Joe Grifasi

Joe Grifasi

  • Highest Rated: 100% A Midsummer Night's Dream (2015)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% Switching Goals (2000)
  • Birthday: Jun 14, 1944
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Stage actor Joe Grifasi was 33 when he made his inaugural movie appearance during the lengthy opening wedding sequence in 1978's The Deer Hunter as the bandleader. The actor has since been seen in such films as Still of the Night (1982) and Presumed Innocent (1990), appearing in the latter as Tommy Molto. In 1990, Joe Grifasi was cast in the regular role of TV-station public relations man Tony Pro on the brief TV series WIOU. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Grifasi first gained professional experience on the New York stage. In addition to his acting credits, Grifasi frequently appears in television commercials.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

79% The American Side The Serb 2016
No Score Yet Baked in Brooklyn David's Dad 2016
100% A Midsummer Night's Dream Peter Quince 2015
No Score Yet The Front Actor 2010
36% The Last New Yorker Jerry 2010
No Score Yet Creating Karma Prighorn 2009
No Score Yet Under New Management Actor 2009
40% Dark Matter Professor Colby 2008
No Score Yet A Crime Bill 2006
No Score Yet A Jersey Tale Chunks 2004
No Score Yet Bought & Sold Alphonso "Chunks" Colon 2004
65% 13 Going on 30 Mr. Flamhaff $54.7M 2004
72% Auto Focus Salome's Announcer $1.9M 2002
77% Changing Lanes Judge Cosell $66.7M 2002
82% 61* Phil Rizzuto 2001
No Score Yet The Other Me Conrad 2000
0% Switching Goals Dave 2000
27% The Out-of-Towners Arresting Cop 1999
20% The Naked Man Det. Koski 1998
67% Looking for an Echo Vic Spidero 1998
No Score Yet Blood on Her Hands Det. Lenny Beers 1998
80% Sunday Scotti Elster 1997
50% One Fine Day Manny Feldstein 1996
86% Heavy Leo 1996
No Score Yet Undue Influence Clem 1996
No Score Yet Shadow of a Doubt Sidney 1995
No Score Yet Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life Actor 1995
22% Money Train Riley 1995
40% Two Bits Uncle Joe 1995
39% Batman Forever Bank Guard 1995
No Score Yet Jack Reed: A Search for Justice Gravedigger 1994
47% Natural Born Killers Duncan Homolka 1994
54% The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Director 1994
56% The Hudsucker Proxy Lou 1994
No Score Yet Taking The Heat Lou 1993
71% Benny & Joon Mike 1993
50% Household Saints Frank Manzone 1993
No Score Yet Sinatra George Evans 1992
No Score Yet Citizen Cohn Gerald Walpin 1992
No Score Yet Primary Motive Paul 1992
94% City of Hope Pauly 1991
87% Presumed Innocent Tommy Molto 1990
No Score Yet Perfect Witness Breeze 1989
67% Chances Are Omar 1989
No Score Yet The Feud Bud Bullard 1989
39% Beaches Otto Titsling 1988
44% Big Business Desk Clerk 1988
93% Moonstruck Shy Waiter 1987
64% Ironweed Jack 1987
94% Matewan: A Luta Final Fausto 1987
88% F/X Mickey 1986
No Score Yet Bad Medicine Gomez 1985
36% Brewster's Millions J.B. Donaldo 1985
83% The Flamingo Kid Mario Minetta 1984
90% The Pope of Greenwich Village Jimmy the Cheese 1984
90% Splash Manny 1984
57% Still of the Night Joseph Vitucci 1982
No Score Yet Honky Tonk Freeway Osvaldo 1981
No Score Yet Hide In Plain Sight Matty Stanke 1980
No Score Yet Something Short of Paradise Barney 1979
No Score Yet On the Yard Morris 1979
94% The Deer Hunter Bandleader 1978
No Score Yet Marino's Actor

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Bull
2016
Judge Arlen Rand Judge Rand
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
94% The Good Wife
2009-2016
Judge John Mata
  • 2016
96% Elementary
2012
Captain Moretti
  • 2014
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
Horowitz
  • 2006
25% Tarzan
2003
  • 2003
58% Deadline
2000-2001
Mike Phelan
  • 2001
57% Some of My Best Friends
2001
Joe Zito
  • 2001
No Score Yet Thieves
2001
Mickey
  • 2001
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Attorney for the Warings Linde James Linde Ezra Gould
  • 2001
  • 1998
  • 1996
  • 1991
91% The Beat
2000
Vince Marinelli
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Practice
1997-2004
  • 1997
97% Moonlighting
1985-1989
Kapatkin
  • 1989
No Score Yet Hill Street Blues
1981-1987
Ronnie
  • 1987
89% WIOU
1991
Tony Pro

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