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Vincent Gallo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Vincent Gallo  (born April 11, 1962) is an American film actor, director, producer, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and painter. Although he has had minor roles in mainstream films such as Goodfellas, he is most associated with independent movies, including Buffalo '66, which he wrote, directed, did the music for and starred in; The Brown Bunny, which he also wrote, directed, produced, starred in and photographed; Arizona Dream; The Funeral; and Palookaville. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Gallo was a painter in the New York City art scene showing with famed art dealer Annina Nosei, performed in a rap duo and was part of the first hip hop television broadcast Graffiti Rock, and played in an industrial band called Bohack which released an album title It Took Several Wives. In the early 2000s, he released several solo recordings on WARP records. Gallo is known for his outspoken views and generally sarcastic nature, once stating: "I stopped painting in 1990 at the peak of my success just to deny people my beautiful paintings; and I did it out of spite." Gallo was awarded the Coppa Volpi for Best Actor at the 67th Venice International Film Festival for his performance as a wordless escaping Muslim prisoner in Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing. His own feature film Promises Written In Water, which he wrote, directed, produced and starred in, also screened In Competition at the festival.

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Apr 11, 1961 In Buffalo - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Downtown '81 1981-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Human Trust 2013-10-19
Known For
Poster of Tetro
Poster of Palookaville
Poster of Alex
Poster of GoodFellas
Movie The Human Trust Harold 2013-10-19
Movie The Legend of Kaspar Hauser The Pusher / The Sheriff 2012-01-30
Movie 2 Days in New York Himself (uncredited) 2012-03-28
Movie Loosies Jax 2012-02-01
Movie Promises Written in Water Kevin 2010-09-07
Movie Essential Killing Mohammed 2010-09-06
Movie Metropia Roger Olofsson (voice) 2009-10-21
Movie Tetro Tetro 2009-06-11
Movie Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton Himself (uncredited) 2007-04-27
Movie Moscow Zero Owen 2006-01-01
Movie Rated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood Himself 2004-09-14
Movie The Brown Bunny Bud Clay 2004-08-27
Movie Gli indesiderabili 2003-12-14
Movie Stranded Luca Baglioni 2002-04-12
Movie Get Well Soon Bobby Bishop / Kevin Moss 2001-12-20
Movie Trouble Every Day Docteur Shane Brown 2001-07-11
Movie Cord Frank 2000-01-01
Movie Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby Sister Gomez 1999-09-10
Movie Buffalo '66 Billy Brown 1998-01-20
Movie L.A. Without a Map 1998-09-11
Movie Johnny 316 Johnny 1998-03-20
Movie Goodbye Lover Mike 1998-05-01
Movie Nenette and Boni Vincenzo Brown 1997-01-29
Movie Truth or Consequences, N.M. Raymond Lembecke 1997-01-01
Movie The Funeral Johnny 1996-01-26
Movie Palookaville Russell Pataki 1995-09-07
Movie U.S. Go Home Captain Brown 1994-10-28
Movie The House of the Spirits Esteban García 1993-10-19
Movie Arizona Dream Paul Leger 1993-01-06
Movie Alex Mário 1991-02-16
Movie Keep It For Yourself 1991-01-01
Movie GoodFellas Henry's 70's Crew 1990-09-12
Movie Doc's Kingdom Jimmy 1988-09-09
Movie The Way It Is Victor / Heurtebise 1986-04-04
Series Graffiti Rock Himself 1984-06-29
Movie Downtown '81 Himself 1981-01-01