21 wins & 52 nominations.
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(4/5/11-5/29/11) Stage: Appeared in Christopher Hampton's translation of Yasmina Reza's play, "God of Carnage," in a West Coast premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, with Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis and Marcia Gay Harden in the cast. Matthew Warchus was director.
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[on The Sopranos
(1999) project] I read it. I liked it. I thought it was good. But I thought they would have to hire some good-looking guy, not George Clooney
but some Italian George Clooney, and that would be that. But they called me and they said can I meet David Chase
for breakfast at nine a.m. At the time, I was younger and I stayed out late a lot, and I was like, "Oh, for fuck's sake. This ...
Although he often played thuggish or brute characters, he was actually somewhat of a pacifist off-stage; he had reservations about continuing his production contract as Tony Soprano in The Sopranos
(1999) due to the series violent content and stereotype of Italian-Americans.
Nasal New Jersey accent that grew deeper over the years