Joe Pantoliano

Biography

Joseph Peter "Joe" Pantoliano (born September 12, 1951) is an American film and television actor. He played the character of Ralph Cifaretto on The Sopranos, Bob Keane in La Bamba, Cypher in The Matrix, Teddy in Memento, Francis Fratelli in The Goonies, Guido "the Killer Pimp" in Risky Business, and Jennifer Tilly's violent mobster boyfriend, Caesar, in Bound. He also played US Marshall Renfro in both The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals. He is often referred to as "Joey Pants", due to the difficulty some have pronouncing his Italian surname.

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Joseph Peter "Joe" Pantoliano (born September 12, 1951) is an American film and television actor. He played the character of Ralph Cifaretto on The Sopranos, Bob Keane in La Bamba, Cypher in The Matrix, Teddy in Memento, Francis Fratelli in The Goonies, Guido "the Killer Pimp" in Risky Business, and Jennifer Tilly's violent mobster boyfriend, Caesar, in Bound. He also played US Marshall Renfro in both The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals. He is often referred to as "Joey Pants", due to the difficulty some have pronouncing his Italian surname.

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Known Credits 98

Birthday 1951-09-12

Place of Birth Hoboken - New Jersey - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Perfect Match as Marty
2015 Sense8(1 episode) as Michael Gorski
2014 The Identical as Avi Hirshberg
2012 Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life as Oswald
2010 The Legend Of Secret Pass as Chucksta
2010 Deadly Impact as David Kaplow
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief as Gabe Ugliano
2009 Falling up as George
2009 The Job as Perriman
2006 Canvas as John Marino
2006 Unknown as Bound Man
2006 Wedding Daze as Smitty
2005 But Can They Sing?(6 episodes)
2005 The Amateurs as Some Idiot
2005 Racing Stripes as Goose (voice)
2004 Dr. Vegas(10 episodes)
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2004 The Easter Egg Adventure as Terrible Timothy Takit (voice)
2004 Perfect Opposites as Louis Carbonelli
2004 Second Best
2003 The Handler(16 episodes) as Joe Renato
2003 Bad Boys II as Captain C. Howard
2003 Daredevil as Ben Urich
2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash as Mogan
2001 Good Day Live(1 episode)
2000 Memento as Teddy Gammell
2000 New Blood
2000 Ready to Rumble as Titus Sinclair
1999 Olive, the Other Reindeer as Martini (voice)
1999 Roswell(2 episodes)
1999 Taxman as Al Benjamin
1999 The Life Before This as Jake Maclean
1999 Black and White as Bill King
1999 Making The Matrix as Himself
1999 The Matrix as Cypher
1999 The Sopranos(1 episode)
1999 The Sopranos(4 episodes) as Ralph Cifaretto
1998 Hoods as Charlie Flynn
1998 U.S. Marshals as Marshal Cosmo Renfro
1998 Top of the World as Vince Castor
1997 Pitch as Himself
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 EZ Streets(10 episodes) as Jimmy Murtha
1996 Bound as Caesar
1996 Arliss(1 episode)
1996 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice as Det. Meyer Meyer
1996 The Flight of the Dove as Attorney Brezner
1995 The Immortals as Pete
1995 Steal Big Steal Little as Eddie Agopian
1995 The Last Word as Doc
1995 Congo as Eddie Ventro (uncredited)
1995 Bad Boys as Captain C. Howard
1995 The Outer Limits(1 episode)
1994 Baby's Day Out as Norby
1994 Teresa's Tattoo as Bruno
1994 Robot in the Family as The Father
1994 Dangerous Heart as Barclay
1993 Me and the Kid as Roy
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1993 Calendar Girl as Harvey Darpinian
1993 The Fugitive as Cosmo Renfro
1993 Three of Hearts as Mickey
1992 Through the Eyes of a Killer as Jerry
1991 Zandalee as Gerri
1990 Backstreet Dreams as Paul Antangeli
1990 The Fanelli Boys(19 episodes) as Dominic Fanelli
1990 The Fanelli Boys(0 episodes)
1990 Short Time as Scalese
1990 The Last of the Finest as Wayne Gross
1990 Downtown as White
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode) as Ulric
1989 Nightbreaker as Sgt. Jack Russell
1988 Midnight Run as Eddie Moscone
1988 The In Crowd as Perry Parker
1987 Empire of the Sun as Frank Demarest
1987 Beverly Hills Buntz(1 episode)
1987 La Bamba as Bob Keane
1987 The Squeeze as Norman
1986 L.A. Law(1 episode)
1986 Running Scared as Snake
1985 Amazing Stories(1 episode)
1985 The Goonies as Francis Fratelli
1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times as Roy Cohn
1983 The Hitchhiker(1 episode)
1983 Eddie and the Cruisers as Doc Robbins
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick(1 episode)
1983 Risky Business as Guido
1983 The Final Terror as Eggar
1982 Monsignor as Pvt. Joe Musso
1981 Simon & Simon(1 episode)
1981 Hill Street Blues(2 episodes)
1980 The Idolmaker as Gino Pilato
1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story as Ray Neal
1979 Hart to Hart(2 episodes)
1979 From Here to Eternity(0 episodes)
1979 From Here to Eternity(3 episodes) as Private Angelo Maggio
1979 From Here to Eternity as Pvt. Angelo Maggio
1978 Free Country(5 episodes)
1972 M*A*S*H(1 episode)
1900 Sugar Hill(0 episodes)

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2004 Second Best … Producer

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