Tuesday 27 June 2017

Bobby Cannavale

Bobby Cannavale (born Roberto M. Cannavale) is an American actor. He was born on May 3, 1960 in the Union City, New Jersey. He is best known for his depiction of the character of Bobby Caffey in the popular crime drama series Third Watch. He has won many awards and honours including the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for her recurring role in NBC’s series Will & Grace (2004- 06). His other notable works include those in movies like The Station Agent (2003), Shall We Dance (2004), Win Win (2011), and Blue Jasmine (2013), and in television series like Modern family (2012), Boardwalk Empire (2012) and Nurse Jackie (2012- 13).

Bobby Cannavale Religion

Not much is known about Bobby’s religious beliefs as he has never spoken publically on the topic. As regards his ancestry, he is of Italian- Cuban descent as his father is Italian, while his mother is Cuban. He was born and raised in a Catholic family.

Bobby Cannavale Political Views

It seems that the actor has kept his views in this department rather private. He seems to have never given any political comments which could help us infer his political character. However, it might be safe to assume that he is liberal in views.

Who is he dating?

Bobby married actress Jenny Lumet, daughter of Sidney Lumet- the director, in 1994. However, the couple parted ways in 2003. After divorcing Jenny, he was reported to have affair with Annabella Sciorra, Alison Pill and Sutton Foster. Currently he is dating Rose Byrne since 2012. He has two children- his first son is actor Jake Cannavale from his former wife Jenny and his second son Rocco Robin Cannavale with girlfriend Rose. 

Bobby Cannavale Hobbies

Little is known about Bobby’s hobbies but considering the fact that he has been involved in acting since his schooldays, we may assume that it is something which garners his interest. According to some sources it is also said that booby likes to read.

Interesting Facts

  1. Bobby and his son Jake featured as father and son in Nurse Jackie (2009). 
  2. The actor, as he says, likes flawed characters.
  3. He got expelled from his school while he was in 7th standard for losing his temper with his principal.