Joe Pantoliano

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Joseph Peter "Joe" Pantoliano (born September 12 1951) is an American actor. He sometimes referred to as Joey Pants. [1]

Pantoliano was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to first-generation Italian-American parents. He currently lives in Wilton, Connecticut with his two daughters. He played the character Cypher in The Matrix, as well as Ralph Cifaretto in the HBO show The Sopranos. Pantoliano played the role of "Guido the Killer Pimp" in Risky Business and Luigi Goterelli in Grand Theft Auto III.

Pantoliano is also known for his role as "Eddie Moscone", the bail bondsman, in the Robert De Niro comedy Midnight Run and a police officer of dubious credentials named John Edward "Teddy" Gammel in Memento. He also played "Deputy Marshal Cosmo Renfro" in The Fugitive along with Tommy Lee Jones and reprised the role in the sequel U.S. Marshals.

In 2003, Pantoliano won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of "Ralphie Cifaretto" on The Sopranos.

Partial Filmography

  • M*A*S*H - "Identity Crisis" (Nov 2, 1981) (TV)
  • From Here to Eternity (1979) (TV)
  • Monsignor (1982)
  • The Final Terror aka Carnivore (1983)
  • Risky Business (1983)
  • Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • The Mean Season (1985)
  • Running Scared (1986)
  • Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
  • Empire Of The Sun (1987)
  • La Bamba (1987)
  • The In Crowd (1988)
  • Midnight Run (1988)
  • Nightbreaker aka Advance to Ground Zero (1989) (TV)
  • Downtown aka Blue Heat (1990)
  • The Last of the Finest (1990)
  • El Diablo (1990)
  • Short Time (1990)
  • Backstreet Dreams (1990)
  • Zandalee (1991)
  • One Special Victory (1991) (TV)
  • Through the Eyes of a Killer (1992) (TV)
  • Used People (1992)
  • Three of Hearts (1993)
  • Me and the Kid (1993)
  • The Fugitive (1993)
  • Calendar Girl (1993)
  • Teresa's Tattoo (1994)
  • Dangerous Heart (1994) (TV)
  • Baby's Day Out (1994)
  • The Last Word (1995)
  • Steal Big, Steal Little (1995)
  • Bad Boys (1995)
  • Congo (1995)
  • The Flight of the Dove aka The Spy Within (1994)
  • The Immortals (1995)
  • Bound (1996)
  • 87th Precinct: Ice (1996) (TV)
  • Natural Enemy (1997) (TV)
  • Top of the World (1997)
  • Tinseltown (1997)
  • U.S. Marshals (1998)
  • Hoods (1998)
  • The Matrix (1999)
  • The Outer Limits: "Alien Radio episode" (1999)
  • New Blood]] (1999)
  • Black and White (1999)
  • Memento (2000)
  • Ready To Rumble (2000)
  • Cats & Dogs (2001) (voice)
  • Grand Theft Auto III (2001) (voice) (video game) (as Luigi Goterelli)
  • The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
  • Daredevil (2003)
  • Bad Boys II (2003)
  • Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
  • The Simpsons (2006)

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