Anthony LaPaglia

Birth Place: Adelaide, South Australia, AUSTRALIA

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Anthony LaPaglia is an Australian actor who has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry with his impressive acting skills and versatility. Born on January 31, 1959, in Adelaide, South Australia, LaPaglia has been active in the industry since 1985.
LaPaglia began his acting career in Australia, appearing in various television shows and movies. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Joe in the critically acclaimed film "Bitter Harvest" in 1985. He continued to work in Australia for a few more years before making his move to the United States.
In 1990, LaPaglia made his Broadway debut in the play "A View from the Bridge" by Arthur Miller. He played the lead role of Eddie Carbone and received critical acclaim for his performance. He went on to win a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role in the play.
LaPaglia continued to work in theater, appearing in various productions such as "The Rose Tattoo" and "The Guys." He also made appearances in films such as "Empire Records," "The Client," and "Sweet and Lowdown." In 1997, he received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Barry "The Blade" Muldano in the film "Lantana."
In addition to his work in film and theater, LaPaglia has also made a name for himself on television. He starred in the hit television series "Without a Trace" from 2002 to 2009, playing the role of FBI agent Jack Malone. He received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in the show.
LaPaglia has also made appearances in other television shows such as "Frasier," "Murder One," and "The Sopranos." He has also lent his voice to various animated shows such as "Justice League" and "American Dad!"
In 2012, LaPaglia returned to Broadway in the play "The Other Place" by Sharr White. He played the lead role of Ian and received critical acclaim for his performance. He also appeared in the play "A Month in the Country" in 2015.
LaPaglia has also worked in the music industry, releasing an album titled "Winter Songs" in 2011. The album features LaPaglia singing various Christmas songs.
Throughout his career, LaPaglia has received numerous awards and nominations for his work in film, television, and theater. He has won a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Emmy Award. He has also been nominated for various other awards such as the Screen Actors Guild Award and the Australian Film Institute Award.
In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, LaPaglia is also known for his philanthropic work. He has been involved with various charities such as the Alzheimer's Association and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
LaPaglia is married to actress Gia Carides, and the couple has one daughter together. He is also the brother of actor Jonathan LaPaglia.

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Anthony LaPaglia STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2012
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Tito Merelli

[Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1997
Eddie

[Off-Broadway]
1995
Mickey

[Broadway]
1995
Alvaro Mangiacavallo

[Off-Broadway]
1993
Angel

[Off-Broadway]
1987
Les


Anthony LaPaglia Movies

[1987]Cold Steel Spooky

[1989]Mortal Sins Vito

[1989]Slaves of New York Henry Anthony La Paglia

[1990]Betsy's Wedding Stevie Dee

[1991]He Said, She Said Mark

[1991]29th Street Frank Pesce, Jr.

[1991]One Good Cop Stevie Diroma

[1992]Whispers in the Dark Larry Morgenstern

[1992]Innocent Blood Joe Gennaro

[1993]The Custodian Det. Sgt. James Quinlan

[1993]So I Married an Axe Murderer Tony Giardino

[1994]Bulletproof Heart Mick

[1994]The Client Barry Muldano

[1994]Paperback Romance EdwardEddieMercer

[1994]Mixed Nuts Felix

[1995]Chameleon Willie Serling

[1995]Empire Records Joe Reaves

[1996]Brilliant Lies Gary Fitzgerald

[1996]Trees Lounge Rob Anthony Lapaglia

[1997]Commandments Harry Luce

[1998]Phoenix Mike Henshaw

[1998]Mob Law: A Film Portrait of Oscar Goodman Narrator

[1999]Sweet and Lowdown Al Torrio

[1999]Summer of Sam Detective Lou Petrocelli

[2000]Company Man Fidel Ctro

[2000]Looking for Alibrandi Michael Andretti

[2000]The House of Mirth Sim Rosedale, Anthony Lapaglia

[2000]Autumn in New York John

[2001]Lantana Leon

[2001]The Bank Simon

[2001]Jack the Dog Jack's Attorney

[2002]The Salton Sea Al Garcetti

[2002]The Guys Nick

[2002]Dead Heat Ray Anthony Lapaglia

[2002]I'm with Lucy Bobby Staley

[2003]Manhood Jack's Attorney

[2003]Happy Hour Tulley

[2003]Spinning Boris Dick Dresner

[2004]Winter Solstice Jim Winters

[2006]Happy Feet Boss Skua

[2006]The Architect Leo Waters

[2006]Played Detective Drummond

[2008]$9.99 Jim Peck

[2009]Balibo Roger Et

[2010]Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Twilight

[2011]Happy Feet Two The Alpha Skua

[2012]Mental Barry

[2012]Overnight Tully

[2012]Underground: The Julian Assange Story Detective Ken Roberts

[2013]Crazy Kind of Love Gordie Iris

[2014]Big Stone Gap Spec Broadwater

[2014]A Good Marriage Bob Anderson

[2015]The Operative Daniel

[2015]This Isn't Funny Mike

[2015]Holding the Man Bob Caleo

[2015]A Month of Sundays Frank Mollard

[2016]The Assignment Honest John

[2017]Annabelle: Creation Samuel Mullins

[2018]Toy Gun Gaetano Lolli

[2019]Below Terry

[2020]Pearl Jack Wolf

[2021]Nitram Dad


Anthony LaPaglia TV Shows

Frasier Simon Moon

Murder One Jimmy Wyler

Riviera Constantine Clios

Without a Trace Jack Malone

Anthony LaPaglia Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Actor - Play

Anthony LaPaglia, A View from the Bridge

Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Actor - Play

Anthony LaPaglia, A View from the Bridge

Theatre World Awards - 1995 - Performance

Anthony LaPaglia, The Rose Tattoo

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Additional Tickets on Sale For DEATH OF A SALESMAN in Sydney

Additional tickets for the Sydney season of the timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning play Death of a Salesman will be released this week due to demand.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 31, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 31, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Anthony LaPaglia Will Lead DEATH OF A SALESMAN in Sydney in May 2024

Following a triumphant run and widespread acclaim in Melbourne, Arthur Miller's timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning classic play Death of a Salesman will open in Sydney in May 2024.

