Vincent D Onofrio Biography, Age, KingPin, Wife and Net worth

Vincent D Onofrio Biography

Vincent D Onofrio (Vincent Philip D’Onofrio) is an American actor, producer, director, and singer. He is best known for his roles as Private Leonard “Gomer Pyle” Lawrence in Full Metal Jacket (1987), Wilson Fisk / Kingpin in Daredevil (2015–2018).

His other notable roles include NYPD Detective Robert Goren in Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Edgar the Bug in Men in Black (1997), and Vic Hoskins in Jurassic World (2015).

He has received several honors among those honors, he is a Saturn Award winner, an Emmy Award nominee and a Jay Award 2018 winner.

Vincent D Onofrio Age

Vincent was born on June 30 1959 in Bensonhurt, Brooklyn. He is 59 years old as of 2018.

Vincent D Onofrio Family

Vincent was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He is the son of Gennaro and Phyllis D’Onofrio. He is of Italian descent, with ancestors from Sicily. Vincent’s father is interior designer/theater-production assistant, and his mother a server. They met while Gennaro was stationed in Hawaii with the U.S. Air Force.

They had their first child, Antoinette in 1956.  In 1957 their second child, Elizabeth was born who is an actress and drama coach residing in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, and then Vincent was born, the youngest of the three siblings. During his early years he was raised in Hawaii and Colorado.

His parents divorced when he was young. Later his mother married George Meyer. Vincent became step-brother to Meyer’s children from a previous marriage (Guy and Connie). The family migrated to the Hialeah, Florida area. Vincent described himself as a shy boy who spent “a lot of time in my room, staying in my head”, later became interested in magic and sleight of hand, tricks he learned from Cuban entertainers who owned a small magic shop.

During his teens, Vincent worked backstage in set building and sound production at a number of community theaters run by his father. Vincent graduated from Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School.

Vincent D Onofrio Personal Life

Vincent was in a relationship with actress Greta Scacchi in the early 1990s, with whom he starred in several films during that period (including The Player and Fires Within). The two had one daughter, Leila (born 1992).

Vincent married Dutch model Carin van der Donk ,on March 22, 1997. The couple has a son (born 1999). They  split in the early 2000s,  but reconciled and had a second son (born 2008).

In January 2012,during an interview  Vincent discussed his frustration with conflicting reports on his current marital status, including inaccuracies on Internet Movie Database. Vincent has stated that, in spite of some reports, he is currently married. Vincent lives with his family in a townhouse in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan.

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Kingpin Vincent D Onofrio

Vincent  made his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as Wilson Fisk in the first season of Daredevil in 2015.  He repeated the role in an extended cameo appearance in season 2, and in season 3 as a series regular.

What Up With Vincent D Onofrio | Vincent D Onofrio Disease

Vincent collapsed on the set of Law & Order: Criminal Intent on November 10, 2004. He once again collapsed  at home a few days later.   After further testing Vincent was diagnosed with exhaustion. Later the cause of his exhaustion was explained as his 14-hour days filming Criminal Intent, coupled with the filming of his short film Five Minutes, Mr. Welles during the show’s hiatus.

Law Order Vincent D Onofrio

Vincent took on what became his longest and perhaps best-known role as Det. Robert Goren on the NBC/USA Network television show Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2001.  It was announced in 2009, that Vincent would be leaving Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the spring of 2010, with his last appearance occurring in the two-part, season-9 premiere.  Vincent was replaced by Jeff Goldblum, but after a drop in ratings, Vinvent and Kathryn Erbe agreed to return for a 10th (and final) season of the show.

Vincent D Onofrio Net worth

Vincent has an estimated net worth of $16 million dollars.

Vincent D Onofrio Weight Gain Daredevil | Why Has Vincent D Onofrio Gained Weight

Vincent in 1986 he took on the role often considered the defining moment in his acting career, as Pvt. Leonard Lawrence, an overweight, clumsy Marine recruit in the movie Full Metal Jacket. On a tip from friend Matthew Modine, D’Onofrio was urged to send audition tapes to director Stanley Kubrick, in England. Four tapes later, Vincent landed the role.

The character originally, of Pvt. Lawrence had been written as a “skinny ignorant redneck”.  However, Kubrick believed the role would have more impact if the character were big and clumsy. Vincent for the role he gained 70 lb (32 kg) bringing his weight to 280 lb (130 kg).

This remains the record for most weight gained by an actor for a film. When he was  filming an obstacle course scene for the movie, Vincent  injured his left knee, compounded by the excessive weight, which required surgical reconstruction.

After filming of Full Metal Jacket ended,  Vincent having lost nearly all the weight gained for the movie in nine months,he went on to play Dawson, the owner of Dawson’s Garage in Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

Vincent D Onofrio Babysitting

Vincent went on to play Dawson, the owner of Dawson’s Garage in Adventures in Babysitting (1987).

Vincent bleached his hair blonde for his part in Adventures in Babysitting.

Vincent D Onofrio Daughter Leila

Vincent’s daughter  Leila George D’Onofrio made a rare red carpet appearance at the World Premiere of Mortal Engines at Cineworld Leicester Square, in London on Tuesday 27 November 2018.

She looked exquisite in her strapless ballgown with its seasonal velvet bodice drawing attention to her cleavage.

Leila hit the red carpet on her own, not seeming to mind her love Sean was no where in sight.

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