Knowledge Identifier: +Joe_Pesci
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1943.
Countries: United States (71%), United Kingdom (22%), (4%)
Linked to: Utah Film Critics Association, Belleville High School, New York Times Company, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
The first film Pesci starred in was the 1976 low-budget crime film "The Death Collector" alongside Frank Vincent
Bruce Payne - The series ran from 1989 to 1996, won four *awards and featured guest appearances from Daniel Craig, Tim Curry, Timothy Dalton, Jane Horrocks, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Ewan McGregor, Demi Moore, Joe Pesci, Brad_Pitt, Tim Roth, David Warner and many other notable actors and actresses
In 1990, he reunited with Scorsese and De Niro for "Goodfellas", where he played mobster Tommy DeVito, based on real-life mobster Thomas DeSimone
Frank DeSimone - Frank DeSimone's well-known nephew, Thomas DeSimone, was an enforcer for the Lucchese crime family and was portrayed by Joe Pesci's character, "Tommy DeVito," in the 1990 film, "Goodfellas"
Fred Gwynne - In his last film, Gwynne played Judge Chamberlain Haller in the 1992 film comedy "My Cousin Vinny", in which he used a Southern accent, and his verbal sparring with Joe Pesci's character, Vincent "Vinny" Gambini, over how to pronounce the word "youths" was prominently featured in the film's trailer
In 1998, he released his second LP called "Vincent LaGuardia Gambini Sings Just for You", which spawned the single "Wise Guy," a rap tune that played on the gangsta theme by referencing Mafia gangsterism
The Good Shepherd (film) - This was Joe Pesci's first film appearance after his six-year hiatus from acting between 1999 and 2005
He starred in the 2010 brothel drama "Love Ranch", alongside Helen Mirren
In late 2015, Pesci was announced by Martin Scorsese as part of the intended cast for the upcoming crime drama "The Irishman"
The film is planned for release in 2019 and will be distributed by Netflix