VINCENT PASTORE Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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Vincent Pastore (born in 1946) is a film and television actor of Italian-American descent, often cast as a mobster or heavy. A former club owner in New Rochelle, New York, he turned to acting at the suggestion of his friends Matt Dillon and Kevin Dillon . He has made appearances in films ranging from Goodfellas to Shark Tale, but he is arguably best known for the role of Salvatore “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero on The Sopranos.


Pastore also hosts The Wiseguy Show on Sirius Satellite Radio (Raw Dog, channel 147).