James Carpinello, Actor: The Punisher. James Carpinello was born on August 13, 1975 in Albany, New York, USA as James Anthony Carpinello. He is an actor and producer, known for The Punisher (2004), Gangster Squad (2013) and The Great Raid (2005). He has been married to Amy Acker since April 25, 2003. They have two children.