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Stanley Tucci

Stanley TucciAKA Stanley Tucci Jr.

Born: 11-Jan-1960
Birthplace: Katonah, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Joe Gould's Secret

Stanley Tucci has had small roles in big movies such as The Terminal, America's Sweethearts, The Pelican Brief, and he was Puck in Kevin Kline's A Midsummer Night's Dream. He was Walter Winchell in the HBO movie Winchell, but he's rarely been given leading roles unless he's also directing. Tucci has only directed three films, but he's three-for-three -- each is a low-budget gem.

In Big Night, co-directed by Campbell Scott, Tucci and Tony Shalhoub play brothers running a restaurant on the brink of bankruptcy. In The Imposters, Tucci and Oliver Platt play a pair of struggling stage actors stowed away on an ocean liner, but the plot is almost incidental to the slapstick hijinks with the supporting cast. Joe Gould's Secret tells the personal story of two anything-but-ordinary Joes in New York in the 1940s. One Joe is a successful writer at The New Yorker, the other is a brilliant or deluded bum who claims to speak the language of seagulls and says he's writing the "Oral History of the World." Tucci wrote Joe Gould's Secret, too -- he spent five months rewriting more than half the content of the credited script. By the Writer's Guild's complicated rules, that's supposed to get him an "and", as in, "screenplay by Howard Rodman and Stanley Tucci," but it just says "screenplay by Howard Rodman," which still ticks Tucci off.

Father: Stanley Tucci Sr. (art teacher)
Mother: Joan Tropiano (secretary )
Sister: Christine Tucci (actress)
Sister: Gina Tucci (artist)
Daughter: Christine Tucci (b. 1979)
Wife: Kate Tucci (social worker, m. 1995, sep. 2003 reconciled, d. May-2009 cancer, three children)
Son: Nicolo Robert (b. 21-Jan-2000, twin)
Daughter: Isabel Concetta (b. 21-Jan-2000, twin)
Girlfriend: Edie Falco (actress, dated 2002)
Girlfriend: Felicity Blunt (sister of Emily Blunt, fiancée 2011)

    High School: John Jay High School, Katonah, New York (1978)
    University: BFA Theater, State University of New York at Purchase (1982)

    The Creative Coalition Advisory Board
    R Baby Foundation Honorary Board of Directors
    Italian Ancestry

    TELEVISION
    ER Dr. Kevin Moretti (2007-08)
    Bull Hunter Lasky (2000)
    Murder One Richard Cross (1995-96)
    Equal Justice Det. Frank Mirelli (1990-91)
    Wiseguy Rick Pinzolo (1988-89)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Blind Date (16-May-2007)
    Joe Gould's Secret (21-Jan-2000)
    The Impostors (18-May-1998)
    Big Night (24-Jan-1996)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (10-Nov-2014)
    Transformers: Age of Extinction (25-Jun-2014)
    Muppets Most Wanted (19-Mar-2014)
    Mr. Peabody & Sherman (7-Feb-2014) [VOICE]
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (11-Nov-2013)
    The Fifth Estate (5-Sep-2013)
    Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (7-Aug-2013)
    The Wind Rises (20-Jul-2013) [VOICE]
    Some Velvet Morning (21-Apr-2013)
    Jack the Giant Slayer (27-Feb-2013)
    Gambit (7-Nov-2012)
    The Company You Keep (6-Sep-2012)
    The Hunger Games (21-Mar-2012)
    Magic Trip (5-Aug-2011) · Narrator
    Captain America: The First Avenger (22-Jul-2011) · Dr. Abraham Erskine
    Margin Call (25-Jan-2011)
    Burlesque (24-Nov-2010) · Sean
    Easy A (11-Sep-2010) · Dill
    Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Jan-2010) [VOICE]
    The Lovely Bones (24-Nov-2009) · George Harvey
    Julie & Julia (7-Aug-2009)
    The Tale of Despereaux (19-Dec-2008) · Boldo [VOICE]
    Space Chimps (17-Jul-2008) [VOICE]
    Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (20-Jun-2008) · Jefferson Berk
    Swing Vote (20-May-2008)
    What Just Happened? (19-Jan-2008) · Scott Solomon
    Blind Date (16-May-2007)
    The Hoax (15-Oct-2006)
    The Devil Wears Prada (29-Jun-2006)
    Four Last Songs (18-May-2006)
    Lucky Number Slevin (24-Feb-2006)
    Robots (10-Mar-2005) [VOICE]
    Shall We Dance? (15-Oct-2004)
    The Terminal (9-Jun-2004) · Frank Dixon
    The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (21-May-2004)
    Spin (8-Nov-2003) · Frank Haley
    The Core (25-Mar-2003) · Zimsky
    Maid in Manhattan (13-Dec-2002) · Jerry Siegel
    Road to Perdition (12-Jul-2002) · Frank Nitti
    Big Trouble (2-Apr-2002)
    The Whole Shebang (29-Aug-2001)
    America's Sweethearts (17-Jul-2001) · Dave Kingman
    Conspiracy (19-May-2001)
    Sidewalks of New York (20-Apr-2001)
    Joe Gould's Secret (21-Jan-2000) · Joe Mitchell
    In Too Deep (25-Aug-1999) · Preston D'Ambrosio
    A Midsummer Night's Dream (26-Apr-1999)
    Winchell (11-Nov-1998)
    The Impostors (18-May-1998)
    Montana (16-Jan-1998) · Nick
    The Eighteenth Angel (8-Jan-1998)
    A Life Less Ordinary (24-Oct-1997) · Elliot
    The Alarmist (7-Sep-1997) · Heinrich Grigoris
    Deconstructing Harry (26-Aug-1997)
    A Modern Affair (6-Sep-1996)
    Big Night (24-Jan-1996) · Secondo
    The Daytrippers (Jan-1996)
    Sex & the Other Man (13-Jun-1995)
    Kiss of Death (21-Apr-1995) · Frank Zioli
    Jury Duty (12-Apr-1995)
    Somebody to Love (15-Sep-1994)
    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (7-Sep-1994)
    It Could Happen to You (29-Jul-1994) · Eddie Biasi
    The Pelican Brief (17-Dec-1993)
    Undercover Blues (10-Sep-1993) · Muerte
    The Public Eye (15-Sep-1992) · Sal
    Prelude to a Kiss (10-Jul-1992) · Taylor
    Beethoven (3-Apr-1992) · Vernon
    In the Soup (Jan-1992)
    Billy Bathgate (1-Nov-1991) · Lucky Luciano
    Men of Respect (18-Jan-1991) · Mal
    Quick Change (13-Jul-1990) · Johnny
    Fear, Anxiety & Depression (8-Dec-1989)
    The Feud (Oct-1989)
    Slaves of New York (17-Mar-1989)
    Monkey Shines (29-Jul-1988) · Dr. John Wiseman
    Who's That Girl? (7-Aug-1987)
    Prizzi's Honor (13-Jun-1985)


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