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Joe Pesci

Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943, in Newark, NJ, 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-50s was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-'60s he released a record under the stage name of... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Savva. Heart of the Warrior (post-production)
Komar (English version, voice)
 1994 Jimmy Hollywood
Jimmy Alto
 1993 The Pink Panther (TV Series)
Dogfather / Puggs (voice)
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Vic / Jack
- Split Personality (1992) ... Vic / Jack
 1991 JFK
David Ferrie
 1991 The Super
Louie Kritski
 1990 Betsy's Wedding
Oscar Henner
 1990 Catchfire
Leo Carelli (uncredited)
 1987 Man on Fire
 1985 Half Nelson (TV Movie)
Rocky Nelson
 1984 Tutti dentro
Corrado Parrisi
 1983 Eureka
 1982 Dear Mr. Wonderful
Ruby Dennis
 1980 Raging Bull
 1976 The Death Collector
 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:

Album: "Little Joe Sure Can Sing" (Brunswick) (as Little Joe Ritchie) See more »

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


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Personal Quote:

[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 [from Gwynne's series The Munsters (1964)]. It's not simple to play the goof. Fred was not Herman. He was an intelligent, quiet gentleman.


Reprised his character from My Cousin Vinny (1992) for his 1998 album "Vincent LaGuardia Gambini Sings Just for You". The single "Yo Cousin Vinny" was a hit in some European countries. See more »


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