Giovanni Ribisi

BirthDay:

17 Dec 1974

BirthPlace:

Los Angeles, California, USA

BirthName:

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi

Bio:

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, Gay Ribisi (née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers, and his father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin sister, actress Marissa Ribisi, and another sister, Gina. Giovanni is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), English, and German descent.

His mother helped to launch his acting career, which began with an appearance on two episodes of the TV show Highway to Heaven (1984). This followed with numerous roles on television. In 1996, he gained the role of Phoebe's half-brother on the high profile Friends (1994), which boosted his career.

He became involved in films, which included roles in Tom Hanks' That Thing You Do! (1996) and Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan (1998). In 2012, he is appearing in Contraband (2012), _Ted (2012_) and Gangster Squad (2013).
Filmography

Actor ( 109 credits )

The Apologist (2017) Eddie
The Bad Batch (2016) Screamer
Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015) Ed Myers
Ted 2 (2015) Donny
Meadowland (2015) Tim
Results (2015) Paul
Sneaky Pete (2015)  Marius / ... (1 episode, 2015)
Selma (2014) Lee C. White
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) Edward
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Gangster Squad (2013) Officer Conwell Keeler
Dads (2013)  Warner Whittemore (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
The Arsenio Hall Show (2013)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Ted (2012) Donny
Columbus Circle (2012) Detective Frank Giardello
Contraband (2012) Tim Briggs
The Hollywood Fast Lane (2012)  Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2013)
Loom (2012) Tommi Galvan
The Rum Diary (2011) Moberg
Memphis Beat (2010)  Gene Templer (1 episode, 2010)
Middle Men (2009) Wayne Beering
Avatar (2009) Parker Selfridge
Public Enemies (2009) Alvin Karpis
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Himself (3 episodes, 2009-2013)
ES.TV HD (2009)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
Spirit of the Forest (2008) Cebolo (voice)
Going to Whatstock? (2008)
Gardener of Eden (2007) Vic
Perfect Stranger (2007) Miles Haley
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Himself - Guest / ... (5 episodes, 2012-2014)
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself (3 episodes, 2007-2013)
Lightfield's Home Videos (2006)
The Dog Problem (2006) Solo
The Dead Girl (2006) Rudy
10th & Wolf (2006) Joey
Untitled Jason Lee Short (2006)
The Big White (2005) Ted Waters
My Name Is Earl (2005)  Ralph Mariano (6 episodes, 2005-2008)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Himself (4 episodes, 2011-2013)
The Hour (2005)  Himself (2 episodes, 2013)
Flight of the Phoenix (2004) Elliott
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) Dex
Love's Brother (2004) Angelo Donnini
Entourage (2004)  Nick (2 episodes, 2008)
Fashion News Live (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Dennis Miller (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
I Love Your Work (2003) Gray Evans
Cold Mountain (2003) Junior
Lost in Translation (2003) John
Basic (2003) Kendall
Masked and Anonymous (2003) Soldier
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Tussen de sterren (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Heaven (2002) Filippo
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Himself (3 episodes, 2006-2014)
According to Spencer (2001) Louis
Dinner for Five (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Black of Life (2001)  Matt (1 episode, 2001)
The Gift (2000) Buddy Cole
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) Kip Raines
Boiler Room (2000) Seth Davis
Pussykat (2000)
All the Rage (1999) Sidney
The Mod Squad (1999) Pete
The Other Sister (1999) Danny
The Virgin Suicides (1999) Narrator (voice)
Family Guy (1999)  Randy (1 episode, 2013)
Phoenix (1998) Joey Schneider
Saving Private Ryan (1998) T-4 Medic Wade
Some Girl (1998) Jason
Scotch and Milk (1998) Marty
First Love, Last Rites (1997) Joey
The Postman (1997) Bandit 20
Lost Highway (1997) Steve 'V'
The Hunger (1997)  Eddie Foden (1 episode, 1999)
SAG Foundation Conversations (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
SubUrbia (1996) Jeff
That Thing You Do! (1996) Chad
The Grave (1996) Wex
Tracey Takes On... (1996)  Dad (1 episode, 1996)
Mind Ripper (1995) Scott
Marker (1995)  Eddie (1 episode, 1995)
Out of Order (1995) (1 episode, 1996)
Friends (1994)  Frank Buffay Jr. / ... (10 episodes, 1995-2004)
Ellen (1994)  Cashier (1 episode, 1994)
Chicago Hope (1994)  Michael Weber (1 episode, 1995)
The X-Files (1993)  Darin Peter Oswald (1 episode, 1995)
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)  Tony Kingston (2 episodes, 1994)
NYPD Blue (1993)  Bruce Mackie (2 episodes, 1994)
Good Day L.A. (1993)  Himself (2 episodes, 2013)
Family Album (1993)  Elvis DeMattis (6 episodes, 1993)
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 1998)
Gomorron (1992)  Himself (2 episodes, 1998-2000)
The Commish (1991)  Joey Burke (2 episodes, 1993)
Davis Rules (1991)  Skinner Buckley (16 episodes, 1991-1992)
E! News (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
KTLA Morning News (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Blossom (1990)  Mitchell (1 episode, 1991)
The Wonder Years (1988)  Jeff Billings (15 episodes, 1992-1993)
The American Experience (1988)  Himself - Reader (1 episode, 2001)
Married with Children (1987)  Teddy (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
My Two Dads (1987)  Cory Kupkus (30 episodes, 1987-1990)
I'm Telling! (1987)  Himself - Contestant (1 episode, 1987)
Sidekicks (1986)  Travis (4 episodes, 1986-1987)
The Twilight Zone (1985)  Teddy (segment "The Beacon") (1 episode, 1985)
Highway to Heaven (1984)  Curtis Johnson (2 episodes, 1985)
The New Leave It to Beaver (1983)  Duffy Guthrie / ... (15 episodes, 1985-1989)
Simon & Simon (1981)  Kid #1 (1 episode, 1985)

Producer ( 1 credit )

Columbus Circle (2012) executive producer