20 Facts About Bobby Cannavale


Bobby Cannavale's breakthrough came with the leading role as FDNY Paramedic Roberto "Bobby" Caffey in the NBC series Third Watch which he played from 1999 to 2001.


Bobby Cannavale won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for portraying Gyp Rosetti in Boardwalk Empire in 2013.


Bobby Cannavale made his Broadway debut in the Theresa Rebeck's 2008 play Mauritius for which he earned a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.


Bobby Cannavale portrayed Richard Roma in the 2012 revival of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross.


Bobby Cannavale has acted in the dramatic films The Station Agent, Win Win, Blue Jasmine, I, Tonya, Motherless Brooklyn, The Irishman, and Blonde.


Bobby Cannavale entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe portraying Jim Paxton in Ant-Man, and Ant-Man and the Wasp.


Bobby Cannavale was born on May 3,1970, in Union City, New Jersey, where he grew up, the son of Isabel and Salvatore "Sal" Bobby Cannavale.


Bobby Cannavale's father is of Italian descent, while his mother is Cuban and moved to the US in 1960.


Bobby Cannavale was raised Catholic and attended St Michael's Catholic School, where he participated in a number of extracurricular activities, including being an altar boy and member of the chorus.


When he was 8, Bobby Cannavale secured the plum role of the lisping boy, Winthrop, in his school's production of The Music Man and later played a gangster in Guys and Dolls, which cemented his love for performing.


Bobby Cannavale's parents divorced when he was 13 and his mother moved the family to Puerto Rico.


In 2003, Bobby Cannavale briefly appeared on the last two episodes of Oz.


Bobby Cannavale appeared in the film The Station Agent as a man who befriends a little person removed from society.


Bobby Cannavale appeared in The Take as Agent Steve Perelli, alongside John Leguizamo and Tyrese Gibson.


Bobby Cannavale read the audiobook versions of Richard Price's 2008 novel Lush Life and Ed Falco's 2012 novel The Family Corleone.


Bobby Cannavale was in the film The Other Guys, and played the role of Terry Delfino in the film Win Win.


In January 2020, Bobby Cannavale appeared with his real-life partner Rose Byrne in the play Medea, written and directed by Simon Stone.


In 2021, Bobby Cannavale played Tony Hogburn in the Nicole Kidman led Hulu miniseries Nine Perfect Strangers, Michael Shannon, Luke Evans, Samara Weaving, and Asher Keddie.


In 2022, Bobby Cannavale can be seen portraying Dean Braddock in the 2022 Netflix series, The Watcher.


Bobby Cannavale has been in a relationship with Australian actress Rose Byrne since 2012.