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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)

Filmography

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 2015 A Warrior's Tail
Komar (English version, voice)
 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
 1990 Betsy's Wedding
Oscar Henner
 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
 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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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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[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:

After securing Macaulay Culkin, Pesci and Daniel Stern for Home Alone (1990), Chris Columbus felt confident enough to cast actors who were his heroes growing up, like Catherine O'Hara after seeing her work on SCTV (1976) as well as John Heard, and Tim Curry and Rob Schneider on Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) because they were all open to the films. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with longtime friend Robert De Niro and film director Martin Scorsese. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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