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Paul Garnett Beahm (April 10, 1962October 28, 2018; age 56) is an actor and stunt performer who played one of Cheng Zhi's henchmen during Season 6 of 24.

Biography and career

Paul Beahm was born in Limestone, Maine to George and Noriko Beahm. He is half-Japanese on his mother side. Beahm graduated from Denbigh High School in Newport News, Virginia. On September 4, 1994, he married his wife Abbey in Waupaca, Wisconsin. The couple had two children: Seth and Hannah.

Before entering the entertainment business, Beahm worked as an insurance salesman for John Hancock and then as a carpenter. Since 1990, he started working as a stunt performer. Beahm worked on films like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman Returns, Mortal Kombat, Batman & Robin, Swordfish, and Windtalkers, among others. He also worked on TV shows like Banshee, Nash Bridges, and Fear Factor.

Paul passed away on October 28, 2018 at his home in Raleigh, North Carolina, after being diagnosed with lung cancer.[1][2][3]

Role on 24

Beahm played one of Cheng Zhi's henchmen on the oil rig in the final episode of Season 6 of 24. His character rushed to the oil rig platform along with Cheng Zhi and Simon Rhee's character, but was killed in the explosion when Jack blew up the fuel tank. Beahm was not credited for his appearance.

24 credits

Selected filmography

  • To Have and to Hold (2015)
  • Do No Harm (2013)
  • Tequila Express (2002)
  • Swordfish (2001)
  • Chain of Command (2000)
  • Most Wanted (1997)
  • Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
  • Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
  • Batman Returns (1992)

Television appearances

  • Banshee (2014-2015)
  • Fear Factor (2002)
  • Nash Bridges (1997-2000)
  • In the House (1997)


  1. B, Tom (November 2, 2018). RIP Paul Beahm. western boothill.
  2. Fundraiser by Paul Beahm: Paul's fight to health. GoFundMe.
  3. Paul Garnett Beahm Obituary. Dignity Memorial.

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