Bobby Cannavale
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It’s time that Bobby Cannavale become a star

WHERE YOU KNOW HIM FROM NBC’s Third Watch, where he played paramedic Bobby Caffey during the first two seasons (1999-2001)

WHERE ELSE? He was Will’s beau Vince on Will & Grace and Lisa Kudrow’s massage-therapist boyfriend in Happy Endings (2005).

MUST-SEE ROLE He’s the hot dog vendor who befriends Peter Dinklage in The Station Agent (2003).

WHY HE SHOULD BE A STAR He has hunky Latin looks and proven leading-man appeal in both straight and gay roles.

NEXT He costars with James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, and Kate Winslet in the forthcoming musical Romance and Cigarettes.