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STANLEY TUCCI (Nitti) has been
recognized for his work in films and on television. He most recently won a
Golden Globe Award and earned an Emmy Award nomination for his chilling
portrayal of Adolf Eichman in the HBO docudrama "Conspiracy." In 1999,
he won Emmy and Golden Globe Awards and was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild
Award for his performance in the title role of the HBO biopic "Winchell."
Tucci had earlier been honored for his work on
both sides of the camera for the widely praised independent feature "Big
Night," which he co-wrote, co-directed and co-produced, as well as starred
in. His multifaceted work on the film brought Tucci an Independent Spirit Award
for Best First Screenplay, a New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best New
Director, the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival,
a Recognition of Excellence Award from the National Board of Review, and the
Boston Society of Film Critics Awards for Best Screenplay and Best New
Filmmaker. He also garnered Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Male
Lead and Best First Feature. Tucci's follow-up project, "The
Imposters," which he wrote, directed, produced and starred in, was an
Official Selection at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
Tucci's credits as an actor also include the
features "Big Trouble," "America's Sweethearts,"
"Sidewalks of New York," "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer
Night's Dream," "A Life Less Ordinary," "Deconstructing
Harry," "Kiss of Death," "Jury Duty," "It Could
Happen to You," "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle," "The
Pelican Brief," "Prelude to a Kiss," "Beethoven,"
"Billy Bathgate," "Slaves of New York" and "Prizzi's
A native New Yorker, Tucci began his career on
the stage. He has appeared on Broadway in such plays as "The
Misanthrope," "Brighton Beach Memoirs," "Execution of
Justice" and "The Iceman Cometh," as well as off-Broadway in the
title role of "Scapin."
Currently, Tucci is in rehearsals for the
Broadway play "Frankie and Johnny," in which he will star opposite
Edie Falco. This Christmas, he will also be seen starring in the feature film
"The Core," with Aaron Eckhart and Hilary Swank.
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