Michael Rispoli biography

Michael Rispoli

Actor, TV Actor

1960 –

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Who is Michael Rispoli?

Michael Rispoli is an American character actor. He was formerly part of the HBO television series The Sopranos as Jackie Aprile, Sr. Rispoli soon thereafter reunited with The Sopranos co-star James Gandolfini in the 2009 thriller The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3. Rispoli was runner-up for the role of Tony Soprano. However, he lost it to Gandolfini.

Rispoli, a second-generation Italian American, was born in Tappan, New York, one of eight children. He attended State University of New York at Plattsburgh as a Theater major and graduated in 1982.

In 2011, the feature film Union Square, co-written and directed by the Sundance Film Festival's Grand Jury Award Winner, Nancy Savoca, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. In it, Michael co-stars with Mira Sorvino, Patti Lupone, Tammy Blanchard, Mike Doyle, and Daphne Rubin-Vega.

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Born
Nov 27, 1960
Tappan
Also known as
  • Michael Rispolt
  • Rispoli
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh
    Theatre
    ( - 1982)

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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