Nicholas Turturro Biography (1962-)

Born January 29, 1962, in Queens, NY; son of Nicholas (a construction worker)and Katherine (a jazz singer) Turturro; brother of John Turturro (an actor);married Jami Biunno, 1984 (divorced, 1995); married Lissa Espinosa, 1996; children: (first marriage) Erica; (second marriage) one daughter. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2427.; Manager: 3 Arts Entertainment, 93460 Wilshire Blvd., 7thFloor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer
Birth Details
January 29, 1962
Queens, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Do the Right Thing, Universal, 1989
  • (Uncredited) Metropolitan, Columbia/Facets Multimedia, 1989
  • Josh Flatbush, Mo' Better Blues, Universal, 1990
  • Bingo, Men of Respect, Columbia, 1991
  • Vinny, Jungle Fever, Universal, 1991
  • Tony Gloves, Mac, Samuel Goldwyn, 1992
  • (As Nick Turturro) Boston cop, Malcolm X, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Men Lie, Panorama, 1994
  • Ralph, Federal Hill, Trimark Pictures, 1994
  • Himself, Wrestlemania XI, 1995
  • Junior, The Search for One-Eye Jimmy, 1996
  • Grasso, Shadow Conspiracy, Buena Vista, 1997
  • Stick, Excess Baggage, Columbia, 1997
  • Tony Nenonen, Hellraiser: Inferno, Dimension Films, 2000
  • (As Nick Turturro) Voice of cop #1, Recess: School's Out (animated), Buena Vista, 2001
  • Eddie Colucci, The Shipment, Promark Entertainment Group, 2001
  • Johnny Ramos, Purgatory Flats, 2002
  • Also appeared in Love Anyone; The Biz; as Wacky Jack, The Asphalt Quartet.
  • Film Work
  • (With Sam Kass) Coproducer, The Search for One-Eye Jimmy, 1996
  • Producer and director, Bless Me Father, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Officer/Detective/Sergeant James Martinez, N.Y.P.D. Blue, ABC, 1993-2000
  • Voice of Meleager, Hercules (animated; also known as Disney's Hercules), ABC and syndicated, 1998
  • Movies
  • Danny D'Arcangelo, Dead and Alive--The Race for Gus Farace (also known as Mob Justice, Dead and Alive, and In the Line of Duty: Mob Justice), ABC, 1991
  • Al Williams, Falling from the Sky! Flight 174 (also known as Freefall and Freefall: Flight 174), ABC, 1995
  • Detective Mike Garrett, In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice (also known as In the Line of Duty: Trackdown), NBC, 1995
  • Major Ray Domino, Mercenary II: Thick & Thin (also known as Thick and Thin), 1997
  • Chet Forte, Monday Night Mayhem, TNT, 2002
  • (As Nick Turturro) Joe, Jr., Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie, F/X, 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, Witness to the Mob, 1998
  • Pilots
  • Frankie Bonetti, Better Days, CBS, 1986
  • Nick Conigliaro, Nick, The WB, 2000
  • Mr. Life, CBS, 2001
  • Also appeared as Vincent "Vinnie" LaGuardia Gambino, My Cousin Vinny, CBS.
  • Specials
  • Father Carlos, "The First Commandment," Cosmic Slop, HBO, 1994
  • The 1996 NCLR Bravo Awards (also known as National Council of La Raza Bravo Awards), Fox, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Poletti, "Blood Is Thicker ... ," Law and Order, NBC, 1992
  • Al Capone, "Young Indiana Jones and the Mystery of the Blues," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, 1993
  • (As Nick Turturro) Anthony, "Book of Renovation, Chapter 1," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993
  • Late Show with David Letterman, NBC, 1994, 1995, 1996
  • Detective James Martinez, "New York and Queens," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1997
  • Officer Robert Turner, "Thursday," The District, CBS, 2001
  • Also appeared in an episode of ABC in Concert, ABC.
  • Television Work
  • Pilots
  • Executive producer, Nick, The WB, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Young Dogsborough/Ted Ragg/Inna, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,Classic Stage Company, 1991
  • Siddown!!! Conversations with the Mob, Trocadero, 1991
  • Also appeared in Wild Goose; Lusting after Popino's Wife.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, May 11, 1998, p. 229

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