Vincent Gardenia

Vincent Gardenia

actor, soundtrack

Vincent Gardenia was born on Jan 07, 1920 in Italy. Vincent Gardenia's big-screen debut came with The House on 92nd Street directed by Henry Hathaway in 1945, strarring German Spy Trainee (uncredited). Vincent Gardenia is known for Moonstruck directed by Norman Jewison, Cher stars as Loretta Castorini and Nicolas Cage as Ronny Cammareri. Vincent Gardenia has got 1 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Vincent Gardenia achieved is Primetime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Vincent Gardenia plays is The Super which will be released on Oct 04, 1991.

He was honored twice off-Broadway with Distinguished Performance OBIE Award, first in 1960 for "Machinal" and again in 1969 for "Passing Through From Exotic Places." In 1972 he won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a play for "Prisoner on 2nd Avenue." In 1979 he was nominated for Best Actor in a musical for "Ballroom." Gardenia was twice nominated with an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, first in 1974 "Bang the Drum Slowly" and again in 1988 for "Moonstruck." He won an Emmy Award in 1990 for Best Supporting Actor in a movie made for television, "Age Old Friends." In 1988 he was honored to be named the Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day Parade in New York City.

  • Birthday

    Jan 07, 1920
  • Place of Birth

    Naples, Campania, Italy

Known For


1 wins & 3 nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Winner - Primetime Emmy
Age-Old Friends (1989)

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows