Jun. 30th, 1959
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Vincent Philip D'Onofrio is an American actor, producer and singer. He is known for
Mystic Pizza, JFK, The Player Ed Wood, The Cell, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Daredevil, Emerald City and Ghost Wars.
- Last name is pronounced Don-off-ree-o.
- Was considered for the role of Knuckles in _Suburban Commando (1991)_ (qv).
- Divorced wife Carin van der Donk in 2003. The couple reconciled in 2007 and had a son, Luca, in 2008. They have not remarried.
- Gained 45 pounds for his role in _The Salton Sea (2002)_ (qv).
- "I want you to be big -- 'Lon Chaney' (qv) big," 'Stanley Kubrick' (qv) informed D'Onofrio during the filming of _Full Metal Jacket (1987)_ (qv).
- Unhappy with his impression of 'Orson Welles' (qv), director 'Tim Burton (I)' (qv) had D'Onofrio's voice dubbed, in the film _Ed Wood (1994)_ (qv). The near perfect 'Orson Welles' (qv) impression was supplied by voice-over artist 'Maurice LaMarche' (qv).
- Ironically, he played Moriarty in a TV movie titled "Sherlock" while he starred as Robert Goren in Law & Order: Criminal Intent, whose character is based on Sherlock Holmes.
- One of the founders of the River Run Film Festival (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), along with his sister, 'Elizabeth D'Onofrio' (qv), and their father, 'Gene D'Onofrio' (qv).