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Vincent D'Onofrio


Miami Vice Character
June 30, 1959, Brooklyn, New York
Carin van der Donk (1997-Present), two children
one child from relationship with Greta Scacchi

Vincent Philip D'Onofrio (born June 30, 1959, Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor who made his TV debut as Leon Wolf, a convicted murderer recently "pardoned" to help Orlando Calderone finish off Vice detective Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs) in the episode "The Afternoon Plane" of the series Miami Vice.


D'Onofrio began his career on the stage, appearing in several productions of the American Stanislavsky Theatre in 1984, then moved into films, his debut appearance was in 1983's The First Turn-On!!, but it was his role as Pvt. Leonard "Gomer Pyle" Lawrence in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket (with R. Lee Ermey, the D.I. that tortured Pyle) that launched D'Onofrio into the national scene. Some of his other notable roles include Adventures In Babysitting (with Calvin Levels and Penelope Ann Miller), Mystic Pizza (with Julia Roberts), The Blood of Heroes (with Joan Chen), Naked Tango (with Esai Morales), JFK (with Jay O. Sanders), Mr. Wonderful (with Luis Guzman and Dan Hedaya), Imaginary Crimes (with Kelly Lynch), Men In Black, The Break-Up, The Cell (with Dylan Baker and Pruitt Taylor Vince) Little New York (with Bill Cwikowski), Chlorine (with Kyra Sedgwick), Escape Plan (with Graham Beckel), Run All Night (with Liam Neeson and Bruce McGill), Broken Horses (with Lenny von Dohlen), and his most recent movie appearance, the 2018 remake of Death Wish (with Bruce Willis),

His TV roles include Homicide: Life on the Street in an episode titled "Subway" which broadcast in 1997, he also starred in two episodes of the 1980's hit series "The Equalizer", before beginning his role as Detective Robert Goren in Law and Order: Criminal Intent from 2001-2011. D'Onofrio's other TV appearances include Emerald City, Ghost Wars (with Meat Loaf and Kim Coates), Daredevil, and his most recent TV appearance, 2019's The Godfather of Harlem (with Giancarlo Esposito).

Personal Life

D'Onofrio was in a relationship with actress Greta Scacchi from 1990 until 1993, they have a daughter, Leila George (born March 20th 1992), he later married Dutch born model and photographer Carin van der Donk on 22nd March 1997, the couple separated in 2003, however they reconciled sometime in 2004 and remain married ( despite media reports to the contrary up until 2007, a fact that both Carin and Vincent himself had to clear up with Wikipedia along with other false information on the site up until 2015 cite: ), the couple have two sons, Elias Gene D'Onofrio who was born in December 1999 and their second son, Luka D'Onofrio was born on February 14th 2008.

The actor collapsed from exhaustion on the set of Criminal Intent in late 2004, from which he recovered, but his role on L&O: CI was reduced after that.