Joe Pesci

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Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci (ˈpɛʃi, PESH-ee; born February 9, 1943) is an American actor, comedian and musician, known for playing tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres. He is best known for a trio of films he co-starred in with Robert De Niro, directed by Martin Scorsese: Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995). Pesci was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Raging Bull, and then won the same award for his role as the psychopathic mobster Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2010
Love Ranch (2010)
Charlie Bontempo

2006
Joseph Palmi

1998
Leo Getz

1997
Tommy

1997
Gone Fishin' (1997)
Joe Waters

1995
Casino (1995)
Nicky Santoro

1994
Jimmy Alto

1993
A Bronx Tale (1993)
Carmine

1993
The Pink Panther (1993) (TV Show)
Dogfather, Puggs

1992
Harry Lime

1992
Leo Getz

1992
Leon Bernstein

1991
JFK (1991)
David Ferrie

1991
The Super (1991)
Louie Kritski

1990
Oscar Henner

1990
Catchfire (1990)
Leo Carelli

1990
Goodfellas (1990)

1990
Home Alone (1990)
Harry Lime

1989
Leo Getz

1989
Tales from the Crypt (1989) (TV Show)
Vic, Jack

1988
Moonwalker (1988)
Mr. Big

1988
John Dos Passos

1987
Man on Fire (1987)
David

1985
Half Nelson (TV Movie)
Rocky Nelson

1985
Half Nelson (TV Show)
Rocky Nelson

1984
Frankie Manoldi

1984
Tutti dentro (1984)
Corrado Parrisi

1983
Easy Money (1983)
Nicky Cerone

1983
Eureka (1983)
Mayakofsky

1982
Dear Mr. Wonderful
Ruby Dennis

1982
Roger

1980
Raging Bull (1980)
Joey

1976
Joe

1962
The Lucy Show (1962) (TV Show)
Musician Leader, Lead Musician

1961
Dancer at the Peppermint Club

Soundtrack Credits

2003
Crooked Lines (2003)
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2001
Olive Juice
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2000
The Crew (2000)
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1982
Dear Mr. Wonderful
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(on his good friend and My Cousin Vinny (1992) co-star, the late Fred Gwynne) "It takes somebody who's very serious to pull off a character like 'Herman Munster.' It's not simple to play the goof. Fred was not Herman. He was an intelligent, quiet gentleman."


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Dating History

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Albums

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Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Joe Pesci.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
Wise Guy 1998 -
Yo Cousin Vinny 1998 -
Take Your Love and Shove It 1998 -
How Do You Like Me So Far 1998 -
What a Wonderful World 1998 -
I've Got News for You 1998 -
If It Doesn't Snow for Christmas 1998 -
Robbie Hood 1998 -
Old Man Time 1998 -
He'll Have to Go 1998 -
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

First NameJoe
Middle NameFrank
Last NamePesci
Full Name at BirthJoseph Frank Pesci
Age71
Date of BirthFebruary 9, 1943
BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States
Height5' 4" (163 cm)
BuildAverage
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Distinctive FeaturesNew Jersey accent
Short Stature
Star SignAquarius
SexualityStraight
ReligionRoman Catholic
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolBelleville High School, Belleville, New Jersey, United States
OccupationActor, Comedian And Musician, Known For Playing Tough, Volatile Characters, In A Variety Of Genres.
Occupation CategoryActor
Claim to FameTommy DeVito In Goodfellas (1990).
Talent AgencyCelebrity Talent International
Entertainment Booking Agency
Brand Endorsements(1997) TV commercial: Lexus (voice of Brooklyn Bridge)
(1999) TV commercial: Canon cameras (voice)
(1998) TV commercial (voice): Pepsi
(2004) TV commercial: SBC Directory Services
(2004) TV commercial: SBC Yahoo! DSL Internet Service
(2011) TV commercial (with Don Rickles): Snickers candy bar.
Official Websitenndb.com
FatherAngelo Pesci (Was A Forklift Driver For General Motors, And A Bartender.)
MotherMary (née Mesce) (Worked Part-Time As A Barber.)

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