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STANLEY TUCCI (James Boswell) has appeared in over 50 films and countless television shows and in over a dozen plays, on and off-Broadway. In addition, he has been behind the camera working as a writer, director and producer.

Tucci is well-known for his role as Julia Child's husband in the 2008 blockbuster hit "Julie & Julia." He reached his widest audience yet in the box-office sensation, "The Hunger Games," playing the role of Caesar Flickerman and can be seen in its sequel, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," coming to theaters in November 2013.

Tucci was nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, SAG Award and Broadcast Film Critics Award for his performance in Peter Jackson's "The Lovely Bones."

Tucci was recently seen in the fantasy-adventure film "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," the follow-up to the worldwide hit "Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief." He was also seen in the recently released film "The Company You Keep," directed by Robert Redford and in "Some Velvet Morning," which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, directed by Neil LaBute and co-starring Alice Eve.

In addition to his various accomplishments in film, Tucci was also nominated for an Emmy for his guest role on "ER." His guest appearance on "Monk" received critical praise and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

Furthermore, Tucci won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role in the telefilm "Winchell," directed by Paul Mazursky. Tucci was also awarded a Golden Globe for his brilliant portrayal of Lt. Col. Adolf Eichmann in the HBO-BBC telefilm "Conspiracy."

Tucci premiered his film "Blind Date" at the Sundance Film Festival; he directed, starred and co-wrote this Theo van Gogh remake. Another directorial effort was USA Films' "Joe Gould's Secret," which starred Ian Holm as bohemian writer Joe Gould and Tucci as Joe Mitchell, the famed writer for The New Yorker. The film, set in New York's Greenwich Village in the 1940s, depicts the strange meeting and long-lasting friendship between Gould and Mitchell, as well as highlighting the stories Mitchell wrote about Gould and his life.

"Big Night," Tucci's first effort as co-director, co-screenwriter and actor, earned him numerous accolades, including the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival, Special Recognition for Excellence in Writing by the National Board of Review USA, an Independent Spirit Award, the Grand Special Prize at the 1996 Deauville Film Festival, and honors from the New York Film Critics Circle, and the Boston Society of Film Critics. Tucci's second project, "The Imposters," a film which he wrote, directed, co-produced and starred in, was an official selection at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival and was acquired by Fox Searchlight Pictures later that year. The 1930s farce stars Tucci and Oliver Platt as a pair of out-of-work actors who find themselves stowed away on a cruise ship with passengers portrayed by Steve Buscemi, Alfred Molina, Lili Taylor and Hope Davis.

His work on television includes recurring roles on such series as "Bull," "Equal Justice," "Wiseguy," and "thirtysomething"; and appearances on "The Equalizer" and "The Street." Tucci earned an Emmy nomination for his work on "Murder One."

He has appeared in many plays including "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune," "Execution of Hope," "The Iceman Cometh," "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "The Misanthrope." He has also performed in a number of off- Broadway plays, at Yale Repertory Theater and SUNY Purchase, where he first studied acting.

Stanley made his Broadway directing debut with a revival of Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me a Tenor" starring Tony Shalhoub. The production received a Tony Award nomination for Best Revival of a Play.

Tucci's additional film credits include "Jack the Giant Slayer," "Captain America: The First Avenger," "Margin Call," "Burlesque," "Easy A," "The Tale of Despereaux," "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl," "Swing Vote," "What Just 25Happened," "The Devil Wears Prada," "Shall We Dance," "The Terminal," The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," "Spin," "Road to Perdition," "America's Sweethearts," "Sidewalks of New York," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "The Alarmist," "Deconstructing Harry," "The Daytrippers," "Big Trouble," "A Life Less Ordinary," "Kiss of Death," "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle," "It Could Happen to You," "The Pelican Brief," "Prelude to a Kiss," "In the Soup," "Billy Bathgate" and "Slaves of New York."

As an author, "The Tucci Cookbook" was released in October of 2012 where it reached the New York Times Best Sellers list. Tucci serves on the Board of Directors of The Food Bank for New York City.

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