Schirripa, Steve 1958- (Stephen Schirripa, Steve R. Schirripa, Steven Schirripa, Steven R. Schirripa)

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Schirripa, Steve 1958- (Stephen Schirripa, Steve R. Schirripa, Steven Schirripa, Steven R. Schirripa)


Born September 3, 1958, in Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY; married; wife's name, Laura; children: Bria, Ciara. Education: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, graduated.


Agent—Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Robbie Kass, Kass and Stokes Management, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 504, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Publicist—Lisa Perkins, Fifteen Minutes Public Relations, 9436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048.


Actor and author. Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, entertainment director, 1994-2000. Performs standup comedy at clubs, including Club Madrid; appeared in commercials for Lamisil foot medications and Dick's Sporting Goods stores, 2007; appeared in a public service announcement for We Are Ellis Island, 2007. Also worked as a bouncer at a nightclub.

Awards, Honors:

Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, and Screen Actors Guild Award, 2008, all outstanding ensemble in a drama series (with others), for The Sopranos; Short Film Award, best supporting actor, New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, 2004, for What Are the Odds.


Television Appearances; Series:

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Bobby "Bacala" Baccalieri, The Sopranos, HBO, 2000-2007.

Hollywood Squares (also known as H2 and H2: Hollywood Squares), 2003-2004.

Cohost, Casino Cinema, 2004.

Host, Steve Schirripa's Hungry, Lifeskool, 2007.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Leo Boykewich, a recurring role, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ABC Family Channel, 2008.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Best man, Denial (also known as Something about Sex), Cinemax, 1998.

Male cop, Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye, Fox, 2000.

Sal (The Rock), Monday Night Mayhem, TNT, 2001.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Freddie, Columbo: Columbo Likes the Nightlife, ABC, 2003.

Anthony, Stuey (also known as High Roller and High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story), Starz!, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Judge, Iron Chef USA: Showdown in Las Vegas, 2001.

(Uncredited) Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, 2003.

Holidays with the Stars, 2005.

Comic Relief 2006, HBO and TBS, 2006.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) The Sopranos: A Sitdown, 2007.

Voice, Elmo's Christmas Countdown, 2007.

Mobster, Letters to Santa: A Muppets Christmas, 2008.

Appeared in the specials Comedy Tonight and Mr. Vegas.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Russell, Big Sound, NBC, 2000.

Anthony, Battery Park, NBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Security officer, "Waging Bull," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1998.

(As Steven Schirripa) Tony, "Behind Enemy Lines," Pensacola: Wings of Gold, syndicated, 1999.

Maitre 'd, "S'ain't Valentines," The King of Queens, CBS, 1999.

Benny, "Sense and Sensitivity," Angel (also known as Angel: The Series), The WB, 1999.

Anthony, "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?," Battery Park, NBC, 2000.

The Test, FX Network, 2001.

First collector, "Bad Sport," Black Scorpion (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Black Scorpion"), 2001.

Narrator, "Steve Schirripa," Lifegame, The Nashville Network, 2001.

"Bada Bing, Bada Boom!," Rendez-View, 2001.

"Robo-Date," Rendez-View, 2002.

Pyramid (also known as The $100,000 Pyramid), multiple appearances, 2003-2004.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Tommy Durango, "Girl Fight," George Lopez, ABC, 2003.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Paulie Obregano, "Tortured," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2003.

Insurance sales representative, "Jury Duty," My Wife and Kids, ABC, 2003.

The Bronx Bunny Show, Starz!, 2003, 2007.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Sandy Buckman, "Second Chances," Ed, NBC, 2003.

Frederico Libretti, "Nowhere Man," Law & Order, NBC, 2004.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Carmine, "Storm Front: Parts 1 & 2," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), UPN, 2004.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Pit boss, "Joey and the Roadtrip," Joey, NBC, 2004.

Host, "2004 NBA Finals," 10 Things Every Guy Should Experience, 2004.

Himself, The Guiding Light, 2004.

Voice of Cecil, "Double Date," Justice League (animated; also known as JL and Justice League Unlimited), Cartoon Network, 2005.

Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, 2005.

Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher, 2006.

Jeopardy!, 2006.

The Podge and Rodge Show, 2007.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, 2007.

Paula's Party, 2007.

Wheel of Fortune, 2007.

Talent scout in New York City, "Auditions," Last Comic Standing (also known as Last Comic Standing: The Search for the Funniest Person in America), NBC, 2008.

Celebrity contestant, Million Dollar Password, CBS, 2008.

Celebrity judge, The Gong Show with Dave Attell, Comedy Central, 2008.

"Spagett," Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, 2008.

Appeared as gambling host in an episode of The X Show, Fox.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

Correspondent and guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, multiple appearances, between 2002 and 2007.

(Sometimes credited as Steven R. Schirripa) Late Night with Conan O'Brien, multiple appearances, between 2002 and 2008.

SoapTalk, Soap Network, 2003.

Guest cohost, The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), 2004.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) The Tony Danza Show, 2005.

The Showbiz Show with David Spade, Comedy Central, 2005.

Last Call with Carson Daly, 2006.

Television Appearances; Other:

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Host, Mob Scene (miniseries), Discovery Channel, 2004.

Reinventando Hollywood, 2008.

Also appeared in Nothing's On and Stop with the Kicking.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Man in bar, Casino, Universal, 1995.

First bodyguard, Highway to Vegas, 1997.

Goon, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Universal, 1998.

Second beefy jerk, Detroit Rock City, New Line Cinema, 1999.

The craps man, The Debtors, 1999.

Party guest, Play It to the Bone (also known as Play It), Buena Vista, 1999.

Host, The Runner, First Look Pictures Releasing, 1999.

Himself, Welcome to Hollywood, PM Entertainment Group, 2000.

Croupier, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Universal, 2000.

Security guard, Speedway Junky, Regent Entertainment, 2001.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Arliss Santino, See Spot Run, Warner Bros., 2001.

Steve, Alex in Wonder (also known as Sex and a Girl), Dog Films, 2001.

(As Stephen Schirripa) Hood, Joe Dirt (also known as The Adventures of Joe Dirt), Columbia, 2001.

Stevie Venere, That's Amore!, 2004.

Tony, What Are the Odds (short film), Cornerpocket Productions, 2004.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Steve, Duane Hopwood, IFC Films, 2005.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Vinnie, Must Love Dogs, Warner Bros., 2005.

(As Steven R. Schirripa) Tony, Johnny Slade's Greatest Hits (also known as Meet the Mobsters), Epic Pictures Group, 2005.

Himself, In Search of Puppy Love (also known as In Search of Puppy Love: Giving Hope to the 104 Million Singles in America), Lucky Diamond Productions, 2007.



Voice, Open Season 2, Buena Vista Sony Pictures Releasing, 2008.


Books; As Steve R. Schirripa:

(With Charles Fleming) A Goomba's Guide to Life, Crown Publishing, 2002.

(With Fleming) The Goomba's Book of Love, Crown Publishing, 2003.

(With Fleming) Nicky Deuce, Welcome to the Family (juvenile), Delacorte, 2005.

(With Fleming) The Goomba Diet: Living Large and Loving It, Crown Publishing, 2006.



Las Vegas Sun, June 2, 2001.

Los Angeles Times, May 12, 2001.


Las Vegas Review-Journal Online Edition,, March 2, 2001.