Joe Pesci – A Professional American Actor Best Known for His Role in “Home Alone” Along With Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese

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Who is Joe Pesci?

Joe Pesci is a big name in the entertainment industry. He is a professional American actor. We may know him from his role in Home Alone or his collaboration with famous actors like Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese.

Quick Info 
Full NameJoseph Frank Pesci
Birth Date9th of February, 1943
Birth PlaceNewark, New Jersey, U.S.
FatherAngelo Pesci
MotherMaria Mesce
WifeClaudia Haro

Joe Pesci

Personal Information

Joe Pesci was born on the 9th of February, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. He is the son of Angelo Pesci and Maria Mesce. His father was a forklift driver for General Motors whereas his mother was a part-time work as a barber.

Pesci married his first wife in 1964 but divorced. He then married his second wife whose information is not disclosed. However, he married Claudia Haro in 1988 but divorced in 1992. Furthermore, he has a daughter.


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Pesci studied high school at Belleville High School.

The Career of Joe Pesci

Joe started his career as a barber and also engaged in music at the same time. His debut movie appearance was in The Death Collector. The Death Collector was a low budget crime movie released in 1976. He appeared in Raging bull alongside Robert De Niro as Scorsese as the character Joey LaMotta in 1979. Joe again played alongside partners Scorsese and Robert De Niro in the movie Goodfellas in 1990. In the movie, he played the role of a mobster named Tommy DeVito.


Joe Pesci

He was the co-star in the blockbuster movie Home Alone in 1990. Joe was one of the favourite characters in the movie who played as the burglar. He was also in the sequel of the movie. Furthermore, he was the host for the Saturday Night Live on the 10th of October, 1992. He released his second album in 1998 titled “Vincent LaGuardia Gambini Sings Just for You”. Joe Pesci announced his retirement from acting in 1999. He decided to pursue his musical career but returned to acting as a cameo in De Niro’s movie.

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