|Giovanni Ribisi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 17, 1974|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor, voiceover artist, producer, writer, and director who is known for having been cast in a variety of roles in films and shows such as T-4 Medic Irwin Wade in Saving Private Ryan, Parker Selfridge in the Avatar series, Lee C. White in Selma, Edward in A Million Ways to Die in the West, Frank Buffay, Jr. in Friends, and Warner Whittemore in Dads.
Antonino Giovanni Ribisi
Los Angeles, California, United States
He took acting lessons at Beverly Hills Playhouse.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Producer, Writer, Director
- Father – Albert Anthony Ribisi (Musician who had been the keyboard player in People!)
- Mother – Gay (née Landrum) (Artist Manager)
- Siblings – Marissa Ribisi (Younger Twin Sister) (Actress), Gina Ribisi (Sister) (Voice Actress)
- Others – Albert Prescott Ribisi (Paternal Grandfather), Salvatore /Salvador Ribisi (Paternal Great Grandfather), Mary DiSalvo (Paternal Great Grandmother), Anne Kathleen Delsman (Paternal Grandmother), Bernard Ludwig Delsman (Paternal Great Grandfather), Anna Elizabeth Bailey (Paternal Great Grandmother), Tom J. Landrum (Maternal Grandfather), John Walden Landrum (Maternal Great Grandfather), Mamie /Mary B. Hale (Maternal Great Grandmother), Gay Corrine Threadgill (Maternal Grandmother), Robert David Threadgill (Maternal Great Grandfather), Mae Adeline Finch (Maternal Great Grandmother), Beck Hansen (Ex Brother-In-Law) (Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Record Producer)
Giovanni Ribisi is represented by Management 360, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Giovanni Ribisi has dated –
- Mariah O’Brien (1997-2001) – He married interior designer and former actress and model, Mariah O’Brien, in 1997 and the duo parents a daughter named Lucia who was born in December 1997. However, the couple later got divorced in 2001.
- Cat Power (2005-2012) – In the year 2005, Giovanni started going out with singer-songwriter, musician, occasional actress, and model, Cat Power. The duo eventually ended things in 2012.
- Agyness Deyn (2012-2015) – Ribisi married English model and actress, Agyness Deyn, on June 16, 2012, but they got divorced in January 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
Giovanni Ribisi is of Italian/Sicilian, German, and English descent.
- Deep-set eyes
- Often sports a mustache
He is an active Scientologist.
Giovanni Ribisi Favorite Things
- Comfort Food – Scrambled eggs and crispy bacon
Source – WNYC
Giovanni Ribisi Facts
- His twin sister Marissa Ribisi is 15 minutes younger than him.
- While growing up, Giovanni Ribisi’s family had a pet dachshund named Low-Rider.
- He made his first TV show appearance by playing the role of Curtis Johnson in an episode titled A Song for Jason: Part 1 of the fantasy drama show, Highway to Heaven, in September 1985.
- In 1999, he won the Online Film Critics Society award in the “Best Cast” category for his role in the epic war film, Saving Private Ryan.
- Giovanni Ribisi has done voiceover work for several video games such as Marc Eckō’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure, Call of Duty, and James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game.
- He starred as Dexter “Dex” Dearborn in the science fiction action-adventure film, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), alongside the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Angelina Jolie, and Michael Gambon. For this role, he was nominated for a Saturn Award in the “Best Supporting Actor” category in 2005.
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