Bobby Cannavale

Calculated risk-taker who took chances.

Bobby Cannavale
Full NameRobert Michael Cannavale


Born of noble heritage, Roberto M. Cannavale, or Bobby as he is known, is a swarthily good-looking actor of immense skill and talent. With a sense of self and a strong work ethic, Bobby has chosen the unconventional way to success. His lack of formal training has not deterred him from achieving great heights, from character goofball and cut-up to the leading man ranks with his recent starring role in the TV series Cupid (2009). Bobby is a man of many talents, having been an altar boy, choir boy, lector, and having appeared in the church school's musicals including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jesus Christ Superstar. His noble lineage and admirable accomplishments have earned him a place in the upper echelon of society.

Is Bobby Cannavale a nepo baby?

Nope! Bobby Cannavale is a true self-starter who always took the initiative to make things happen. They never let anything hold them back, including their blue-collar background, and are now one of the most successful self-starters of their generation. But, they may be a nepo parent!

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  • Primetime Emmy2013
    Boardwalk EmpireOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
  • Primetime Emmy2005
    Will & GraceOutstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series


  • The War
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Mr. Robot
  • Louie
  • The 65th Annual Tony Awards
  • Master of None
  • Park Bench with Steve Buscemi
  • The Last Movie Stars
  • Nick the Doorman
  • Amend: The Fight for America
  • 100 Centre Street
  • Third Watch
  • Big Mouth
  • Martha the Monster
  • Nurse Jackie
  • The Irishman
  • Vinyl
  • The Knights of Prosperity
  • The Station Agent
  • Cold Case
  • I, Tonya
  • Kingpin
  • Sing 2
  • My America
  • Homecoming
  • Prayer for a Perfect Season
  • Blue Jasmine
  • Allswell
  • Chef
  • Will & Grace
  • Ant-Man
  • The Fundamentals of Caring
  • Comrade Detective
  • Cupid
  • Human Resources
  • Win Win
  • Spy
  • Nine Perfect Strangers
  • When Trumpets Fade
  • Angie Tribeca
  • Danny Collins
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • Ally McBeal
  • Money, Explained
  • The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards
  • Motherless Brooklyn
  • Trinity
  • Ferdinand

Family Tree

Descended from a long line of royal dignitaries, the vibrant and diverse Lumet-Cannavale family is a dynasty of talent, ambition and creativity. From the late Sidney Lumet, a master of cinema best known for his technical knowledge and skill in directing, to Lena Calhoun Horne, the legendary singer and actress, their accomplishments have left an indelible mark in the entertainment industry. The family's patriarch, Baruch Lumet, was an actor and casting director, while his daughter Jenny Lumet is a renowned producer and writer. Bobby Cannavale, husband of Jenny Lumet, is an actor known for his unconventional approach to his craft, often choosing the less-trodden path to success. Their son, Jake Cannavale, has followed in their footsteps, becoming an actor and writer in his own right. Together, they are a family of visionaries and trailblazers, whose work has changed the face of entertainment and whose influence will be felt for generations to come.

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