Synopses & Reviews
Joe ("Joey Pants") Pantoliano, Hoboken's second favorite son (he hasn't been able to knock off Sinatra) tells his fascinating story of growing up in a real-life Sopranos family. Everyone knows him as Ralphie Cifaretto on The Sopranos
, or the traitor in The Matrix
, or Guido the Killer Pimp in Risky Business
, but who knew Joey was actually a stand-up guy? How did he get the inspiration and motivation to play all these lovable, swindling, lying, charming rogues and gangsters? Get ready to meet the family.
Written in a style that will be instantly familiar to Joey's numerous fans-tough, outspoken, but with a charming side, too- Who's Sorry Now is the fascinating story of one street-smart kid's convoluted journey from Hoboken to Hollywood.
"A rollicking good read." Malachy McCourt, author of the New York Times bestseller A Monk Swimming
Joe Pantoliano is better known as Ralph Cifaretto on the HBO hit show The Sopranos. But before that, Pantoliano was one of America's busiest actors. From a connected Jersey street kid to a successful Hollywood actor who would re-create his wiseguy boyhood in role after role, this is an irresistibly entertaining memior for anyone interested in this true-life "Soprano."
About the Author
Joe Pantoliano has appeared in over sixty movies, including Memento, The Matrix, Bound, The Fugitive, The Goonies, Midnight Run, Empire of the Sun, and Risky Business. He is a regular featured player on The Sopranos.