He became the most important person in my life, and everything else seemed to fall into place.I’ve made decisions that perhaps have not let me go as far in my career, but I’m totally fine with that because it’s kept me close to my son.He has also appeared in the films Snakes on a Plane, The Guru (2002), Shall We Dance?(2004) and Romance & Cigarettes (2005), and guest starred in Sex and the City, Six Feet Under, Oz, Law & Order – and its spin-off series Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.From 2004 to 2006, he had a recurring guest role on Will & Grace as Vince D'Angelo, the boyfriend (and eventual husband) of Will Truman (Eric Mc Cormack) However, in the reboot, they are revealed not to be married.For this role, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2005.When he was eight, Cannavale secured the plum role of the lisping boy, Winthrop, in his school's production of The Music Man and later played a gangster in Guys and Dolls, which cemented his love for performing.
In the new version of the series, Cannavale starred opposite Sarah Paulson with script development overseen by original series creator Rob Thomas.Cannavale began his acting career in the theater – with no acting training – and gained early film roles in Night Falls on Manhattan (1997) and The Bone Collector (1999), Cannavale became well known when he starred as Bobby Caffey for two seasons on Third Watch.Following this, in 2001, he starred with Alan Arkin in 100 Centre Street – which was written and directed by Sidney Lumet, his then-father-in-law.ABC debuted Cupid on March 31, 2009, Cannavale was also in the film Win Win in 2011, as Terry Delfino.He later starred in the Broadway play The Motherfucker with the Hat alongside Chris Rock and Annabella Sciorra.
He was born two days before my 25th birthday,” he told the Times. I thought I was going to be a gypsy actor, traveling all over the world playing the great roles.