2022-09-30

Joe Pesci
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  • Faith: Other
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  February 09, 1943
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Pesci is also a musician with three studio albums under his belt. 

Joe Pesci is an actor and musician. He’s best known for portraying tough, volatile characters in various genres and his collaborations with Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro in movies like “Goodfellas,” “Raging Bull,” “The Irishman,” and “Casino.” He also appeared in films like “A Bronx Tale,” “JFK,” “The Good Shepard,” and the “Home Alone” franchise.

Pesci won an Academy Award for his role in “Goodfellas.” In 1999, Pesci announced that he was retiring from acting, but he’s appeared in three films since then. Pesci is also a musician, recording three studio albums.

Is Joe Pesci religious?

Joseph Frank Pesci was born in Newark, New Jersey, on February 9, 1943. His mother, Maria, was a part-time barber, while his father, Angelo, was a bartender and forklift operator at General Motors. As for his religious views, Pesci is tight-lipped about his political and religious beliefs. However, when Sinead O’Connor tore up a photo of Pope John Paul II on “Saturday Night Live,” Pesci said he would’ve “given her a smack.”


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