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Overview (3)

Born in London, England, UK
Birth NameJoseph Edward Penny Jr.
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Penny was born on June 24, 1956 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops II (1997), The Gangster Chronicles (1981) and Riptide (1984). He has been married to Cindy M. Penny since 2004.

Family (2)

Spouse Cindy M. Penny (2004 - present)
Parents Penny, Joseph Edward Sr

Trivia (4)

Born in England to an American father and an Italian mother, lived in Georgia as a baby but later moved to California, where he has lived since. (No other extra-curricular activities and he reportedly ducked every student picture day after his freshman year.) A graduate of Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California (Class of 1974), he was never a high-profile student. Worked such odd jobs including washing postal trucks, crew foreman, and dishwasher, before getting his start in acting. His first job was a small part in the pilot episode of The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977).
Dark, hunky 'tough guy' actor who studied under Lee Strasberg and went on to play heroes and mobsters in mini-movies in the 1980s. Probably best-known for his role on Jake and the Fatman (1987).
His first role was a small part in the pilot episode of The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977).
Suffered from seasickness while filming Riptide (1984).

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