Appeared (as "Ernesto Roma") in "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" by Bertolt Brecht
(Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York City), 10/02.
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[re his Bronx childhood] The big guys used to beat up the little guys, and the little guys used to beat up the real little guys. If you were a little guy, you'd become a big guy and then beat up the little guys underneath you. Kids now, all they do is sit down and play Facebook. I was on the stoop, and I saw a man kill another man right in front of me. People go, 'You must have been traumatized!'...
He was initially offered $250,000, then a seven-figure amount, for the film rights to his play "A Bronx Tale," but he refused to sell out, insisting that he write the screenplay and play the lead, which he did (A Bronx Tale