Vincent D'Onofrio Biography (1960-)

Surname is pronounced "Duh-noff-ree-o"; born June 30, 1960 (some sources say1959), in Brooklyn, New York, NY; married Greta Scacchi (an actress), 1991 (divorced, 1993); married Carin Van Der Donk (a model), March, 1997; children:(first marriage) Leila. Education: Studied drama at the American Stanislavsky Theatre. Addresses: Agent-- Greg Siegel, Endeavor Agency, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager-- Ken Christmas, The Ken Christmas Group, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Career: Actor and producer. Also billed as Vincent Philip D'Onofrio and Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio. Awards, Honors: Independent Spirit Award nomination, best male lead, 1994, for Household Saints; Golden Space Needle Award, Seattle International Film Festival, best actor, 1996, and Lone Star Film and Television Award, best actor, 1998, both for The Whole Wide World; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding guest actor ina drama series, 1998, for "The Subway" episode of Homicide: Life on the Street; Saturn Award, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films, best supporting actor, and Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite supporting actor--sci-fi, both 1998, for Men in Black. Addresses: Agent: Greg Siegel, Endeavor Agency, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Ken Christmas, The Ken Christmas Group, 9460 WilshireBlvd., Suite 400, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer
Birth Details
June 30, 1960
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Lobotomy, The First Turn-On!, Troma, 1984
  • (As Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio) Dawson, Adventures in Babysitting(also known as A Night on the Town), Buena Vista, 1987
  • Private Leonard Laurence (nicknamed "Gomer Pyle"), Full Metal Jacket, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Bill Montijo, Mystic Pizza, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1988
  • Daryl Monahan, Signs of Life(also known as One for Sorrow, Twofor Joy), Avenue, 1989
  • Cholo, Naked Tango,1990
  • (As Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio) Young Gar, The Blood of Heroes(also known as The Salute of the Jugger), Filmpac, 1990
  • Bill Newman, JFK, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Charley Warren, Crooked Hearts, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Pathe, 1991
  • Gordon, Dying Young, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Sam, Fires Within, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Video,1991
  • Bill Newman, Malcolm X, Warner Bros., 1992
  • David Kahane, The Player, Fine Line Features, 1992
  • Gavin McCall, Salt on Our Skin(also known as Desire and Salz auf unserer Haut), VCL Communications, 1992
  • Dominic, Mr. Wonderful, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Joseph Santangelo, Household Saints, Fine Line Features, 1993
  • Mr. Webster, Imaginary Crimes, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Orson Welles, Ed Wood, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Priest, Being Human, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Burton Steckler, Strange Days, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995
  • Donnie Smalley, Stuart Saves His Family, Paramount, 1995
  • Man, Hotel Paradise(short film), Dakota Films, 1995
  • Tony "Ole" Olezniak, Good Luck(also known as Guys Like Us and The Ox and the Eye), East West Film Partners, 1995
  • Title role, Guy, Gramercy Pictures, 1996
  • Robert E. Howard, The Whole Wide World, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996
  • Sam Clayton, Feeling Minnesota, Fine Line Features, 1996
  • Edgar, Men in Black(also known as MiB), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Sergeant Tony Randozza, Nunzio's Second Cousin(short film), 1997
  • Sergeant Tony Randozza, "Nunzio's Second Cousin" segment, Boy's Life 2(includes footage of Nunzio's Second Cousin), Strand Releasing, 1997
  • Dock Newton, The Newton Boys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Elton Garrett, Claire Dolan, MK2 Diffusion, 1998
  • Whitney and Ashton, The Thirteenth Floor, Columbia, 1998
  • Spanish Judges,1999
  • Hathaway, Imposter, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1999
  • Valentino, The Velocity of Gary(also known as The Velocity of Gary (Not His Real Name)), Columbia/TriStar, 1999
  • Abbie Hoffman, Steal This Movie!(also known as Abbie!), Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • Carl Stargher, The Cell, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • Sam Deed, Happy Accidents, IFC Films, 2000
  • The Salton Sea, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Priest, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, International Entertainment, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Producer, Guy, Gramercy Pictures, 1996
  • Producer, The Whole Wide World, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996
  • Producer, The Velocity of Gary(also known as The Velocity of Gary (Not His Real Name)), Columbia/TriStar, 1999
  • Executive producer, Steal This Movie!(also known as Abbie!), Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Ephraim McDoogal, "The Investigator," Showtime 30-Minute Movie, Showtime, 1994
  • Philip, The Winner, The Movie Channel, 1996
  • Mr. Blue, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, ABC, 1998
  • Phil Romano, That Championship Season, Showtime, 1999
  • Episodic
  • (As Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio) Thomas Marley, "Counterfire," The Equalizer, CBS, 1986
  • (As Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio) Davy Baylor, "Suspicion of Innocence,"The Equalizer, CBS, 1987
  • Victor, "The Basketball Player," Life Goes On, ABC, 1990
  • John Lange, "The Subway," Homicide: Life on the Street(also knownas Homicide and H: LOTS), NBC, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • Nick Rizzoli, Open Admissions, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Hoss, Tooth of Crime, Signature Theatre Company, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Also appeared in The Indian Wants the Bronx, Mice and Men,The Petrified Forest, and Sexual Perversity in Chicago.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Entertainment Weekly, November 28, 1997 , p. 88.
    • Esquire, February 28, 1995 , p. 36.
    • Interview, April 28, 1998 .
    • People Weekly, August 4, 1997 , p. 20.
    • Premiere, March 4, 1998 , pp. 62-67.

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