Anthony LaPaglia

Actor, Production assistant, Waiter
Having earned the respect of his peers and acclaim from critics, actor Anthony LaPaglia finally reached a wide mainstream audience when he starred on the hit procedural drama, "Without a Trace" (CBS, 2002-09), playing a ... Read more »
Born: 01/31/1959 in Australia

Filmography

Actor (83)

Big Stone Gap 2015 (Movie)

Spec Broadwater (Actor)

Holding the Man 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Paper Planes 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Good Marriage 2014 (Movie)

Bob Anderson (Actor)

Newcomer 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Played 2014 (Movie)

Detective Drummond (Actor)

Crazy Kind of Love 2013 (Movie)

Gordie (Actor)

Mental 2013 (Movie)

Barry Moochmore (Actor)

Underground 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Overnight 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Happy Feet Two 2011 (Movie)

The Alpha Skua (Voice)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 2010 (Movie)

Twilight (Voice)

Balibo 2009 (Movie)

Roger East (Actor)

Without A Trace 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

$9.99 2008 (Movie)

Voice of Jim (Actor)

Happy Feet 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Boss Skua (Actor)

The Architect 2006 (Movie)

Leo Waters (Actor)

The 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2004 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Winter Solstice 2005 (Movie)

Jim Winters (Actor)

8th Annual Prism Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Happy Hour 2004 (Movie)

Tully (Actor)

Spinning Boris 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

I'm With Lucy 2002 (Movie)

Bobby (Actor)

Jack the Dog 2002 (Movie)

Shore--Jack's Attorney (Actor)

Manhood 2002 (Movie)

Jack's Lawyer (Actor)

The Bank 2002 (Movie)

Simon O'Reily (Actor)

The Guys 2002 (Movie)

Nick (Actor)

The Salton Sea 2002 (Movie)

Garcetti (Actor)

Company Man 2001 (Movie)

Fidel Castro (Actor)

Dead Heat 2001 (Movie)

Ray LaMarr (Actor)

Jazz 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Voice

Lantana 2001 (Movie)

Detective Leon Zat (Actor)

Autumn in New York 2000 (Movie)

John (Actor)

Black and Blue 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Frasier 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Looking for Alibrandi 2000 (Movie)

Michael Andretti (Actor)

The House of Mirth 2000 (Movie)

Sim Rosedale (Actor)

Lansky 1999 (Movie)

Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Actor)

Summer of Sam 1999 (Movie)

Detective Lou Petrocelli (Actor)

Sweet and Lowdown 1999 (Movie)

Al Torrio (Actor)

Phoenix 1998 (Movie)

Mike Hershaw (Actor)

Brilliant Lies 1997 (Movie)

Gary Fitzgerald (Actor)

Chameleon 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Commandments 1997 (Movie)

Harry Luce (Actor)

Murder One 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Paperback Romance 1997 (Movie)

Eddie (Actor)

Never Give Up: The Jimmmy V Story 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Trees Lounge 1996 (Movie)

Rob (Actor)

Empire Records 1995 (Movie)

Joe (Actor)

Bulletproof Heart 1994 (Movie)

Mick (Actor)

Mixed Nuts 1994 (Movie)

Felix (Actor)

The Client 1994 (Movie)

Barry "The Blade" Muldano (Actor)

So I Married An Axe Murderer 1993 (Movie)

Tony Giardino (Actor)

Black Magic 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Innocent Blood 1992 (Movie)

Joe Gennaro (Actor)

The Custodian 1992 (Movie)

Quinlan (Actor)

Whispers in the Dark 1992 (Movie)

Detective Morgenstern (Actor)

29th Street 1991 (Movie)

Frank Pesce Jr (Actor)

He Said, She Said 1991 (Movie)

Mark (Actor)

One Good Cop 1991 (Movie)

Stevie Diroma (Actor)

The Brotherhood 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Betsy's Wedding 1990 (Movie)

Stevie Dee (Actor)

Mortal Sins 1990 (Movie)

Vito (Actor)

Gladiator School 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Slaves of New York 1989 (Movie)

Henry (Actor)

Sleep Well, Professor Oliver 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Frank Nitti: The Enforcer 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Black Magic (Movie)

(Actor)

Criminal Justice (TV Show)

Actor

Keeper of the City (TV Show)

Actor

On the Edge (TV Show)

Actor

Past Tense (TV Show)

Actor

Spoiled (TV Show)

Actor

The Eichmann Show (TV Show)

Actor

The Garden of Redemption (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (2)

The Architect 2006 (Movie)

(Co-Executive Producer)

