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Giovanni Ribisi
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Giovanni Ribisi, star heartthrob, is best known for his roles in TV and independent films. 
 
Giovanni's News

Giovanni plays Pete in "The Mod Squad" - 1999 release from MGM. 
 
Giovanni's Background
Background - Ribisi was born and raised in Los Angeles.  His career started early when he was cast in "My Two Dads" at the age of 11.  His latest TV stint is a recurring role in "Friends" as Phoebe's brother Frank. 

Big Break - Steven Spielberg was impressed with Ribisi's talent in the films "SubUrbia" and "The Postman" and cast him in a major role in "Saving Private Ryan" with Tom Hanks and Matt Damon. 

Saving Private Ryan - Ribisi plays the dedicated Medic Wade in "Saving Private Ryan" where he is reunited with Tom Hanks, with whom he worked on the film "That Thing You Do." 

The Other Sister - Following the completion of "Saving Private Ryan", he landed a leading role in  Garry Marshall's "The Other Sister," along with Diane Keaton and Juliette Lewis. 

The Mod Squad - The big screen version of the classic television series "The Mod Squad," Ribisi plays the part of Pete and teams with Claire Danes and Omar Epps as three young undercover cops. 

Family - He and his wife, Mariah, have a daughter, Lucia. 

Bio

Giovanni Ribisi 
March 31, 1974
San Francisco, CA 
Aries
Awards
1999 - ShoWest Award - Male Star of Tomorrow
Nominations
1999 - SAG Award - Outstanding Performance by a Cast - shared with the cast of "Saving Private Ryan"
Films
1999 - The Mod Squad --------- Pete
1999 - The Other Sister --------- Daniel McMahon
1998 - Saving Private Ryan --- Medic Wade
1998 - Running With Scissors
1998 - Men ------------------------ Jason
1998 - Phoenix -------------------- Joey Schneider
1998 - Scotch and Milk -------- Marty
1997 - The Postman ------------- Bandit 20
1997 - SubUrbia ------------------ Jeff
1997 - Lost Highway
1997 - First Love, Last Rites --- Joey
1996 - The Grave ---------------- Wex
1996 - That Thing You Do! --- Chad
1995 - The Outpost ------------- Scott
TV
1998 - Alptraium im Airport --- Student
1993 - Family Album ------------ Elvis
1993 - The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom -- Pete Reyes
1992 - Davis Rules --------------- Skinner Buckley
1992 - The Wonder Years ----- Jeff Billings
1988 - Promised a Miracle ----- Wesley
1987 - My Two Dads ----------- Cory Kupkus
TV Appearances
1994 - Friends ----------------------- Frank Jr. 
1994 - Chicago Hope -------------- Mike Weber
1993 - X Files, The ----------------- Darren Peter Oswald
1993 - NYPD Blue ------------------ Bruce Mackie
1994 - Ellen --------------------------- The Cashier
1993 - Walker, Texas Ranger ---- Tony Kings
1991 - Blossom ---------------------- Mitchell
1987 - Married... with Children -- Teddy
1984 - Highway to Heaven ------- Curtis Johnson
Giovanni's Fan Mail
Send business-sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: 
Giovanni Ribisi 
c/o Rogers and Cowan 
1888 Century Park East 
Fifth Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Giovanni's Projects

"The Mod Squad" - 1999 release from MGM.  Cast:  Claire Danes, Giovanni Ribisi, Omar Epps, Josh Brolin, Dennis Farina, Steve Harris, Toby Huss, Michael Lerner, Tobey Maguire, Clarence Williams III. 

"The Boiler Room" - 1999 release.  Cast:  Ben Affleck, Scott Caan, Vin Diesel, Nicky Katt, Jamie Kennedy, Nia Long, Taylor Nichols, Giovanni Ribisi, Ron Rifkin, Tom Everett Scott, DavidYounger. 

"All the Rage" - 1999 release.  Cast:  Joan Allen, Gary Sinise, Andre Braugher, Josh Brolin, Jeff Daniels, Robert Forster, Anna Paquin, Giovanni Ribisi, David Schwimmer. 
 
 
Giovanni's Related Items

 
"The Mod Squad: Music From The MGM Motion Picture
Soundtrack
Various Artists - Soundtracks - 1999
Audio CD (March 23, 1999)
Wea/Elektra Entertainment; ASIN: B00000I8TF 
Track Listings 
1. Tear Da Roof Off - Busta Rhymes
2. Ends - Everlast
3. Going Crazy - SX10
4. Here But I'm Gone (Part II) - Curtis Mayfield
5. Keep A Lid On Things - Crash Test Dummies
6. Going Crazy - SX10
7. Hello It's Me - Gerald Levert/Lil' Mo
8. Hello It's Me - Gerald Levert/Lil' Mo
9. My Favorite Things - Skerik
10. You're An Artist - Morphine
11. Ends - Everlast
12. You're An Artist - Morphine
13. My Favorite Things - Skerik & The Keefus Trio

 


 
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