British Actor

Alessandro Nivola

  • Jun 28, 1972 (age 48)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2019
The Red Sea Diving Resort
MovieJul 28, 2019

The Red Sea Diving Resort

Inspired by remarkable true …
Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The undercover team carrying out this mission is led by the charismatic Ari Kidron and courageous local Kabede Bimro.
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Chimerica
TV ShowApr 17, 2019

Chimerica

A photojournalist travels to China with the hopes of finding out …
A photojournalist travels to China with the hopes of finding out who the mysterious man was who was photographed standing defiantly in front of a tank in Tiananmen Square twenty years ago.
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The Art of Self-Defense
MovieMar 10, 2019

The Art of Self-Defense

After he's attacked on the …
After he's attacked on the street at night by a roving motorcycle gang, timid bookkeeper Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei (Alessandro Nivola), and hardcore brown belt Anna (Imogen Poots), Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence for the first time in his life. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.
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2018
To Dust
MovieApr 22, 2018

To Dust

Shmuel, a Hasidic cantor in Upstate New York, distraught …
Shmuel, a Hasidic cantor in Upstate New York, distraught by the untimely death of his wife, struggles to find religious solace, while secretly obsessing over how her body will decay. As a clandestine partnership develops with Albert, a local community college biology professor, the two embark on a darkly comic and increasingly literal undertaking into the underworld.
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2017
Weightless
MovieSep 30, 2017

Weightless

Joel (Alessandro Nivola) lives a solitary existence, rarely …
Joel (Alessandro Nivola) lives a solitary existence, rarely straying from his narrow routines of working in a landfill and going through the motions of getting through the day. He faces emotional and psychological upheaval with the arrival of Will, his ten-year-old son whom he has never met. The boy, who has been abandoned by his mother, weighs 250 pounds, is diabetic, and needs serious care -- attention Joel may not be capable of giving. Their collective pain, in the face of an indifferent world, could be crushing. Together, they embark on a journey of survival.
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Disobedience
MovieSep 10, 2017

Disobedience

A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that …
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
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You Were Never Really Here
MovieMay 27, 2017

You Were Never Really Here

A traumatized veteran, …
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
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The Wizard of Lies
MovieMay 11, 2017

The Wizard of Lies

The Wizard of Lies is a 2017 American television biopic …
The Wizard of Lies is a 2017 American television biopic film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Sam Levinson, Sam Baum, and John Burnham Schwartz, based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Diana B. Henriques. The film stars Robert De Niro as businessman Bernard Madoff, Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Ruth Madoff, and Alessandro Nivola as their older son Mark Madoff. It aired on HBO on May 20, 2017.
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One Percent More Humid
MovieApr 21, 2017

One Percent More Humid

A coming-of-age story about …
A coming-of-age story about friendship and grief; Catherine (Julia Garner) and Iris (Juno Temple), childhood friends returning home to a hot and humid New England summer, fill their days and nights with parties, skinny-dipping and rekindling old relationships, but when a shared trauma from their past becomes increasingly difficult to suppress, a wedge between the two grows and each begin to pursue forbidden love affairs.
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2015
Day Out of Days
MovieJun 14, 2015

Day Out of Days

In Los Angeles, a 40-year-old actress works to make it in …
In Los Angeles, a 40-year-old actress works to make it in the cutthroat business of Hollywood while contending with ever-youthful competition.
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Nomination2015

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "The Elephant Man".
Tony Award
2014
Selma
MovieNov 11, 2014

Selma

The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous …
The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernay's "Selma" tells the story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.
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A Most Violent Year
MovieNov 6, 2014

A Most Violent Year

A crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, …
A crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
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Doll & Em
TV ShowFeb 18, 2014

Doll & Em

Doll & Em is a British episodic television comedy created by …
Doll & Em is a British episodic television comedy created by and starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells. A six-episode order was commissioned by Sky Living in 2013. The series was directed and co-written by Azazel Jacobs. A 124-minute theatrical cut of the series was shown at the London Film Festival, premiering 10 October 2013. Sky Living premiered Doll & Em on 18 February 2014. The American cable network HBO acquired the series in September 2013, and premiered it on 19 March 2014.
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
TV ShowFeb 17, 2014

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014, and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television. It is the seventh (and current) incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by Katie Hockmeyer and executive-produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City, which is the same studio in which Tonight Starring Jack Paar and then The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson were produced from 1957 until 1972.
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Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Award2014

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a …

Won award for "American Hustle".
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nomination2014

