Anthony LaPaglia Biography (1959-)

Full name, Anthony M. LaPaglia; born January 31, 1959, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; immigrated to the United States, 1984; son of Eddie (a cardealer and auto mechanic) and Maria (a secretary) LaPaglia; brother of Jonathan LaPaglia (an actor); married Gia Carrides (an actress), September 1998; children: Bridget. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management,8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211; RGM Associates, 64-66 Kippax St., Suite 202, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia.; Manager: The Firm, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 3 Arts Entertainment,9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Publicist: I/D PR,8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Nationality
Australian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer
Birth Details
January 31, 1959
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Spooky, Cold Steel, Cinetel, 1987
  • (As Anthony La Paglia) Henry, Slaves of New York, TriStar, 1989
  • Vito, Mortal Sins (also known as Dangerous Obsession, Divine Obsession, and God's Payroll), Academy Entertainment, 1989
  • Stevie Dee, Betsy's Wedding, Buena Vista, 1990
  • Mark, He Said, She Said, Paramount, 1991
  • Stevie Diroma, One Good Cop, Buena Vista, 1991
  • Frank Pesce Jr., 29th Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Joe Gennaro, Innocent Blood (also known as A French Vampire inAmerica), Warner Bros., 1992
  • Detective Morgenstern, Whispers in the Dark, Paramount, 1992
  • Detective Sergeant James Quinlan, The Custodian, Beyond Films, 1993
  • Tony Giardino, So I Married an Axe Murderer, TriStar, 1993
  • Mick, Bulletproof Heart (also known as Killer), Keystone Pictures, 1994
  • Felix, Mixed Nuts (also known as Lifesavers, The Night before Christmas, and The Night before Xmas), TriStar, 1994
  • Edward "Eddie" Mercer, Paperback Romance (also known as Lucky Break), Samuel Goldwyn, 1994
  • Barry "The Blade" Muldano, The Client, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Joe Reaves, Empire Records (also known as A Day in the Life, Empire, and Rock and Fun), Warner Bros., 1995
  • Gary Fitzgerald, Brilliant Lies, Beyond Films, 1996
  • Rob, Trees Lounge (also known as Tree's Lounge), Orion, 1996
  • Harry Luce, Commandments, Gramercy, 1997
  • Narrator, Mob Law: A Film Portrait of Oscar Goodman (documentary),1998
  • Detective Lou Petrocelli, Summer of Sam, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Al Torrio, Sweet and Lowdown, Sony Pictures Classics, 1999
  • Fidel Castro, Company Man, Paramount, 2000
  • Michael Andretti, Looking for Alibrandi, 2000
  • Sim Rosedale, The House of Mirth (also known as Chez les heureux du monde and Haus Bellomont), Sony Pictures Classics, 2000
  • John, Autumn in New York, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2000
  • Jack's attorney, Jack the Dog, 2001
  • Detective Leon Zat, Lantana, Lion's Gate Films, 2001
  • Simon O'Reilly, The Bank, The Cinema Guild, 2001
  • Al Garcetti, The Salton Sea, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Ray LaMarr, Dead Heat (also known as Dead Heat--Todliches Rennen), 2002
  • Bobby, I'm with Lucy (also known as Autour de Lucy), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002
  • Nick, The Guys, Focus Features, 2002
  • (Uncredited) Anthony Bella, Analyze That, Warner Bros., 2002 attorney, Manhood, Lightening Entertainment, 2003
  • Tullery, Happy Hour, 2003
  • Jim Winters, Winter Solstice, Paramount Classics, 2004
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, Winter Solstice, Paramount Classics, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • James "Jimmy" Wyler, Murder One, ABC, 1996-1997
  • Agent Jack Malone, Without a Trace, CBS, 2002-
  • Miniseries
  • James "Jimmy" Wyler, Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer, ABC, 1997
  • Voice, Jazz, PBS, 2001
  • Movies
  • (As Anthony M. LaPaglia) Officer Petrelli, Gladiator School (alsoknown as Police Story and Police Story: Gladiator School), ABC,1988
  • Title role, Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (also known as The FrankNitti Story and Nitti), ABC, 1988
