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Brian Tarantina


Brian Tarantina was born on March 27, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Donnie Brasco (1997), One Life to Live (1968) and Jacob's Ladder (1990). See full bio »
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 2014 Caseworker (Short)
Ducky
 2014 Zarra's Law
Frankie Andreoli
 2014 Rob the Mob
Ronnie
 2013 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Yorke
- The Devil's Share (2013) ... Yorke
 2013 The Blacklist (TV Series)
The Courier's Brother
- The Courier (2013) ... The Courier's Brother
 2012 Elementary (TV Series)
Walsh
- One Way to Get Off (2012) ... Walsh
 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Frankie Peel
- The Penalty Box (2012) ... Frankie Peel
 2011 The Bay (TV Series)
Lucky
- Far from the Bay Part 4 (2011) ... Lucky
 2005-2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Johnny Di Rogga / Vic Bowman
- Playing Dead (2009) ... Johnny Di Rogga
- Prisoner (2005) ... Vic Bowman
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (Video Game)
Angus Martin (voice)
 2009/I Motherhood
Opera Lover in Car
 2008 Fringe (TV Series)
Nice Guy
- The Ghost Network (2008) ... Nice Guy
 2008/I Ghost Town
Ghost Cop
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Bill Jensen
- Cold (2008) ... Bill Jensen
 2008 New Amsterdam (TV Series)
Mick
- Keep the Change (2008) ... Mick
 2007 The Brave One
Gun Store Clerk
 2007 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
Bobby Saferas
- Things Change (2007) ... Bobby Saferas
 2006 Heroes (TV Series)
Weasel
- Chapter Two 'Don't Look Back' (2006) ... Weasel
- Chapter One 'Genesis' (2006) ... Weasel
- Unaired Premiere Episode (2006) ... Weasel
 2006 A Crime
Joe
 2006 Unconscious
Morelli
 2005 Trust the Man
Crazy Hair Driver
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Officer Mike Bressler
- Blue Wall (2005) ... Officer Mike Bressler
 2005 Jonny Zero (TV Series)
Stick
- Who's Your Daddy (2005) ... Stick
 2005 Duane Hopwood
Mr. Alonso
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Joe Glapinski
- Mail Order Mystery (2004) ... Joe Glapinski
 2003 The Introduction (Short)
Charlie
 2002 Providence (TV Series)
 2002 City by the Sea
Snake
 2001-2002 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Bootsy
- Secrets and Loans (2002) ... Bootsy
- Sadie, Sadie (2001) ... Bootsy
 2001 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Devlin Inmate Martinson
- The Ties That Bind (2001) ... Devlin Inmate Martinson
 1991-2001 Law & Order (TV Series)
Al Manos / Rudy / Corso
- Who Let the Dogs Out? (2001) ... Al Manos
- Old Friends (1994) ... Rudy
- Out of Control (1991) ... Corso
 2001 Big Apple (TV Series)
Brick Top
- Follow the Blender (2001) ... Brick Top
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Mustang Sally
- Another Toothpick (2001) ... Mustang Sally
 2000 ER (TV Series)
Joe Barkley
- Loose Ends (2000) ... Joe Barkley
 2000 The Photographer
Camera Salesman
 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley
Fighting Neighbor
 1999 Now and Again (TV Series)
Tommy Madden
- Pulp Turkey (1999) ... Tommy Madden
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
James French
- Responsible Parties (1999) ... James French
 1999 Roberta
Donald
 1998 Walking to the Waterline
Lucy 'Replacement'
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Darin Gammel
- Rememberance of Humps Past (1997) ... Darin Gammel
 1997 Firehouse (TV Movie)
Hooded Man
 1997 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Scott Russell
- Blood Ties: Part 2 (1997) ... Scott Russell
 1997 Oz (TV Series)
Ronald Poklewaldt
- Straight Life (1997) ... Ronald Poklewaldt
 1996 Ripper (Video Game)
Addict
 1996 Spin City (TV Series)
First Homeless Man
- The Competition (1996) ... First Homeless Man
 1996 The Associate
Eddie
 1996 Vibrations (Video)
Tough Guy #2
 1996 Bed of Roses
Randy
 1995 Sweet Nothing
Dee Dee
 1995 The Jerky Boys
Geno
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Eddie Dodge
- After Shakespeare (1994) ... Eddie Dodge
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Movie)
Book Vendor
 1993 Carlito's Way
Speller
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder
Doug
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Vet #2 - Miami Convention
 1989 Runaway Dreams
Jay Carver
 1989 The January Man
Cone
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Rickman
- Honor Among Thieves? (1988) ... Rickman
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
George
- The Best Couple I Know (1987) ... George
 1987 Critical Condition
Tommy Pinto
 1986 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
Blade
- To Sledge, with Love (1986) ... Blade (as Brain Tarantina)
 1986 Resting Place (TV Movie)
Sp4 Beyer
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Lenny DeWitt
- Wash-Up (1986) ... Lenny DeWitt
 1984 The Cotton Club
Vince Hood
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Lucky Lippman (1990-1991) / Ray Castillo (2004-present)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

Brain Tarantina

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Is probably best known for his role in the The Jerky Boys (1995) movie as Geno, one of the three gangsters and Ernie Lazzaro (Alan Arkin)'s clients. See more »

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