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Bobby Cannavale

In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying money but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite a lack of formal training, allowed him to take a ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Ant-Man
 2015 The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (TV Series)
Jesse Cannon
 2015 Spy
Sergio De Luca
 2014 Annie
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
- Super Guitario Center (2014) ... (voice)
 2014 Chef
 2012 My America (TV Series)
- Tour De France (2012)
 2012 Modern Family (TV Series)
- Send Out the Clowns (2012) ... Lewis
 2012 Nick the Doorman (TV Movie)
Mr. Pomerantz
 2011 Ball Two (Short)
The Mort
 2011 Win Win
Terry Delfino
 2010 Marry Me (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 2 (2010) ... Adam
- Part 1 (2010) ... Adam
 2010 Weakness
 2010/I Apples (Short)
 2010 Louie (TV Series)
- Gym (2010) ... Chris
- So Old/Playdate (2010) ... Chris
 2010 The Other Guys
 2010 American Dad! (TV Series)
Detective Chaz Miglachio
- Cops & Roger (2010) ... Detective Chaz Miglachio (voice)
 2010 F--K (Short)
 2009 Louis C.K.'s Last Chance (Video short)
Porn Producer
 2008 100 Feet
 2008 The Promotion
Dr. Timms
 2008 Diminished Capacity
Lee Vivyan
 2008 The Merry Gentleman
 2007 The Take
Agent Steve Perelli
 2002-2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
J.P. Lange / Randy Porter
- Murder Book (2007) ... J.P. Lange
- Hitman (2002) ... Randy Porter
 2007 Dedication
Don Meyers
 2007 The Ten
Marty McBride
 2007 M.O.N.Y. (TV Movie)
Joe Capanelli
 2006 10 Items or Less
 2006 Fast Food Nation
 2006 The Night Listener
 2006 Untitled Paul Reiser Project (TV Movie)
 2005 Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (TV Movie)
Alex Stermadapolous
 2005 The Exonerated (TV Movie)
Jesse Tafero
 2005 Happy Endings
 2005 N.Y.-70 (TV Movie)
Det. Niko Corso
 2004 The Breakup Artist
 2004 Shall We Dance
 2004/I Haven
 2004 Fresh Cut Grass
Billy Pecchio
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
- Coming and Going (2004) ... Javier
- The Dare (2004) ... Javier
- Can I Come Up Now? (2004) ... Javier
 2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Julian Bello
- The Gift (2003) ... Julian Bello
 2002 The Guru
 2002 Washington Heights
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kyle Novacek
- Monogamy (2002) ... Kyle Novacek
 2001 3 A.M.
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Adam Ball
 1999 The Bone Collector
Amelia's Boyfriend
 1999 Gloria
 1998 When Trumpets Fade (TV Movie)
Captain Zenek
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
Parking Lot Customer
 1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
Vigoda Assistant #1
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(2005, April) Appears in the role of "Phil" in the David Rabe play, "Hurlburly", at the 37 Arts Theatre, New York, NY, USA. See more »

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[reason he was expelled from Catholic school in 7th grade] For finally losing my temper with the principal who's been on me since I was 5 years old. Sister Joanna. She was my kindergarten teacher when I was skipped to first grade, and I think she always held that against me. When she became principal, she got on me, and I finally lost it, and like pushed her in the coat closet. See more »


In 1994, after playwright Lanford Wilson came to see him perform in "The Normal Heart", Bobby 'said he 'didn't leave his side for like the next two years.' Later, Wilson brought him into the prominent Off-Broadway Circle Repertory Company, which he had co-founded, and which served as Bobby's virtual home. See more »

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