Chazz was born May 15, 1952 in New York City. His birth name is Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri. He has been married to Gianna Ranaudo since June 6, 1992. He has 2 children a son Dante Lorenzo and a daughter Gabriella Rose.
Chazz wrote a play called A Bronx Tale. It was a one man stage commentary about his childhood growing up in the Bronx. The play caught the attention of Robert Deniro who was looking to make his directorial debut. Chazz insisted on being an actor in the film. DeNiro backed him and in 1993 A Bronx Tale was released and Chazz's career began to skyrocket.
Chazz received an Oscar nomination for his role in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway.
Chazz recently joined the cast of ABC's pilot Drift for the 2006 pilot season. If the show is picked up it wil air during the 2006/2007 television season.
Chazz Palminteri's Scores
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|The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure||Aug 29, 2012||Marvin Milkshake / Marvin Milkshake||1.2|
|Mighty Fine||May 25, 2012||Joe Fine||5.0|
|Jolene||Oct 29, 2010||Sal||10|
|Yonkers Joe||Jan 9, 2009||Executive Producer / Yonkers Joe||6.8|
|The Dukes||Nov 14, 2008||Co-Producer / George||4.0|
|A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints||Sep 29, 2006||Monty||7.0|
|Little Man||Jul 14, 2006||Walken||4.8|
|One Last Ride||Apr 7, 2006||Tweat||7.5|
|Running Scared||Feb 24, 2006||Detective Rydell||7.1|
|Hoodwinked!||Dec 16, 2005||Woolworth||6.9|
|In the Mix||Nov 23, 2005||Frank||3.8|
|Noel||Nov 12, 2004||Director / Arizona||6.2|
|Poolhall Junkies||Feb 28, 2003||Joe||9.1|
|Down to Earth||Feb 16, 2001||King||6.1|
|Stuart Little||Dec 17, 1999||Smokey, The Chief Alley-Cat||6.4|
|Analyze This||Mar 5, 1999||Primo Sidone||6.6|
|The Usual Suspects||Aug 16, 1995||Dave Kujan, US Customs||8.8|
|A Bronx Tale||Sep 23, 1993||Play / Screenplay / Sonny LoSpecchio||9.1|