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Vincent Gallo Biography

Birth Place:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Actor, director, writer, producer, artist

Fast Facts

  • Left home at 16
  • Played in garage bands, including the avant-garde outfit Gray with artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • Was a street performer in New York City
  • As an artist, exhibited his paintings at New York City galleries
  • Has modeled for Calvin Klein
  • Made his first film appearance in 1981's New York Beat Movie
  • His feature-film directorial debut was 1998's Buffalo '66


  • 2010Venice Film Festival-Best Actor: winner
  • 1999Independent Spirit Awards-Best First Feature: nominated


  • Charles Gallo -- Brother
  • Bethany Ritz -- Ex-fiancée
  • Vincent Gallo Sr. -- Father
  • Janet Gallo -- Mother
  • Janine Gallo -- Sister