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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 & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ant-Man
Ant-Man Paxton
(2015)
Chef
Chef Tony
(2014)
Win Win
Win Win Terry Delfino
(2011)
The Bone Collector
The Bone Collector Amelia's Boyfriend
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017 Martha the Monster (Short) (post-production)
Kevin the Monster / Doormat
 2017 The Nut Job 2 (filming)
Frankie (voice)
 2017 Boundaries (post-production)
Leonard
 2016 The Fundamentals of Caring
Cash (uncredited)
 2015 Daddy's Home
Dr. Francisco
 2015 Ant-Man
Paxton
 2015 The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (TV Series)
Brock Federico
- Drinkable Sewage & Josh Duggar Abuse Scandal (2015) ... Brock Federico
 2014 Annie
Guy
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
- Super Guitario Center (2014) ... (voice)
 2014 Chef
Tony
 2012 My America (TV Series)
- Tour De France (2012)
 2012 Modern Family (TV Series)
Lewis
- 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)
Adam
- Part 2 (2010) ... Adam
- Part 1 (2010) ... Adam
 2010 Weakness
Joshua
 2010/I Apples (Short)
Nino
 2010 Louie (TV Series)
Chris
- Gym (2010) ... Chris
- So Old/Playdate (2010) ... Chris
 2010 The Other Guys
Jimmy
 2010 American Dad! (TV Series)
Detective Chaz Miglachio
- Cops & Roger (2010) ... Detective Chaz Miglachio (voice)
 2010 F--K (Short)
Bobby
 2009 Louis C.K.'s Last Chance (Video short)
Porn Producer
 2008 100 Feet
Shanks
 2008 The Promotion
Dr. Timms
 2008 Diminished Capacity
Lee Vivyan
 2008 The Merry Gentleman
Michael
 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
Bobby
 2006 Fast Food Nation
Mike
 2006 The Night Listener
Jess
 2006 Untitled Paul Reiser Project (TV Movie)
Danny
 2005 Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (TV Movie)
Alex Stermadapolous
 2005 The Exonerated (TV Movie)
Jesse Tafero
 2005 Happy Endings
Javier
 2005 N.Y.-70 (TV Movie)
Det. Niko Corso
 2004 The Breakup Artist
Neighbor
 2004 Shall We Dance
Chic
 2004/I Haven
Lieutenant
 2004 Fresh Cut Grass
Billy Pecchio
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Javier
- 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
Randy
 2002 Washington Heights
Angel
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kyle Novacek
- Monogamy (2002) ... Kyle Novacek
 2001 3 A.M.
Jose
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Adam Ball
 1999 The Bone Collector
Amelia's Boyfriend
 1999 Gloria
Jack
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Fucking A," new musical; written by Suzan-Lori Parks; music and lyrics by Suzan-Lori Parks; directed by Michael Greif; with Susan Blommaert (portraying Freedom Fund Lady/Scribe/Waiting Woman #2); Bobby Cannavale (portraying The Mayor/Prison Guard); Yasiin Bey (portraying Monster); 'Peter Gerety' (portraying Butcher); 'Jojo ... See more »

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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Became a father for the 2nd time at age 45 when his girlfriend Rose Byrne gave birth to their son Rocco Robin Cannavale on February 1, 2016. See more »

Trademark:

Deep gravelly voice

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Is Bobby gay? Haushinka
RELGION judithjoan
Reminds me of.. llayzi3
Which movie should I see him in? Haavardv
Why isn't Bobby a bigger star? bobbobwhite
Whole lotta Bobby goin' on! bps62
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