An Australian actor Anthony LaPaglia is known for playing his role as Joe in a coming age comedy Empire Records and as a FBI agent Jack Malone on an American TV series called Without a Trace for which, he had won a Golden Globe Award for the Best Actor- TV Series Drama and for playing the character as Simon Moon on TV show Frasier for which he had won Prime-time Emmy Award for the Outstanding Guest Actor in Comedy Series. In addition to that, Anthony is also mostly known for the role in The Client as Barry The Blade Muldano.
Anthony is the native of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. He came into this world on 31st January of the year 1959 which had now made her reach at the age of 57. He is the son of Gedio LaPaglia, an auto mechanic as well as a car dealer and Maria Johannes, a secretary. His mother was a Dutch and his father was Italian. His father immigrated from the Bovalino, Calabria when he was 18 years old. His other family members also include his younger brother named as Jonathan LaPaglia and an elder brother Michael. His elder brother is a car wholesaler in Los Angeles and his younger brother is also an actor.
Anthony went to get his education from the Rostrevor College. He then started his venture into dramatic art during his late teens when he got enrolled in acting course at South Australian Castings Agency in Adelaide. The course of two and half year was to be supplemented with further three months which would have included boot camp and a trial listing with SA Castings. After the completion of one and half years of his course, he left Adelaide for Los Angeles. He is tall at height of five feet and ten inches.
His earliest credit was 1985 part in the episode of a TV series known as Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories. Anthony’s first feature film is titled as Cold Steel that was released in 1987. It was then followed by his title role as Frank Nitti in telemovie Nitti: The Enforcer. Since then, he had starred in numbers of other movies and TV shows and series which also include Lantana, One Good Cop, Mixed Nuts, The Client, Mortal Sins, He Said She Said, Killer, Phoenix, Lucky Break, Balibo, Played, Happy Feet, Past Tense, Murder One, On the Edge, and many more.
Prior to that, Anthony has married for two times and divorced once. He was previously married to his then wife Cherie Michan who is also an actress. After separating with her, he remarried with her second wife Gia Carides whom he first met at a party. The pair had also starred in 1994 Australian movie called Paperback Romance. Later, the couple exchanged their vows with each other in 1998. He also has one child, a daughter with his wife. His wife gave birth to their first child in January 2003 whom they have named as Bridget. The newspapers reported in April 2015 that Anthony and Gia had already split after 17 years. Besides that, more info related to his bio, can be obtained from Wikipedia, IMDb and other sources.