Stanley Tucci

Biography: With his swarthy Italian looks and ever-receding hairline, this formidable character actor was initially stereotyped as a small-screen bad guy, with recurring roles on Miami Vice and Wiseguy offering Tucci lots of exposure but little challenge. Stage-trained and extremely versatile, Tucci spent a decade building up his résumé with myriad villainous turns, before essaying his breakthrough role as a '50s restaurateur in Big Night. A labor of love, Tucci co-wrote the film with his cousin, Joseph Tropiano, co-directed it with childhood friend Campbell Scott, cast his good friend Tony Shalhoub as his brother, and even gave his real-life sister, Christine Tucci, a part. The risk paid off with immense critical and modest commercial success, and Tucci was suddenly in demand. Alternating seamlessly between blockbusters and indies, comedies and dramas, the small and the big screen, he turned in a slew of impressive performances. Although Tucci was no longer typecast as Italian or aWith his swarthy Italian looks and ever-receding hairline, this formidable character actor was initially stereotyped as a small-screen bad guy, with recurring roles on Miami Vice and Wiseguy offering Tucci lots of exposure but little challenge. Stage-trained and extremely versatile, Tucci spent a decade building up his résumé with myriad villainous turns, before essaying his breakthrough role as a '50s restaurateur in Big Night. A labor of love, Tucci co-wrote the film with his cousin, Joseph Tropiano, co-directed it with childhood friend Campbell Scott, cast his good friend Tony Shalhoub as his brother, and even gave his real-life sister, Christine Tucci, a part. The risk paid off with immense critical and modest commercial success, and Tucci was suddenly in demand. Alternating seamlessly between blockbusters and indies, comedies and dramas, the small and the big screen, he turned in a slew of impressive performances. Although Tucci was no longer typecast as Italian or a villain, he never played straight-up heroes either. He won an Emmy for the TV-movie Winchell, about a sleazy gossip columnist, and a nomination for his portrayal of infamous Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Conspiracy.Meanwhile in features he played neurotic (Maid in Manhattan), awkward (Shall We Dance?), angry (The Terminal) and jovial (Julie & Julia) with equal aplomb. Tucci became a gossip target when he left his wife, Kate, for Edie Falco, his costar in the 2002 Broadway revival of the sexually charged Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. But the relationship with Falco didn't last, and Tucci reconciled with his wife before her death from cancer in 2009. Expand

Stanley Tucci's Scores

Average career score: 74
Highest Metascore: 99 Murder One: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 40 3 Lbs.: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
12 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Independent Lens: Season 22 Oct 19, 2020 Stanley Tucci tbd
81 Central Park: Season 1 May 29, 2020 Stanley Tucci 7.0
tbd Independent Lens: Season 21 Oct 28, 2019 Host tbd
93 BoJack Horseman: Season 6 Oct 25, 2019 Herb Kazzaz 8.9
62 Limetown: Season 1 Oct 16, 2019 Stanley Tucci 5.4
tbd Fortitude: Season 3 Dec 6, 2018 Eugene Morton tbd
tbd Independent Lens: Season 20 Oct 29, 2018 Host tbd
tbd Late Night with Seth Meyers: Season 6 Sep 25, 2018 Guest tbd
tbd Late Night with Seth Meyers: Season 6 Sep 25, 2018 Guest tbd
tbd ER: Season 14 Jan 8, 2018 Dr. Kevin Moretti / Kevin Moretti tbd
tbd ER: Season 13 Dec 6, 2017 Dr. Kevin Moretti / Kevin Moretti tbd
tbd Independent Lens: Season 19 Nov 6, 2017 Host tbd
tbd Fortitude: Season 2 Apr 14, 2017 Actor / Eugene Morton 6.5
81 FEUD: Season 1 Mar 5, 2017 Jack Warner 8.7
tbd Independent Lens: Season 18 Oct 3, 2016 Host tbd
tbd Independent Lens: Season 17 Nov 9, 2015 Host tbd
90 BoJack Horseman: Season 2 Jul 17, 2015 Herb Kazazz 8.9
tbd The Graham Norton Show: Season 17 Apr 18, 2015 Guest tbd
84 The Italian Americans: Season 1 Feb 17, 2015 Narrator 4.0
75 Fortitude: Season 1 Jan 29, 2015 Morton 7.2
tbd Independent Lens: Season 16 Oct 13, 2014 Host tbd
tbd The Chew: Season 4 Sep 8, 2014 Guest tbd
59 BoJack Horseman: Season 1 Aug 22, 2014 Herb Kazazz 8.5
tbd Independent Lens: Season 15 Oct 28, 2013 Executive Producer / Host tbd
tbd American Dad!: Season 9 Sep 29, 2013 Lorenzo 8.2
tbd The Queen Latifah Show (2013): Season 1 Sep 16, 2013 Guest tbd
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 11 Jan 8, 2013 Guest 7.4
tbd Independent Lens: Season 14 Oct 8, 2012 Host tbd
tbd The Chew: Season 2 Sep 10, 2012 Guest tbd
tbd 30 Rock: Season 6 Jan 12, 2012 Henry Warren 7.9

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