Paul Winters is an American filmmaker, writer, and actor. He played Colonel Ben Loftin in the film Nate and the Colonel.
During the 1990s he co-produced Gahan Wilson's Diner for 20th Century Fox. Winters was a co-producer on the CBS pilot "It's True". In 2001, Winter co-executive produced the pilot "The Kid". Winters wrote and directed Red Blood, and Nate and the Colonel.
Training in the martial arts since age 11, Paul Winters holds many belts in a variety of martial arts systems. He has trained with Dan Inosanto, Teruyuki Okazaki, Harry Hamzy, Al Dacascos, Mark Dacascos, Robert Sandmaier, Bill Owens, Royce Gracie, Helio Gracie, Rorion Gracie, Ryron Gracie, Rener Gracie, Rickson Gracie, and Wellington "Megaton" Dias. Paul Winters is currently studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Royce Gracie, and with John Crouch at THE MMA LAB in Arizona.