Paul Michael Glaser

Paul Michael Glaser ( born March 25, 1943 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an American actor and director.

Paul Michael Glaser was known in the 1970s by the American detective series Starsky & Hutch, in which he played the role of Starsky one of the main roles. With his other roles, he was unable to repeat the success of the series. In 1980 he married Elizabeth Meyer, in 1981 during the birth of their daughter Ariel was infected with a blood transfusion with HIV. As the disease remained unnoticed at first, she infected her daughter and three years later -born son Jake. HIV infection was first detected at 4 years as ill daughter Ariel to AIDS and died in 1988. Due to the loss of their daughter and her experiences in the fight against the disease his wife co-founded with two friends, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Elizabeth Glaser died in 1994.

His son Jake Glaser lives on today with the disease, with him an inherited from his father, mutation of the CCR5 gene helps, among other things, to delay the onset of the disease - Jake has continued his mother's legacy and works for a company founded by her foundation.

In 1987, Glaser was directing in the film Running Man - one based on Stephen King's bestseller Manhunt. Director he also led in some episodes of the TV series Miami Vice.