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Joe Pesci


Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor, and by the mid-1950s, was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-1960s, he released a record under the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Goodfellas
Goodfellas Tommy DeVito
(1990)
Home Alone
Home Alone Harry Lime
(1990)
Casino
Casino Nicky Santoro
(1995)
Raging Bull
(1980)

Filmography

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 2018 Asbury Park (pre-production)
Charlie Trimboli
 2015 A Warrior's Tail
Komar (English version, voice)
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Vic / Jack
- Split Personality (1992) ... Vic / Jack
 1991 JFK
David Ferrie
 1990 Catchfire
Leo Carelli (uncredited)
 1987 Man on Fire
David
 1985 Half Nelson (TV Movie)
Rocky Nelson
 1984 Tutti dentro
Corrado Parrisi
 1983 Eureka
Mayakofsky
 1982 Dear Mr. Wonderful
Ruby Dennis
 1980 Raging Bull
Joey
 1977 Short Eyes
Other Inmate (uncredited)
 1976 The Death Collector
Joe
 1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Musician Leader / Lead Musician
- Lucy and Carol in Palm Springs (1966) ... Musician Leader (uncredited)
- Lucy Gets a Roommate (1966) ... Lead Musician (uncredited)
 1961 Hey, Let's Twist!
Dancer at the Peppermint Club (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared (as "Mr. Big") in Michael Jackson's video "Moonwalker". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 13 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Martin Scorsese] Marty is probably the best director I've ever worked with and one of the best directors of our generation and previous generations. See more »

Trivia:

Is a producer of the multi-Tony-winning stage musical "Jersey Boys", about the formation of the famous group The Four Seasons, and his real-life role in the formation of the group was portrayed in the original Broadway production of the show by Michael Longoria. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays characters who are short-tempered and obscene (Goodfellas (1990), Casino (1995)). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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