Joe Pingue

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Joe Pingue
Joe Pingue.jpg
Born Giuseppe Pingue
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor, Producer, Writer
Years active 1995-present

Giuseppe "Joe" Pingue (born 1976) is a Canadian actor and film maker.

Early life[edit]

Pingue was born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.[1] He attended Ridley College for both elementary and high school,[1][2] and studied theatre at York University.[1]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

Pingue has had a long career in character and supporting roles. Some of his film credits include Miss Sloane, Pompeii,[3] Antiviral,[4] The Boondock Saints,[1] Repo Men,[1] Blindness,[1] The Book of Eli,[1] Maps to the Stars[5] and Dream House.[6]

His television work includes appearances on Degrassi: The Next Generation,[1] Orphan Black,[7] Wild Card,[1] 24 Hour Rental,[8] Across the River to Motor City[9] and The Expanse.[10] He also is the voice of Tamago on the animated series The Very Good Adventures Of Yam Roll In Happy Kingdom and the voice of Entree in the cartoon Spliced![1]

Producing and writing[edit]

Pingue produced, wrote and appeared in the 2008 short film The Answer Key, which was nominated for a Genie Award.[1] He also directed, produced and wrote the short film Chili and Cheese: A Condimental Rift.[1]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2006 ACTRA Awards Best Performance - Male Leo Nominated [11]
Canadian Comedy Awards Best Male Film Performance Nominated [12]
2007 Gemini Awards Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series Rent-A-Goalie Nominated [13]
2008 Nominated
Genie Awards Best Live Action Short Drama The Answer Key Nominated
ACTRA Awards Best Performance - Male Nominated [11]
2009 Gemini Awards Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series Rent-A-Goalie Nominated [13]
2015 NSI Online Short Film Festival Awards Best Comedy Chili and Cheese: A Condimental Rift Won [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Niagara-born actor looking for break in L.A." Welland Tribune. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ridley College - Pingue, Joe OR'91". www.ridleycollege.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "'Pompeii' Review". Screen Rant. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Abrams, Simon. "CANNES 2012: Brandon Cronenberg's ANTIVIRAL | IndieWire". www.indiewire.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Jonathan Watton and Joe Pingue Join "Map to the Stars"". paramorerklife.blogspot.ca. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Dream House". Cineplex. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Orphan Black Advance Preview: "The Stigmata Of Progress" [Photos + Video] | TV Geek Talk". tvgeektalk.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Born to Perform: Actress Sarah Jurgens". ENTERTAINMENT LA. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Across the River to Motor City | TV, eh? | Page 5". www.tv-eh.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  10. ^ The Expanse (TV Series 2015– ), retrieved 2017-09-10 
  11. ^ a b "The ACTRA Awards in Toronto | ACTRA Toronto". www.actratoronto.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  12. ^ "Canadian comic performers to celebrate at annual awards". CBC News. Retrieved 23 December 2016. 
  13. ^ a b "awards database". www.academy.ca. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  14. ^ "Dorsal, Hannah Yohannes, Tyler Parr and Chili & Cheese win latest cash prizes in NSI Online Short Film Fest". National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI). 20 October 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 

External links[edit]