Facts about Giovanni Ribisi

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Facts about Giovanni Ribisi (1)

Do you remember that weirdo brother of Pheobe’s named Frank Jr. in the world famous series of F.R.I.E.D.S.??? Yes, he is Giovanni Ribisi – one of the most creative and talented actors in Hollywood.

He also worked in some other TV shows like –

  •    Sneaky Pete (2017)
  •    Dads (2014)
  •    Memphis Beat (2010)
  •    Entourage (2008)
  •    My Name Is Earl (2007)
  •    The Hunger (2000)
  •    The X-Files (1995)
  •    Ellen (1994)
  •    Family Album (1993)
  •    The Commish (1993)
  •    The Wonder years (1993)
  •    Davis Rules
  •    Public Enemies
  •    Avatar (TV Show)
  •    True Crime: Public Enemies
  •    Flight Of The Phoenix
  •    Perfect Strange

He has proved his talent by acting in some great movies also. The list goes like this –

  •    A Million Ways To Die In The West (2014)
  •    Selma (2014)
  •    Contraband (2012)
  •    Ted (2012)
  •    The Rum Diary (2011)
  •    Middle Men (2010)
  •    Public Enemies (2009)
  •    Avatar (2009)
  •    Perfect Stranger (2007)
  •    10th & Wolf (2006)
  •    The Dear Girl (2006)
  •    I Love Your Work (2005)
  •    Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow (2004)
  •    Flight Of The Phoenix (2004)
  •    Cold Mountain (2003)
  •    Basic (2003)
  •    Masked And Anonymous (2003)
  •    Lost In Translation (2003)
  •    Shot In The Heart (2001)
  •    Boiler Room (2000)
  •    Gone In Sixty Seconds (2000)
  •    The Gift (2000)
  •    Heaven (2000)
  •    The Mod Squad (1999)
  •    The Other Sister (1999)
  •    It’s The Rage (1999)
  •    Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  •    Phoenix (1998)
  •    First Love, Last Rites (1998)
  •    Lost Highway (1997)
  •    Suburbia (1997)
  •    The Postman (1997)
  •    That Thing You Do! (1996)
  •    Mind Ripper (1995)

Here we are giving some personal details about your favourite actor. Check-out…

  Date of Birth:    December 17, 1974

  Birthplace:        Los Angeles, California, USA

  Birth name:       Antonino Giovanni Ribisi

  Nickname:        Vanni

  Height:      5 feet 7 inches

  Weight:      73 Kgs.

Now let us tell you something about his Family Background:

He is from Italian origin from his paternal side. Apart from that his ancestry includes English as well as German.    

  Mother:     Gay Ribisi – Talent manager in entertainment industry

  Father:     Albert Anthony Ribisi – Musician in entertainment industry

  Spouse:     Agyness Deyn (divorced), Mariah O’Brien (divorced with 1 child)

  Daughter:   Lucia, who was born in 1997.

Achievements:

  1. Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC) Award for Best Ensemble (SELMA – 2014)
  2. Online Film and Television Association Award (OFTA) for Best Cinematic Moment (Saving Private Ryan – 1998)
  3. Pula Film Festival for Best Actor – Foreign Film (Heaven – 2012)
  4. ShoWest Award for Male Star Tomorrow (1999)

Apart from winning above awards, he was recognized by his outstanding performance in F.R.I.E.N.D.S. series. Moreover, there are 4 films which were nominated for the “Best Picture” in the OSCAR, and in which he performed extremely well. Those movies are;

  1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  2. Lost in Translation (2003)
  3. Avatar (2009)
  4. Selma (2014)

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If you have noticed, Giovanni Ribisi has been constantly working and improving his skills of acting. He never stops. He did many roles, variety of roles during his career. He did small roles to big and important roles, but he always acts!

He says, “For me, acting is all about the aesthetic. I just want to keep honing my craft. Not that I’m taking myself too seriously, but every artist should consider himself Picasso. Otherwise, you’re doing yourself an injustice.”

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