Michael Imperioli (born March 26, 1966) is an American actor. He is best known for the role of Christopher Moltisanti in the HBO crime drama The Sopranos (1999–2007), which earned him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2004. In the early part of his career, he played the role of Spider in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990). He went on to play many supporting roles in films such as Jungle Fever (1991), Bad Boys (1995), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Shark Tale (2004) and The Lovely Bones (2009). He received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series nomination for his role as Dominic Di Grasso in the second season of The White Lotus (2022). Imperioli has co-written the screenplay for Summer of Sam (1999) with Spike Lee, written five episodes of The Sopranos, and written and directed the feature film The Hungry Ghosts (2008).
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