Anthony Laciura

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Biography

  • Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/27/1951, Libra
  • Profession: Opera singer; actor
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Anthony Laciura Fast Facts:
  • Began his opera career at age 12, singing the role of the newsboy in Charpentier's Louise.
  • Known for being an operatic tenor who often played comprimario (second-banana) roles.
  • Debuted at New York City's Metropolitan Opera in 1982, where he went on to appear in more than 800 performances; and support such stars as Luciano Pavarotti, Kiri Te Kanawa and Jessye Norman.
  • Retired from performing opera in 2007. 
  • Teaches opera at the New Jersey City University.
  • Selected for Boardwalk Empire, his first non-opera acting gig, by executive producer Martin Scorsese, whom he first met after a production of Janacek's The Makropulos Case.
  • Anthony Laciura Relationships:
  • Rosemary Laciura - Mother
  • Jerry Laciura - Brother
  • Shirley Laciura - Sister
  • Joel Laciura - Wife
  • Christopher Laciura - Son
  • Anthony Laciura Sr. - Father
  • Pam Laciura - Sister
  • Anthony Laciura Awards:
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • College:
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, LA (B.A. in Music Education, 1974); Tulane University (MFA)

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