Actor most famous for his role as Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri on the iconic HBO gangster series The Sopranos. He has a long history of portraying gangsters, doing so in a variety of films including Goodfellas and Mickey Blue Eyes.
His early life was heavily marked by crime, being arrested a total of 28 times for crimes like robbery and felony weapons possession.
He won two Screen Actors Guild Awards as part of the Sopranos ensemble.
He was born Genaro Anthony Sirico, Jr.. He has siblings named Robert and Carmine.
He co-starred on The Sopranos with the late James Gandolfini, who won three Emmys for his role as Tony Soprano on the show.