Paul Bates


Paul Bates is an American actor. He has played minor roles in True Romance, The Preacher's Wife, Mr. Wonderful, 8 Mile, The Wayans Bros, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and Bad Teacher. He is known for playing Oha in the 1988 film Coming to America starring Eddie Murphy.


Bad Teacher (2011)
as School Superintendent
Hesher (2010)
as Mr. Elsberry
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
as Nightclub Manager
Instinct (1999)
as Bluto
March in Windy City (1998)
as Det Joe Riggs
True Romance (1993)
as Marty
Crazy People (1990)
as Robles
Hot Pursuit (1987)
as Cleon