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Michael Imperioli

Imperioli was born James Michael Imperioli in Mt. Vernon, New York on March 26, 1966. His film work began in the late 1980s. An early part that brought him recognition was in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), as Spider, a local kid who works for the gangsters and has a run-in with a psychopathic mob soldier played by Joe Pesci. He worked ... See full bio »
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 2015 Houses
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Odell Martin
- Kahania (2015) ... Odell Martin
- Powehiwehi (2015) ... Odell Martin
 2015 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
- Endings ... Lex
- Seahorse ... Lex
- Broodstock ... Lex
- Ice Cream ... Lex
- Leslie ... Lex
 2014 Californication (TV Series)
Rick Rath
- Grace (2014) ... Rick Rath
- Daughter (2014) ... Rick Rath
- Smile (2014) ... Rick Rath
 2014/I The Scribbler
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Alberto Rinaldi
- Bigamist (2014) ... Alberto Rinaldi
 2014 Foreclosure
 2014 Saint Francis (TV Movie)
Francis Quinlan
 2013 Oldboy
 2013 Nicky Deuce (TV Movie)
The Doctor
 2013 The Office (TV Series)
Sensei Billy
- Livin' the Dream (2013) ... Sensei Billy
 2013/II The Call
Alan Denado
 2012 Necessary Roughness (TV Series)
Jimmy Folkes
- All the King's Horses (2012) ... Jimmy Folkes
 2012 Girls (TV Series)
Powell Goldman
- Leave Me Alone (2012) ... Powell Goldman
 2012 40 (TV Movie)
 2012 County (TV Movie)
Dr. David Mercer
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Stud (segment: "Auto Motives" by Lorraine Bracco)
 2010 Mercy (TV Series)
Harold Pindus
 2008 The Higher Force
 2007 The Lovebirds
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dante Jr.
- The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer (2006) ... Dante Jr. (voice)
 2004 The Five People You Meet in Heaven (TV Movie)
 2004 Shark Tale
Frankie (voice)
 2004 My Baby's Daddy
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
 2000 Disappearing Acts (TV Movie)
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
 1999 On the Run
Albert DeSantis
 1998 Witness to the Mob (TV Movie)
Louie Milito
 1998 Too Tired to Die
 1997 River Made to Drown In
Allen Hayden
 1997 Firehouse (TV Movie)
Lt. O'Connell
 1997 The Deli
 1997 Office Killer
Daniel Birch
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Miles Gordon
- The Last Hurrah (1997) ... Miles Gordon
 1996 Blixa Bargeld Stole My Cowboy Boots (Short)
 1996 Girl 6
Scary Caller #30
 1996 Girls Town
 1995 Trouble (Short)
 1995 Dead Presidents
 1995 Flirt
 1995 Sweet Nothing
 1995 Bad Boys
 1995 The Addiction
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Duane Rollins
- Dead and Gone (1994) ... Duane Rollins
 1994 Hand Gun
 1994 Postcards from America
The Hustler
 1994 Amateur
Doorman at Club
 1994 Men Lie
 1994 Touch Base (Short)
 1993 Household Saints
Leonard Villanova
 1993 The Night We Never Met
Dry Cleaning Customer #1
 1993 Joey Breaker
Larry Metz
 1992 Malcolm X
Reporter at Fire Bombing
 1992 Fathers & Sons
 1990 A Matter of Degrees
Zeno's Assistant
 1989 Alexa
Acid Head
 1989 Lean on Me
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: Played Charlie in "Aven' U Boys" by Frank Pugliese (John Houseman Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Played characters named "Jo Jo" in two films released in 1995 - Clockers (1995) and Bad Boys (1995). See more »


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