John Pinette Biography
Birthday: March 23, 1964 (Aries)
Born In: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
John Pinette was an American actor, stand-up comedian, and Broadway performer best remembered for his robust voice and relatable observational humor. He entertained audiences all across the globe for over twenty years and also enjoyed a successful career in cinema and television. Besides stand-up comedy, he was also known for his impressions of characters like Gollum from ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ Elvis Presley, The Chipmunks and Tattoo from ‘Fantasy Island.’ A native of Boston, Pinette graduated from a Catholic high school and later earned a degree in accounting from University of Massachusetts Lowell. He briefly worked in accounting before being persuaded by his friends to try his hand in comedy. Pinette, who was famous for poking fun at his own weight issues, was an extremely loving and generous person behind the curtains. On April 5, 2014, he expired at the mere age of 50 at the Sheraton Square Hotel in Pennsylvania.