebupal Kim Kardashian.… READ MORE >

- 2661 days ago

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