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Albert Paul Shenar (February 12, 1936 − October 11, 1989) was an American actor and theater director of Polish and Slovenian descent.

A veteran Broadway and Shakespearian actor born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was one of the twenty-seven founding members of the American Conservatory Theater. He played more than forty stage roles there, including Hamlet, Oedipus and Brother Julian in Edward Albee's Tiny Alice. Film-wise, he was best known for portraying Bolivian drug lord Alejandro Sosa in Brian De Palma's Scarface.

He died from complications of AIDS on October 11, 1989 at age 53.


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