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Stephen Pinella is a Actor Italien born on 11 october 1956 at Naples (Italie)

Stephen Pinella

Stephen Pinella
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Birth name Stephen Nicholas Spinella
Nationality Italie
Birth 11 october 1956 (63 years) at Naples (Italie)

Stephen Nicholas Spinella (born October 11, 1956) is an American stage, television, and film actor.

Biography

Spinella is openly gay.

Usually with

Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
(1 films)
Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron
(1 films)
A.D. Calvo
A.D. Calvo
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Stephen Pinella (19 films)

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Actor

Can You Ever Forgive Me?, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Escroquerie
Actors Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone, Jane Curtin, Joanna Adler
Roles Paul
Rating70% 3.5470953.5470953.5470953.5470953.547095
Au début des années 1990, l'auteure Lee Israel peine à renouer avec le succès de ses premiers livres. Sa nouvelle biographie sur Estée Lauder est un véritable échec. Dotée d'un caractère acariâtre et anticonformiste, elle ne fait rien pour s'adapter aux contraintes du monde littéraire et se brouille avec son éditeur. Elle sombre alors dans le syndrome de la page blanche et dans l'alcoolisme. Pressée par le manque d'argent, elle se résigne à vendre une lettre de Katharine Hepburn qu'elle avait encadrée. Elle va alors se découvrir un « don » : imiter à la perfection le style de grands écrivains et autres célébrités. Avec son ami Jack Hock, un homosexuel fantasque, elle monte une arnaque imparable, qui consiste à rédiger de fausses correspondances entre personnalités célèbres. Jack vend ensuite ces fausses lettres à des libraires de Greenwich Village, qui alimentent un marché florissant de collectionneurs passionnés. Mais les deux compères ne savent pas que le FBI s’intéresse désormais à eux.
The Normal Heart, 2h12
Directed by Ryan Murphy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, Sida et LGBT, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Alec Baldwin, Taylor Kitsch
Roles Sanford
Rating78% 3.94953.94953.94953.94953.9495
It is summer of 1981. Ned Weeks (Mark Ruffalo) is an openly gay writer from New York City who travels to Fire Island Pines on Long Island to celebrate the birthday of his friend Craig Donner (Jonathan Groff) at a house on the beach. Other friends in attendance include Mickey Marcus (Joe Mantello) and the charismatic Bruce Niles (Taylor Kitsch), who has recently begun dating Craig. Craig is young and appears to be in good health. While walking on the beach, however, Craig feels dizzy and collapses. Later, when blowing out the candles on his birthday cake, Craig begins to cough repeatedly.
House of Dust
Directed by A.D. Calvo
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Ghost films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Holland Roden, Inbar Lavi, Stephen Pinella, Steven Grayhm, Joy Lauren
Roles Psychiatrist
Rating36% 1.8388351.8388351.8388351.8388351.838835
College students exploring an abandoned insane asylum accidentally shatter canisters holding the cremains of former mental patients; inhaling the dusty ash filling the air, they’re soon possessed by the souls once held within them. One is a convicted serial killer from 1950.
Lincoln
Lincoln (2012)
, 2h30
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Politique, Films about racism, Political films, Children's films, White House in fiction
Actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Tim Blake Nelson
Roles Asa Vintner Litton
Rating72% 3.647223.647223.647223.647223.64722
In January 1865, President Abraham Lincoln expects the Civil War to end within a month. However, he is concerned that his 1863 Emancipation Proclamation may be discarded by the courts once the war has concluded and that the Thirteenth Amendment be defeated by the returning slave states. Lincoln feels it is imperative to pass the amendment by the end of the month, thus removing any possibility that slaves who have already been freed may be re-enslaved. The Radical Republicans fear the amendment will be defeated by some who merely wish to delay its passage; the support of the amendment by Republicans in the border states is not yet assured either, since they prioritize the issue of ending the war. Even if all of them are ultimately brought on board, the amendment will still require the support of several Democratic congressmen if it is to pass. With dozens of Democrats having just become lame ducks after losing their re-election campaigns in the fall of 1864, some of Lincoln's advisors believe that he should wait until the new Republican-heavy Congress is seated, presumably giving the amendment an easier road to passage. Lincoln, however, remains adamant about having the amendment in place and the issue of slavery settled before the war is concluded and the southern states readmitted into the Union.
