Giovanni Ribisi Biography (1976?-)

Original name, Antonino Giovanni Ribisi; born March 31, 1976 (some sources say December 17, 1974, and March 31, 1974), in Los Angeles, CA; son of Al (a musician) and Gay (a manager and producer; maiden name, Landrum) Ribisi; twin brother of Marissa Ribisi (an actress and writer); married Mariah O'Brien (anactress; filed for divorce, November 20, 2001); children: Lucia. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Joel Stevens Entertainment, 11524 Amanda Dr., Studio City, CA91604.; Publicist: Nancy Iannois PR, 8225 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA90046.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
March 31, 1976?
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) Cory Kupkus, My Two Dads, NBC, 1987-1990
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) Skinner Buckley, Davis Rules, CBS, 1992
  • Jeff Billings, The Wonder Years, ABC, 1992-1993
  • Elvis DeMattis, Family Album, CBS, 1993
  • Frank Buffay, Jr., a recurring role, Friends, NBC, 1995-1998
  • Movies
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) Wesley Parker, Promised a Miracle, 1988
  • Pete Ryes, The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom, HBO, 1993
  • Scott, The Outpost (also known as Mind Ripper, Wes Craven Presents Mind Ripper, and Wes Craven's The Mindripper), HBO, 1995
  • Wex, The Grave, HBO, 1996
  • Student, Alptraum im Airport (also known as Midnight Flight), 1998
  • Joey Schneider, Phoenix, HBO, 1998
  • Sidney Lee, All the Rage (also known as It's the Rage), Cinemax, 1999
  • Mikal Gilmore, Shot in the Heart, HBO, 2001
  • Specials
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) Performer, Circus of the Stars #14, 1989
  • Narrator, War Letters, PBS, 2001
  • The 7th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Mitchell, Blossom, NBC, 1990
  • The cashier, Ellen (also known as These Friends of Mine), ABC, 1994
  • Episodic
  • Curtis Johnson, "A Song for Jason: Parts 1 & 2," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1985
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) Kid #1, "The Skull of Nostradamus," Simon & Simon, 1985
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) "The Beacon," The Twilight Zone, 1985
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) Teddy, "Where's the Boss," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1987
  • (As Vonni Ribisi) Teddy, "The Dateless Amigo," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1989
  • Mitchell, "Blossom Blossoms," Blossom, 1991
  • Joey Burke, "Suffer the Children: Parts 1 & 2," The Commish, ABC, 1993
  • Tony Kingston, "Something in the Shadows: Parts 1 & 2," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1994
  • Bruce Mackie, "The Final Adjustment," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994
  • Bruce Mackie, "Double Abandando," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994
  • Darren Peter Oswald, "D.P.O.," The X-Files, Fox, 1995
  • Mike Webber, "Every Day a Little Death," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995
  • Eddie, "Dead Man's Marker," Marker, UPN, 1995
  • (Uncredited) Condom boy, "The One with the Baby on the Bus," Friends, NBC, 1995
  • Dad, "Family," Tracey Takes On ... , HBO, 1996
  • Edie Foden, "Sanctuary," The Hunger, Showtime, 1999
  • Matt, "Wheel of Fire: Part 1," Black of Life, 2001
  • Also appeared as Duffy Guthrie, Still the Beaver; himself, FunHouse; and in an episode of I'm Telling.
  • Film Appearances
  • Chad, That Thing You Do!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Joey, First Love, Last Rites, Strand Releasing, 1997
  • Steve "V," Lost Highway, October Films, 1997
  • Jeff, SubUrbia (also known as subUrbia and subUrbi@), Castle Rock, 1997
  • Bandit No. 20, The Postman, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Marty, Scotch and Milk, 1998
  • Running with Scissors, 1998
  • Jason, Men (also known as Girl Talk and Some Girls),Number Three Production/Millennium Films, 1998
  • T/4 Medic Wade, Saving Private Ryan, DreamWorks, 1998
  • Himself, Into the Breach: "Saving Private Ryan," 1998
  • The Mao Game, 1999
  • Peter Cochran, The Mod Squad, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Danny McMann, The Other Sister, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Seth Davis, The Boiler Room, New Line Cinema, 1999
  • (Uncredited) Narrator, The Virgin Suicides (also known as Sophia Coppola's the Virgin Suicides), Paramount Classics, 1999
  • Kip Raines, Gone in Sixty Seconds, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Buddy Cole, The Gift, Paramount Classics, 2000
  • Louis, According to Spencer (also known as Garage Sale), 2001
  • Filippo, Heaven, Miramax, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Movieline, August, 1998
    • W, June, 2000, pp. 202-205

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