Stanley Tucci Biography (1960-)

Born November 11 (some sources cite January 11), 1960, in Peekskill (some sources cite Katonah), NY; son of Stanley (a high school art teacher) and Joan (a secretary; maiden name, Tropiano) Tucci; brother of Christine Tucci (an actress); cousin of Joseph Tropiano (a writer and filmmaker); married Kate (a social worker and nursery school teacher), April, 1995; children: three. Addresses: Office: First Cold Press Productions, 70 A Greenwich Ave., Suite222, New York, NY 10011.; Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: Steven Huvane, PMK/HBH Public Relations, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
November 11, 1960
New York

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Soldier, Prizzi's Honor, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Second dock worker, Who's That Girl, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Dr. John Wiseman, Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear (also knownas Ella and Monkey Shines), Orion, 1988
  • Darryl, Slaves of New York, TriStar, 1989
  • Donny, Fear, Anxiety & Depression, Samuel Goldwyn, 1989
  • Harvey Yelton, The Feud, Castle Hill, 1990
  • Johnny, Quick Change, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Lucky Luciano, Billy Bathgate, Buena Vista, 1991
  • Mal, Men of Respect, Columbia, 1991
  • (Uncredited) Amos, The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, Buena Vista, 1992
  • Gregoire, In the Soup (also known as In the Soup--Alles Kino and In the Soup--un mare di guai), Triton Pictures, 1992
  • Sal, The Public Eye, Universal, 1992
  • Taylor, Prelude to a Kiss, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Vernon, Beethoven, Universal, 1992
  • Khamel, The Pelican Brief, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Muerte/Morty, Undercover Blues, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1993
  • Eddie Biasi, It Could Happen to You (also known as Cop Tips Waitress $2 Million), TriStar, 1994
  • Fred Hunter, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (also known as Mrs. Parker and the Round Table), Fine Line, 1994
  • George, Somebody to Love, Lumiere, 1994
  • Peter Kessler, A Modern Affair (also known as Mr. #247), Tara Releasing, 1994
  • Arthur, Captives (also known as Sex & the Other Man), River One Films, 1995
  • Frank, Jury Duty, TriStar, 1995
  • Frank Zioli, Kiss of Death, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995
  • Secondo, Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996
  • Elliot Zweikel, A Life Less Ordinary, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Heinrich Grigoris, Life during Wartime (also known as The Alarmist), Lions Gate Films, 1997
  • Louis D'Amico, The Daytrippers (also known as En route vers Manhattan), Cinepix Film Properties, 1997
  • Paul Epstein, Deconstructing Harry, Fine Line, 1997
  • Todd Stanton, The Eighteenth Angel, Ryder Entertainment, 1997
  • Arthur, The Imposters (also known as Ship of Fools), Fox Searchlight, 1998
  • Preston Boyd (some sources cite D'Ambrosio), In Too Deep, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1999
  • Puck (Robin Goodfellow), William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (also known as A Midsummer Night's Dream and Sogno di una notte di mezza estate), Fox Searchlight, 1999
  • Joseph "Joe" Mitchell, Joe Gould's Secret, USA Films, 2000
  • Dave Kingman, America's Sweethearts, Columbia, 2001
  • Giovanni Bazinni, The Whole Shebang, Christal Films, 2001
  • Griffin, Sidewalks of New York, Paramount, 2001
  • Voice, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy, Social Media Productions,2001
  • Arthur Herk, Big Trouble, Buena Vista, 2002
  • Frank Nitti, Road to Perdition, DreamWorks SKG, 2002
  • Jerry Siegel, Maid in Manhattan (also known as Made in New York), Columbia, 2002
  • Himself, Sundance 20, Sundance Channel, 2002
  • Dr. Conrad Zimsky, The Core, Paramount, 2003
  • Major Frank Haley, Spin, Innovative Film Group, 2003
  • Frank Dixon, The Terminal, DreamWorks SKG, 2004
  • Link Peterson, Shall We Dance?, Miramax, 2004
  • Voice of Mr. Copperbottom, Robots (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005
  • Film Director
  • (With Campbell Scott) Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996
  • The Imposters (also known as Ship of Fools), Fox Searchlight, 1998
  • Joe Gould's Secret, USA Films, 2000
  • Film Producer
  • (With Campbell Scott) Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996
  • The Imposters (also known as Ship of Fools), Fox Searchlight, 1998
  • Joe Gould's Secret, USA Films, 2000
  • Executive producer, The Mudge Boy, Strand Releasing, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Officer Arthur Scolari, The Street, syndicated, 1988
  • Enrico "Rick" Pinzolo, a recurring role, Wiseguy, CBS, 1988-1989
  • Richard Cross, Murder One, ABC, 1995-1996
  • Hunter Lasky, Bull, TNT, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • The Italian Americans, PBS, 1997
