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  • Joe Pesci

    Born on February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey

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GoodFellas (1990)

Joe Pesci as "Tommy DeVito"

A young man grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He enjoys his life of money and luxury, but is oblivious to the horror that he causes. A drug addiction and a few mistakes ultimately unravel his climb to the top. Based on the book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi.

Academy Award (1990) Won Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1990) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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9 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About 'Home Alone'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 10th 2015, 5:00AM

May 10th 2015, 5:00AM

Al Pacino Joins Increasingly-Legit 'Gotti' Biopic Alongside Barry Levinson and James Toback

Posted by
John Mitchell on May 10th 2011, 6:45AM

May 10th 2011, 6:45AM

Framed: Raging Bull

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jan 13th 2011, 2:30PM

Jan 13th 2011, 2:30PM

'Home Alone' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Nov 16th 2010, 11:30AM

Nov 16th 2010, 11:30AM

Framed: Goodfellas

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Oct 7th 2010, 4:32PM

Oct 7th 2010, 4:32PM

Moviefone Minute: Dream Team for Scorsese's Gangster Film and Russell Crowe Knows Kung Fu

Posted by
Jenna Busch on Sep 15th 2010, 5:00AM

Sep 15th 2010, 5:00AM

Al Pacino and Joe Pesci to Reunite with Robert De Niro for 'The Irishman'

Posted by
Peter Martin on Sep 13th 2010, 3:32PM

Sep 13th 2010, 3:32PM

Helen Mirren Poses Naked to Promote 'Love Ranch'

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jun 22nd 2010, 11:45AM

Jun 22nd 2010, 11:45AM

Summer Scenes We Love: Lethal Weapon 2

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jun 14th 2010, 3:32PM

Jun 14th 2010, 3:32PM

Trailer Park: 'Aurora' More, 'Rio' Less.

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on May 22nd 2010, 9:33AM

May 22nd 2010, 9:33AM

'Goodfellas' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Jason Newman on Feb 24th 2010, 12:00PM

Feb 24th 2010, 12:00PM

Martin Scorsese's 10 Greatest Scenes

Posted by
Jason Guerrasio on Feb 17th 2010, 7:00AM

Feb 17th 2010, 7:00AM

Strangest Movie Star Adverts Ever (15-11)

Posted by
Pete Stanton on Oct 31st 2009, 6:48AM

Oct 31st 2009, 6:48AM

Scenes We Love: Casino

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Jun 3rd 2009, 2:32PM

Jun 3rd 2009, 2:32PM

DiCaprio, De Niro and Pesci to Star in Heist Film?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 27th 2009, 10:02AM

Feb 27th 2009, 10:02AM

Friday Night Double Feature: Fish Out of Water

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jan 11th 2008, 3:02PM

Jan 11th 2008, 3:02PM

Joe Pesci Really Returns with 'Love Ranch'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Oct 15th 2007, 7:32AM

Oct 15th 2007, 7:32AM

Retro Cinema: Lethal Weapon 4

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Jun 14th 2007, 4:03PM

Jun 14th 2007, 4:03PM

Retro Cinema: Lethal Weapon 3

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Jun 13th 2007, 4:01PM

Jun 13th 2007, 4:01PM

Retro Cinema: Lethal Weapon 2

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Jun 12th 2007, 4:02PM

Jun 12th 2007, 4:02PM

Lots of people hit paparazzi

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Feb 7th 2006, 6:07AM

Feb 7th 2006, 6:07AM


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