Former Daredevil actor Vincent D’Onofrio reveals his life-long fear of monkeys. In a bizarre Twitter thread, the actor details the context of the story, and how it still affects him to this day.
Now 59-years-old, D’Onofrio was raised in Brooklyn, New York. In 1987, the Italian-American actor delivered a breakthrough performance as Private Leonard “Gomer Pyle” Lawrence in Stanley Kubrick’s war film Full Metal Jacket. In recent years, D’Onofrio portrayed Detective Robert Goren on NBC’sLaw & Order: Criminal Intent and Wilson Fisk aka Kingpin on Netflix’s Daredevil. Earlier this year, D’Onofrio shared a Daredevil fan petition to save the show after it was cancelled.
In November, D’Onofrio expressed his desire to portray Lex Luthor in a future DC project, and later stated that he wants to work with Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi. Now, the actor has expressed his desire to stay far and clear from a specific group of mammals in the animal kingdom.
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