D'Onofrio's shoes CAN be filled

D'Onofrio's shoes CAN be filled

There are 17 comments on the Worcester Telegram & Gazette story from Oct 13, 2009, titled D'Onofrio's shoes CAN be filled. In it, Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports that:

For eight impressive seasons, actor Vincent D'Onofrio has captivated and sometimes annoyed viewers as know-it-all detective Robert Goren on the NBC/USA drama 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent.' A spinoff of the original 'Law & Order,' the series has given D'Onofrio the platform to saunter around and confront murder and robbery suspects with a wild ...

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Dorothy Clifton

Windsor, Canada

#1 Oct 30, 2009
I've been a fan of Vincent D'Onofrio since his very first appearance on "Law & Order: CI" and my admiration for his acting has not lessened. What I was disappointed in was the emphasis made in later episodes of his "dark side" and his personal trauma. It is, perhaps, a necessary part of an on-going series for us to see below the surface of the character, but I think it went too far and consequently, many viewers lost interest in both the show and the character. Jeff Goldblum is great and, let's face it, ANYONE can be replaced, but does it make it a better show? No! And in the meantime what is Vincent doing?

“E Pluribus F&P!”

Since: Jan 08

Floral Park

#2 Oct 30, 2009
Dorothy Clifton wrote:
I've been a fan of Vincent D'Onofrio since his very first appearance on "Law & Order: CI" and my admiration for his acting has not lessened. What I was disappointed in was the emphasis made in later episodes of his "dark side" and his personal trauma. It is, perhaps, a necessary part of an on-going series for us to see below the surface of the character, but I think it went too far and consequently, many viewers lost interest in both the show and the character. Jeff Goldblum is great and, let's face it, ANYONE can be replaced, but does it make it a better show? No! And in the meantime what is Vincent doing?
From the look of him, eating. A lot.

“It might have been !!!”

Since: Aug 07

F&P City

#3 Oct 30, 2009
Dorothy Clifton wrote:
I've been a fan of Vincent D'Onofrio since his very first appearance on "Law & Order: CI" and my admiration for his acting has not lessened. What I was disappointed in was the emphasis made in later episodes of his "dark side" and his personal trauma. It is, perhaps, a necessary part of an on-going series for us to see below the surface of the character, but I think it went too far and consequently, many viewers lost interest in both the show and the character. Jeff Goldblum is great and, let's face it, ANYONE can be replaced, but does it make it a better show? No! And in the meantime what is Vincent doing?
Long winters up there in Canada, eh ?
Justin

Brooklyn, NY

#4 Oct 30, 2009
The guy had a nervous breakdown on the set and then they found him in his dressing eating peanut butter out of his azz.
Don

Harleyville, SC

#6 Nov 28, 2009
I never watched the episodes when Vinnie D wasnt in them so I guess I wont be watching the show at all now. If it was Vinnies idea to move on than I hope he does well in the future but if it was USA's idea, there retarted. And for all the people that thought he was annoying on the show.... enjoy Jeff Goldbloom. He is the most annoying guy on the planet!!!!!!!!!!
Ponderous

New Brunswick, NJ

#7 Nov 28, 2009
I don't care how often I see him on L&O or in anything else, he will always be Thor to me!

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Spice AKA MaryAnne

Brentwood, TN

#8 Dec 5, 2009
The writer of this article is pretty empty headed if you ask me!
NO ONE can fill Vincent D'Onofrio's size 13 shoes! The writers screwed up his charactor, but Vincent will always be one of the best actors on this planet. He is amazing the way he can change himself into just about anything. He truly is 'the chamelian'! Besides; that screwy Nichols charactor is nothing compared to Robert Goren. I wish you the best Mr D'Onofrio; but NO ONE can fill YOUR shoes; or Bobby Gorens either!
Goren IS the sex! Give us back our Bobby!
Confederate Cajun

Pearl River, LA

#10 Dec 29, 2009
Gotta love him.
Carolyn

AOL

#11 Jan 3, 2010
He's made three movies and is working on a fourth. Who cares what he looks like. It's his acting I am enthralled with. I guess you need to be in the business to understand. I am sure sex with him skinny or overweight is the same. Either always good or always bad.
Carolyn

AOL

#12 Jan 3, 2010
Funny you call him Vinny. Only his sister Tony calls him Vinny.
JEPettitt

Calgary, Canada

#14 Jan 8, 2010
I watch C.I. much for the Goren character; Erbe is loveable but her character is stripped of all meaningful usefulness. Erbe will be better of to pursue meatier acting roles. Recalling Mandy Patinkin's sorry departure from Criminal Minds, and how it devastated me as a fan, I suppose I'll recover from Vincent's departure even as I did "Jason Gideon" (Mandy). But D'onofrio is brilliant and I look forward to seeing him many times in the future!
Albo

Brooklyn, NY

#15 Jan 8, 2010
Full Metal Jacket is my favorite V.D. piece.
Roc

United States

#16 Jan 13, 2010
O.K.guys...a couple of things... Vincent is the handsomest guys I've ever seen, thin or fat! I think something "untoward" is sabotaging his career, however. I have never known of any actor of such great acting skill to have such a sloppy career path! Is there some sort of vendetta thing going on...or what?! If anyone sees him tho' let him know that the choices of films he's made for himself, however, have not been very good ones. Why does he seem to think of himself as a loser, I have no idea. He could have been a huge hero on LOCI. I think I need to write a film for him. He would be great in something like...like... Oh, I can't think right now. It was about a man with short-term memory loss...the film's title started with an "M." Darn...what was it... Anyway, I hope he's happy. I'll miss him tho'...he was the best thing on tv...REALLY. Oh, by the way...doesn anyone know when he'll be making any sort of person appearance in the Los Angeles area? Let me know so I can say "Hi" to Vincent.
Roc

United States

#18 Jan 15, 2010
The movie was "Memento."
Nancy Drew

Hicksville, NY

#19 Jan 16, 2010
Everytime I see him in movies and on tv,(and that's alot) I think: This guy must be so rich! He's been working constantly since he was a young kid! Like in Mystic Pizza.

I'm amazed at his body of work. Did you see "The Cell" with Jennifer Lopez?

Anyway, I wish him the best. I am proud of him as an Italian.
donofriofan

Odder, Denmark

#20 Jan 19, 2010
Don wrote:
I never watched the episodes when Vinnie D wasnt in them so I guess I wont be watching the show at all now. If it was Vinnies idea to move on than I hope he does well in the future but if it was USA's idea, there retarted. And for all the people that thought he was annoying on the show.... enjoy Jeff Goldbloom. He is the most annoying guy on the planet!!!!!!!!!!
word..
lesa

Antioch, CA

#21 Jul 18, 2014
Linda.hi you Vincent loved you on law and order miss you but still watch the old showed law and order hope your fine and doing more movies loved your sexy voice on the show and you brown eyes.I'm a big fan of yours I'm Linda you take care OK I'm a blond live in calif enjoy your movies a lot I do hope to meet you some day if your ever out this way in calif I'm in Sacramento.take care love Linda big hugs a fan Linda by hamsome
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