Anthony LaPaglia Makes Australian Stage Debut in DEATH OF A SALESMAN

GWB Entertainment and Red Line Productions have announced that Arthur Miller's timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, Death of a Salesman, will be given a new once-in-a-lifetime production at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre.

TALK OF THE TOWN: James Thurber's Years with Ross to Present Two Industry Readings This Month

ALK OF THE TOWN: James Thurber's Years with Ross, a new comedy by Mike Bencivenga will present two industry readings on Tuesday, May 16 at 3pm and 7pm.

VIDEO: NITRAM Film Trailer Released Ahead of Premiere

The film stars Caleb Landry Jones, Essie Davis, Oscar nominee Judy Davis, and Anthony LaPaglia. Directed by Justin Kurzel, the film was written by Shaun Grant. NITRAM explores the events leading up to the real-life devastating mass shooting in Port Arthur, Australia. It's an intimate depiction of the man and events that led up to the tragedy.

Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More To Star in EMPIRE RECORDS: THE MUSICAL Industry Reading

Empire Records: The Musical will receive a private industry reading helmed by Obie Award-winning director Trip Cullman (Choirboy) on December 7, 2021 at Roundabout Studios in NYC.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE by Arthur Miller

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Arthur Miller. Today's play, A View From the Bridge!

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ROSE TATTOO By Tennessee Williams

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Rose Tattoo! 

INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that James Lipton, executive producer, writer, and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, has died at age 93.

World Premiere Of SAFE SPACE Opens In Previews Tomorrow

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE begins tomorrow, June 25, and runs through July 21. This is a new play by Alan Fox; directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Henry IV, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia).

Mercedes Ruehl And Cast Of SAFE SPACE Now In Rehearsal For Run At Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the cast of SAFE SPACE (June 25 - July 21) is now in rehearsal.The new play is by Alan Fox; directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Henry IV, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia). The play will star Mercedes Ruehl (Torch Song, Hustlers, Bay Street's Viva la Vida!), Sasha Diamond (Blindspot, The Romanoffs, Murphy Brown) and Rodney Richardson (The Day Shall Come, CBS's FBI, Somebody's Daughter). Tickets are now on sale by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org.  The Box Office is open daily from 11 am - show time.

MAD DOG AND GLORY Makes Its Blu Ray Debut on March 5 From Kino Lorber

'Mad Dog and Glory' will arrive upon it's 25th anniversary on Blu Ray on March 5, 2019 from Kino Lorber Home Entertainment.

Eva Noblezada, Beth Malone, Patrick Page, & Ali Stroker Announced For Theatre Communications Group 2019 Gala

Theatre Communications Group has announced that its 2019 Gala will be directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer and feature performances from Oklahoma!'s Ali Stroker, Hadestown's Patrick Page and Eva Noblezada, and Angels in America's Beth Malone.

Ovation to Premiere New Series RIVIERA Starring Julia Stiles

Following the critically-acclaimed, three-season run of the epic drama series Versailles, Ovation, America's only arts network, continues the tradition of presenting premium artful programming with the debut of Riviera, a scripted drama series starring actress Julia Stiles. Riviera masterfully weaves complex characters and an intricate plot, all against the incomparable backdrop of the Cote d'Azur. There is beauty, there is wealth, but audiences will soon learn that all that glitters is not gold. Season One of Riviera will air on Ovation starting Saturday, February 9th at 10pm ET / 7pm PT.

DANNY And The DEEP BLUE SEA Dives Under St. Marks Theatre in October

'Danny and the Deep Blue Sea' by John Patrick Shanley will be presented at Under St. Marks Theatre from October 18th through November 4th with Thursday through Sunday performances. Aimee Fortier directs. Mary Marxen is co-producer. The cast features Brian Patrick Murphy* and Lisa Fernandez*. *(Member of Actors Equity)

Musical Adaptation of EMPIRE RECORDS Is In the Works!

In honor of Rex Manning Day this Sunday, April 8, producer BILL WEINER just announced the acquisition of the theatrical stage rights to the beloved cult-hit 1995 film EMPIRE RECORDS, with plans to adapt the story for the Broadway stage as a musical. The film's original writer Carol Heikkinen(Center Stage) will adapt her screenplay for the stage, with new music and lyrics by Zoe Sarnak, the 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant winner for her upcoming musicalAfterwords. Empire Records is targeting a 2020 premiere, in celebration of the film's 25th anniversary.

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Anthony LaPaglia FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Anthony LaPaglia has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Anthony LaPaglia has not appeared in the West End.

Anthony LaPaglia has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Best Actor - Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his performance in "A View from the Bridge," Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "A View From the Bridge," Outstanding Actor - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "A View from the Bridge," Outstanding Featured Actor - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for both "The Rose Tattoo" and "The Rose Tattoo," and Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "The Rose Tattoo."

Anthony LaPaglia has won several awards for his performances in various Broadway shows. He won the Best Actor - Play award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "A View from the Bridge." LaPaglia also received the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play award from the Tony Awards for the same production. Additionally, he was honored with the Outstanding Actor - Play award from the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "A View from the Bridge." LaPaglia's talent was recognized early in his career, as he also received a Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for his work in "The Rose Tattoo."

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