Pantoliano, Joe

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Pantoliano, Joe Gender: M
Joseph Peter Pantoliano
born on 12 September 1951 at 02:04 (= 02:04 AM )
Place Jersey City, New Jersey, 40n44, 74w05
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 18°41' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 05°20 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 24°53'

Joe Pantoliano
photo: Justin Hoch photographing for Hudson Union Society, license cc-by-2.0


American character actor who has appeared in over 150 film, stage and television productions. After his early roles in the television series "M*A*S*H" and the 1983 comedy "Risky Business," he gained recognition for his numerous supporting roles in high-profile films and television series; including "Hill Street Blues," "The Goonies," "La Bamba," "Empire of the Sun," "The Fugitive," "NYPD Blue," "Memento," and "Bad Boys" and its sequels.

He starred as Caesar in the Wachowskis' directorial debut "Bound" and played Cypher in their second film "The Matrix" (1999). His role as Ralph Cifaretto on the HBO crime drama "The Sopranos" won him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Pantoliano is a published author and is active in the field of mental health, having documented his mother's issues and his own. He founded the nonprofit No Kidding, Me Too! dedicated to removing the stigma from mental illness.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Viktor E.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Emmy