Joseph Frank Pesci, known as Joe Pesci is a versatile American Actor, musician as well as a comedian. Born on 9th February, 1943 in New Jersey, United States of America, Joe Pesci has played a variety of roles in a number of successful movies.
Joe Pesci started his professional acting career from a low budget “The Death Collector”, which brought him in the notice of Robert Di Nero and Martin Scorsese, who were so much impressed with his performance and acting skills that they offered him a role in “Raging Bull”.
Jon Pesci came up to the expectations and the confidence that Robert Di Nero showed in him and was nominated for Academy Award for best supporting actor and won BAFTA Award. After a successful film together, Joe Pesci went on to appear in two back to back movies titled “Once Upon a Time in America” and “Good fellas”, with Robert Di Nero, which proved to be phenomenally successful.
The Highlights of Joe Pesci’s earlier career, were his movies with Robert Di Nero “Raging Bull”, “Once a Time in America” and “Goodfellas” brought a number of nominations and awards for Jon Pesci. He won BAFTA Award and New York Film Critics Award for best supporting actor in 1980. In 1990 he won his first Academy Award, Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award and many other awards in the category of best supporting actor for his role in “Goodfellas”.
Top Ten Movies of Gary Oldman
- Raging Bull
- Easy Money
- Once Upon a Time in America
- Man on Fire
- Lethal Weapon 2
- Good fellas
- My Cousin Vinny
- Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
- The Irishman