Frank Vincent Biography (1939-)

Original name, Frank Vincent Gattuso; born August 4, 1939, in North Adams, MA; raised in Jersey City, NJ; son of Frank Vincent Gattuso, Sr. (an iron worker); married second wife, Kathleen; children: three. Addresses: Manager: Melissa Prophet, Melissa Prophet Management, 1640 South Sepulveda Dr., Suite 216, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Actor, voice performer, musician
Birth Details
August 4, 1939
North Adams, Massachusetts, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Bernie Feldshuh, The Death Collector (also known as The Collector, The Enforcer, and Family Enforcer), Epoh, 1975
  • Salvy Batts, Raging Bull, United Artists, 1980
  • Louie the Lock, Dear Mr. Wonderful (also known as Ruby's Dream), Lilienthal, 1982
  • (Uncredited) Mobster in trench coat, Easy Money, Orion, 1983
  • Vinnie, Baby, It's You, Paramount, 1983
  • First crew chief, The Pope of Greenwich Village (also known as Village Dreams), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984
  • Louie Fontucci, Wise Guys, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1986
  • First police officer, No Surrender, Norstar, 1986
  • Vito, Made in Argentina (also known as Made in Lanus), Progress Communications, 1987
  • Pop Corelli, Lou, Pat, and Joe D., 1987 (some sources cite 1995)
  • Charlie, Do the Right Thing, Universal, 1989
  • Priest, Last Exit to Brooklyn (also known as Letzte ausfahrt Brooklyn), Cinecom International, 1989
  • Billy Batts, GoodFellas, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Don Mario Romano, Street Hunter, RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video,1991
  • Dominic Marino, Mortal Thoughts, Columbia, 1991
  • Mike Tucci, Jungle Fever, Universal, 1991
  • Uncle Frank, Men Lie, Panorama Entertainment, 1994
  • Sal, Federal Hill, Trimark Pictures, 1994
  • Earl, Hand Gun, Triboro Entertainment Group, 1995
  • Frank Marino, Casino, Universal, 1995
  • Nick, Grind, Castle Hill, 1995
  • Arcade owner, Animal Room, 1995
  • Ray Diglovanni, Sr., Ten Benny (also known as Nothing to Lose and Sweet Jersey), Artistic License, 1996
  • Ron, She's the One, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Lucky Man, 1996
  • Tom Colletti, West New York (also known as Paperblood), 1996, White Whale Films, 1998
  • Tommy "The Bull" Vitaglia, Made Men, 1997
  • Captain, Night Falls on Manhattan, Paramount, 1997
  • PDA President Lassaro, Cop Land, Miramax, 1997
  • Tommy Tomatoes, The Deli, Golden Monkey Pictures, 1997
  • Dom Di Bella, The North End, Mavex Productions, 1997
  • Nick, Grind, 1997
  • Eddie Torelli, Undercurrent, Avalanche Home Entertainment, 1998
  • Roger, Belly, Artisan Entertainment, 1998
  • Big Sal, Under Hellgate Bridge, CAVU Releasing, 1999
  • Suicide man, Penance, Sandy Dog Productions, 1999
  • Joey Big Ears, Remembering Mario, 1999, Willy Nilly Productions, 2003
  • Sal, Entropy, Phoenician Entertainment/Interlight/Tribeca Productions, 1999
  • Ropewalk (also known as Hanginaround), 2000
  • Aristotle Onassis, Isn't She Great (also known as Ist sie nichtgrossartig?), MCA/Universal, 2000
  • Carmine Minetti, Gun Shy, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Gino, If You Only Knew (also known as Who's on First? and Ein apartment zum verlieben), Eternity Pictures, 2000
  • Marty, The Crew, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Johnny Big, Smokin' Stogies, Madacy Entertainment Group/Vision Films, 2001
  • Johnnie Marandino, Snipes, Innovation Film Group, 2001
  • Frank Bianco, A Tale of Two Pizzas, 2003, Cockeyed Caravan, 2005
  • Danny Santini, This Thing of Ours, Small Planet Pictures, 2003
  • Voice of third great white shark, Shark Tale (animated), DreamWorks, 2004
  • Alvaro, Coalition, 2004
  • Gaetano, Spy,, 2005
  • Uncle Charles, Remedy, American World Pictures, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Phil Leotardo, The Sopranos, HBO, 2004
  • Miniseries
  • Frankie DeCicco, Witness to the Mob, NBC, 1998
  • Johnny Stompato, Netforce (also known as Tom Clancy's "Netforce"), ABC, 1999
  • Himself, I Love the '80s Strikes Back, VH1, 2003
  • Movies
  • Joseph F. Zanni, Jr., Mob Justice (also known as Dead and Alive, Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace, and In the Line of Duty: Mob Justice), ABC, 1991
  • Robert DiBernardo, Gotti, HBO, 1996
  • Angelo Occipente, On Seventh Avenue, NBC, 1996
  • Pete, Vig (also known as Money Kings), Cinemax, 1998
  • Specials
  • Purser, The Adventure of the Clapham Cook, PBS, 1990
  • Host, Family Values: The Mob & the Movies, TNT, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Walter MacHeath, "Unfrocked in Babylon," The Paradise Club, BBC, 1989
  • B.T. engineer, "Deluge," Casualty, 1989
  • J. Z., "Aria," Law & Order, NBC, 1991
  • Matty DiNofrio, "Mob Psychology," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992
  • John Torrio, "Young Indiana Jones and the Mystery of the Blues," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, 1993
  • Paul Mancini, "The Prodigal Son," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1994
  • Tony Accardo, "Stones," Swift Justice, UPN, 1996
  • Jerome, "Florida," Cosby, CBS, 1997
  • John Franchetta, "Juvenile," Law & Order, NBC, 1999
  • Dino "The Rat" Ferrara, "Little Abner," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000
  • Dino "The Rat" Ferrara, "Roll Out the Barrel," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000
  • Appeared as a police officer in A Perfect Spy (also known as John Le Carre's "A Perfect Spy"); also appeared in New York Undercover, Fox.
  • Other
  • Frank Santello, Rubout, 2003
  • Videos
  • Voice of Don Salvatore Leone, Grand Theft Auto III (video game; also known as GTA3), Rockstar Games, 2001
  • Voice of Don Salvatore Leone, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (videogame; also known as GTA 4, GTA: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto, and San Andreas), Rockstar Games, 2004
  • The Workaday Gangster, Warner Home Video, 2004
  • Getting Made: The Making of "GoodFellas," Warner Home Video, 2004
  • Wise Guys On: Texas Hold'em, WiseGuys On Productions, 2004

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