Joe Pantoliano is an American actor whose notable film roles include Guido from 1983's Risky Business, Bob Keane from 1987's La Bamba, Cypher from 1999's The Matrix and Ben Urich from 2003's Daredevil. He is also known on television for his portrayal of a number of characters, including Ralph Cifaretto on the Emmy Award-winning crime drama series The Sopranos.
He was married to Morgan Kester from 1979 to 1985. The marriage produced a child. In 1994, he got married to his second wife Nancy Sheppard, with whom he fathered three children.
For his role in the hit series The Sopranos, he won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2003. That same role earned him two Screen Actors Guild award nominations.
He suffers from dyslexia.
In his 2011 memoir Asylum, he talked about his struggle with a number of addictions, including addictions to sex, alcohol and food.
It's such a luxury to be able to be happy about going to work in the morning.Joe Pantoliano
is a famous American actor,
who was born on
September 12, 1951. As a person born on this date, Joe Pantoliano is listed in our database as the 20th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 12) and the 43rd most popular for the year (1951).
People born on September 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Joe Pantoliano is the 503rd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Joe Pantoliano's birthday, Joe Pantoliano is the 3281st most famous American and ranks 6th in famous people born in Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.
In general, Joe Pantoliano ranks as the 5972nd
most popular famous person, and the 1137th most popular actor of all time.
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