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Joe Pesci Biography and Profile

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Joe Pesci Profile

Famous as: Actor
Birth Name: Joseph Frank Pesci
Birth Date: February 9, 1943
Birth place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 1.63 m
Nationalty: American
Hair Color: Brown/White
Eye Color: Grey
Father: Angelo Pesci
Mother: Mary
Spouse: Claudia Haro (m. 1988–1992)

Joe Pesci Biography

Joseph Frank Pesci famous as Joe Pesci is an American actor, comedian and musician. He was born on February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, United States to Mary and Angelo Pesci. His mother worked as a part-time barber and his father was a forklift driver for Gereral Motors and a bartender. He studied at Belleville High School. He started his professional career as a barber but he also keep trying a become a musician by playing guitar with several bands. In 1968 he released an album Little Joe Sure Can Sing! (billed as “Joe Ritchie”). He started his acting career in 1961 with a minor role in the film Hey, Let’s Twist. In 1980 he made his appearance in the film Raging Bull for which he won several awards and two other nominations including: BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer and National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor. For his role Tommy DeVito in the film Goodfellas he has won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and many other awards. He has been divorced three times. He first became married to model and actress Claudia Haro who was later found guilty for killing her then-husband and now serving a 12 year sentence. In 2007 he became engaged to Angie Everhart but they ended their relationship in 2008.

Joe Pesci Filmography

Film
Year Title Role
1961 Hey, Let’s Twist Dancer at the Peppermint Club
1969 Out of It[citation needed] Michael
1976 The Death Collector Joe Salvino
1980 Raging Bull Joey LaMotta
1982 I’m Dancing as Fast as I Can Roger
1982 Dear Mr. Wonderful Ruby Dennis
1983 Eureka Mayakofsky
1983 Easy Money Nicky Cerone
1984 Once Upon a Time in America Frankie Minaldi
1984 Tutti dentro Corrado Parisi
1987 Man on Fire David Coolidge
1988 Moonwalker Frankie Lideo (aka Mr. Big)
1988 The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway John Dos Passos
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 Leo Getz
1990 Catchfire Leo Carelli (uncredited)
1990 Betsy’s Wedding Oscar Henner
1990 Goodfellas Tommy DeVito
1990 Home Alone Harry Lyme
1991 The Super Louie Kritski
1991 JFK David Ferrie
1992 My Cousin Vinny Vincent LaGuardia Gambini
1992 Lethal Weapon 3 Leo Getz
1992 The Public Eye Leon Bernstein
1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Harry Lyme
1993 A Bronx Tale Carmine
1994 Jimmy Hollywood Jimmy Alto
1994 With Honors Simon Wilder
1995 Casino Nicky Santoro
1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Tommy Spinelli
1997 Gone Fishin’ Joe Waters
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Leo Getz
2006 The Good Shepherd Joseph Palmi
2010 Love Ranch Charlie Bontempo
2015 The Irishman Russell Bufalino
Television
Year Title Role
1966 The Lucy Show Lead Musician
Musician Leader
1985 Half Nelson Rocky Nelson
1985 Half Nelson Rocky Nelson
1992 Tales from the Crypt Vic / Jack
1993 The Pink Panther Dogfather / Puggs (voice)

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