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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 »

Known For

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

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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 Robert De Niro] We work so well together. It's like breathing in and out. It's so easy for us- we feed off each other. See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of Owen in Throw Momma from the Train (1987). 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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