Joe Grifasi

Biography: Stage actor Joe Grifasi was 33 when he made his inaugural movie appearance during the lengthy opening wedding sequence in 1978's The Deer Hunter as the bandleader. The actor has since been seen in such films as Still of the Night (1982) and Presumed Innocent (1990), appearing in the latter as Tommy Molto. In 1990, Joe Grifasi was cast in the regular role of TV-station public relations man Tony Pro on the brief TV series WIOU. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Grifasi first gained professional experience on the New York stage. In addition to his acting credits, Grifasi frequently appears in television commercials.

Joe Grifasi's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 86 The Deer Hunter
Lowest Metascore: 34 Slow Burn
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
23 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
52 Radium Girls Oct 23, 2020 Nonno / Nonno 3.8
tbd No Pay, Nudity Nov 11, 2016 Mr. Davenport tbd
65 The American Side Apr 22, 2016 The Serb 5.8
41 The Last New Yorker Feb 19, 2010 Jerry tbd
49 Dark Matter Apr 11, 2008 Professor Colby 5.6
34 Slow Burn Apr 13, 2007 Desk Sgt. Drown / Desk Sgt. Drown tbd
tbd Bought & Sold Jun 25, 2004 Alphonso 'Chunks' Colon tbd
57 13 Going on 30 Apr 23, 2004 Mr. Flamhaff 7.9
75 Heavy Jun 5, 1996 Leo / Leo tbd
51 Batman Forever Jun 16, 1995 Bank Guard 6.9
53 The Hudsucker Proxy Mar 11, 1994 Lou / Lou 8.0
57 Benny & Joon Apr 23, 1993 Mike / Mike tbd
72 Presumed Innocent Jul 27, 1990 Tommy Molto 7.5
62 Chances Are Mar 10, 1989 Omar 6.2
76 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Dec 2, 1988 Foreman 8.6
53 Big Business Jun 10, 1988 Desk Clerk tbd
56 Ironweed Feb 12, 1988 Jack / Jack tbd
83 Moonstruck Dec 18, 1987 Shy Waiter / Shy Waiter 6.6
73 Matewan Aug 28, 1987 Fausto tbd
71 F/X Feb 7, 1986 Mickey 7.8
37 Brewster's Millions May 22, 1985 J.B. Donaldo 6.7
67 The Flamingo Kid Dec 21, 1984 Mario Minetta tbd
58 The Pope of Greenwich Village Jun 22, 1984 Jimmy The Cheese Man 6.8
43 Still of the Night Nov 19, 1982 Joseph Vitucci tbd
86 The Deer Hunter Dec 8, 1978 Bandleader 7.6