Josh Pais has appeared in many other movies and television shows, including The Sopranos. He played Assistant M.E. Borak in 15 episodes of the series Law & Order, between 1990 and 2002. He also played the Spanish teacher in the film Assassination of a High School President.
Pais is the son of Lila Lee (née Atwill) and Abraham Pais, a Dutch-American Jewish physicist, professor and writer. Pais married actress Lisa Emery on August 27, 1990; the two have a son, actor Zane Pais. Pais and Emery divorced. Pais married Marie Forleo.
- Actor Josh Pais had anxiety about wearing his Raphael mask. The actor was the only one to provide his own character voice, but wasn’t a fan of wearing the turtle mask because of severe claustrophobia. Pais would immediately remove his mask after every cut.
- The actors who played the turtles all have cameos in the movie without their turtle suits on. Josh Pais "Raphael" — Plays the passenger in the back of the cab when Raph leaps onto the cab’s hood.