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Anthony LaPaglia is a Actor and Producer Australien born on 31 january 1959 at Adelaide (Australie)

Anthony LaPaglia

Anthony LaPaglia
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Birth name Anthony LaPaglia
Nationality Australie
Birth 31 january 1959 (58 years) at Adelaide (Australie)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Anthony M. LaPaglia (/ləˈpɑːljə/; [laˈpaʎʎa]; born 31 January 1959) is an Australian actor. He is best known for the role of Joe in the coming of age comedy Empire Records , as well as FBI agent Jack Malone on the American TV series Without a Trace, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, and for his portrayal of Simon Moon on the TV show Frasier, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. He is also known for his role as Barry "The Blade" Muldano in The Client.

Biography

LaPaglia currently lives in Santa Monica, California, USA. He has said that he adopted an American accent to help him get acting work after moving to the US. His current accent is neither distinctly American nor is it Australian, but rather a combination of both. According to an offhand remark by LaPaglia, he has employed an American accent since 1982.
Anthony is the godfather of Poppy Montgomery and Adam Kaufman's son, Jackson.

LaPaglia's first marriage was to actress Cherie Michan. His second marriage was to actress Gia Carides, whom he met at a party; the two starred in the 1994 (Ben Lewin) Australian movie Paperback Romance (a.k.a. Lucky Break) and married in 1998. Their daughter Bridget was born in January 2003. In April 2015, newspapers reported that LaPaglia and Carides had split after 17 years.


Association football
In the 1980s, LaPaglia was a goalkeeper in the National Soccer League, playing for Adelaide City and West Adelaide. LaPaglia was part owner of A-League club Sydney FC until 2008; flying from California to Sydney to attend their matches since their inception in 2005. He was the narrator and executive producer of The Away Game, a critically acclaimed television documentary exploring the experiences of Australian footballers in Europe.

LaPaglia underwent a hip replacement in the summer of 2004, a result of his days playing soccer. He has fully recovered and has even played for a couple of amateur clubs in California. He plays occasionally with Hollywood United, an amateur organization of which he is club president, with other luminaries such as Frank Leboeuf, Vinnie Jones, Steve Jones (of the Sex Pistols) and others.

LaPaglia has a minority shareholding in the International Goalkeepers Academy. The Academy was founded and is operated by James Fraser, who represented the Australian national team leading up to the 1974 FIFA World Cup.

LaPaglia has volunteered as an actor with the Young Storytellers Program. He played in a charity football match in 2007 to raise funds for Southern California wildfire relief.

Best films

Usually with

George Miller
George Miller
(2 films)
Peter Askin
Peter Askin
(3 films)
Bobby Roth
Bobby Roth
(3 films)
Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Anthony LaPaglia (59 films)

