Joe Pantoliano, author of Asylum: Hollywood Tales from My Great Depression: Brain Dis-Ease, Recovery, and Being My Mother's Son, was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. He has more than one hundred movie, TV, and stage credits, and won an Emmy Award for his work on The Sopranos. His first book, the memoir Who's Sorry Now? The True Story of a Stand-up Guy, was a New York Times bestseller.
Pantoliano is also the founder of No Kidding, Me Too! (www.nkm2.org), a nonprofit organization "whose purpose is to remove the stigma attached to 'brain dis-ease' through education and the breaking down of societal barriers." He produced and directed the documentary No Kidding! Me 2!!, an intimate look at the experiences of Americans living with mental illness. He lives in Connecticut.
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