Steve Schirripa

Steve Schirripa

American actor
Country: USA

  1. American Actor Steve Schirripa
  2. Television Projects
  3. Recent Projects
  4. Personal Life and Other Ventures

American Actor Steve Schirripa

Steve Schirripa is an American actor best known for his role as Bobby in the television series "The Sopranos". He began his acting career with a small role in Martin Scorsese's classic crime thriller "Casino" in 1995, playing a man in a bar who becomes the victim of a violent outburst. This experience sparked Schirripa's desire to become an actor, leading him to take on several supporting roles in films such as "Mad Money" and "Joe Dirt".

Steve Schirripa

Television Projects

Schirripa has appeared in numerous television projects throughout his career. Some of his notable appearances include the series "Angel", "Casino Cinema", "Star Trek: Enterprise", "Joey", "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", "My Wife and Kids", "Ed", "George Lopez", and "The King of Queens". He has also made guest appearances on radio programs such as "Don Imus" and talk shows like "The Podge and Rodge Show". Schirripa has showcased his comedic talents on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and served as a celebrity judge on several episodes of "The Gong Show", a program where artists parody different TV shows.

Steve Schirripa

Recent Projects

Currently, Steve Schirripa stars as Leo Boykewich, the father of Ben, in the family comedy series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager". In 2009, he had a cameo role alongside another "Sopranos" alum, Frank Vincent, in the series "Stargate: Atlantis" (episode: "Vegas"). He has also worked on the set of the TV movie "My Fake Fiance" with Melissa Joan Hart and Joseph Lawrence. Some of his recent projects include the series "Brothers", the thriller "The Informant!" with Matt Damon and Bryce Dallas Howard, and the crime action film "The Irishman" with Val Kilmer and Christopher Walken, which is based on real events from the life of gangster Danny Greene.

Personal Life and Other Ventures

Schirripa currently resides in New York with his wife Laura and their daughters, Bria and Ciara. Before becoming an actor, he worked as a consultant in a casino. He has also co-authored a series of books called "Goomba" with Charles Fleming, which serve as a guide to life, love, and dieting.