Paul Shaffer

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Paul Allen Wood Shaffer (born November 28, 1949 in Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ontario, Canada) is a Jewish-Canadian-American musician, actor, voice actor, author, comedian and composer currently seen as the bandleader on the Late Show with David Letterman. He is also remembered as the first person to introduce The Blues Brothers. Since 1990, he has been married to Cathy Vasapoli, with whom he has two children: Victoria (born 1993), William (born 1999).