John Pinette (1964–2014)

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John Pinette was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 23, 1964, the son of Robert Pinette Sr. and Louise Pitre (Petrie). His mother was of Acadian ancestry, with her parents both from the Canadian province of New Brunswick. He graduated from Malden Catholic High School in 1982. He was a practicing Catholic. He graduated from the University of ... See full bio »

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 2013 Impire (Video Game)
Ba'al-Abaddon (voice)
 2010 The Last Godfather
 2004 The Punisher
 2003 Piece a' Cake (Short)
 2002 Do It for Uncle Manny
Sammy Levin
 2000 Duets
 2000 My 5 Wives
 1999 Simon Sez
 1998 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
- Phone Luv (1998) ... John (voice)
 1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
- The Finale (1998) ... Howie
 1996 Life's Work (TV Series)
The Bellboy
- Pregnancy (1996) ... The Bellboy
 1996 Dear God
 1995 High Tide (TV Series)
Bob-O DiBella
- Natural Born Surfers (1995) ... Bob-O DiBella
- The Last Fight (1995) ... Bob-O DiBella
 1994 Junior
 1994 Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (TV Movie)
Trevor Gulf
 1992-1993 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Coach Hank Kohler
- The Last Supper (1993) ... Coach Hank Kohler
- The Rocky Kohler Picture Show (1993) ... Coach Hank Kohler
- Boys Night In (1993) ... Coach Hank Kohler
- Musso: A Wedding (1993) ... Coach Hank Kohler
- The Bitch Is Back (1993) ... Coach Hank Kohler
 1993 Reckless Kelly
Sam Delance
 1992 Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (TV Movie)
Trevor Gulf
 1992 Vinnie & Bobby (TV Series)
William Melvin Belli
- The Credit Card (1992) ... William Melvin Belli
- Spring Is in the Air (1992) ... William Melvin Belli
- The Belli Ache (1992) ... William Melvin Belli
- Vinnie Gets Sued (1992) ... William Melvin Belli
- Killer Shiller (1992) ... William Melvin Belli
 1991 Studio 59 (TV Series)
Various characters
 1990 Thanksgiving Day (TV Movie)
Delivery Man
 1990 ALF (TV Series)
Howie Anderson
- Make 'em Laugh (1990) ... Howie Anderson
 1988 Smart Guys (TV Series)
Nick Byrd
- Pilot ... Nick Byrd
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Joined the touring cast of the musical Hairspray in the role of Edna Turnblad. See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Pitre, Louise | Pinette Sr., Robert


Pinette, Dorothy (sibling) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on performing in Las Vegas] It doesn't matter if I lose money at the tables, 'cause I can always make it up at the buffet. $2.98 breakfasts? Hell, I can eat $2.98 worth of toast! I go up to the Prime Rib table and say 'Hit me!'" See more »


Starred in the Broadway show "Hairspray" as Edna Turnblad, the mother. See more »


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