Vincent Gardenia, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Vincent Gardenia

American actor

Date of Birth: 07-Jan-1920

Place of Birth: Naples, Campania, Italy

Date of Death: 09-Dec-1992

Profession: stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States, Italy

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Vincent Gardenia

  • Vincent Gardenia (born Vincenzo Gardenia Scognamiglio; January 7, 1920 – December 9, 1992) was an Italian-American stage, film, and television actor.
  • He was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, first for Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and again for Moonstruck (1987).
  • He also portrayed Det.
  • Frank Ochoa in Death Wish (1974) and its 1982 sequel, as well as Mr.
  • Mushnik in the musical film adaptation of Little Shop of Horrors (1986). Gardenia's other notable feature films include Murder Inc.
  • (1960), The Hustler (1961), The Front Page (1974), Greased Lightning (1977) and Heaven Can Wait (1978).

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