Bobby Cannavale

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Bobby Cannavale

Bobby Cannavale

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Bobby Cannavale

Date of Birth

Birthday: May 3
Birthplace: Union City, NJ

Bobby Cannavale currently co-stars as Dr. Mike Cruz on the Showtime comedy series Nurse Jackie. He also recently joined the cast of HBO's Boardwalk Empire, portraying ruthless, prohibition-era gangster Gyp Rosetti in Season 3. The New York-bred actor has a lengthy resume that includes theater, feature films and television.

Bobby Cannavale currently co-stars as Dr. Mike Cruz on the Showtime comedy series Nurse Jackie. He also recently joined the cast of HBO's Boardwalk Empire, portraying ruthless, prohibition-era gangster Gyp Rosetti in Season 3. The New York-bred actor has a lengthy resume that includes theater, feature films and television.

Television highlights include a 2005 Primetime Emmy Award for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in Will & Grace for the role of Vince D’Angelo, a police officer and long-term boyfriend of Eric McCormack’s Will Truman. He also played Bobby Caffey on the NBC drama Third Watch and had recurring roles in Ally McBeal, Six Feet Under, Cold Case and many others.

Cannavale’s film credits include The Station Agent, Snakes on a Plane, The Other Guys and Win Win. In 2008, he received a Tony Award nomination for his role as Dennis in the Broadway play, Mauritius.

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Awards & Nominations

4 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Bobby Cannavale, as Dr. Mike Cruz
  • Nurse Jackie
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, Madison Grain Elevator, Inc. & Delong Lumber, A Caryn Mandabach Production
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2013
  • Winner
  • Bobby Cannavale, as Gyp Rosetti
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • HBO
  • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Bobby Cannavale, as Dr. Mike Cruz
  • Nurse Jackie
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, Madison Grain Elevator, Inc. & Delong Lumber, A Caryn Mandabach Production
Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne presents the award for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series on NIght Five of the Creative Arts Emmys.
Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne presents the Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series to Ron Cephas Jones for This Is Us on Night Five of the Creative Arts Emmys.
Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special to Alexei Dmitriew, Vincent Van Dyke, James Robert Mackinnon, Richard Redlefsen, Michael Ornelaz and a cardboard cutout of Ne
Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling to Araxi Lindsey for Black-ish on Night Three of the Creative Arts Emmys.
Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Period Makeup And/Or Character Makeup (Non-Prosthetic) to Michael Laudati for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Night Three of the Creative Arts Emmys.
Bobby Cannavale at the Backstage Live Thank You Cam
Bobby Cannavale backstage at the 65th Emmys
Bobby Cannavale and Jeff Daniels backstage at the 65th Emmys
Bobby Cannavale on stage at the 65th Emmys
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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne presents the award for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series on NIght Five of the Creative Arts Emmys.
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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne presents the award for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series on NIght Five of the Creative Arts Emmys.

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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne presents the Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series to Ron Cephas Jones for This Is Us on Night Five of the Creative Arts Emmys.
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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne presents the Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series to Ron Cephas Jones for This Is Us on Night Five of the Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special to Alexei Dmitriew, Vincent Van Dyke, James Robert Mackinnon, Richard Redlefsen, Michael Ornelaz and a cardboard cutout of Ne
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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special to Alexei Dmitriew, Vincent Van Dyke, James Robert Mackinnon, Richard Redlefsen, Michael Ornelaz and a cardboard cutout of Neville Page for Star Trek: Picard on Night Three of the Creative Arts Emmy.

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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling to Araxi Lindsey for Black-ish on Night Three of the Creative Arts Emmys.
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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling to Araxi Lindsey for Black-ish on Night Three of the Creative Arts Emmys.

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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Period Makeup And/Or Character Makeup (Non-Prosthetic) to Michael Laudati for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Night Three of the Creative Arts Emmys.
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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne present the award for Outstanding Period Makeup And/Or Character Makeup (Non-Prosthetic) to Michael Laudati for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Night Three of the Creative Arts Emmys.

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Bobby Cannavale at the Backstage Live Thank You Cam
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Bobby Cannavale backstage at the 65th Emmys
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Bobby Cannavale and Jeff Daniels backstage at the 65th Emmys
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Bobby Cannavale on stage at the 65th Emmys
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