Rispoli, Michael 1965–

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Rispoli, Michael 1965–


Born November 21, 1965, in NY; married Pam; children: one son, set of twins. Education: Attended State University of New York, Pittsburgh, and Circle in the Square Professional Theater School, New York City.

Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Principal Entertainment, 1964 Westwood Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Career: Actor. The Willow Cabin Theater Company, New York City, cofounder, c. 1987. Co-owner of an upstate New York vineyard with brother.

Awards, Honors: Verona Love Screens Film Festival Award, best actor, 2001, for Two Family House.


Film Appearances:

Trainer, Night and the City, United International Pictures, 1992.

Nicky Falconetti, Household Saints, 1993.

Richie, Above the Rim, Asso Film, 1994.

Jerry, Angie, Buena Vista, 1994.

Joe "Joey" Fusco, Jr., While You Were Sleeping, Buena Vista, 1995.

Ben DeLuca, To Die For, Columbia, 1995.

Chris, Burnzy's Last Call, 1995.

Joseph Boffano, The Juror, 1996.

Jack, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, Buena Vista, 1996.

Motel manager, Feeling Minnesota, Fine Line Features, 1996.

Gator Harris, Volcano, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Nick, His and Hers, 1997.

Michael, Cusp, 1997.

Jimmy George, Snake Eyes, Paramount, 1998.

Grama, Rounders, Miramax, 1998.

Detective Lieutenant Denny Reagan, One Tough Cop, Stratosphere Entertainment, 1998.

Joey T., Summer of Sam, Buena Vista, 1999.

John Leone, The Third Miracle, Sony Pictures Classics, 1999.

Buddy Visalo, Two Family House, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Henry Taylor, It Had to Be You, Regent Entertainment, 2000.

Title character, Russo, 2000.

Al DeMarco, Hacks, 2002.

Spinner Dunn, Death to Smoochy (also known as Totet Smoochy), Warner Bros., 2002.

Boca, Mr. 3000, Buena Vista, 2004.

Max, Chromophobia, 2005.

Babba, One Last Thing …, Magnolia Pictures, 2005.

Russ, The Weather Man, Paramount, 2005.

Joey, Black Irish, Creanspeak Productions, 2006.

Coroner, Lonely Hearts, Millennium Films, 2006.

Max Cantrell, Invincible, Buena Vista, 2006.

Jack, Club Soda (short), 2006.

Dominick Sciacca, Made in Brooklyn, 2006.

Himself, Relative Humidity: The Characters (documentary short), Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.

World Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies (documentary), 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Lou Frischetti, The Great Defender, Fox, 1995.

Sonny DeMarco, My Guys, CBS, 1996.

Giacomo "Jackie" Aprile, The Sopranos, HBO, 1999–2001.

Officer Susser, Ryan Caulfield: Year One, UPN, 1999.

Jerry Mankowitz, Third Watch, NBC, 1999–2002.

Swenson, Big Apple, CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sam Bandusky, Scar City (also known as S.C.A.R. and Scarred City), HBO, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilot Movies:

Last Dance, NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Larsens of Las Vegas, 1995.

Michael, Bram and Alice, CBS, 2002.

Concierge, Naked Hotel, ABC, 2003.

Alo, The Black Donnellys, NBC, 2006.

Talk to Me, TNT, 2006.

Fort Pit, NBC, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Frank, "I Am Not My Sister's Keeper," Bless This House, CBS, 1995.

Johnny DeMayo, "Faccia a Faccia," Law and Order, NBC, 1998.

Victor Nable, "A Hole in the Heart," ER, NBC, 1998.

Frankie, "Family Business," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1999.

Michael, "Scribbling Rivalry," Bram and Alice, CBS, 2002.

Angelo Amonte, "Brothers in Arms," 10-8: Officers on Duty (also known as 10-8 and 10-8: Police Patrol), ABC, 2003.

Angelo Amonte, "Gun of a Son," 10-8: Officers on Duty (also known as 10-8 and 10-8: Police Patrol), ABC, 2003.

Angelo Amonte, "Let It Bleed," 10-8: Officers on Duty (also known as 10-8 and 10-8: Police Patrol), ABC, 2003.

Frank Adair, "My Good Name," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2005.

Frank Adair, "On Fire," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2006.

Ike Mannleigh, "Loco Motives," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Weekends, CSI: Las Vegas, and Les Experts), CBS, 2006.

Talk to Me, TNT, 2006.

Jimmy Breslin, The Bronx Is Burning, ESPN, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Understudy, Balm in Gilead, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Mike, Love Diatribe, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1990–91.

Stage manager, "The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden," and stage manager, "Pullman Car Hiawatha," Wilder, Wilder, Wilder—Three by Thornton Wilder, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1993.

Freddy, Magic Hands Freddy, Soho Playhouse, New York City, 2004.

Also appeared in Macbeth; Tartuffe; A Midsummer Night's Dream.