Joe Pesci

Comedian / Musician / Character Actor / Actor | * 02/09/1943 (80) | Newark, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Joseph Frank Pesci ( PESH-ee, Italian: [ˈpeʃʃi]; born February 9, 1943) is an American actor and musician. He is known for portraying tough, volatile characters in a variety of genres and for his collaborations with Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese in the films Raging Bull (1980), GoodFellas (1990), Casino (1995), and The Irishman (2019). He also appeared in Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Moonwalker (1988), JFK (1991), A Bronx Tale (1993), and The Good Shepherd (2006). Pesci's comedy roles include such films as the first two installments in the ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Joe Pesci

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles 3x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
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Movies with Joe Pesci as Actor(47)

as Self (archive footage)2022 Nothing Compares
as Russell Bufalino2019 The Irishman
as himself2013 Behind the Gate
as Charlie Bontempo2010 Love Ranch
as Joseph Palmi2006 The Good Shepherd
as Leo Getz1998 Lethal Weapon 4
as Joe Waters1997 Gone Fishin'
as Nicky Santoro1995 Casino
as Jimmy Alto1994 Jimmy Hollywood
as Simon Wilder1994 With Honors
as Carmine1993 A Bronx Tale
as Vincent 'Vinny' Gambini1992 My Cousin Vinny
as Leo Getz1992 Lethal Weapon 3
as Leon Bernstein1992 The Public Eye
as David Ferrie1991 JFK
as Louie Kritski1991 The Super
as Harry Lyme1990 Home Alone
as Oscar Henner1990 Betsy's Wedding
as Leo Carelli1990 Catchfire
as Leo Carelli (uncredited)1990 Catchfire
as Tommy DeVito1990 GoodFellas
as Leo Getz1989 Lethal Weapon 2
as Mr. Big1988 Moonwalker
as David1987 Man on Fire
as Rocky Nelson1985 Half Nelson
as Frankie Monaldi1984 Once Upon a Time in America
as Corrado Parisi1984 All for the Moral Majority!
as Nicky Cerone1983 Easy Money
as Mayakofsky1983 Eureka
as Ruby Dennis1982 Dear Mr. Wonderful
as Joey1980 Raging Bull
as Other Inmate (uncredited)1977 Short Eyes
as Joe1976 Family Enforcer
as Peppermint Club Dancer1961 Hey, Let's Twist!

TV Shows/Series with Joe Pesci as Actor(10)

as Joe Larocca2023 Bupkis
as Self - Guest2005 The Reichen Show
as himself1999 The Directors
as Dogfather1993 The Pink Panther
as Self - Guest1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
as Vic / Jack1989 Tales from the Crypt
as Rocky Nelson1985 Half Nelson
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live

Full Name: Joe Pesci
Born: Tuesday, 02/09 1943 (February) in Newark, New Jersey (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 80 years + 292 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Belleville High School
Other names for Joe Pesci (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Joseph Frank Pesci"
"Џо Пеши"
"Τζο Πέσι"
"Joey Dee"
"조 페시"
Joe Pesci frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (30x, Actor)
Bill Hader (21x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (18x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (17x, Actress)
Robert De Niro (17x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (16x, Actor)
Will Forte (14x, Actor)
Martin Scorsese (13x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (10x, Actress)
Albert Brooks (10x, Actor)
Michael Kamen (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2437, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/24/2023