Joe Penny (Martino Vitali on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Martino Vitali

Birthday: 1956-06-24

Birthplace: Born in London, England, UK

Marital Status: Married (Cindy M. Penny 2004-present)

Biography

Penny was born in London England but was raised in Georgia. He attended high school at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California, Class of 1974, where he played football and took odd jobs.

Penny studied acting with well known teacher, Lee Strasberg. Afterward, he went on to paly heroes and mobsters in the 1980s. He is remembered the most for his part in television's popular, "Jake and the Fatman". He took other television roles such as "CSI", "Diagnosis Murder", "TJ Hooker", over the years.

Penny is married to Cindy M. Penny, since 2004.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives (Martino Vitali, May 2-present)
Jane Doe: How to Fire Your Boss (video) - Frank Darnell (2007)
BitterSweet - Carl Peckato (1999)
S.O.B. - Officer Buchwald (1981)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Jack Oakley (1 episode - 2007)
Threshold - Robert Sprague (1 episode - 2005)
7th Heaven - Nick (1 episode - 2003)
Walker, Texas Ranger - Sonny Tantero (1 episode - 1999)
Diagnosis Murder - Det. Reggie Ackroyd (1 episode - 1998)
Touched by an Angel - Zack Bennett (1 episode - 1995)
Jake and the Fatman - Jake Styles (104 episodes - 1987-1992)
T.J. Hooker - Miles Dickson (1 episode - 1983)
CHiPs - Brent Delaney (1 episode, 1978)