Active on Broadway in the following productions:
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
3 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
[2009, on filming Buffalo '66
(1998)] I think Vincent Gallo
did a wonderful job, and it was a personal story for him. It was about him, actually; him and his mother and father. And the work was enjoyable. I enjoyed Anjelica Huston
, and I had never been to Buffalo before, so I was able to see a part of America that I probably never would have gotten to if I weren't an actor.
He was born on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City to Antonio Gazzara and Angela Cusumano Gazzara, both Italian immigrants. They often spoke Italian at home. He grew up in a building at 29th Street and 1st Avenue, where he slept on the fire escape in summer and occasionally heard screams from the patients at the Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City.
Often played characters whose charming veneer masked inner turmoil or even anguish