troperville

tools

toys

Wiki Headlines
It's time for the second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest, theme: cute monsters! Details and voting here.

main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Creator: Joe Pesci
What do ya mean, funny? Let me understand this 'cause, I don't know, maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how? I mean, funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh... I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny? What the fuck is so funny about me? Tell me.
Tommy DeVito (played by the man himself), Goodfellas

Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci (born February 9, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, singer and musician. Usually known for playing violent mafia mobsters or grouchy but lovable funnymen, Pesci has starred in a number of high-profile films such as Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Once Upon a Time in America, My Cousin Vinny, JFK, Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Lethal Weapon 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Lethal Weapon 4 and Casino. He has proven himself very adept at raw drama (Goodfellas, Casino) and comedy (My Cousin Vinny, Home Alone)

He is famous for portraying characters with terrifying Hair Trigger Tempers. He has a really filthy mouth.note 

He was also a good friend of stand-up comedian George Carlin, who said in his routines that he prayed to Pesci, because he "looks like a guy who can get things done".

Despite playing dangerous sociopaths, he is known as an extremely humble, soft-spoken man who gave one of the shortest speeches in Oscar history after winning Best Supporting Actor for Goodfellas. (It was six words long and clocked in at an incredible three seconds.)

Jon PertweeActorsBernadette Peters

alternative title(s): Joe Pesci
random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
5995
42