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:
99 Murder One: Season 1 Sep 19, 1995 Richard Cross (Season 1) / Richard Cross 6.4
93 BoJack Horseman: Season 6 Oct 25, 2019 Herb Kazzaz 8.9
90 BoJack Horseman: Season 2 Jul 17, 2015 Herb Kazazz 8.9
84 The Italian Americans: Season 1 Feb 17, 2015 Narrator 4.0
81 FEUD: Season 1 Mar 5, 2017 Jack Warner 8.7
81 Central Park: Season 1 May 29, 2020 Stanley Tucci 7.0
75 Fortitude: Season 1 Jan 29, 2015 Morton 7.2
66 Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton: Season 1 Dec 3, 2011 Guest 6.5
62 Limetown: Season 1 Oct 16, 2019 Stanley Tucci 5.4
59 BoJack Horseman: Season 1 Aug 22, 2014 Herb Kazazz 8.5
56 The Chew: Season 1 Sep 26, 2011 Guest 5.8
40 3 Lbs.: Season 1 Nov 14, 2006 Dr. Douglas Hanson / Douglas Hanson 8.0
tbd ER: Season 13 Dec 6, 2017 Dr. Kevin Moretti / Kevin Moretti tbd
tbd ER: Season 14 Jan 8, 2018 Dr. Kevin Moretti / Kevin Moretti tbd
tbd The Equalizer: Season 4 Oct 26, 1988 Actor tbd
tbd Miami Vice: Season 4 Sep 25, 1987 Mosca tbd
tbd Monk: Season 5 Jul 7, 2006 David Ruskin / Stanley Tucci 7.9
tbd Martha: Season 2 Aug 16, 2006 Guest tbd
tbd 30 Rock: Season 6 Jan 12, 2012 Henry Warren 7.9
tbd Chelsea Lately: Season 6 Jan 2, 2012 Guest tbd
tbd The Graham Norton Show: Season 8 Oct 22, 2010 Guest tbd
tbd American Dad!: Season 9 Sep 29, 2013 Lorenzo 8.2
tbd The Chew: Season 2 Sep 10, 2012 Guest tbd
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 11 Jan 8, 2013 Guest 7.4
tbd Wiseguy: Season 2 Oct 26, 1988 Ricky Pinzolo / Rick Pinzolo tbd
tbd The Queen Latifah Show (2013): Season 1 Sep 16, 2013 Guest tbd
tbd The Chew: Season 4 Sep 8, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd Independent Lens: Season 15 Oct 28, 2013 Executive Producer / Host tbd
tbd Independent Lens: Season 16 Oct 13, 2014 Host tbd
tbd The Graham Norton Show: Season 17 Apr 18, 2015 Guest tbd

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