Date of Birth : Nov 11th 1960
Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning Screen Actors Guild and Tony Award-nominated American actor, writer, film producer and film director.
Tucci, an Italian American, was born in Peekskill, New York to Joan Tropiano, a retired secretary and writer, and Stanley Tucci, Sr., a retired art teacher. His sister is actress Christine Tucci and his cousin is the screenwriter Joseph Tropiano. He grew up in Katonah, New York and attended John Jay High School. After high school, he studied at SUNY Purchase, from which he graduated in 1982.
Tucci made his Broadway debut in The Queen and the Rebels on 30 September 1982. His film debut was in Prizzi’s Honor (1985). Tucci is known for his work in films such as Kiss of Death, Road to Perdition, and Big Night, and in the television series Murder One as the mysterious Richard Cross. Big Night (1996), which he co-wrote with his cousin, Joseph Tropiano, starred in, and directed with Campbell Scott, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The film also featured his sister, Christine, and mother, who wrote a cookbook for the film.
In July of 2006, Tucci made an appearance on the USA Network TV series Monk, in a performance that earned him a 2007 Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor- Comedy Series. Tucci’s latest TV series, the medical drama 3 lbs., debuted on CBS in the 10:00 PM EDT time slot on November 14, 2006. It was cancelled on November 30, 2006 due to low ratings. Tucci is the voice of Cingular Wireless/AT&T. He can be heard as the voice over in their “Raising the Bar” campaign. Tucci has a current role as the new Chief of Emergency Medicine on the long running television medical drama ER. Tucci is currently in negotiations to play George Harvey in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Lovely Bones.
Tucci lives in Westchester County, New York with his wife, Kate, and their three children, twins Isabel and Nicolo, and Camilla. Tucci was co-owner of the Finch Tavern restaurant in Croton Falls, New York, which is now the Primavera Restaurant.