Lexus (voice of Brooklyn Bridge)
1 Print Biography |
13 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
2 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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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 [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.
His portrayal of Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas
(1990) has been the subject of several parodies. The character "Pesto" in the Animaniacs sketch "Goodfeathers," has DeVito's short temper and tendency to misinterpret a compliment. On "The Joe Pesci Show" on Saturday Night Live, Pesci (played by Jim Brewer
) is shown to have that same tendency, only to have the real Pesci show up, deny that he is like ...
His characters often have very short tempers and are prone to explosively violent outbursts.