Caption: Still of Dan Hedaya and Chazz Palminteri in Iprasti itariamieji (1995)
Actor, Writer, Director
Born: May 15, 1952
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Known for: The Usual Suspects (1995), A Bronx Tale (1993), Analyze This (1999), Running Scared (2006)
Bronx-born and raised Chazz Palminteri was a natural choice to continue the Italianate torch in film. In the tradition set forth in the 1970s by such icons as director Martin Scorsese and actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, John Cazale and Joe Pesci, Palminteri has brought grit, muscle and an evocative realism to the sidewalks of his New York ...