|Portrays||William Adama Sr.|
|Birthplace||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Born on||June 29, 1969|
Paunovic was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to a Croatian mother and Serbian father. He is an actor, stuntman and producer. He won the UBCP/ACTRA Award for "Numb" in 2016.
His grandfather, father and uncle were all competitive boxers. Paunovic followed in their footsteps and rose to the top of the Canadian amateur scene. He combined his athleticism from his lifetime of boxing and turned it into a very busy career as a stunt actor.
Paunovic is in a long-term relationship with fellow Canadian actress, Aliyah O'Brien. He is best friends with Tahmoh Penikett, who played Karl Agathon "Helo" in Battlestar Galactica (2003).
In the Battlestar Galactica TV series (2004), he played Omar Fischer, the Sergeant of the Guard aboard Galactica.