Robert Funaro

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Robert Funaro
Born (1959-01-23) January 23, 1959 (age 59)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Residence New Dorp, Staten Island, New York
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001–present

Robert Funaro (born January 23, 1959) is an Italian-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. He also appeared in the 2007 film American Gangster as Detective McCann and in 2012 appeared in "Whistle Blower" the 10th episode of the 2nd season of the CBS show Blue Bloods as NYPD Captain Browne.


Funaro was born in Brooklyn, New York. Funaro's Italian ancestors were from Naples.[1]

Funaro is currently acting in film and television and has worked extensively in the New York City Off Broadway scene. Bobby lives at New Dorp in Staten Island.






  1. ^ {{cite web Bobby grew up in New Dorp on Staten Island. |url= |title=Hanging With Bobby |author=Soprano Sue |year=2005 |accessdate=January 17, 2008 }}

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