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a …

Nominated for "American Hustle".
Screen Actors Guild Award
Nomination2014

Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play

Nominated for "The Winslow Boy".
Outer Critics Circle Award
2013
American Hustle
MovieDec 8, 2013

American Hustle

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most …
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.
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Devil's Knot
MovieSep 8, 2013

Devil's Knot

The savage murders of three young children sparks a …
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a Satanic ritual.
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2012
Ginger & Rosa
MovieAug 31, 2012

Ginger & Rosa

London, 1962. Two teenage girls - Ginger and Rosa -- are …
London, 1962. Two teenage girls - Ginger and Rosa -- are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers' frustrated domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, and the threat of nuclear holocaust escalates, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered - by the clash of desire and the determination to survive.
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2010
Janie Jones
MovieSep 17, 2010

Janie Jones

A young girl who has been abandoned by her former …
A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.
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Howl
MovieJan 21, 2010

Howl

It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put …
It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, society's reaction (the obscenity trial), and animation that echoes the poem's surreal style. All three coalesce in hybrid that dramatizes the birth of a counterculture.
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May Rose Nivola
Child2010

May Rose Nivola

May Rose Nivola born.
2009
Coco Before Chanel
MovieApr 22, 2009

Coco Before Chanel

The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to …
The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.
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2008
Who Do You Love
MovieSep 11, 2008

Who Do You Love

The life story of legendary record producer Leonard Chess, …
The life story of legendary record producer Leonard Chess, founder of Chess Records, the label that helped popularize Blues music during the 1950s and '60s.
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$5 a Day
MovieSep 6, 2008

$5 a Day

The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father …
The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.
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The Eye
MovieJan 31, 2008

The Eye

The violinist Sydney Wells has been blind since she was five …
The violinist Sydney Wells has been blind since she was five years old due to an accident. She submits to a surgery of cornea transplantation to recover her vision, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she's having strange visions. With the support of Dr. Paul Faulkner, Sidney finds who the donor of her eyes and begins a journey to find out the truth behind her visions.
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2007
The Girl in the Park
MovieSep 9, 2007

The Girl in the Park

Still traumatized by the disappearance of her three …
Still traumatized by the disappearance of her three-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg's old psychic wounds painfully resurface when she meets Louise; a troubled young woman with a checkered past.
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The Company
TV ShowAug 5, 2007

The Company

The Company is a three-part serial about the activities of the CIA …
The Company is a three-part serial about the activities of the CIA during the Cold War. It was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Robert Littell. The teleplay adaptation was written by Ken Nolan, who received a Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Long Form – Adapted.
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Goal II: Living the Dream
MovieFeb 9, 2007

Goal II: Living the Dream

When Newcastle United …
When Newcastle United soccer star Santiago Muñez (Kuno Becker) is offered a spot with Real Madrid, he accepts, but the move - accompanied by big money and fame - tests his ties and loyalties to family, friends, and business acquaintances.
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Grace Is Gone
MovieJan 21, 2007

Grace Is Gone

Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes …
Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.
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2006
Soccer Aid
TV ShowMay 22, 2006

Soccer Aid

Soccer Aid is a British charity event that has raised over £38 …
Soccer Aid is a British charity event that has raised over £38 million in aid of UNICEF UK, through ticket sales and donations from the public. The event is a friendly-style football match between two teams, England and the Soccer Aid World XI (formerly Rest of the World (ROW) until 2018), composed of celebrities and former professional players representing their countries.
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The Darwin Awards
MovieJan 25, 2006

The Darwin Awards

To investigate bizarre insurance claims that transpired in …
To investigate bizarre insurance claims that transpired in either accidents, death or both, a former cop and an insurance investigator travel throughout the country to look at the cases up close.
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2005
Goal! The Dream Begins
MovieSep 8, 2005

Goal! The Dream Begins

The extremely talented …
The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United.
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Turning Green
MovieJun 11, 2005

Turning Green

16-year-old James Powers finds himself lost after his mother …
16-year-old James Powers finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. One lucky weekend, he starts a wildly successful business of selling illegal magazines on the black market.
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The Sisters
MovieApr 23, 2005

The Sisters

Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings …
Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.
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Junebug
MovieJan 24, 2005

Junebug

Successful Carolinian George Johnsten meets Chicago art …
Successful Carolinian George Johnsten meets Chicago art gallery owner Madeleine at an electoral benefit art auction- love at first sight. Madeleine decides to meet a Southern original artist, so George seizes the opportunity to come along and present her to his North Carolina parents Eugene and Peg, drop-out brother Johny and his high-pregnant wife Ashley. Confronting the outsider soon opens a can of worms as emotions revive or emerge, like admiration and jealousy.
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2004
The Clearing
MovieJul 2, 2004

