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Joe Pantoliano
Joseph Peter Pantoliano
Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.
Birth date
September 12, 1951 (1951-09-12) (age 70)
Active Years
Notable Films
Memento (2000)

Joseph Peter "Joe" Pantoliano (born September 12, 1951) is an American actor who appeared in films such as Baby's Day Out, The Fugutive (1993) and U.S. Marshals, The Matrix and Memento.

Early life


Pantoliano portrayed Bob Keane in La Bamba, Cypher in The Matrix, Teddy in Memento, Francis Fratelli in The Goonies, Guido in Risky Business, Eddie Moscone in Midnight Run, and Caesar in Bound. He also played Deputy U.S. Marshal Cosmo Renfro in both The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals. He is often referred to as "Joey Pants" because of the difficulty some people have pronouncing his Italian surname.


Year Title Role Notes
1974 Road Movie Mugger Credited as Joseph Pantoliano
For Pete's Sake Undercover Cop who arrests Mark
1980 The Idolmaker Gino Pilato
1982 Monsignor Pvt. Joe Musso
1983 The Final Terror Eggar
Risky Business Guido
Eddie and the Cruisers Doc Robbins
1985 The Mean Season Andy Porter
The Goonies Francis
1986 Running Scared Snake
1987 Scenes from the Goldmine Manny
La Bamba Bob Keane
The Squeeze Norman
Amazon Women on the Moon Sy Swerdlow Segment: "Hairlooming"
Empire of the Sun Frank Demarest
1988 The In Crowd Perry Parker
Midnight Run Eddie
1990 Ardouous Moon Short film
Downtown White
Blue Heat Wayne Gross
Short Time Scalese
Backstreet Dreams Paul Antangeli Uncredited Cameo(citation needed)
1991 Zandalee Gerri
1992 Used People Frank
1993 Three of Hearts Mickey
The Fugitive Deputy U.S. Marshal Cosmo Renfro
Calendar Girl Harvey Darpinian
Me and the Kid Roy
1994 Robot in the Family The Father
Teresa's Tattoo Bruno
Baby's Day Out Norby
1995 Bad Boys Captain Conrad Howard
Congo Eddie Ventro Uncredited Cameo(citation needed)
The Last Word Doc
Steal Big Steal Little Eddie Agopian, Ruben's Lawyer
The Immortals Pete Tunnell
1996 Fly Away Home Gordy
The Flight of the Dove Attorney Brezner
Bound Caesar
1997 Top of the World Vince Castor
Aliens Attack Captain Nevins
Tinseltown Arnie
Natural Enemy Stuart
1998 U.S. Marshals Deputy U.S. Marshal Cosmo Renfro
Hoods Charlie Flynn
1999 Taxman Al Benjamin
Forces of Nature Cab Driver Uncredited Cameo(citation needed)
The Matrix Cypher
Black and White Bill King
The Life Before This Jake Maclean
2000 Silver Man Norbert
Ready to Rumble Titus Sinclair
New Blood Hellman
Memento "Teddy" James Edward Gammell
A Better Way to Die Flash
2001 Cats & Dogs Peek Voice role
2002 A Call for Help Charlie
The Adventures of Pluto Nash Mogan
2003 Daredevil Ben Urich
Bad Boys II Captain Conrad Howard
2004 Second Best Elliot
Perfect Opposites Louis Carbonelli
The Easter Egg Adventure Terrible Timothy Takit Voice role
2005 Racing Stripes Goose Voice role
The Check Up The Inspector Short film
The Amateurs Some Idiot
2006 Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector Mayor M.T. Gunn
Wedding Daze Smitty
Canvas John Marino
Unknown Bound Man
2009 The Job Perriman
Deadly Impact David Kaplow
Falling Up George
2010 The Legend of Secret Pass Chucksta Voice
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Gabe Ugliano
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Peek Voice role
New York Street Games self Documentary
2011 Loosies Carl
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life Oswald Oswald III
2014 The Identical Avi Hirshberg
2016 The Perfect Match Marty
2017 Just Getting Started Joe
2018 Happy Anniversary Aldo
2019 Spring Break '83 Sergeant Coltrane Filming completed in 2007; release postponed.
2020 Bad Boys For Life Captain Conrad Howard

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