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Vincent Curatola
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Vincent Curatola

Vincent Curatola was born and raised in Englewood, New Jersey, as a child his paper route customers included several actors and entertainers who influenced his love for the arts. He was educated in Jesuit schools in Manhattan and studied film making at NYU. Although he pursued other careers, he always maintained a desire to become an actor.

After studying the craft for several years, he began appearing in several off-Broadway plays and theater companies, playing such roles as Harry Roat in Wait Until Dark and George in Same Time Next Year. In addition to The Sopranos, Vincent's credits include other acclaimed dramatic series such as NBC's Law and Order and Fox's Tribeca, as well as Saturday Night Live, Exiled, and Gotti, and several national commercials. Vincent enjoys writing his own scripts, one of which, Dearly Beloved, he produced and filmed.

Vincent has just begun recording the voice of Elkens, the crazy sports nut neighbor of Dr. Bimblebee (Blair Underwood) on a new cartoon series called Fatherhood, produced by Bill Cosby with Disney, and scheduled to run on Nickelodeon premiering this June.

Vincent's recent credits include the 2005 comedy Fun with Dick and Jane and the upcoming film Karma, Confessions and Holi. He also just completed the filming of the role of Mr. Samantha in a movie entitled Johnny Slade's Greatest Hits, co-starring John Fiore, Richard Portnow and Dolores Sirianni. He plays a mob boss in hiding from the FBI who he hires a broken-down lounge singer to sing special lyrics every night in the club. His henchmen attend the performance and listen to their orders in musical form.

Vincent and his wife Maureen are very proud to be connected to Heartshare Human Services of New York, which helps people who need assistance due to handicaps, diseases and mental retardation. They are honored to announce that this spring, one of the Heartshare buildings will be named the Vincent and Maureen Curatola Residence in Flushing, Queens.

From time to time he joins his friends from the band Chicago onstage to sing a song. He continues to reside in Northern New Jersey with his wife, Maureen.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Vincent Curatola Facts

BirthdayAugust 16, 1953 (70)
BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.