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Michael Imperioli


Imperioli was born James Michael Imperioli in Mt. Vernon, New York on March 26, 1966. His film work began in the late 1980s. An early part that brought him recognition was in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), as Spider, a local kid who works for the gangsters and has a run-in with a psychopathic mob soldier played by Joe Pesci. He worked ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Sopranos
The Sopranos Christopher Moltisanti
(1999-2007)
Summer of Sam
Summer of Sam Midnite
(1999)
Goodfellas
Goodfellas Spider
(1990)
The Lovely Bones
The Lovely Bones Len Fenerman
(2009)

Filmography

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 2018 Escape at Dannemora (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Andrew Cuomo
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Andrew Cuomo
 2017 Cabaret Maxime (post-production)
Bennie Gazza
 2017 Dice (TV Series)
Michael Imperioli
- Fingerless (2017) ... Michael Imperioli
 2016-2017 Lucifer (TV Series)
Uriel
- A Good Day to Die (2017) ... Uriel
- Weaponizer (2016) ... Uriel
 2017 Alex, Inc. (TV Series)
Eddie Ramirez
- Pilot/Start Up ... Eddie Ramirez
 2016 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Robert Lewis
- Guilt by Association (2016) ... Robert Lewis
- The Greater Good (2016) ... Robert Lewis
 2015-2016 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Odell Martin
- Ka Pohaku Kihi Pa'a (2016) ... Odell Martin
- Kahania (2015) ... Odell Martin
- Powehiwehi (2015) ... Odell Martin
 2015-2016 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Lex
- Needles (2016) ... Lex
- Seahorse (2016) ... Lex
- Broodstock (2016) ... Lex
- Ice Cream (2016) ... Lex
- Leslie (2016) ... Lex
 2015 The Wannabe
Alphonse
 2015/I Houses
 2014 Cantinflas
Michael Todd
 2014 Californication (TV Series)
Rick Rath
- Grace (2014) ... Rick Rath
- Daughter (2014) ... Rick Rath
- Dinner with Friends (2014) ... Rick Rath
- 30 Minutes or Less (2014) ... Rick Rath
- Smile (2014) ... Rick Rath
 2014 The M Word
Charlie Moon
 2014/I The Scribbler
Moss
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Alberto Rinaldi
- Bigamist (2014) ... Alberto Rinaldi
 2014 Foreclosure
Bill
 2014 Saint Francis (TV Movie)
Francis Quinlan
 2013 Old Boy
Chucky
 2013 Vijay and I
Micky
 2013 Nicky Deuce (TV Movie)
The Doctor
 2013 The Office (TV Series)
Sensei Billy
- Livin' the Dream (2013) ... Sensei Billy
 2013/II The Call
Alan Denado
 2012 Necessary Roughness (TV Series)
Jimmy Folkes
- All the King's Horses (2012) ... Jimmy Folkes
 2012 Girls (TV Series)
Powell Goldman
- Leave Me Alone (2012) ... Powell Goldman
 2012 40 (TV Movie)
 2012 County (TV Movie)
Dr. David Mercer
 2011 Stuck Between Stations
David
 2010-2011 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
Detective Louis Fitch
- Blackout (2011) ... Detective Louis Fitch
- Motor City Blues (2011) ... Detective Louis Fitch
- Stone Cold (2011) ... Detective Louis Fitch
- Legacy/Drag City (2011) ... Detective Louis Fitch
- Beaten/Cover Letter (2011) ... Detective Louis Fitch
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Stud (segment: "Auto Motives" by Lorraine Bracco)
 2010 Mercy (TV Series)
Harold Pindus
- We're All Adults (2010) ... Harold Pindus
 2009 The Lovely Bones
Len Fenerman
 2008-2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Detective Ray Carling
- Life Is a Rock (2009) ... Detective Ray Carling
- Everyone Knows It's Windy (2009) ... Detective Ray Carling
- All the Young Dudes (2009) ... Detective Ray Carling
- Coffee, Tea, or Annie (2009) ... Detective Ray Carling
- Revenge of Broken Jaw (2009) ... Detective Ray Carling
 2008 Stóra planið
Alexander
 2007 Mitch Albom's For One More Day (TV Movie)
Charley Benetto
 2007 The Lovebirds
Vincent
 1999-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Christopher Moltisanti
- Made in America (2007) ... Christopher Moltisanti (credit only)
- The Blue Comet (2007) ... Christopher Moltisanti (credit only)
- The Second Coming (2007) ... Christopher Moltisanti (credit only)
- Kennedy and Heidi (2007) ... Christopher Moltisanti
- Walk Like a Man (2007) ... Christopher Moltisanti
 2007 The Inner Life of Martin Frost
Jim Fortunato
 2006 The Sopranos: Road to Respect (Video Game)
Christopher Moltisanti (voice)
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dante Jr.
- The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer (2006) ... Dante Jr. (voice)
 1996-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Nick Falco / Johnny Stivers
- Hindsight (2006) ... Nick Falco
- Locomotion (2005) ... Nick Falco
- In God We Trust (2005) ... Nick Falco
- Sport of Kings (2005) ... Nick Falco
- Publish and Perish (2005) ... Nick Falco
 2004 The Five People You Meet in Heaven (TV Movie)
Captain
 2004 Shark Tale
Frankie (voice)
 2004 My Baby's Daddy
Dominic
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
Rosencrantz
 2000 Disappearing Acts (TV Movie)
Vinney
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
Stud
 1999 Summer of Sam
Midnite
 1999 On the Run
Albert DeSantis
 1998 Witness to the Mob (TV Movie)
Louie Milito
 1998 Too Tired to Die
Fabrizio
 1997 River Made to Drown In
Allen Hayden
 1997 Firehouse (TV Movie)
Lt. O'Connell
 1997 The Deli
Matty
 1997 Office Killer
Daniel Birch
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Miles Gordon
- The Last Hurrah (1997) ... Miles Gordon
 1996 Blixa Bargeld Stole My Cowboy Boots (Short)
Johnny
 1996 Last Man Standing
Giorgio Carmonte
 1996 Trees Lounge
George
 1996 Girl 6
Scary Caller #30
 1996 Girls Town
Anthony
 1996 I Shot Andy Warhol
Ondine
 1995 Trouble (Short)
Ellis
 1995 Dead Presidents
D'ambrosio
 1995 Flirt
Michael
 1995 Clockers
Detective Jo-Jo
 1995 Sweet Nothing
Angelo
 1995 The Basketball Diaries
Bobby
 1995 Bad Boys
Jojo
 1995 The Addiction
Missionary
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Duane Rollins
- Dead and Gone (1994) ... Duane Rollins
 1994 Hand Gun
Benny
 1994 Postcards from America
The Hustler
 1994 Amateur
Doorman at Club
 1994 Men Lie
 1994 Touch Base (Short)
Bennie
 1993 Household Saints
Leonard Villanova
 1993 The Night We Never Met
Dry Cleaning Customer #1
 1993 Joey Breaker
Larry Metz
 1992 Malcolm X
Reporter at Fire Bombing
 1992 Fathers & Sons
Johnny
 1991 Jungle Fever
James Tucci
 1990 Goodfellas
Spider
 1990 A Matter of Degrees
Zeno's Assistant
 1989 Alexa
Acid Head
 1989 Lean on Me
George
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Alternate Names:

Michael Imperiola

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Played 'Spider' who gets shot in the foot in Goodfellas (1990) and he plays a mobster named Christopher in The Sopranos (1999) who shoots someone in the foot as an inside tribute to his earlier role. See more »

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New York/New Jersey accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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