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Michael Imperioli

Imperioli is best-known for his role as Tony Soprano's nephew, Christopher Moltisanti, on the HBO series "The Sopranos."

Imperioli received his fifth nomination for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series this year for "The Sopranos." He won once, in 2004.

Born in 1966 in Mount Vernon, N.Y., Imperioli first gained notice in Martin Scorcese's "Goodfellas."

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He has appeared in several Spike Lee films including "Jungle Fever," "Malcolm X," "Clockers," and "Girl 6." He also co-wrote and executive produced Lee's "Summer of Sam."

In 2005, Imperioli appeared as a detective in several episodes of "Law and Order."

He runs an off-Broadway theater in New York called Studio Dante.