Joe Pantoliano

Joe Pantoliano


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 12-09-1951
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Joseph Peter "Joe" Pantoliano
    Joey Pants

  • Popularity: 13.08
  • Homepage: N/A


An American film and television actor. He played the character of Ralph Cifaretto on The Sopranos, Bob Keane in La Bamba, Cypher in The Matrix, Teddy in Memento, Francis Fratelli in The Goonies, Guido "the Killer Pimp" in Risky Business, and Jennifer Tilly's violent mobster boyfriend, Caesar, in Bound. He also played US Marshall Renfro in both The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals. He is often referred to as "Joey Pants", due to the difficulty some have pronouncing his Italian surname. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia




Year Movie Character
2004 Second Best
1994 Robot in the Family as The Father
1999 Taxman as Al Benjamin
2009 No Kidding, Me Too! as Himself
2019 From the Vine as Marco Gentile
1970 The Check Up as The Inspector
2010 Deadly Impact as David Kaplow
1988 The In Crowd as Perry Parker
2012 Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life as Oswald
1990 The Last of the Finest as Wayne Gross
1995 The Last Word as Doc
1999 The Life Before This as Jake Maclean
1996 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice as Det. Meyer Meyer
1997 Tinseltown as Arnie
2021 Hide and Seek as Collin Carmichael
1987 Destination: America as Lt. Mike Amico
2000 Memento as John Edward "Teddy" Gammell
1993 The Fugitive as Cosmo Renfro
1994 Baby's Day Out as Norby
1983 Eddie and the Cruisers as Doc Robbins
2006 Wedding Daze as Smitty
1996 Bound as Caesar
1995 The Immortals as Pete
1980 The Idolmaker as Gino Pilato
2010 The Legend of Secret Pass as Chuckster (voice)
1987 The Squeeze as Norman
1993 Me and the Kid as Roy
2018 Happy Anniversary as Aldo
2021 Eggs as Terrible Timothy Takit
2021 The Santa Stakeout as Mr. Miller
1993 Three of Hearts as Mickey
2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash as Mogan
1998 U.S. Marshals as Cosmo Renfro
2006 Unknown as Bound Man
1999 Olive, the Other Reindeer as Martini (voice)
1990 Downtown as White
1998 Top of the World as Vince Castor
1995 Steal Big Steal Little as Eddie Agopian
2004 The Easter Egg Adventure as Terrible Timothy Takit (voice)
1993 Calendar Girl as Harvey Darpinian
1991 Zandalee as Gerri
1994 Dangerous Heart as Barclay
2009 The Job as Perriman
2017 Just Getting Started as Joey
2017 Random Tropical Paradise as Vincent Gambazzo
1990 El Diablo as Kid Durango
1999 The Matrix as Cypher
1990 Short Time as Scalese
1983 Risky Business as Guido
1995 Bad Boys as Captain Howard
1986 Running Scared as Snake
2006 The Amateurs as Some Idiot
2006 Canvas as John Marino
1998 Hoods as Charlie Flynn
1999 New Blood as Hellman
1989 Nightbreaker as Sgt. Jack Russell
1987 Empire of the Sun as Frank Demarest
1987 Scenes From the Goldmine as Manny Ricci
1988 Rock 'N Roll Mum as Ronnie
2000 A Better Way to Die as Flash
1999 Making 'The Matrix' as Self
2000 Ready to Rumble as Titus Sinclair
2003 Bad Boys II as Captain C. Howard
1988 Midnight Run as Eddie Moscone
2009 Falling Up as George
1987 La Bamba as Bob Keane
1992 Through the Eyes of a Killer as Jerry
1994 The Flight of the Dove as Attorney Brezner
1996 Natural Enemy as Stuart
1985 The Mean Season as Andy Porter
2018 Lake Placid: Legacy as Henderson
1987 The China Odyssey: Empire of the Sun as Himself
2010 Making of a Cult Classic: The Unauthorized Story of 'The Goonies' as Himself
2008 The Dream is Always the Same: The Story of Risky Business
2003 Daredevil as Ben Urich
2014 The Identical as Avi Hirshberg
1983 The Final Terror as Eggar
2012 Loosies as Carl
2006 Deceit as Anthony
2004 Perfect Opposites as Louis Carbonelli
1999 Black and White as Bill King
1997 Pitch as Himself
1982 Monsignor as Pvt. Joe Musso
2020 Bad Boys for Life as Captain Howard
2001 Cats & Dogs as Peek (voice)
1978 More Than Friends as Ralph
1985 The Goonies as Francis Fratelli
1994 Teresa's Tattoo as Bruno
2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore as Peek (voice)
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief as Gabe Ugliano
1990 Backstreet Dreams as Paul Antangeli
1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story as Ray Neal
2019 Feast of the Seven Fishes as Uncle Frankie
2006 Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector as Mayor M.T. Gunn
1986 L.A. Law: Pilot as Ralph Cavanaugh
2005 Racing Stripes as Goose (voice)
2016 The Perfect Match as Marty
2018 The Brawler as Al Braverman
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon as Sy Swerdlow
1995 Congo as Eddie Ventro
2006 ...So Goes the Nation as Self
2009 No Kidding, Me Too!
2004 Second Best
2006 Canvas
2009 No Kidding, Me Too!
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1979 Hart to Hart (2 episode)
1981 Hill Street Blues (2 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (2 episode) as Self - Guest
1999 Roswell (2 episode) as Kal Langley
2004 Dr. Vegas (10 episode)
1990 The Fanelli Boys (19 episode) as Dominic Fanelli
1996 Arliss (1 episode)
2004 The Tony Danza Show (1 episode)
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode) as Ralph Cavanaugh
1972 M*A*S*H (1 episode) as Gerald Mullen
1985 Amazing Stories (1 episode) as Joe
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (1 episode)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1981 Simon & Simon (1 episode)
1997 The View (1 episode) as Self
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode) as Ulric
2003 The Handler (16 episode) as Joe Renato
1996 EZ Streets (10 episode) as Jimmy Murtha
2005 But Can They Sing? (6 episode)
1983 The Hitchhiker (1 episode) as Brother Charles
1978 Free Country (5 episode)
1987 Beverly Hills Buntz (1 episode)
1995 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
2001 Good Day Live (1 episode) as Self
2015 Sense8 (1 episode) as Michael Gorski
1979 From Here to Eternity (3 episode) as Private Angelo Maggio
1999 The Sopranos (18 episode) as Ralph Cifaretto
1985 Robert Kennedy & His Times (3 episode) as Roy Cohn
1992 Highlander: The Series (1 episode) as Doctor Wilder
2019 Tacoma FD (1 episode) as Eddie Penisi Sr.
1998 Godzilla: The Series (1 episode) as Victor 'Animal' Palotti
2016 MacGyver (2 episode) as Eric Andrews
1994 Beethoven (26 episode) as Sparky (voice)
2019 Tacoma FD (1 episode) as Eddie Penisi, Sr
2021 Chucky (1 episode) as Joe Pantoliano

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