Paul Preiss (born June 9, 1980 in Port Huron, Michigan) is an American actor, model, director and producer. After graduating from college, Paul Preiss moved to New York City and worked as a model for three years in USA and Europe. He was signed to IMG Models agency. Moving to Los Angeles, he aspired for an acting career and ended up playing lead role in three feature films, most notably in lead roles as Nate Merritt in Damion Dietz's 2008 film Dog Tags and Ryan in The Legend of Bloody Mary. He resides in Venice, California. Preiss has also directed advertisements for Levi's and Nike.