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Vincent Schiavelli

Vincent Schiavelli

Vincent Schiavelli (1948) is a noted American character actor in movies and on television.

Vincent Andrew Schiavelli was born into a Sicilian-American family in Brooklyn, New York. He studied acting through the Theater Program at New York University and began working on the stage in the 1960s.

He first appeared on film in 1971, in Milos Forman's Taking Off. His aptitude and distinctive appearance soon gave him a steady career in supporting roles. Forman in particular was a regular user of his talents. He has appeared in almost fifty films. Noticed in movies he got his first television work in 1972, a minor character in The Corner Bar.

Schiavelli is also author of a number of cookbooks, his grandfather was a respected Sicilian chef, and Schiavelli has also written food articles for magazines and newspapers. He received a James Beard Foundation Journalism Award in 2001 and has been nominated on a number of other occasions.

He was married to the actress Allyce Beasley from 1985 until 1988, marrying the musician Carol Mukhalian in 1992.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Vincent Schiavelli Facts

Birth NameVincent Andrew Schiavelli
BirthdayNovember 10, 1948
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Date of deathDecember 26, 2005 (age 57)
Height6' 5½" (1m97)  How tall is Vincent Schiavelli compared to you?

Selected Filmography

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Soft Touch
Oliviero Rising
Tomorrow Never Dies
'80s Comedies Spotlight Collection
The Great Gatsby
Hey Arnold! The Movie
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