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Bruno Kirby (1949–2006)


Native New Yorker and Italianate Bruno Kirby tended towards assertive, pushy, streetwise characters and was armed with a highly distinctive scratchy tenor voice that complemented his slim eyes and droopy puss and accentuated his deadpan comedic instincts on film and TV. The well-regarded character actor was born Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu--his ... See full bio »

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 2006 Entourage (TV Series)
Phil Rubenstein
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Carmen Pintozzi
 2004 Helter Skelter (TV Movie)
Vincent Bugliosi
 2003/I The Trailer (Short)
Victim
 2003 Waiting for Ronald (Short)
Joe
 2001 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Bobby Darin: I Want to Be a Legend (2001) ... Narrator (voice)
 2000 American Tragedy (TV Movie)
Barry Scheck
 1993-1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Bruno Kirby
- The Roast (1997) ... Bruno Kirby
- The Book (1997) ... Bruno Kirby
- Artie's Gone (1993) ... Bruno Kirby
 1996 Mad About You (TV Series)
Virgil
- The Gym (1996) ... Virgil
 1996 Heavenzapoppin'! (Short)
 1994 Golden Gate
Agent Ron Pirelli
 1993 Frasier (TV Series)
Marco
- Call Me Irresponsible (1993) ... Marco (voice)
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Tony Reseck
- I'll Be Waiting (1993) ... Tony Reseck
 1992 Hoffa
Nightclub Comic (uncredited)
 1992 Mastergate (TV Movie)
Abel Lamb
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Billy Paloma
- The Trap (1991) ... Billy Paloma
 1990 The Freshman
Victor Ray
 1989 Bert Rigby, You're a Fool
Kyle DeForest
 1988 Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (TV Movie)
 1987 Tin Men
Mouse
 1985 Flesh+Blood
Orbec
 1984 Birdy
Renaldi
 1984 Buchanan High (TV Series)
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Louis
- The Russians Are Coming (1983) ... Louis
 1982 Fame (TV Series)
Marty Shwartz
- Homecoming (1982) ... Marty Shwartz
 1982 Million Dollar Infield (TV Movie)
Lou Buonomato
 1981 Modern Romance
Jay
 1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Official
- Run, Don't Walk (1981) ... Official
 1981 Likely Stories, Vol. 1 (TV Movie)
 1979 Detective School (TV Series)
Marvin
- The Bank Job (1979) ... Marvin
 1979 Some Kind of Miracle (TV Movie)
Frank Smiles
 1978 Almost Summer
Bobby DeVito
 1977 Between the Lines
David Entwhistle
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
- Board of Rights (1976) ... (uncredited)
 1976 Baby Blue Marine
Pop Mosley (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Keith Wicks
- Acts of Desperate Men (1975) ... Keith Wicks (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
Young Clemenza (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1974 Columbo (TV Series)
Cadet Morgan
- By Dawn's Early Light (1974) ... Cadet Morgan (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1973 Cinderella Liberty
Alcott (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
 1973 Superdad
Stanley (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1973 A Summer Without Boys (TV Movie)
Quincy (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
 1969-1973 Room 222 (TV Series)
Herbie Constadine / Herbie Considine
- Twenty-Five Words or Less (1973) ... Herbie Constadine (as B. Kirby Jr.)
- Walt Whitman Goes Bananas (1972) ... Herbie Considine (as B. Kirby Jr.)
- Richie's Story (1969) ... Herbie Constadine (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1973 The Harrad Experiment
Harry Schacht (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Ken
- Seance (1973) ... Ken (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1972 All My Darling Daughters (TV Movie)
Anthony Stephanelli (as Bruno Kirby Jr.)
 1972 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Pvt. Lorenzo Boone
- Pilot (1972) ... Pvt. Lorenzo Boone (as B. Kirby Jr.)
 1972 The Super (TV Series)
Anthony Girelli
- Joe's Extra Ticket (1972) ... Anthony Girelli (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
- The Fat Cop (1972) ... Anthony Girelli (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
- The Plague (1972) ... Anthony Girelli (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
- Facts of Life (1972) ... Anthony Girelli (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
- Joe's Affair (1972) ... Anthony Girelli (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
 1971 The Young Graduates
Les (as B. Kirby Jr.)
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Other Works:

(7/02) Stage: Directed "The Waverly Gallery" by Kenneth Lonergan, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

B. Kirby Jr. | Bruce Kirby Jr. | Bruno Kirby Jr.

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've been very lucky. And in this business, you have to have a certain amount of timing and luck because I know, right now as we're sitting here talking, there's a guy driving a cab in New York City who can put me away.

Trivia:

Went to high school and was friends with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. See more »

Trademark:

He often played outspoken Italian-American characters See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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