Joe Grifasi

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Joseph G. "Joe" Grifasi (born June 14, 1944) is an American character actor of film, stage and television. Grifasi was born in Buffalo, New York, the son of Patricia (née Gaglione) and Joseph J. Grifasi, a skilled laborer. Grifasi graduated from Bishop Fallon High School, a now defunct Catholic high school in Buffalo. He played football and acted in many of the school's plays. Grifasi briefly attended Canisius College in Buffalo before joining the United States Army. He went on to study at the Yale School of Drama. While at the Yale School of Drama, he met his future wife, the jazz soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom. Grifasi has played two separate members of the Baseball Hall of Fame who played for the New York Yankees. In 61, set in 1961, he played Phil Rizzuto; in The Bronx Is Burning, set in 1977, he played Yogi Berra. Paul Borghese played Berra in 61, while actual 1977 broadcast recordings of Rizzuto were used in The Bronx Is Burning.

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Total trailers found: 36

13 Going on 30 Trailer (2004)

13 April 2004

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty.

The Hudsucker Proxy Trailer (1994)

11 March 1994

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Natural Born Killers Trailer (1994)

25 August 1994

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

Batman Forever Trailer (1995)

31 May 1995

The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side.

The Deer Hunter Trailer (1978)

08 December 1978

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined.

Money Train Trailer (1995)

21 November 1995

A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.

A Midsummer Night's Dream Trailer (2014)

08 September 2014

A film of the NYC stage production directed by Julie Taymor (Film also directed by Julie Taymor)

Presumed Innocent Trailer (1990)

26 July 1990

Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered.

Benny & Joon Trailer (1993)

16 April 1993

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

One Fine Day Trailer (1996)

20 December 1996

Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced.

Brewster's Millions Trailer (1985)

22 May 1985

Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to.

Still of the Night Trailer (1982)

19 November 1982

When one of his patients is found murdered, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Rice is visited by the investigating officer but refuses to give up any information.

Big Business Trailer (1988)

10 June 1988

In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night.

Baked in Brooklyn Trailer (2016)

14 October 2016

A recent college graduate decides to sell marijuana on the streets of Manhattan after losing his job at a consulting firm.

Chances Are Trailer (1989)

10 March 1989

Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road.

The Pope of Greenwich Village Trailer (1984)

22 June 1984

Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on.

A Crime Trailer (2006)

11 September 2006

A Crime is a Thriller from French director Manuel Pradal and is a French-American co-production about a risky three person relationship.

F/X Trailer (1986)

07 February 1986

A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster.

Switching Goals Trailer (1999)

12 December 1999

Twin sisters Emma and Sam come up with a scheme to switch places so each can play in the soccer team they prefer.

The Front Trailer (2010)

17 April 2010

Based on the second book of Patricia Cornwell's best-selling Win Garano series, The Front brings back high-powered and sexy Boston District Attorney Monique Lamont and her favorite ace detective, Win Garano, in a fast-paced mystery.

Two Bits Trailer (1995)

22 October 1995

It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's promised to Gennaro and which Gennaro would like to have to buy a ticket to the plush new movie theater.

Heavy Trailer (1995)

20 January 1995

Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo.

Lewis Black: Red, White & Screwed Trailer (2006)

10 June 2006

Lewis Black stars in his second HBO solo special, an all-new hour of frenetic, take-no-prisoners stand-up comedy, taped before a live audience at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC.

The American Side Trailer (2016)

14 April 2016

Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.

The Other Me Trailer (2000)

08 September 2000

Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.

Looking for an Echo Trailer (2000)

10 November 2000

The lead singer of an oldies group reminisces about the good ol' days and a potential comeback.

Honky Tonk Freeway Trailer (1981)

21 August 1981

Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the town.

The Deal Trailer (1998)

01 January 1998

A big-idea farce about big, badass businessmen.

Hide in Plain Sight Trailer (1980)

21 March 1980

True story of a divorced father in search of his children when his ex-wife enters the witness relocation program.

Sinatra Trailer (1992)

08 November 1992

An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.

Undue Influence Trailer (1996)

15 September 1996

When a senator's new wife is murdered, the prime suspect is his ex-wife, Laurel. Laurel's brother-in-law, lawyer Paul Madriani, still reeling from the death of his wife, takes on the case.

On the Yard Trailer (1978)

16 September 1978

A con artist who's new to a tough penitentiary doesn't make many friends, but he quickly learns how the system works.

Something Short of Paradise Trailer (1979)

14 September 1979

A young couple in New York are having problems with their relationship.

The Gentleman Bandit Trailer (1981)

06 May 1981

Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano, who was accused of several armed robberies in the late Seventies.

The Appointments Of Dennis Jennings Trailer (1988)

01 January 1988

Dennis Jennings (Steven Wright) is an introverted daydreamer, sleepwalking through life. He is a professional waiter and has an equally-dull girlfriend, Emma.

Primary Motive Trailer (1992)

02 August 1992

In this political thriller, a gubernatorial candidate's idealistic press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has feathered the nest of his campaigns with terrible lies.