Joe Pesci

  • Born: (United States)

Italian-American actor born February 9, 1943, in Newark, New Jersey. Known mostly for his roles in "My Cousin Vinny", "Casino", "JFK", that of a bumbling burglar in the "Home Alone" movies, motor-mouth con-man Leo Getz in the "Lethal Weapon" movies and, of course, his Academy Award winning and psychotic performance in "Goodfellas". Unknown to most is that he began his show-business career as a musician, initially as a guitarist in Joey Dee & The Starliters and later on as a solo singer.


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