Imperioli recently completed production on a feature film entitled Hungry Ghosts, which he wrote and directed and is currently editing. He has a starring role in Peter Jackson's upcoming movie, The Lovely Bones, opposite Rachel Weiz and Mark Wahlberg, based on the bestselling book and slated for release in Fall 2009.
Imperioli first came to the public's attention as Spider in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas. In his more than 30 film roles, he has worked with such acclaimed directors as Spike Lee on Jungle Fever, Malcolm X, Clockers, Girl 6 and Summer of Sam; the Hughes Brothers on Dead Presidents, and with Nancy Savoca on Household Saints. Other credits include Campbell Scott's Hamlet, Peter Mattei's Love in the Time of Money, Gary Winnick's Sweet Nothing and the comedy My Baby's Daddy.
As a writer, Imperioli has done work for Dimension on King Suckerman and penned the screen adaptation of Mario Puzo's Omerta for Miramax. He also wrote and executive-produced Summer of Sam.
In Imperioli's ongoing commitment to New York City theater, he and his wife, Victoria, founded Studio Dante, a 60-seat non-profit theater for new works. The theater was built to inspire the next generation of New York's performance artists and audiences.
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Michael Imperioli Facts
|Birthday||January 1, 1966 (55)|
|Birthplace||Mount Vernon, New York, USA|
|Height||5' 8" (1m73) How tall is Michael Imperioli compared to you?|
|Awards||2004 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (for The Sopranos)|
|Sopranos Behind-The-Scenes Volume 1 of 2|
|The Lovely Bones|
|Sopranos Behind-The-Scenes Volume 2 of 2|
|Last Man Standing|
|Goodfellas 25th Anniversary ? Movie|