Michael Rispoli

27 Nov 1960


Michael Rispoli (born November 27, 1960) is an American character actor. He was formerly part of the HBO television series The Sopranos as Jackie Aprile, Sr. Rispoli recently reunited with The Sopranos co-star James Gandolfini in the 2009 thriller The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3.

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


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Filmography (23 titles)

(movie, 2016)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Dibronski)
(movie, 2014)
···Rob the Mob
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sal)
(movie, 2013)
···Empire State
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Tony)
(movie, 2013)
···Pain & Gain
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Frank Griga)
(movie, 2011)
···The Reunion
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Canton)
(movie, 2010)
Genre: Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Big Joe)
(movie, 2009)
···The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as John Johnson)
(movie, 2009)
···The Taking of Pelham 123
Genre: Thriller, Action
Role: Actor (as John Johnson)
(movie, 2006)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Max Cantrell)
(movie, 2005)
···The Weather Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Russ)
(movie, 2004)
···Mr. 3000
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Boca)
(movie, 2004)
···Mr 3000
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Role: Actor (as Boca)
(movie, 2002)
···Death to Smoochy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Spinner Dunn)
(movie, 2000)
···It Had to Be You
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Henry Taylor)
(movie, 2000)
···Two Family House
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Buddy Visalo)
(movie, 1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Grama)
(movie, 1998)
···Snake Eyes
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Jimmy George)
(movie, 1998)
···Scar City
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sam Bandusky)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gator Harris)
(movie, 1997)
···His and Hers
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Nick)
(movie, 1996)
···The Juror
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Joseph Boffano)
(movie, 1995)
···While You Were Sleeping
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Joe Jr.)
(movie, 1994)
···Above the Rim
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Richie)