Rubber
Rubber (2010)
, 1h22
Directed by Quentin Dupieux
Origin France
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about films, Comedy science fiction films, Comedy horror films
Actors Stephen Pinella, Thomas F. Duffy, Roxane Mesquida, Jack Plotnick, Haley Ramm, Wings Hauser
Roles Chad
Rating58% 2.901652.901652.901652.901652.90165
A group of people in a California desert are gathered to watch a "film". A sheriff, Chad (Stephen Spinella), points out that many moments in cinema happen for "no reason", that life is full of this "no reason", and that this film (both the "film" to be watched by the assembled group and presumably those watching Rubber) is a homage to "no reason".
Milk
Milk (2008)
, 2h8
Directed by Gus Van Sant
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Assassinat, Politique, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Political films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill
Roles Rick Stokes
Rating74% 3.749073.749073.749073.749073.74907
The film opens with archival footage of police raiding gay bars and arresting patrons during the 1950s and 1960s, followed by Dianne Feinstein's November 27, 1978 announcement to the press that Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) and Mayor George Moscone (Victor Garber) had been assassinated. Milk is seen recording his will throughout the film, nine days (November 18, 1978) before the assassinations. The film then flashes back to New York City in 1970, the eve of Milk's 40th birthday and his first meeting with his much younger lover, Scott Smith (James Franco).
And Then Came Love, 1h30
Directed by Richard Schenkman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Kevin Daniels, Vanessa Williams, Eartha Kitt, Michael Boatman, Stephen Pinella, Ben Vereen
Roles Stuart
Rating46% 2.3225852.3225852.3225852.3225852.322585
Julie (Vanessa Williams), a successful Manhattan reporter-turned-columnist in her mid-40s believes she has it all - a great job, a rent controlled apartment, a boyfriend (Michael Boatman) and best of all, an adorable six-year-old son named Jake, whom she conceived via an anonymous sperm donor. Her perfect world, however, is rocked when she’s called in for an emergency parent-teacher conference and learns that her son has been acting up, needs to be ‘tested,’ and is on the brink of expulsion.
Connie and Carla, 1h38
Directed by Michael Lembeck
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Crime
Themes Feminist films, Mafia films, Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Musical films, Political films, Buddy films, Gangster films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Toni Collette, Nia Vardalos, David Duchovny, Stephen Pinella, Alec Mapa, Ian Gomez
Roles Robert / Peaches
Rating62% 3.149613.149613.149613.149613.14961
Connie (Nia Vardalos) and Carla (Toni Collette) are two performers whose lifelong friendship and co-obsession with musical theater have brought nothing but career dead ends. Despite this they continue their optimism, hosting a variety act at an airport lounge. After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in Chicago, they go on the run, landing in Los Angeles. Initially working at a beauty salon, they wind up posing as drag queens and auditioning to host a drag revue at a gay club.
Bubble Boy
Bubble Boy (2001)
, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo, John Carroll Lynch, Verne Troyer
Roles Chicken Man
Rating55% 2.799082.799082.799082.799082.79908
Born without an immune system, Jimmy Livingston is forced to live in a sterilized dome in his bedroom, earning him the title "Bubble Boy" by his neighbors. Jimmy's overbearing and devout Christian mother only exposes him to Highlights magazine and the Land of the Lost for entertainment. When he is a teenager, a girl named Chloe moves in next door. Jimmy is immediately taken with her, and eventually befriends her despite his mother's discouragement.
Ravenous
Ravenous (1999)
, 1h41
Directed by Antonia Bird
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Western
Themes Children's films
Actors Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, Jeremy Davies, Jeffrey Jones, David Arquette, Neal McDonough
Roles Knox
Rating69% 3.4986053.4986053.4986053.4986053.498605
