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American actor, brash and diminutive who started with character roles as a tough gangster, phasing into sympathetic comedy parts.  The son of a blue-collar worker, he was on stage by age five and a TV regular by ten in a kid's variety show.  By his early 20s he was singing in night clubs and cut a record as Joe Ritchie.  Multi-talented, he played guitar with a band and performed in vaudeville and night clubs as a comedy act.
 
American actor, brash and diminutive who started with character roles as a tough gangster, phasing into sympathetic comedy parts.  The son of a blue-collar worker, he was on stage by age five and a TV regular by ten in a kid's variety show.  By his early 20s he was singing in night clubs and cut a record as Joe Ritchie.  Multi-talented, he played guitar with a band and performed in vaudeville and night clubs as a comedy act.
  
In 1975, Pesci played in a low-budget film, "The Death Collector," before moving to Hollywood.  He worked as a barber, a postal clerk and a grocery clerk while hitting auditions and leaving his picture at casting calls.  His luck was barren, and he headed back to the East Coast.  He was ready to call it quits when he auditioned for and won a  role in "Raging Bull," 1980.  The following year Pesci was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor.  A decade later, he won the Oscar for "Goodfellas," 1990, the same year that he changed pace with a bumbling comedy role in "Home Alone."  After "Home Alone," Pesci's career really took off, soon after playing his first lead role in "The Super."  He gave a strong performance in "JFK" prior to taking on the title role in ""My Cousin Vinny" as an inept lawyer defending a young relative in the South.  The movie opened at number two at the box office, which gave Pesci, at age 49, his first taste of being the lead character in an all-out hit. His biggest break came in the late '70s when he was working in the Bronx as a restaurant manager, occasional singing at the tables with a guitar.  Although he was trained as a performer, and had been since childhood, he had given up on his dream; no work was coming his way.  That's when Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese saw Pesci's debut movie, "Death Collector," 1975.  Both men tracked down Pesci and offered him a part in "Raging Bull;" De Niro wouldn't take no for an answer.
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In 1975, Pesci played in a low-budget film, "The Death Collector," before moving to Hollywood.  He worked as a barber, a postal clerk and a grocery clerk while hitting auditions and leaving his picture at casting calls.  His luck was barren, and he headed back to the East Coast.  He was ready to call it quits when he auditioned for and won a  role in "Raging Bull," 1980.   
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The following year Pesci was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor.  A decade later, he won the Oscar for "Goodfellas," 1990, the same year that he changed pace with a bumbling comedy role in "Home Alone."  After "Home Alone," Pesci's career really took off, soon after playing his first lead role in "The Super."  He gave a strong performance in "JFK" prior to taking on the title role in ""My Cousin Vinny" as an inept lawyer defending a young relative in the South.  The movie opened at number two at the box office, which gave Pesci, at age 49, his first taste of being the lead character in an all-out hit.
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His biggest break came in the late '70s when he was working in the Bronx as a restaurant manager, occasional singing at the tables with a guitar.  Although he was trained as a performer, and had been since childhood, he had given up on his dream; no work was coming his way.  That's when Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese saw Pesci's debut movie, "Death Collector," 1975.  Both men tracked down Pesci and offered him a part in "Raging Bull;" De Niro wouldn't take no for an answer.
  
 
Pesci married and divorced three times, having a daughter somewhere along the way.
 
Pesci married and divorced three times, having a daughter somewhere along the way.
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Pesci Link to Wikipedia biography]
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[[wikipedia:Joe_Pesci|Link to Wikipedia biography]]
 
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Name
Pesci, Joe Gender: M
Joseph Frank Pesci
born on 9 February 1943 at 11:45 (= 11:45 AM )
Place Newark, New Jersey, 40n44, 74w10
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 20°02' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 22°02 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 19°10'



Biography

American actor, brash and diminutive who started with character roles as a tough gangster, phasing into sympathetic comedy parts. The son of a blue-collar worker, he was on stage by age five and a TV regular by ten in a kid's variety show. By his early 20s he was singing in night clubs and cut a record as Joe Ritchie. Multi-talented, he played guitar with a band and performed in vaudeville and night clubs as a comedy act.

In 1975, Pesci played in a low-budget film, "The Death Collector," before moving to Hollywood. He worked as a barber, a postal clerk and a grocery clerk while hitting auditions and leaving his picture at casting calls. His luck was barren, and he headed back to the East Coast. He was ready to call it quits when he auditioned for and won a role in "Raging Bull," 1980.

The following year Pesci was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor. A decade later, he won the Oscar for "Goodfellas," 1990, the same year that he changed pace with a bumbling comedy role in "Home Alone." After "Home Alone," Pesci's career really took off, soon after playing his first lead role in "The Super." He gave a strong performance in "JFK" prior to taking on the title role in ""My Cousin Vinny" as an inept lawyer defending a young relative in the South. The movie opened at number two at the box office, which gave Pesci, at age 49, his first taste of being the lead character in an all-out hit.

His biggest break came in the late '70s when he was working in the Bronx as a restaurant manager, occasional singing at the tables with a guitar. Although he was trained as a performer, and had been since childhood, he had given up on his dream; no work was coming his way. That's when Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese saw Pesci's debut movie, "Death Collector," 1975. Both men tracked down Pesci and offered him a part in "Raging Bull;" De Niro wouldn't take no for an answer.

Pesci married and divorced three times, having a daughter somewhere along the way.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1975 (Film, "Death Collector")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 5 December 1980 ("Raging Bull" movie released)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Gain social status 31 March 1981 in Los Angeles (Lost "Best Supporting Actor" Academy Award for "Raging Bull" to Timothy Hutton)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 12 September 1990 ("Goodfellas" movie released)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 25 March 1991 in Los Angeles (Won "Best Supporting Actor" Academy Award for "Goodfellas")
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Frank C. Clifford

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (Three)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One)
  • Vocation : Beauty : Personal care provider (Barber, secondary)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer (From age five)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Theater in youth)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Kids variety show)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Marketing/ Producer (Grocery clerk, secondary)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Postal clerk, secondary)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar

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