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Giovanni Ribisi

Giovanni RibisiAKA Antonio Giovanni Ribisi

Born: 17-Dec-1974
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Scientology
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sky Captain's Dex Dearborn

Giovanni Ribisi has been acting since the age of 9, thanks to his mother, a well-connected talent agent. At 10 Ribisi made his first appearance on TV, on an episode of Michael Landon's Highway to Heaven. At 13, he played the daughter's romantic interest on the saccharine sitcom My Two Dads. His other teenaged TV appearances included The Wonder Years, Married With Children, Blossom, and Davis Rules. His first film was a 1995 horror piece, Mind Ripper, but his more famous films include Cold Mountain and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (featuring Laurence Olivier reanimated through technology).

Ribisi's better films include such offbeat, quirky gems as Richard Linklater's SubUrbia, David Lynch's Lost Highway, and Sofia Coppola's Virgin Suicides and Lost in Translation. His schlock includes Kevin Costner's megaflop The Postman, and the ill-advised remakes of The Mod Squad and Flight of the Phoenix.

His mother and wife are Scientologists, as is Ribisi. His twin sister, erstwhile actress Marissa Ribisi, is married to musician Beck.

Father: Albert Ribisi
Mother: Gay Landrum (talent agent)
Sister: Marissa Ribisi (his twin, actress, b. 17-Dec-1974)
Sister: Gina Ribisi (voice actor)
Wife: Mariah O'Brien (actress, m. 18-Mar-1997, div. 3-Nov-2001, one daughter)
Daughter: Lucia Ribisi (b. Dec-1997)
Wife: Agyness Deyn (model, b. circa 1982, m. Jun-2012)

    Concerned Businessmen's Association of America

    TELEVISION
    My Two Dads Cory Kupkus (1987-90)
    Davis Rules Skinner Buckley (1992)
    The Wonder Years Jeff Billings (1992-93, irregularly)
    Friends Frank Buffay, Jr. (1995-98, irregularly)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    A Million Ways to Die in the West (29-May-2014)
    Gangster Squad (9-Jan-2013)
    Ted (29-Jun-2012)
    Columbus Circle (21-Feb-2012)
    Contraband (12-Jan-2012) · Tim Briggs
    The Rum Diary (13-Oct-2011) · Moberg
    Avatar (10-Dec-2009) · Parker Selfridge
    Public Enemies (18-Jun-2009) · Alvin Karpis
    Middle Men (17-May-2009) · Wayne Beering
    Perfect Stranger (10-Apr-2007)
    The Dead Girl (7-Nov-2006)
    The Dog Problem (11-Sep-2006)
    10th & Wolf (21-Apr-2006)
    The Big White (13-May-2005) · Ted
    Flight of the Phoenix (17-Dec-2004)
    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (14-Sep-2004) · Dex
    Love's Brother (5-Feb-2004)
    Cold Mountain (25-Dec-2003)
    I Love Your Work (5-Sep-2003)
    Lost in Translation (29-Aug-2003) · John
    Basic (28-Mar-2003) · Kendall
    Masked and Anonymous (22-Jan-2003) · Soldier
    Heaven (6-Feb-2002) · Filippo
    According to Spencer (2-Nov-2001) · Louis
    Shot in the Heart (13-Oct-2001)
    The Gift (20-Dec-2000)
    Gone in 60 Seconds (5-Jun-2000)
    Boiler Room (30-Jan-2000)
    All the Rage (11-Sep-1999)
    The Virgin Suicides (19-May-1999) · Narrator [VOICE]
    The Mod Squad (17-Mar-1999) · Pete
    The Other Sister (26-Feb-1999)
    Phoenix (7-Aug-1998) · Joey Schneider
    Saving Private Ryan (24-Jul-1998) · T4 Medic Wade
    Some Girl (19-Apr-1998) · Jason
    Scotch and Milk (17-Apr-1998)
    The Postman (25-Dec-1997) · Bandit #20
    First Love, Last Rites (10-Sep-1997)
    Lost Highway (21-Feb-1997)
    SubUrbia (11-Oct-1996) · Jeff
    That Thing You Do (14-Sep-1996) · Chad
    The Grave (1996)
    The Outpost (1995) · Scott
    The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (10-Apr-1993)
    Promised a Miracle (19-May-1988)


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