James Farentino Biography (1938-)

Born James Ferrantino, February 24, 1938, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Anthony (aclothing designer) and Helen (a homemaker; maiden name, Enrico) Ferrantino; married Elizabeth Ashley (an actress), 1961 (divorced); married Michele Lee Dusick (an actress and singer; professional name, Michele Lee), February 20, 1966 (divorced, c. 1981); married Deborah Mullowney (an actress; professional name, Debrah Farentino), June, 1985 (divorced); married Stella, 1994; children: (second marriage) David Michael (an actor). Career: Actor. IllinoisAssociation of Retarded Citizens, honorary chair. Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award, most promising newcomer--male, 1966, for The Pad ... And How to Use It; Best Actor Award, Chicago, IL, 1973; Theatre World Award, 1973, for A Streetcar Named Desire; Charles MacArthur Award, Chicago Drama League, 1974; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actor in a drama, 1977, for Jesus of Nazareth. Addresses: Agent: c/o WilliamMorris Agency, 151 El Camino Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

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February 24, 1938
Brooklyn, New York, United States

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