|Is||Film producer Actor Television actor Film actor Stage actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||12 February 1957, New York City, New York, USA|
Joseph Siravo (born February 12, 1957) is an American actor, producer and educator. He is best known for his work on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning productions of Oslo and The Light in the Piazza and for his roles in film and television, most notably as Johnny Soprano in The Sopranos and Fred Goldman in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
Siravo was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of both Stanford University and the Tisch School of the Arts.
Siravo's screen debut was in the 1993 film Carlito's Way. His character, Vincent "Vinnie" Taglialucci, seeks revenge for the death of his father and brother at the hands of a corrupt lawyer (Sean Penn) while accusing Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) of assisting in the murder. Siravo appeared briefly in the Law & Order episode entitled "Burned" (S8; Ep9) in 1997. Siravo was cast in 1999 to play the role of Johnny Soprano, father of Tony Soprano, on The Sopranos. His character was included in five episodes during the series' run.
In the First National Tour of Jersey Boys, he played more than 2000 performances as Angelo DeCarlo.
He portrayed mobster John Gotti in the 2015 film The Wannabe as well as Gene Gotti in the 1998 made-for-TV film Witness to the Mob. He played the role of Niko in seasons one and two of the NBC show The Blacklist, and in 2015 played the role of Nicholas Bianco, the husband of Anna Bianco (Kathrine Narducci), in "Love Stories", the 13th episode of the fifth season of the CBS police procedural drama Blue Bloods. In the 2016 FX miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Siravo portrayed Fred Goldman, father of murder victim Ronald Goldman.
- Conversations with My Father
- The Boys from Syracuse
- The Light in the Piazza
- Oslo *OBIE Award for Best Ensemble, dir. Bartlett Sher
- Mad Forest *Drama Desk nomination for Best Ensemble, dir. Mark Wing-Davey
- My Night with Reg, dir. Jack Hofsiss
- Gemini, dir. Mark Brokaw
- Tennessee & Me, dir. Bob Balaban
- Dark Rapture, dir. Scott Ellis
- Major Crimes, dir. Arthur Penn
- New York Actor, dir. Jerry Zaks
- The Barber of Seville, dir. John Rando