During the Mexican-American War (1846 – 1848), Second Lieutenant Boyd fights in the United States Army (Boyd is a former officer in the Army of the Republic of Texas, that merged with the US Army in 1846 - he still wears the Texas Army rank insignia of second lieutenant: one five pointed star on each shoulder strap). But in battle his courage fails him, and, to avoid being killed, he plays dead—while his unit is massacred. He is transported along with the other dead (with his commanding officer's blood dripping into his mouth) back to the Mexican headquarters. However, in a moment of sudden bravery, he captures the Mexican command. For his heroism Boyd is promoted to Captain, but when his commanding officer learns of the cowardice by which his victory was achieved, he exiles Boyd to the remote Fort Spencer in the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
Great Expectations, 1h51
Directed by Alfonso Cuarón
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about children, Children's films
Actors Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Cooper, Jeremy James Kissner, Hank Azaria, Anne Bancroft
Roles Carter Macleish
Rating68% 3.448683.448683.448683.448683.44868
10-year-old Finnegan "Finn" Bell is playing on a beach in the Gulf Coast when an escaped convict suddenly pops out of the water and overpowers him, making Finn promise to bring back food, medicine and bolt cutters to get the iron shackles off his leg. Finn complies, and the convict unexpectedly tries to make Finn take him by boat to Mexico. The police seize the small boat heading out to sea. The convict hides on a buoy, and Finn's boat is towed back to shore. The next day, Finn sees on the news that the convict, mobster Arthur Lustig, had escaped from death row, but was recaptured and would face execution soon.
The Jackal
The Jackal (1997)
, 2h4
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Political films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora, Mathilda May, J. K. Simmons
Roles Douglas
Rating63% 3.198923.198923.198923.198923.19892
A joint mission of the American FBI and the Russian MVD leads to the death of the younger brother of an Azerbaijani mobster (David Hayman). In retaliation, the mobster hires an enigmatic assassin known only by the pseudonym "The Jackal" (Bruce Willis) to kill an unseen target. The Jackal demands $70 million for the job, to which the mobster reluctantly agrees. Meanwhile, the MVD capture one of the mafia's henchmen. During interrogation by torture, the henchman reveals the name "Jackal". This, coupled with the documents recovered from the henchman's briefcase, leads the FBI and MVD to assume the target for the retaliatory hit is FBI Director Donald Brown (John Cunningham).
Love! Valour! Compassion!, 1h48
Directed by Joe Mantello
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Jason Alexander, Stephen Pinella, Stephen Bogardus, John Benjamin Hickey, Justin Kirk, John Glover
Roles Perry Sellars
Rating69% 3.4973553.4973553.4973553.4973553.497355
The story of eight male friends who spend the three major holiday weekends of one summer - Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Labor Day - together at a house in upstate New York. The house belongs to Gregory, a successful Broadway choreographer now approaching middle age, who fears he is losing his creativity; and his twenty-something lover Bobby, a legal assistant who is blind. Each of the guests at their house is connected to Gregory’s work in one way or another - Arthur and longtime partner Perry are business consultants; John Jeckyll, a sour and promiscuous Englishman, is a dance accompanist; die-hard musical theater fanatic Buzz Hauser is a costume designer and the most stereotypically gay man in the group. Only John's summer lover Ramon and John's twin brother James are outside the circle of friends. But Ramon is outgoing and eventually makes a place for himself in the group, and James is such a gentle soul that he is quickly welcomed. Infidelity, flirtations, soul-searching, AIDS, truth-telling, and skinny-dipping mix monumental questions about life and death with a wacky dress rehearsal for Swan Lake performed in drag.
What the Deaf Man Heard, 2h
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones, Frankie Muniz, Claire Bloom, Tom Skerritt, Bernadette Peters
Roles Percy
Rating71% 3.590533.590533.590533.590533.59053
During a stop on a bus trip, 10-year-old Sammy Ayers' mother Helen ventures into a bar, while Sammy sleeps on the bus. Helen is murdered as the bus leaves. At the last bus stop in Georgia, Sammy is woken up and realizes that his mother has disappeared. He takes to heart her warning to "keep quiet." He is taken in by the bus station manager, Norm, and informally adopted by Lucille as the entire small town looks after him. As Sammy grows to adulthood, he pretends to be deaf and mute as a self-protective device. Over a 20-year period, he hears many secrets and confidences. However, when he hears something harmful he decides to take action, to protect the townspeople who have become his family, revealing his secret.