Vincent D'Onofrio

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Played the character of "Bill Newman" in both JFK (1991) and Malcolm X (1992). (

Last name is pronounced Don-off-ree-o. (

He bleached his hair blonde for his part in Adventures in Babysitting (1987). (

Gained a world record 70 pounds for his role in Full Metal Jacket (1987). (

Vincent`s sister, actress Elizabeth D`Onofrio, teaches acting in Asheville, North Carolina. (

Gained 45 pounds for his role in The Salton Sea (2002). (

One of the founders of the River Run Film Festival (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), along with his sister, Elizabeth D`Onofrio, and their father, Gene D`Onofrio. (

Daughter: Leila George D`Onofrio, born March 20, 1992. Her mother is actress Greta Scacchi. (

Son: Elias Gene D`Onofrio, born in January 2000. His mother is Carin van der Donk. (

Unhappy with his impression of Orson Welles, director Tim Burton had D`Onofrio`s voice dubbed, in the film Ed Wood (1994). The near perfect Orson Welles impression was supplied by voice-over artist Maurice LaMarche. (

Renée Zellweger thanked him in her Oscar acceptance speech when she won `Best Actress in a Supporting Role` for Cold Mountain (2003). (

Has played Orson Welles in two different, unrelated productions: Ed Wood (1994) and Five Minutes, Mr. Welles (2005). (

"I want you to be big -- Lon Chaney big," Stanley Kubrick informed D`Onofrio during the filming of Full Metal Jacket (1987). (

Uncle of Hakan D`Onofrio. (

Ironically, he played Moriarty in a TV movie titled "Sherlock" while he starred as Robert Goren in Law & Order: Criminal Intent, whose character is based on Sherlock Holmes. (

Son: Luca D`Onofrio, born February 14, 2008. His mother is Carin van der Donk. (

Born in Brooklyn, New York (

In 2001 D`Onofrio took the role which has likely given him his greatest public recognition: Det. Robert Goren, the lead character in the TV series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001). (

Last name is pronounced Duh-noff-ree-o. (

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