The Clearing

Wayne (Robert Redford) and Eileen Hayes (Dame Helen …
Wayne (Robert Redford) and Eileen Hayes (Dame Helen Mirren) live the American Dream. Together, they've raised two children and struggled to build a successful business from the ground up. But there have been sacrifices along the way. When Wayne is kidnapped by an ordinary man, Arnold Mack (Willem Dafoe), and held for ransom in a remote forest, the couple's world is turned inside out. Eileen finds her home full of F.B.I. Agents and their lives under scrutiny. While Wayne is engaged in the negotiation of his lifetime, Eileen works frantically with the F.B.I. to secure his release. The terrifying ordeal causes Wayne and Eileen to reassess their marriage and come to a deeper sense of their commitment to each other. With each passing hour, the need and desire for Wayne to return home safely becomes ever more urgent.
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Best Supporting Male
Nomination2004

Best Supporting Male

Nominated for "Laurel Canyon".
Independent Spirit Award
2003
Samuel John Nivola
ChildSeptember 2003

Samuel John Nivola

Samuel John Nivola born.
Carolina
MovieJun 5, 2003

Carolina

Carolina Mirabeau was raised 'free-spirited' with two sisters by …
Carolina Mirabeau was raised 'free-spirited' with two sisters by eccentric, domineering grandma Millicent in the country. Carolina's city neighbor, talented and witty Jewish author Albert Morris, is her best friend, confidant and the wacky family's favorite guest. Yet she begins dating Heath Pierson, an 'all too perfect' upper class brilliant Britton, whom she met in the TV studio where she's fired as dating show candidates-screener. But the past and some truths catch up with all of them.
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Emily Mortimer
Marriage2003

Emily Mortimer

Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer (born 1 December 1971) is …
Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer (born 1 December 1971) is an English actress and screenwriter. She began acting in stage productions and has since appeared in several film and television roles. In 2003, she won an Independent Spirit Award for her performance in Lovely and Amazing. She is also known for playing the role of Mackenzie McHale in the HBO series The Newsroom, and as the voice actress of Sophie in the English language version of Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Match Point (2005), Lars and the Real Girl (2007), Chaos Theory (2008), Harry Brown (2009), Shutter Island (2010), Hugo (2011), and Mary Poppins Returns (2018).
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2002
Laurel Canyon
MovieMay 18, 2002

Laurel Canyon

When an uptight young man and his fiancee move into his …
When an uptight young man and his fiancee move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.
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2001
Jurassic Park III
MovieJul 16, 2001

Jurassic Park III

Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor …
Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant is persuaded by wealthy adventurer Paul Kirby and his wife Amanda to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island, once InGen's site B, has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond's magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along. In their perilous attempt to escape, the dwindling group encounters terrifying new creatures undisclosed by InGen, and Grant is forced to learn the dreadful implications of his raptor intelligence theory firsthand.
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2000
Timecode
MovieApr 28, 2000

Timecode

Four frames of simultaneous action that alternately follow a …
Four frames of simultaneous action that alternately follow a smitten lesbian lover as she obsesses over her partner's dalliances and the tense goings-on of a Hollywood film production company.
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Love's Labour's Lost
MovieFeb 14, 2000

Love's Labour's Lost

The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very …
The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honor is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princess of France and her three lovely companions. It's love at first sight for all concerned followed by the men's highly entertaining, but hopeless efforts to disguise their feelings.
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1999
Mansfield Park
MovieAug 27, 1999

Mansfield Park

At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield …
At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral compass, she becomes especially close to Edmund, Thomas's younger son. Fanny is soon possessed of beauty as well as a keen mind and comes to the attention of a neighbor, Henry Crawford. Thomas promotes this match, but to his displeasure, Fanny has a mind of her own, asking Henry to prove himself worthy. As Edmund courts Henry's sister and as light shines on the link between Thomas's fortunes and New World slavery, Fanny must assess Henry's character and assert her heart as well as her wit.
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Best Laid Plans
MovieMay 14, 1999

