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Stanley Tucci Biography

Birth Name:
Stanley Oliver Tucci
Birth Place:
Peekskill, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, director, producer

Fast Facts

  • Made his Broadway debut with a small role in the 1982 play The Queen and the Rebels
  • Went to high school with Campbell Scott, with whom he later co-directed Big Night (1996) and shared the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Director
  • Frequently works with Tony Shalhoub, whom he met in 1989 while appearing in the play Moon Over Miami; cast Shalhoub in Big Night and The Impostors (1998) and guest-starred on the actor's TV series Monk in 2006
  • Voiced characters in a number of animated films, including Robots (2005), The Tale of Despereaux (2008) and Space Chimps (2008)
  • Is a gourmet cook, and former co-owner of New York restaurant Finch Tavern

Awards

  • 2016Independent Spirit Awards-Robert Altman Award: winner
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program: nominated
  • 2013Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2012Independent Spirit Awards-Robert Altman Award: winner
  • 2010Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2010BAFTA Film Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2010Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2009Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2007Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2002Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: winner
  • 1999Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: winner
  • 1999Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: winner
  • 1998Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: nominated
  • 1997Independent Spirit Awards-Best First Feature: nominated
  • 1997Independent Spirit Awards-Best First Screenplay: winner
  • 1996Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1996Sundance Film Festival-Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: winner
  • 1996National Society of Film Critics-Best Screenplay (Runner-up): winner

Relationships