Joe Pantoliano 

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Joe Pantoliano ’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Joe Pantoliano 

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Hoboken, USA


70 years old

Birth Date

September 11, 1951

Star Sign


Joe Pantoliano  Facts

Child Star?



Character actor

Net Worth

$10 million

Current Partner

Nancy Sheppard


Michelle Pantoliano, Marco Pantoliano, Daniella Pantoliano, Isabella Pantoliano, Bobby Pantoliano, Melody Pantoliano


Dominic 'Monk' Pantoliano , Mary


1.8m (5'8"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Rabbit

About Joe Pantoliano 

Joe Pantoliano is a popular character actor from the United States who has been seen in more than 150 films, TV Series, and stage productions.
Joe Pantoliano, or Joseph Peter Pantoliano, was born on September 12, 1951, in Hoboken of New Jersey to Mary and Dominic Pantoliano. The family later moved to Cliffside Park in New Jersey where Joseph Peter Pantoliano went to Cliffside Park High School.
Joe Pantoliano also went to HB Studio where he studied a lot with actors like Herbert Berghof and John Lehne. He has done many films and television shows during his lifetime and also has worked in video games, lending his voice to different characters. From an early age, Joe was into acting. Learn more in the coming topics.

Joe Pantoliano Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Joe Pantoliano’s net worth?

The net worth of Joe Pantoliano is said to be $10 million.

How much does Joe Pantoliano earn per year?

His annual income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Joe Pantoliano?

Joe is said to be 5 ft 9 in (176 cm) tall.

How old is Joe Pantoliano?

Joe was born on September 12, 1951. As of April 2022, he is 70 years old.

Childhood And Education

Joe was born as Joseph Peter Pantoliano in Hoboken, New Jersey to Dominic 'Monk' Pantoliano and Mary (née Centrella). When Joe was 12 years old, his parents parted ways. He went to Cliffside Park High School but was not that good at his studies. He was good at acting in early life, and his stepfather motivated him to join theaters.
He attended HB Studios in New York. After four years, he moved to Hollywood to act in television and films.
Not much else is known about his personal life.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Joe Pantoliano’s partner?

He married Morgan Kester in 1979 but divorced. He married Nancy Sheppard, the former model, in 1994.
Joe married two times and has six children. He has four children with Nancy.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In his career, Joe Pantoliano has done many television series and films.
Joe Pantoliano has done films like 'Road Movie' in 1974, 'For Pete's Sake' in 1974, 'The Idolmaker' in 1980, 'Monsignor' in 1982, and more. He has also done TV series like 'McNamara's Band' in 1977, 'Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story' in 1980, 'Free Country' in 1978, and the miniseries named 'From Here To Eternity' in 1979. Joe Pantoliano became famous with his role as Guido in 'Risky Business' directed by Paul Brickman. 'Risky Business' is a romantic comedy which also starred Rebecca De Mornay and Tom Cruise. Joe Pantoliano also played the role of Francis Fratelli in the film named 'The Goonies' in 1985. Joe Pantoliano played the character of Bob Keane in the biographical film named 'La Bamba' based on the life of Ritchie Valens, the American singer, guitarist, and songwriter. The film named 'Midnight Run' in 1988 also established Joe Pantoliano as a force in Hollywood. This film also starred Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. Joe also portrayed the main character of Dominic Fanelli in the sitcom named 'The Fanelli Boys' from September 8, 1990, to February 16, 1991. Joe played Deputy US Marshal Cosmo Renfro in the 1993 film named 'The Fugitive'. The film also starred Tommy Lee Jones and Harrison Ford.
Joe Pantoliano was next seen in the main role in 'Bad Boys', an American buddy cop action comedy-drama also starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. This film was released on April 7, 1995, and Joe played the role of Captain Howard. He reprised the character in 2003 with the sequel film named 'Bad Boys II'.
'The Fugitive' had a spinoff named 'US Marshalls' where Joe Pantoliano reprised his role. Joe has also been seen in 'The Matrix' alongside Keanu Reeves. Joe was cast as James Edward Gammell (Teddy) in 'Memento' directed by Christopher Nolan in 2000.
Joe Pantoliano also appeared in the television series named 'The Sopranos' between 2001 and 2004. He played the character of Ralph Cifaretto in the American crime drama television series. He got the 'Primetime Emmy Award' for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' for this role.
Joe was seen in 'Frankie And Johnny In The Clair De Lune', a two-character play on Broadway in 2003, replacing Stanley Tucci. His other film roles include 'Cats & Dogs' with a voice role in 2001, 'Daredevil' in 2003, and 'Percy Jackson And The Olympians: The Lightning Thief' in 2010. His TV series include 'Beethoven' as a voice actor in 1994 and 'The Lionhearts' as a voice actor in 1998.
He has also done films like 'Happy Anniversary', 'Feast Of The Seven Fishes', 'The Brawler', 'From The Vine', 'Bad Boys For Life', and 'Hide And Seek'.
He authored two memoirs named 'Asylum: Hollywood Tales From My Great Depression: Brain Dis-Ease, Recovery', 'Being My Mother’s Son' and 'Who’s Sorry Now: The True Story Of A Stand-Up Guy'.

What awards has Joe Pantoliano won?

His awards include the 1997 Saturn Awards, where he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for 'Bound', the 1997 Television Critics Association, where he was nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama for 'EZ Streets', the 1997 Viewers for Quality Television where he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series, the 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards where he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for 'The Sopranos', the 2003 Primetime Emmy Awards where he won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for 'The Sopranos', and the 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards where he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for 'The Sopranos'.

Joe Pantoliano’s Hobbies And Interests

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