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Bobby Cannavale (Richie Finestra)

Richie is the founder and president of American Century Records, whose passion for music and discovering talent has gone by the wayside. With American Century on the precipice of being sold, Richie has a life-altering event that reignites his love of music, causing severe damage to his personal life.

Bobby Cannavale’s breakthrough role for moviegoers was as Joe in Tom McCarthy’s award-winning The Station Agent, for which he received a SAG nomination as part of the ensemble. 

Last year, Cannavale appeared in the Dan Fogelman film, Danny Collins, alongside Al Pacino, Jennifer Garner and Annette Bening. The film centered on an aging rock star (Pacino), who decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon. Danny Collins was released in limited theaters on March 20, 2015.

In 2015, Cannavale also appeared in Adult Beginners, alongside Rose Byrne and Nick Kroll; Spy, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jude Law and Jason Statham; as well as in the Marvel film Ant-Man, alongside Paul Rudd. Adult Beginners premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2014 and subsequently its distribution rights were purchased by The Weinstein Company’s Radius-TWC. The film was screened at South by Southwest Film Festival on March 15, 2015 and later released in limited theaters on April 24, 2015. Additionally, Spy was released in theaters on June 5, 2015 and Ant-Man was released in theaters on July 17, 2015.

In 2013, Cannavale won his second Emmy Award and received a SAG nomination for his role as Gyp Rosetti in the acclaimed HBO series Boardwalk Empire. He also received two Emmy nominations for his role on Nurse Jackie, for which he also received a SAG nomination. Cannavale won his first Emmy for his role as Will’s boyfriend on the comedy Will & Grace. 

Cannavale’s additional film credits include: Blue Jasmine, Win Win, Shall We Dance, Happy Endings, Roadie, Fast Food Nation, Romance & Cigarettes, Movie 43, Lovelace and Parker. TV credits include: Third Watch, 100 Centre Street, Ally McBeal, Six Feet Under and Modern Family. Broadway credits include: The Big Knife, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Motherf**ker With the Hat (Drama Desk Award and a Tony nomination) and Mauritius (Tony nomination). Off Broadway credits include: Hurlyburly, F--ing A and The Gingerbread House.