Palminteri and wife at the Tribeca Film Festival
|Born||Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri|
May 15, 1952
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Gianna Ranaudo (1992-)|
Chazz Palminteri (b. The TriBeCa Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro in a response to the September 11 2001 attacks on the World Trade Events 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the Papal bull Ad exstirpanda, which authorizes but also limits the Year 1952 ( MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the May 15, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor and writer, best known for his performances in The Usual Suspects, A Bronx Tale and Mulholland Falls. Events 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the Papal bull Ad exstirpanda, which authorizes but also limits the Year 1952 ( MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms The Usual Suspects is a 1995 American Neo-noir Film written by Christopher McQuarrie and directed by Bryan Singer. A Bronx Tale is a 1993 film set in New York City during the turbulent era of the 1960s Mulholland Falls ( 1996) is an American Neo-noir Drama film directed by Lee Tamahori.
Palminteri, a Sicilian/Italian American was born Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri in the Bronx, New York, an area which has had considerable influence on his work, particularly A Bronx Tale, a play which he wrote and adapted into a 1993 film which starred him and Robert De Niro. Sicily ( Italian and Sicilian: Sicilia) is an autonomous region of Italy. An Italian American is an American of Italian descent and/or dual citizenship New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous A Bronx Tale is a 1993 film set in New York City during the turbulent era of the 1960s Robert Mario De Niro Jr (born August 17 1943 is a two-time Academy Award -winning American Film Actor, director and producer The film was acclaimed and opened doors to Palminteri as an actor, and supporting roles in Hollywood films such as The Usual Suspects and Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway followed, the latter earning Palminteri an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination. The Usual Suspects is a 1995 American Neo-noir Film written by Christopher McQuarrie and directed by Bryan Singer. Woody Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1 1935 is an American Film director, Writer, Actor, Comedian, and Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 Film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts
Palminteri has had acclaimed dramatic performances in films such as The Perez Family, Jade and Diabolique, as well as comedic roles in films such as Analyze This and Down to Earth. The Perez Family is a comedy film released in 1995, about a group of Cuban refugees in America who pretend to be a family Jade is an erotic Crime film / Thriller film released in 1995. For the 1954 Clouzot version see Les Diaboliques. Diabolique ( 1996) is an American Film directed by Jeremiah Analyze This is a 1999 movie produced by Warner Brothers Studios. Down to Earth is a 2001 comedy film directed by the Weitz Brothers the team who directed and helped create American Pie. During its run, Palminteri did many advertisements for Vanilla Coke, in which he portrayed a mob boss who would threaten celebrities if they didn't praise the product in question's taste, and then let them walk away with the Vanilla Coke to "reward their curiosity", touching on its slogan at the time. Coca-Cola Vanilla (formerly known as Vanilla Coke, and for a time in the summer of 2003 V) is the Soft drink Coca-Cola made to a recipe with Palminteri has voiced characters in various animated films, the most notable being 2006's Hoodwinked. The bouncing ball animation (below consists of these 6 frames Hoodwinked! is a 2005 Computer-animated family comedy produced by Blue Yonder Films with Kanbar Entertainment
He made his directorial debut with the 2002 television film, "Women vs. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Men". He has also directed the 2004 film Noel which starred Alan Arkin and Susan Sarandon. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Noel is a 2004 Drama film, directed by Chazz Palminteri. The film was set in New York City. Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26 1934 is an American Actor and director. Susan Sarandon (born Susan Abigail Tomalin; October 4 1946 is an American Actress. Palminteri's recent efforts include A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Running Scared and Arthur and the Minimoys. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is a 2006 Film starring Robert Downey Jr Running Scared is a 2006 Crime film written and directed by Wayne Kramer and released by New Line Cinema. Arthur and the Minimoys ( Arthur and the Invisibles in English -speaking territories is a part- Animated, part- Live action
Chazz Palminteri is now starring on Broadway in A Bronx Tale, the semi-autobiographical one-man show he first performed off-Broadway in 1989. A Bronx Tale is a 1993 film set in New York City during the turbulent era of the 1960s The production, directed by Jerry Zaks and with music by John Gromada, began previews October 4 at the Walter Kerr Theatre and opens on October 25, running for 18 weeks. John Gromada (b1964 is a prolific award-winning Composer and Sound designer. Events 610 - Heraclius arrives by ship from Africa at Constantinople, overthrows Byzantine Emperor Phocas Events 1147 - The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a Palminteri plays 18 roles in, "A Bronx Tale," which depicts a rough childhood on the streets of the Bronx. The play ran for two months at Playhouse 91 in 1989. Robert De Niro saw this show there and made his directorial debut with the big-screen version, co-starring with Palminteri. Source: http://www.broadway.com/gen/Buzz_Story.aspx?ci=551402
He lives in Bedford, New York. Bedford is a town in Westchester County, New York, USA. The population was 18133 at the 2000 census New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous 
Palminteri is married to actress Gianna Ranaudo, with whom he has two children: Dante Lorenzo (born October 11, 1995) and Gabriella Rose (born December 25, 2001).