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Michael Rispoli

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Michael Rispoli, born 27 November 1960 in Tappan, New York, USA, is an actor. He has a starring role as Rudy Pipilo in HBO's The Deuce.

He worked with HBO on the earlier crime drama The Sopranos. He played crime boss Jackie Aprile. He initially appeared as a recurring guest star for the first season in 1999. He reprised his role for the second season in 2000 and the third season in 2001.

He had a recurring role in the NBC police drama Third Watch as Jerry Mancowicz. He initially appeared in the first season in 1999. He reprised the role for the third season in 2001.

He played Allo in the NBC crime drama The Black Donnellys in 2007. He played John Johnson in The Taking of Pelham 1, 2, 3 (2009). He played Big Joe in Kick-Ass (2010). He starred as Sala in The Rum Diary (2011). He played Frank Griga in Pain & Gain (2013).

He played mob advisor Bel Jaffe in the AMC crime drama Magic City. He starred in the first series in 2012 and reprised his role for the second season in 2013.