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Joseph D. Pistone

Joseph D. Pistone was born on September 17, 1939 in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Donnie Brasco (1997), El Dandy (2015) and Falcone (2000). See full bio »

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Known For

Donnie Brasco Writer
El Dandy Writer
Falcone Writer
Offline Danger Elevator Stranger


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 2015 El Dandy (TV Series) (characters - 70 episodes)
- Episode #1.70 (2015) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.69 (2015) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.68 (2015) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.67 (2015) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.66 (2015) ... (characters)
 2000 Falcone (TV Series) (based upon characters created by - 1 episode)
- Windows (2000) ... (based upon characters created by)
 1997 Donnie Brasco (book "Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia")
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 2011 Offline Danger
Elevator Stranger (as Joseph Pistone)
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 2008 Wisegal (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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 2005 Bullets Over Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (wire taps provided by)
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 2005 Bullets Over Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (acknowledgment: photographs provided by)
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 2021 Narco Wars (TV Series documentary)
Self - FBI Undercover Agent
- The Mob: The Cocaine Godfather (2021) ... Self - FBI Undercover Agent (as Joe Pistone)
- The Mob: The Heroin Don (2021) ... Self - FBI Undercover Agent (as Joe Pistone)
 2019 I Lived with a Killer (TV Series documentary)
 2016 The Real Story of... (TV Series documentary)
- Donnie Brasco (2016) ... Self
 2012 Mafia's Greatest Hits (TV Series documentary)
Self - FBI Undercover Agent
- Donnie Brasco (2012) ... Self - FBI Undercover Agent
 2005 Bullets Over Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Joseph Pistone)
 2005 Secrets of the Dead (TV Series documentary)
- Gangland Graveyard (2005) ... Self
 2005 Inside the Mafia (TV Series documentary)
Self (as Joseph Pistone)
 2000 Donnie Brasco: Out of the Shadows (Video documentary short)
Self (as Joseph Pistone)
 1992 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
Self - 'Donnie Brasco'
- Donnie Brasco ... Self - 'Donnie Brasco'

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe Pistone | Joseph Pistone


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

The Mafia has survived so long because they have stayed the same as far as their rules and regulations. They keep their members in line by fear and intimidation. If you get caught breaking one of these rules, you're gonna die. They don't quote Shakespeare. This is not the movies. They are a dangerous plague on our society.


Was an FBI agent from 1969 to 1986. See more »


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