  • Raskin, Sleep Well, Professor Oliver (also known as Gideon Oliver and Gideon Oliver: Sleep Well, Professor Gideon), ABC, 1988
  • David Ringel, Criminal Justice, HBO, 1990
  • Vince Benedetto, Keeper of the City, Showtime, 1991
  • Ross Gage, Black Magic, 1992
  • Larry Talbert, Past Tense, Showtime, 1994
  • Jim Valvano, Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story (also known as The Jim Valvano Story), CBS, 1996
  • Willie Serling, Chameleon (also known as Nowhere Man), HBO,1997
  • Don Paolo Montale, The Garden of Redemption (also known as WarStories), Showtime, 1997
  • Mike Hershaw, Phoenix, HBO, 1998
  • Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Lansky, HBO, 1999
  • Bobby Benedetta, Black and Blue, CBS, 1999
  • Dr. Maas, "The Other Side," On the Edge, Showtime, 2001
  • Dick Dresner, Spinning Boris, Showtime, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Nicholas Gennaro, The Brotherhood, ABC, 1991
  • Eric Blair, The Repair Shop, CBS, 1998
  • David Le Tour, Normal, Ohio (also known as Don't Ask), Fox,2000
  • Specials
  • British flyer, Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember, CBS, 1984
  • Himself, The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2002
  • Himself, The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 2003
  • Presenter, The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2003
  • Himself, CBS at 75, 2003
  • The 8th Annual Prism Awards, FX, 2004
  • Presenter, The 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards, Starz, 2004
  • Presenter, The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2004
  • Himself, The 61st Annual Golden Globes Awards, NBC, 2004
  • Episodic
  • (As Anthony La Paglia) Mechanic #2, "The Mission," Amazing Stories, 1985
  • (As Anthony M. Lapaglia) Albert Stanley Higgins, "Who Is Don Luis Higgins... and Why Is He Doing These Terrible Things to Me?," Magnum, P.I.,1986
  • First punk, "The Last Defender of Camelot," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1986
  • Grahame, "Elusive Butterfly," Trapper John, M.D., 1986
  • Woodward, "Down and Under," Hunter, 1987
  • "The Silver Scream," Hardball, NBC, 1989
  • Paul Damon, "The Visiting Priest Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, 1990
  • Abel, the cable television installer, "Spoiled," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1991
  • Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1991
  • Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2003
  • Himself, The Howard Stern Show, 1997
  • Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, 1997
  • Simon Moon, "Dark Side of the Moon," Frasier, NBC, 2000
  • Simon Moon, "Something Borrowed, Someone Blue: Parts 1 & 2," Frasier, NBC, 2000
  • Simon Moon, "And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon: Parts 1 & 2," Frasier, NBC, 2000
  • Himself, Rove Live, Ten Network, 2001
  • Simon Moon, "Mother Load: Parts 1 & 2," Frasier, NBC, 2002
  • Himself, Micallef Tonight, 2003
  • Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, 2003
  • Simon Moon, "Goodnight, Seattle," Frasier, NBC, 2004
  • Himself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, "Frasier," VH1 Goes Inside, 2004
  • On Air with Ryan Seacrest, 2004
  • TV Land Moguls, TV Land, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • (As Anthony M. LaPaglia) Les, Bouncers, Minetta Lane Theatre, NewYork City, 1987
  • Angel, On the Open Road, Public Theatre/Martinson Hall, New York City, 1993
  • The Rose Tattoo, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1995
  • Mickey, Northeast Local, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, New York City,1995-1996
  • Eddie, A View from the Bridge, Roundabout Theatre, New York City,1997-1998
  • After the Fall, L.A. Theatre Works, Los Angeles, 1999
  • The Rose Tattoo, L.A. Theatre Works, 1999
  • The Guys, Flea Theater, New York City, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Back Stage, December 19, 1997, p. 6
    • Entertainment Weekly, October 11, 1996, p. 81; December 6, 2002, p. 82
    • Premiere, May, 1991, p. 45
    • Time, January 21, 2002, p. 126
    • TV Guide, May 24, 1997, p. 50

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