  • Movies
  • First tenant, Kojak: The Price of Justice (also known as Kojak:The Investigation), CBS, 1987
  • Detective Patrick "Mac" McGuire, Revealing Evidence: Stalking the Honolulu Strangler (also known as Tango and Heat), NBC, 1990
  • Nicholas "Nick" Roth, Montana (also known as Nothing Personal), HBO, 1998
  • Walter Winchell (title role), Winchell, HBO, 1998
  • Adolf Eichmann, Conspiracy, HBO, 2001
  • Stanley Kubrick, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, HBO, 2004
  • Specials
  • Narrator, The Italian Passion for Life, PBS, 1999
  • Narrator, Top Hat & Tales: Harold Ross and the Making of the New Yorker, Metro Channel, 2001
  • Himself, Anatomy of a Scene: Sidewalks of New York, Sundance Channel, 2001
  • Narrator, Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer, PBS, 2002
  • Himself, The Making of "Road to Perdition," 2002
  • Himself, The 57th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Steven Demarco, "Baby Blues," Miami Vice, NBC, 1986
  • Frank Mosca, "Contempt of Court," Miami Vice, NBC, 1987
  • Zack Lowman, "The Battle of Las Vegas," Crime Story, NBC, 1987
  • Frank Mosca, "Blood & Roses," Miami Vice, NBC, 1988
  • Frank Mosca, "A Bullet for Crockett," Miami Vice, NBC, 1988
  • Phillip Wingate, "The Last Campaign," The Equalizer, CBS, 1988
  • Karl Draconis, "Michael's Campaign," thirtysomething, ABC, 1989
  • Karl Draconis, "Pulling Away," thirtysomething, ABC, 1990
  • Detective Frank Mirelli, "Do No Harm," Equal Justice, ABC, 1991
  • Detective Frank Mirelli, "End Game," Equal Justice, ABC, 1991
  • Detective Frank Mirelli, "Who Speaks for the Children?," Equal Justice, ABC, 1991
  • Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1996
  • On the Inside, The Learning Channel, 1997
  • Voice of guest caller Morrie, "Frasier-Lite," Frasier, NBC, 2004
  • Guest, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2004
  • Guest, The View, ABC, c. 2002, 2004
  • Pilots
  • Max Webster, The Webster Report, CBS, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • Soldier, The Queen and the Rebels, Circle in the Square, PlymouthTheatre, New York City, 1982
  • Dubois and understudy for Acaste and Alceste, The Misanthrope, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1983
  • Standby for Jerome, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Alvin Theatre (now Neil Simon Theatre), New York City, 1983-1984
  • Understudy for Rocky Pioggi and Don Parritt, The Iceman Cometh, American National Theatre, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Inspector Edward Erdelatz, Sullivan, and riot police officer, Execution of Justice, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Theodore, Dalliance, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1986
  • Vic, "The Workers Life," Marathon '86, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Moon over Miami, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1989
  • Scapin, Winterfest 11, New York City, 1991
  • Title role, Scapin, Classic Stage Company, New York City, 1993
  • Howard Hogan/Dr. Nestor, Fat Men in Skirts, Naked Angels, New YorkCity, 1994
  • Johnny, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Belasco Theatre,New York City, 2002
  • RECORDINGS
  • Audiobooks; Narrator
  • The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men against the Sea, by John Owens, 1997
  • The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death and America's Dilemma, by Alex Kotlowitz, BDD Audio, 1998
  • Carter Beats the Devil, by Glen David Gold, Harper Audio, 2001
  • The Proving Ground, by G. Bruce Knecht, Time Warner Audiobooks, 2001
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Joseph Tropiano) Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996
  • The Imposters (also known as Ship of Fools), Fox Searchlight, 1998
  • Joe Gould's Secret, USA Films, 2000
  • Nonfiction
  • (Author of foreword) Joan Tropiano Tucci, Gianni Scappin, and Mimi Shanley Taft, Cucina and Famiglia: Two Italian Families Share Their Stories, Recipes, and Traditions, William Morrow and Company, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers, Issue 2, Gale, 2003
    Periodicals
    • Back Stage, September 12, 1997, p. 5
    • Empire, June, 1997, pp. 64-65
    • Entertainment Weekly, March 7, 1997, p. 17; June 26, 1998, p. 24
    • Esquire, December, 1998, p. 44
    • Los Angeles Times, September 15, 1997
    • Madison, March, 2000, pp. 78-84
    • Newsweek, February 12, 1996, p. 81
    • New York, September 20, 1993, p. 26
    • Parade, June 6, 2004, p. 24
    • People Weekly, January 22, 1996, pp. 57-58; August 24, 1998, p. 11; December 7, 1998, p. 49; December 2, 2002, p. 185
    • Playboy, November 1, 1998, p. 24; September 1, 2001, pp. 134-35, 150, 152, 154
    • Premiere (Great Britain), Volume 5, number 5, 1997, pp. 22-23
    • TV Guide, November 21, 1998, pp. 46-50

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