Giovanni Ribisi

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American film and television actor known for his roles in the TV series Sneaky Pete, and the films Saving Private Ryan, Avatar, A Million Ways to Die in the West and Ted. He also had recurring roles in The Wonder Years, My Name Is Earl and Friends.

Early life

His father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician who had been the keyboard player in People!, and his mother, Gay, is a manager of actors and writers. He is the twin brother of actress Marissa Ribisi and the brother of voice actress Gina Ribisi. He is of Italian, English and German descent.


Ribisi began acting when he was young, and was in the 1980s sitcom My Two Dads and in films during the 1990s. For My Name Is Earl, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. Ribisi starred in James Cameron's Avatar.
In 2016, Ribisi directed a music video for "Siberian Nights", the third single from Ash & Ice by The Kills.
Ribisi played Marius in the Amazon series Sneaky Pete.

Personal life

Ribisi married actress Mariah O'Brien in 1997 and together they have one daughter, Lucia. The couple divorced in 2001. In 2007, he began a relationship with indie rock singer-songwriter Chan Marshall. The couple lived together for five years before ending their relationship in 2012. Ribisi married English model Agyness Deyn on June 16, 2012, and filed for divorce in January 2015.
He announced the birth of his fraternal twins, Enzo and Maude, with girlfriend Emily Ward in December 2018.
Ribisi is an active Scientologist. He participated in the gala opening of Scientology's museum in. His twin sister, Marissa and mother, Gay, are also Scientologists. She was married to musician Beck.




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