Best Laid Plans

Bryce (Josh Brolin) is a successful man who returns to his tiny …
Bryce (Josh Brolin) is a successful man who returns to his tiny hometown for a visit. While there, he runs into his old friend Nick (Alessandro Nivola). The two decide to go out for the night. When they enter a bar, Bryce encounters Kathy (Reese Witherspoon), a blonde temptress whom he eventually takes home for the night. When he awakens, Kathy informs him that she is underage and threatens to tell the police that Bryce has committed statutory rape. Bryce panics and decides to tie her up and hide her away in the basement. He then makes a call to Nick. Unbeknownst to Bryce, Kathy is actually Nick's girlfriend Lissa. The two had schemed to use Bryce's money to pay off a $15,000 debt they owe small-time hood Jimmy (Terrence Howard).
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1998
Reach the Rock
MovieOct 16, 1998

Reach the Rock

Two school kids, who are best friends, are drinking on the …
Two school kids, who are best friends, are drinking on the side of a river. One friend bets the other that he can't swim across the river and "Reach The Rock". The friend takes the bet and drowns halfway towards the rock. The entire town blames the the kid for his friends death, he runs away, never to be seen again. He eventually comes back to his home town of Shermerville and goes crazy, and starts to trash the town (for example, breaking store-front windows, stealing a police car). He also meets up with his old high school girlfriend. The majority of the movie takes place in one night.
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I Want You
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MovieFeb 18, 1998

I Want You

Helen is a young woman running a hairdressing salon; Bob is …
Helen is a young woman running a hairdressing salon; Bob is her boyfriend and local radio DJ; Honda is a mute kid who's secretly taping people's conversation and Smokey is Honda's sister who sings at local bar. New guy in town is the mysterious Martin, who shares some dark history with Helen and observes her from afar at first. Honda falls in love with Helen and starts taping her conversations with Bob, and that leads to reactivation of the Helen-Martin relationship.
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1997
The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery
MovieAug 25, 1997

The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery

A cop and his expensive …
A cop and his expensive fiancée, a bank teller, plan the perfect bank robbery. All goes well until the FBI suspects, almost immediately, an inside job. Their plans to move the money out of ...
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Face/Off
MovieJun 19, 1997

Face/Off

Sean Archer is the FBI's best agent, hot on the trail of the …
Sean Archer is the FBI's best agent, hot on the trail of the world's most ruthless terrorist, Caster Troy. When Troy attempts to assassinate Archer, he accidentally gets Archer's young son and Archer is hell-bent on bringing him down. When the FBI finds out that Troy has planted a massive bomb that will blow in a matter of days, all hell breaks loose leaving Troy in a coma. The only other person that knows about the bomb's whereabouts is Troy's younger brother, Pollux, who is in a maximum security prison. The FBI persuades Archer to undergo surgery in which Archer will wear Troy's face to convince everybody he is Troy and hope Pollux gives him answers. Troy soon awakens and has the same surgery done with Archer's face. Troy destroys all evidence of Archer's true identity and defuses the bomb himself, to make him seen as a hero. Archer escapes from prison and gets himself involved with Troy's old gang, determined to destroy him once and for all.
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Inventing the Abbotts
MovieApr 4, 1997

Inventing the Abbotts

Set in the 1950s, Inventing …
Set in the 1950s, Inventing the Abbotts is a dramatic look at the life of two boys from the wrong side of the tracks and their interaction with the three daughters of local aristocrat Lloyd Abbott. The boys, Jacey and Doug Holt, have only three things in common: their family, table tennis and chasing the beautiful Abbott sisters. Their father, a reckless risk-taker, lost his life through a wager with Lloyd Abbott, his then business partner.
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1996
The Ring
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MovieOct 20, 1996

The Ring

During WW II, a young German woman is separated from her …
During WW II, a young German woman is separated from her family and imprisoned by the Nazis. After being freed she falls in love with and marries a German officer. When Berlin falls to the ...
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Remember WENN
TV ShowJan 31, 1996

Remember WENN

Remember WENN is a comedy-drama television series that …
Remember WENN is a comedy-drama television series that aired from 1996 to 1998 on the cable channel American Movie Classics. Created and written by Rupert Holmes (with music also by Holmes) and set at the fictional Pittsburgh radio station WENN in the late 1930s and early 1940s, it depicted events (both dramatic and comic) in the personal and professional lives of the station's staff in the era before and during World War II and the Golden Age of Radio. It is not related to the real radio station in Alabama known with the WENN callsign from 1959 to 1983 and again since 2009. The series title is a play on the phrase "remember when".
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1995
Nomination1995

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "A Month in the Country".
Drama Desk Award
1972
Alessandro Nivola
BirthJune 1972

Alessandro Nivola

Alessandro Nivola was born.
1952
Today
TV ShowJan 14, 1952

Today

Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news …
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and after 68 years of broadcasting it is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
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