Date of Birth : Oct 9th 1958
His first starring role was as Tony Villicana on the television series The Greatest American Hero. He developed a cult following for his B movie roles, with several of these films developing into cult classics. His most well known film roles were as Eddie Wilson in Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) and its sequel Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989), as well as his lead role in The Philadelphia Experiment (1984). Other films included Streets of Fire (1984), Moon 44 (1990), Deadly Heroes (1994), Village of the Damned (1995), Bad Moon (1996), 2103:The Deadly Wake (1997), Hope Floats (1998), The Virgin Suicides (1999) and Gargoyles: Wings of Darkness (2004).
Despite the rumor, he was not the original choice to portray the Marvel Comics character Frank Castle (also known as The Punisher), in the 1989 film adaptation The Punisher (the part eventually went to Dolph Lundgren). He starred in the short-lived science fiction TV series called Starhunter in 2001, and appeared in the 2006 film BloodRayne, and it’s 2007 direct to DVD sequel BloodRayne II: Deliverance. He is set to appear in Uwe Boll’s film adaptation of the video game Far Cry as well as Seed and Postal. He recently appeared against Dolph Lundgren in Direct Contact set for release in 2009. Paré works currently in the Brian Yuzna project Amphibious 3D.