He acted in Terrence McNally play, "Frankie and Johnny in the 'Clair De Lune," on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre in New York City with Rosie Perez in the cast. Joe Mantello was director.
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My real fear playing Ralphie in The Sopranos was that I would be typescast. Luckily, like Jimmy Gandolfini, I was able to get plenty of other work - Bad Boys 2 and Daredevil in particular. But in a way, Ralphie encouraged me to do more, to ensure he didn't define me. That's why I did Frankie & Johnny on Broadway and, to be honest, it's why I took the role in The Handler - to show my fanbase that ...
Keen wine buff. On a recent episode of Jon Favreau
's Dinner for Five
(2001) on IFC, he was choosing the wine, inquiring about a '97 Ornellaia before settling on a '79 Tignanello. When the wine was presented to him for tasting, he picked up that it was corked and asked the sommelier to taste it himself, and the sommelier concurred.
Often plays amoral or deceitful characters