Anthony LaPaglia

Anthony LaPaglia

Jan. 31st, 1959
Born in
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
5' 11

Anthony LaPaglia's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Without a Trace TV Show
Without a Trace
Murder One TV Show
Murder One
Nature TV Show
Riviera TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2013 - Mental
2013 - Crazy Kind of Love
2011 - Happy Feet 2
2010 - Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
2009 - Balibo
2006 - Played
2006 - Happy Feet
2006 - The Architect
2004 - Winter Solstice
2003 - Happy Hour
2002 - Analyze That
2002 - The Salton Sea
2002 - Dead Heat
2002 - Road to Perdition
2002 - Analyze That
2001 - Lantana
2001 - The Bank
2000 - The House of Mirth
2000 - Autumn in New York
2000 - Looking for Alibrandi
1999 - Sweet and Lowdown
1999 - Summer of Sam
1998 - Phoenix
1997 - Commandments
1996 - Trees Lounge
1995 - Empire Records
1994 - The Client
1994 - Mixed Nuts
1993 - So I Married an Axe Murderer
1992 - Innocent Blood
1991 - One Good Cop
1991 - 29th Street
1991 - He Said, She Said
1991 - 29th Street
1990 - Betsy's Wedding
1989 - Slaves of New York
1987 - Cold Steel

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Simon Moon
Himself - Guest Presenter
Albert Stanley Higgins
Mechanic #2
Agent #1
Punk #1 (segment "The Last Defender of Camelot")
[Complete List]


LaPaglia currently lives in Santa Monica, California, USA. He has said that he adopted an American accent to help him get acting work after moving to the US. His current accent is neither distinctly American nor is it Australian, but rather a combination of both. According to an offhand remark by LaPaglia, he has employed an American accent since 1982.
LaPaglia's first marriage was to actress Cherie Michan. He is currently married to actress Gia Carides, whom he met at a party; the two starred in the 1994 (Ben Lewin) Australian movie Paperback Romance (a.k.a. Lucky Break) and married in 1998. Their daughter Bridget was born in January 2003.

  • Son of Maria LaPaglia (secretary) and Eddie LaPaglia (auto mechanic).
  • He is part owner of an Australian Soccer club called Sydney FC (Football Club)
  • Older brother of actor 'Jonathan LaPaglia' (qv) and Michael LaPaglia.
  • Starred with 'Debi Mazar' (qv) in _So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)_ (qv) as a love interest, then again in _Empire Records (1995)_ (qv) as a love interest yet again.
  • Plays in goal for Hollywood United Football Team.
  • Won Broadway's 1998 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for a revival of 'Arthur Miller (I)' (qv)'s "A View from the Bridge."
  • He has his date of birth tattooed on his left forearm in Roman Numerals: I XXXI MCMLIX.
  • Brother-in-law of 'Zoe Carides' (qv), 'Ursula Brooks' (qv) and Danielle Carides.

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