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Director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro tracked down Pesci after seeing him in The Death Collector (1976) because they felt he was perfect for the role of Joey LaMotta in Raging Bull (1980). Before they persuaded him to take the role, ...
[on Raging Bull (1980)] I remember being asked do you think we should shoot in black and white or in color. And I said black and white without any hesitation.
High-pitched voice with New Jersey accent and rapid-fire delivery
Joseph Frank Pesci
Newark, New Jersey, USA
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