Dan Grimaldi

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Daniel “Dan” Grimaldi (born January 20, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor. He became known to a wider audience through his roles of the twins Philly and Patsy Parisi in the television series The Sopranos.


Grimaldi holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Fordham University, a master’s degree in operations research from New York University, and a doctor of philosophy degree in data processing from the City University of New York. He teaches mathematics and computer science at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn.[1]

Apart from his roles in The Sopranos, he has only had minor roles in films such as the slasher film Don’t Go in the House (1980) and some appearances in television series such as Law & Order. In the computer game Mafia he lent his voice to the character Frank.


  • 2000-2007:The Sopranos(TV series, 47 episodes)

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  1. Faculty Member Profile > Daniel.Grimaldi’s Profile. Kingsborough Community College (English) retrieved February 13, 2011.