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Paul Jeffrey "P. J." Byrne is an American actor and voice actor known for his role as Bolin in The Legend of Korra. He also voiced Bolin in the web series Republic City Hustle.

The Legend of Korra credits


Character information: Bolin

Selected other credits

Television work


Other credits

Biographical information

Byrne graduated from Boston College with a double major in finance and theater and later earned an M.F.A. from the Theater School at DePaul University. He attended Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan, New Jersey.

His film credits include lead roles in Final Destination 5 as Isaac Palmer and Horrible Bosses opposite Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, and Jamie Foxx. He also starred in Dinner for Schmucks, Extraordinary Measures, Charlie Wilson's War, Bruce Almighty, and Fun with Dick and Jane.

Byrne's on-camera television credits include a series regular role as Irv Smiff, a driven sports agent, on BET's The Game and guest appearances on The Mentalist, Castle, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Burn Notice, Bones, Desperate Housewives, New Adventures of Old Christine, NCIS, The West Wing, and ER.



  1. Episode 46: The Legend of Korra Cast. Nick Animation (via YouTube) (October 20, 2017). Retrieved on October 20, 2017.
  2. Dark Horse Comics (May 27, 2020). The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Live Reading. Twitch.com. Retrieved on May 28, 2020.