Winter Solstice 2005 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

Having earned the respect of his peers and acclaim from critics, actor Anthony LaPaglia finally reached a wide mainstream audience when he starred on the hit procedural drama, "Without a Trace" (CBS, 2002-09), playing a troubled missing persons FBI investigator for seven successful seasons. Prior to the show, LaPaglia moved up the ranks as a character actor - often playing mobsters or some other Italian stereotype - in movies like "29th Street" (1991), "So I Married an Axe Murder" (1993) and "The Client" (1994). He had one of his more acclaimed performances as a hit man with a romantic streak in the underrated thriller, "Killer" (1994), which earned acclaim from the few who saw it. Also a prolific stage actor, LaPaglia reached the pinnacle of that of his career when he won a Tony Award for his performance in a revival of Arthur Miller's "A View from a Bridge" (1998). Following supporting roles in "Summer of Sam" (1999) and "Sweet and Lowdown" (1999), as well as an Emmy-winning guest stint on "Frasier" (NBC, 1993-2004), LaPaglia landed his career-making role on "Without A Trace," which allowed the charismatic and versatile performer to finally earn his proper due.

Relationships

Gia Carides Actor

Husband
met at a party in Sydney, Australia c. 1992 married in 1998 LaPaglia filed for divorce.

Bridget LaPaglia

Daughter
Mother is Gia Carides

Eddie LaPaglia

Father
Italian immigrated to Australia became a successful automobile wholesaler

Jonathan LaPaglia Actor

Sibling
Born August 31, 1969 was a regular on the Fox series "New York Undercover" for the 1996-1997 season a licensed doctor in England and Australia

Maria LaPaglia

Mother
Dutch immigrated to Australia

Michael LaPaglia

Brother

Cherie Michan Actor

Wife
Divorced from first wife

EDUCATION

South Australian Castings Agency

Completed one and half years of a two and half year course, before leaving for Los Angeles

Rostrevor College

Milestones

2012

Made appearance in the comedy "Overnight"

2011

Reprised voiceover role of The Alpha Skua in the animated sequel "Happy Feet Two"

2010

Starred as the tenor in the Broadway revival of "Lend Me a Tenor"

2009

Produced and starred in the Australian feature "Balibo"

2006

Starred as an idealistic architect and patriarch of an affluent, suburban Chicago family in "The Architect"

2006

Cast in the Australian-produced computer-animated film "Happy Feet"

2005

Played a widower raising two teenage sons in "Winter Solstice"

2004

Reprised role of Simon Moon, Daphne's crass brother, on an episode of "Fraiser"; received an Emmy nomination for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

2003

Played the lead in "The Guys" as a New York city fire captain who must pay tribute to the men he lost in September 11th

2002

Appeared in "Analyze That" with Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal

2002

Played senior agent Jack Malone on the CBS drama series "Without A Trace"; earned SAG (2004, 2005) and Emmy (2004) nominations for Best Actor

2002

Appeared in the critically accliamed film "The Salton Sea"

2001

Co-starred with David Wenham in "The Bank"; released in Australia

2001

Won plaudits for his starring turn in the Australian thriller "Lantana"

2000

Played the recurring role of Simon Moon, Daphne's crass brother, on NBC's "Frasier"; received an Emmy nomination for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

2000

Portrayed Fidel Castro in the comedy feature "Company Man"

1998

Played leading role of Eddie Carbone in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge"

1998

Starred in the CBS pilot "Repair Shop"

1997

Starred with Courteney Cox and Aidan Quinn in "Commandments"

1996

Made TV series debut as regular in "Murder One" (ABC)

1996

Again co-starred with Carides in the Australian-made "Brilliant Lies"

1996

Portrayed Jim Valvano in the CBS movie "Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story"

1995

Played opposite Mercedes Ruehl in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' "The Rose Tattoo"

1994

Portrayed mob killer Barry 'The Blade' in Joel Schumacher's "The Client"

1994

Copped praise for his angst-ridden hit man in the neo-noir indie "Bulletproof Heart"

1994

Acted with significant other Gia Carides in "Paperback Romance"

1993

Co-starred in Steve Tesich's of-Broadway play "On the Open Road"

1991

Appeared in the "Spoiled" episode of HBO's "Tales From the Crypt"

1991

Gave a dynamite performance as Danny Aiello's son in "29th Street"

1990

Garnered a CableACE Award nomination for his work in the HBO movie "Criminal Justice"

1990

Stood out as a moonstruck mobster wooing Ally Sheedy in Alan Alda's comedy "Betsy's Wedding"

1989

Made feature film debut in "Slaves of New York"

1988

Made TV-movie debut playing the title role of "Frank Nitti: The Enforcer" (ABC)

1985

Made early TV appearance as the 2nd Mechanic on "The Mission" episode of NBC's "Amazing Stories"

1982

Moved to America; settled in NYC

Performed eight of 30 roles in the off-Broadway comedy "Bouncers"

Worked in community theater in Australia

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