Steve Schirripa (sometimes credited as Steven R. Schirripa) is an American actor best known for his starring role as Bobby 'Bacala' Baccalieri on the television drama series The Sopranos.
He is also known for his starring role as Leo Boykewich, Ben's dad who is otherwise known as the Sausage King thanks to his successful meat business, in the teen drama television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, from 2008-2013.
His first part ever was as an extra in the movie Casino and he's also been seen on Star Trek: Enterprise, Law & Order, The King of Queens and Ugly Betty, and heard on the animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
In 2009, he appeared in two episodes of the sitcom Brothers, as well as in the ABC Family original movie My Fake Fiance. You can also see him on the big screen in The Hungry Ghosts and The Irishman.
Following his Sopranos gig, Steve co-wrote a series of Goomba books featuring Italian recipes and lifestyle tips.