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Actor

Annabelle 2
Directed by David F. Sandberg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Jeu, Films about toys
Actors Stephanie Sigman, Miranda Otto, Anthony LaPaglia, Philippa Coulthard, Talitha Bateman, Brian Howe
Roles Samuel Mullins
Rating63% 3.1989953.1989953.1989953.1989953.198995
Elle est de retour ! Encore traumatisés par la mort tragique de leur petite fille, un fabricant de poupées et sa femme recueillent une bonne sœur et les toutes jeunes pensionnaires d'un orphelinat dévasté. Mais ce petit monde est bientôt la cible d'Annabelle, créature du fabricant possédée par un démon…
Annabelle 2
Directed by David F. Sandberg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Jeu, Ghost films, Films about toys
Actors Miranda Otto, Stephanie Sigman, Anthony LaPaglia, Philippa Coulthard, Talitha Bateman, Brian Howe
Roles Samuel Mullins
Rating63% 3.198943.198943.198943.198943.19894
Elle est de retour ! Encore traumatisés par la mort tragique de leur petite fille, un fabricant de poupées et sa femme recueillent une bonne sœur et les toutes jeunes pensionnaires d'un orphelinat dévasté. Mais ce petit monde est bientôt la cible d'Annabelle, créature du fabricant possédée par un démon…
Big Stone Gap, 1h43
Directed by Adriana Trigiani
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Patrick Wilson, Ashley Judd, Jenna Elfman, Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Sarandon, Jasmine Guy
Roles Spec Broadwater
Rating56% 2.800642.800642.800642.800642.80064
A story revolving around the life of Ave Marie Mulligan, in the heart of her community Big Stone Gap, Virgina.
Holding the Man, 2h8
Origin Australie
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about sexuality, Sports films, Théâtre, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Association football films, LGBT-related films, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Ryan Corr, Guy Pearce, Kerry Fox, Sarah Snook, Anthony LaPaglia, PiaGrace Moon
Roles Bob Caleo
Rating73% 3.652633.652633.652633.652633.65263
Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured for 15 years to laugh in the face of everything life threw at it - the separations, the discrimination, the temptations, the jealousies and the losses - until the only problem that love can't solve, tried to destroy them.
A Good Marriage, 1h42
Directed by Peter Askin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Joan Allen, Stephen Lang, Kristen Connolly, Anthony LaPaglia, Cara Buono, Theo Stockman
Roles Bob
Rating52% 2.6006152.6006152.6006152.6006152.600615
Après 25 ans de mariage, Darcy, une femme au foyer, découvre que son mari Bob est un violeur et tueur en série.
Paper Planes, 1h36
Directed by Robert Connolly
Genres Comedy
Actors Sam Worthington, Anthony LaPaglia, Deborah Mailman, Ed Oxenbould, Terry Norris, Peter Rowsthorn
Rating61% 3.098733.098733.098733.098733.09873
A young boy from Australia named Dylan (Ed Oxenbould) has a passion for flight and ends up competing in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan. He faces distraction and hostility from a school bully, as well as his father (Sam Worthington), still grieving over the death of his mother in an automobile accident, and his chief rival, the spoiled win-at-all-cost (Terry Norris), a kite-hawk he feeds on his way to school and later a Japanese paper plane champion Kimi (Ena Imai).
A Good Marriage
Directed by Peter Askin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Joan Allen, Anthony LaPaglia, Kristen Connolly, Stephen Lang, Cara Buono, Mike O'Malley
Roles Bob
Rating52% 2.6006152.6006152.6006152.6006152.600615
After 25 years of a good marriage, Darcy (Joan Allen) discovers her husband's sinister secret, and realizes she's going to have to take drastic measures to protect her grown children from the exposure of that secret.
Crazy Kind of Love, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Zach Gilford, Sam Trammell, Madeline Zima, Aly Michalka
Roles Gordie
Rating59% 2.9507352.9507352.9507352.9507352.950735
Depressed after getting dumped by her husband, a mother re-evaluates her life by way of observing her two sons as they come of age.
Mental
Mental (2012)
, 1h56
Directed by Paul John Hogan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Toni Collette, Rebecca Gibney, Liev Schreiber, Anthony LaPaglia, Bethany Whitmore, Rob Carlton
Roles Barry Moochmore
Rating61% 3.098823.098823.098823.098823.09882
Shirley Moochmoore (Rebecca Gibney) is a sweet misfit and mother of five daughters who are all convinced they suffer from various mental illnesses. Living in the Australian coastal suburb of Dolphin Heads and married to the often absent local politician Barry (Anthony LaPaglia), Shirley retreats into a fantasy world of her favourite musical, The Sound of Music. After she manically orders a huge amount of furniture, telling neighbours her husband won it on a TV game show, she's packed off to a mental institution; Barry instructs his daughters to say she's "on holiday in Wollongong".
Underground: The Julian Assange Story, 1h28
Directed by Robert Connolly
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Rachel Griffiths, Callan McAuliffe, Anthony LaPaglia, Alex Williams, Benedict Samuel, Jordan Raskopoulos
Roles Detective Ken Roberts
Rating67% 3.3936353.3936353.3936353.3936353.393635
