Robert Funaro

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Robert Funaro
Born Robert Funaro
(1959-01-23) January 23, 1959 (age 55)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
Years active 2001–present

Robert Funaro (born January 23, 1959) is an American film and television actor. Funaro is best known for the role of Eugene Pontecorvo in the Emmy Award-winning television series The Sopranos. His last episode on The Sopranos, "Members Only," in which he played a major role, won an Emmy award for Best Writing in a Drama Series in 2006 for producer/writer Terence Winter, which Funaro discussed on Alycia Kaback's radio show on CBS, The "It" Factor.[1]

Funaro was born on Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. Funaro is of Italian ancestry. His Italian ancestors were from Naples.[2]

Funaro is currently acting in film and television and has worked extensively in the New York City Off Broadway scene.


  1. ^ "Bobby Funaro on The "It" Factor". The "It" Factor. CBS Digital Radio. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Soprano Sue (2005). "Hanging With Bobby". Retrieved January 17, 2008. 

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