Vincent Gardenia
Date of Birth
Jan 07, 1922
Birth Place:
Naples, Italy

Biography

During the '70s and '80s Vincent Gardenia was one of the most familiar character actors in film, television, and on the Broadway stage. Though viewers may not always have remembered his name, his sad eyes, hawk-nosed Italian-American face, short, stocky build, and distinctive often booming Brooklyn-accented voice and exaggerated gestures made him instantly recognizable. Gardenia was born Vincent...