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Overview (4)

Born in Uniondale, Long Island, New York, USA
Birth NameGary Patrick Dell'Abate
Nicknames Baba Booey
Tata Toothy
Fafa Flunky
Boy Gary
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gary Dell'Abate was born on March 14, 1961 in Uniondale, Long Island, New York, USA as Gary Patrick Dell'Abate. He is an actor and producer, known for Private Parts (1997), Brooklyn Rules (2007) and The Uncle Floyd Show (1974). He has been married to Mary Caracciolo since July 3, 1992. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Mary Caracciolo (3 July 1992 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (10)

Attended Adelphi university
Started at WNBC as Howard Stern's coffee boy.
Has two sons, Jackson born October 27, 1994, and Lucas, born December 7, 1997.
People used to Mistake Baba Booey as John Oates Of the rock Duo Hall and Oates.
Collects cartoon art and character cells
Auditioned to be an MTV VJ in 1988.
(5-8-02) Winner of the Bally's Fitness Challenge on the Howard Stern radio show. Went from over 208 lbs to 172 lbs during the month-long contest, beating out co-workers Benjy Bronk, Mike Gange and Artie Lange. He had the greatest percentage weight-loss of the group, though Benjy lost more pounds in total. The prize was $15,000.00.
The name "Baba Booey" came from an arguement with Howard Stern over the cartoon character name "Baba Looie", a donkey in a sombrero from the "Quick Draw McGraw" cartoon. Gary insisted that the correct name was Booey not Looie, and so, the joke (and nickname) began.
He went to Bose's Technical school for photography. He also, pre-Stern show, worked at Hoolihans restaurant and at a record store.
As a young man and trying to break into show business, briefly went by the name Gary Goldstein.

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