Biography

Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci (born February 9, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, singer and musician. He is known for his roles as violent mobsters, funnymen, comic foils and quirky sidekicks. Pesci has starred in a number of high profile films such as Goodfellas, Casino, Raging Bull, Once Upon a Time in America, My Cousin Vinny, Easy Money, JFK, Moonwalker, Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Lethal Weapon films.

In 1990, Pesci won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the psychopathic mobster Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas, ten years after receiving a nomination in the same category for Raging Bull.

Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci (born February 9, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, singer and musician. He is known for his roles as violent mobsters, funnymen, comic foils and quirky sidekicks. Pesci has starred in a number of high profile films such as Goodfellas, Casino, Raging Bull, Once Upon a Time in America, My Cousin Vinny, Easy Money, JFK, Moonwalker, Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Lethal Weapon films.

In 1990, Pesci won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the psychopathic mobster Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas, ten years after receiving a nomination in the same category for Raging Bull.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1943-02-09

Place of Birth Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Also Known As

  • Joseph Frank Pesci
  • Џо Пеши

Acting TV ShowsMovies

I Go Back Home - Jimmy Scott
2019 The Irishman as Russell Bufalino
2012 Rising Above the Blues: The Story of Jimmy Scott
2010 Love Ranch as Charlie Bontempo
2006 The Good Shepherd as Joseph Palmi
2005 The Reichen Show(1 episode)
2004 Getting Made: The Making of 'GoodFellas'
1999 Family Guy(1 episode)
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 as Leo Getz
1997 Gone Fishin' as Joe Waters
1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag as Tommy
1995 Casino as Nicky Santoro
1994 With Honors as Simon Wilder
1994 Jimmy Hollywood as Jimmy Alto
1993 A Bronx Tale as Carmine
1993 The Pink Panther(41 episodes) as Dogfather
1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York as Harry Lime
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1992 Lethal Weapon 3 as Leo Getz
1992 My Cousin Vinny as Vincent 'Vinny' Gambini
1992 The Public Eye as Leon Bernstein
1991 JFK as David Ferrie
1991 The Super as Louie Kritski
1990 Home Alone as Harry
1990 GoodFellas as Tommy DeVito
1990 Betsy's Wedding as Oscar Henner
1990 Martin Scorsese Directs as Himself
1990 Catchfire as Leo Carelli (uncredited)
1990 Catchfire as Leo Carelli
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 as Leo Getz
1989 Tales from the Crypt(2 episodes)
1988 Moonwalker as Mr. Big
1988 The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway as John Dos Passos
1987 Man on Fire as David
1985 Half Nelson(7 episodes) as Rocky Nelson
1985 Half Nelson as Rocky Nelson
1984 All for the Moral Majority! as Corrado Parisi
1984 Once Upon a Time in America as Frankie Minaldi
1983 Easy Money as Nicky Cerone
1983 Eureka as Mayakofsky
1982 Dear Mr. Wonderful as Ruby Dennis
1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can as Roger
1980 Raging Bull as Joey LaMotta
1977 Short Eyes
1976 The Death Collector as Joe
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes) as Host
1964 The Pink Panther Show(146 episodes)
1953 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)

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