Joseph Barbara (actor)

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Joseph Barbara
Born Joseph Edward Barbara
(1967-12-05) December 5, 1967 (age 47)
New Smyrna Beach, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Nicole Perry (2000-present)

Joseph Edward Barbara is an American television and soap opera actor.

Barbara was born on 5 December 1967 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. He has a B.S. in television and film production from Syracuse University. After leaving college, he worked briefly as a production assistant at Entertainment Tonight.

He is best known for his role on All My Children since 2000 as 'Paolo Caselli'. He also appeared on Another World as 'Joseph Carlino' (from 1995 to 1999). He also appeared on Broadway in the revival of the musical Grease (as Danny Zuko) and off-Broadway in Tony and Tina's Wedding (as 'Dominick Fabrizi'). He is currently performing the role of mob boss Gyp DeCarlo in the Las Vegas production of Jersey Boys.

He revealed in TV Guide that he was an only child and had been an altar boy.

He has been married to Nicole Perry (since 15 July 2000) and they have a son, Joseph Frederick Barbara (born 4 March 2003).

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