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
Nature TV Show
Murder One TV Show
Murder One

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
2009 - Balibo
2006 - Played
2006 - Happy Feet
2006 - The Architect
2002 - Road to Perdition
2002 - Dead Heat
2002 - The Salton Sea
2002 - Analyze That
2002 - Analyze That
2001 - The Bank
2001 - Lantana
2000 - The House of Mirth
2000 - Autumn in New York
2000 - Looking for Alibrandi
1999 - Summer of Sam
1999 - Sweet and Lowdown
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 - He Said, She Said
1991 - 29th Street
1991 - 29th Street
1990 - Betsy's Wedding
1987 - Cold Steel

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Simon Moon
Himself - Guest Presenter
Det. Russell Woodward
Albert Stanley Higgins
Himself - Guest Panelist
Agent #1
[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.

  • He has his date of birth tattooed on his left forearm in Roman Numerals: I XXXI MCMLIX.
  • Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1991" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 43.
  • Older brother of actor 'Jonathan LaPaglia' (qv) and Michael LaPaglia.
  • Last name is pronounced La Pah-lia
  • He is part owner of an Australian Soccer club called Sydney FC (Football Club)
  • Italian on his father's side and Dutch on his mother's side.
  • Welcomed daughter, with 'Gia Carides' (qv), named Bridget born January 2003.
  • Won Broadway's 1998 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for a revival of 'Arthur Miller (I)' (qv)'s "A View from the Bridge."

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