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Giovanni Ribisi

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, Gay Ribisi (née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers, and his father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin sister, actress Marissa Ribisi, and another sister,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Papa
Ed Myers
 2015 Sneaky Pete (TV Series)
Pete / Marius
- Pilot (2015) ... Pete / Marius
 2015 Ted 2
 2015 Meadowland
 2015 Results
 2014 Selma
Lee White
 2013 Family Guy (TV Series)
- Call Girl (2013) ... Randy (voice)
 2012 Ted
 2012 Loom (Short)
Tommi Galvan
 2010 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Gene Templer
 2009 Avatar: The Game (Video Game)
Parker Selfridge (voice)
 2008 Entourage (TV Series)
- Fire Sale (2008) ... Nick
- Unlike a Virgin (2008) ... Nick
 2008 Spirit of the Forest
Cebolo (English version, voice)
 2006 Lightfield's Home Videos (Video)
 2006 10th & Wolf
 2006 Untitled Jason Lee Short (Short)
 2005 Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure (Video Game)
Kry1 (voice)
 2003 Call of Duty (Video Game)
Private Elder (voice)
 2003 Basic
 2002/I Heaven
 2001 Shot in the Heart (TV Movie)
Mikal Gilmore
 2001 Black of Life (TV Series)
- Wheel of Fire: Part 1 (2001) ... Matt
 2000 Pussykat
 1999 The Hunger (TV Series)
Eddie Foden
- Sanctuary (1999) ... Eddie Foden
 1999 The Virgin Suicides
Narrator (voice)
 1998 Midnight Flight (TV Movie)
 1998 Some Girl
 1996 SubUrbia
 1996 That Thing You Do!
 1996 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
- Family (1996) ... Dad
 1996 Out of Order (TV Series short)
- Hey Joey (1996)
 1996 The Grave
 1995 The X-Files (TV Series)
Darin Peter Oswald
- D.P.O. (1995) ... Darin Peter Oswald
 1995 Mind Ripper
 1995 Marker (TV Series)
- Dead Man's Marker (1995) ... Eddie
 1994 Ellen (TV Series)
- Pilot (1994) ... Cashier
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Tony Kingston
- Something in the Shadows: Part 2 (1994) ... Tony Kingston (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Something in the Shadows: Part 1 (1994) ... Tony Kingston (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1991-1992 Davis Rules (TV Series)
Skinner Buckley
- The Girl with Someone Extra (1992) ... Skinner Buckley (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Brother, Can You Spend a Dime? (1992) ... Skinner Buckley (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Ferry Tale (1992) ... Skinner Buckley (as Vonni Ribisi)
- A Foggy Day on Puget Sound (1992) ... Skinner Buckley (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Everybody Comes to Nick's (1992) ... Skinner Buckley (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1991 Blossom (TV Series)
- Blossom Blossoms (1991) ... Mitchell (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1987-1990 My Two Dads (TV Series)
Cory Kupkus
- When You Wish... (1990) ... Cory Kupkus (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Kind of a Drag (1990) ... Cory Kupkus (as Vonni Ribisi)
- You Only Surprise the Ones You Love (1990) ... Cory Kupkus (as Vonni Ribisi)
- It's My Art, and I'll Die If I Want To (1990) ... Cory Kupkus (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Environ-mental Case (1990) ... Cory Kupkus (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1987-1989 Married with Children (TV Series)
- The Dateless Amigo (1989) ... Teddy (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Where's the Boss? (1987) ... Teddy (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1985-1989 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Duffy Guthrie / Duffy
- On a Roll (1989) ... Duffy Guthrie (as Vonnie Ribisi)
- Family Scrapbook II (1988) ... Duffy Guthrie (as Vonni Ribisi)
- And Everybody's Happy (1988) ... Duffy Guthrie (as Vonni Ribisi)
- Plenty of Fish in the Sea (1988) ... Duffy Guthrie (as Vonni Ribisi)
- The Terrible Lizards (1987) ... Duffy Guthrie (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1988 Promised a Miracle (TV Movie)
Wesley (as Vanni Ribisi)
 1986-1987 Sidekicks (TV Series)
- Petty Cache (1987) ... Travis
- Open House (1986) ... Travis
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Teddy (segment "The Beacon")
- The Beacon/One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty (1985) ... Teddy (segment "The Beacon") (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Kid #1
- The Skull of Nostradamus (1985) ... Kid #1 (as Vonni Ribisi)
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Curtis Johnson
- A Song for Jason: Part 2 (1985) ... Curtis Johnson (as Vonni Ribisi)
- A Song for Jason: Part 1 (1985) ... Curtis Johnson (as Vonni Ribisi)
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Other Works:

He can be heard as the voice in the 2005 DirectTV/"March Madness" sports package advertising campaign commercials. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi | Vanni Ribisi | Vonnie Ribisi | Vonni Ribisi


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My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four. My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week; they were film buffs, so I guess it just rubbed off on me. And now it's kind of become a way of life for me. I could almost say it is my religion. I guess that sounds pretentious. But I want to live and breathe cinema. - Reel Interview, 2000. See more »


Clashed with filmmakers on the Basic (2003) set because of the inclusion of a female Special Forces operative. Women are not eligible for combat in the US military. He felt it compromised the integrity of the story. See more »


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