: Played Johnny in "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" by Terrence McNally
(Belasco Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
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Joe Pantiliano | Joe Peter Pantoliano | Joseph Pantoliano
5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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On making the transition from character actor to leading actor: It doesn't make any difference if you're a lead. It's all playtime.
According to his book, "Who's Sorry Now?", at age 12 during an argument in a grocery store, his mother, Mary Centrella Pantoliano, told Joe that his real father was her third cousin, Florio "Florie" Isabella, a made man who had spent several years in prison. Shortly before, Joe's father, Monk, and Mary had separated and Florie moved in with the family. Monk and Mary never got divorced, and Joe ...
Often plays amoral or deceitful characters