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Union City, New Jersey, United States
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Bobby On Third Watch
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Roberto Cannavale (born May 3, 1970, Union City, New Jersey) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor.
Born to an Italian father and a Cuban mother, Cannavale began his acting career in the theater – with no official acting training – and gained early film roles in Night Falls on Manhattan (1997) and The Bone Collector (1999), Cannavale became well-known when he starred as Bobby Caffey for two seasons on Third Watch. Following this, in 2001, he starred with Alan Arkin in 100 Centre Street – which was written and directed by Sidney Lumet, his then-father-in-law.
In 2002, he joined the cast of Ally McBeal for the last five episodes but the show was then cancelled. Following this, he starred with Yancey Arias and Sheryl Lee in the miniseries Kingpin.
In 2003, Cannavale briefly appeared on the last two episodes of Oz as a gay drug dealer named Alonzo Torquemada who became sexually infatuated with fellow inmate Miguel Alvarez played by Third Watch co-star Kirk Acevedo.
From 2004 to 2006, he had a recurring guest role on Will & Grace as Vince D`Angelo, the first long-term boyfriend for Will (Eric McCormack) on the show. For this role he won his first Emmy Award as "Best Guest Star in a Comedy Series". He has also appeared in the films Snakes on a Plane, The Guru (as a closeted gay fireman) (2002), Shall We Dance? (as a closeted homosexual) (2004) and Romance & Cigarettes (2005), and guest starred in Sex and the City, Six Feet Under, Oz, Law & Order - and its spin-off series Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Coconut Creek High School Class 1987
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Roberto M. Cannavale
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Robert "Bobby" Cannavale (; born May 3, 1970) is an American actor known for his leading role as Bobby Caffey in the first two seasons of the television series Third Watch. Cannavale also had a recurring role on the NBC comedy series Will & Grace as Officer Vincent "Vince" D'Angelo, Will Truman's long-term boyfriend, and portrayed Gyp Rosetti during the third season of the HBO drama Boardwalk Empire, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2013.
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St. Michael's Catholic School