In 1989, known as ‘Mendax’, Assange and two friends formed a group called the ‘International Subversives’. Using early home computers and defining themselves as ‘white hat hackers’ - those who look but don’t steal – they broke into some of the world’s most powerful and secretive organisations. They were young, brilliant, and in the eyes of the US Government, a major threat to national security.
Happy Feet Two, 1h57
Directed by George Miller
Origin Australie
Genres Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about birds, Musical films, Films about penguins, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria, Brad Pitt, Elizabeth Daily, Matt Damon
Roles The Alpha Skua (voice)
Rating58% 2.949542.949542.949542.949542.94954
Erik, son of the penguins Mumble and Gloria, is unable to dance like Emperor-Land. Erik and his two best friends, Bodicea and Atticus, follow Ramon to Adélie-Land and find that Adélie-Land has been ruled by a God-like "penguin" named Sven. Sven is actually a puffin in Adélie-Land who survived the loss of his native fishing grounds due to his "miraculous" ability to fly. Erik instantly becomes enamored with Sven, who takes a liking to him. Sven and Lovelace tell the others that they were saved by humans. The two eventually flee (under Sven's mistaken assumption that the humans were going to eat them) and end up on Antarctica, where Sven performs his first miracle by revealing moss to the local penguins. Sven uses his power of "Sven Think" to help Ramon find a mate. Ramon instantly falls in love with Carmen, another Adélie penguin who is uninterested. Mumble follows the chicks' footprints to Adélie-Land and orders them to return to Emperor-Land, but they refuse. Sven sends Erik back to Emperor-Land with Mumble.
All-Star Superman, 1h16
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors James Denton, Christina Hendricks, Anthony LaPaglia, Linda Cardellini, Edward Asner, Obba Babatundé
Roles Lex Luthor
Rating69% 3.4982553.4982553.4982553.4982553.498255
Dr. Leo Quintum and his team are exploring the Sun when they are sabotaged by a booby-trapped genetically-enhanced clone, turned into a time-bomb by Lex Luthor. Superman stops the clone but in doing so receives an overdose of solar radiation. Though the radiation is slowly killing him, it does give Superman new powers. Luthor, having orchestrated the death of Superman while under the employment of General Sam Lane, is arrested by the military thanks to Clark Kent's article and sentenced to death by a Metropolis tribunal. Superman asks Dr. Quintim to keep news of his impending death secret from the public. Wanting to spend as much of his remaining time with Lois Lane, Superman reveals to her that he is Clark Kent. Lois doubts his revelation because she had been unable to prove Superman's "Kent" identity herself. Superman takes her to the Fortress of Solitude. During this visit, Superman's secretive behavior and her indirect exposure to alien chemicals heightens Lois' paranoia.
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, 1h32
Directed by Zack Snyder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about birds, Children's films
Actors Jim Sturgess, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Barclay, Anthony LaPaglia, Emilie de Ravin, Joel Edgerton
Roles Twilight (voice)
Rating69% 3.4972753.4972753.4972753.4972753.497275
Soren, a young Barn owl, lives in the Tyto Forest with his family: his father, Noctus; his mother, Marella; his older brother, Kludd; his younger sister, Eglantine; and Mrs. P, the family's nest maid, a kindly blind snake. Soren enjoys listening to the 'Legends of Ga'Hoole,' which are mythical tales of warrior owls called the Guardians who fight against the Pure Ones. Kludd berates his brother's dreams, having grown tired of listening to the stories. When their father teaches them the first steps to flying, Kludd becomes jealous of Soren's natural branching ability. Later, when practicing branching while their parents are hunting, Kludd pushes Soren off a branch which forces them both to fall to the ground. They are attacked by a Tasmanian devil but are saved, and then kidnapped, by two owls, Jatt and Jutt.
Balibo
Balibo (2009)
, 1h51
Directed by Robert Connolly
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Anthony LaPaglia, Oscar Isaac, Gyton Grantley, Nathan Phillips, Tom Wright
Roles Roger East
Rating70% 3.545843.545843.545843.545843.54584
The story is seen through the eyes of veteran journalist Roger East. Introduced as a once-fearless foreign correspondent now working in PR in Darwin, East is drawn to East Timor by José Ramos-Horta, of the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor; then the fledgling republic's charismatic young secretary of foreign affairs. Initially refusing to become involved, East changes his tune after Ramos-Horta shows him photos of five Australian TV reporters missing in the border town of Balibo.
$9.99
$9.99 (2008)
, 1h18
Directed by Tatia Rosenthal
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Animation
Actors Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge, Anthony LaPaglia, Josef Ber, Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan
Roles Jim Peck (voice)
Rating67% 3.3952753.3952753.3952753.3952753.395275
The film mainly focuses on 28-year-old Dave Peck, who is unemployed but prefers the search for the meaning of life to the search for gainful employment. While looking in a magazine, Dave finds an advertisement for a book that will tell him the meaning of life "for the low price of $9.99." Dave, fascinated by this, begins his journey in his Sydney apartment to find the true meaning of life.