Who is Stanley Tucci?
Stanley Tucci is a well-known American based actor, writer, producer, film director, and former fashion model. He is one of the most accomplished, prominent, and popular character actors working in the entertainment industry today. The actor has appeared in films representing every diverse genre in his over 35-years career. Also, he has been working with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood along with enriching the projects with his unique brand of humor and pathos. The professional actor is also the recipient of 2009’s Oscar nod for the supernatural drama “The Lovely Bones.”
|Full Name||Stanley Tucci|
|Birth Date||November 11, 1960|
|Birth Place||Peekskill, New York, US|
|Parents||Father: Stanley Tucci, Sr.
Mother: Joan Tucci
|Wife||Kathryn “Kate” (died)
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Stanley whose birth name is Stanley Tucci was born in Peekskill, New York, United States on November 11, 1960. Presently, he is 59 years old. He is the firstborn to his mother, Joan who was a secretary, and to his father, Stanley Tucci, Sr. who is an art teacher at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York. He has three siblings. The family had spent a year living in Florence, Italy during the early 1970s.
Nationality and Physical Statistics
Stanley is American by nationality and is of the white race. She belongs of Italian descent.
Besides that Tucci stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighing about 70 kg (154 lbs). Additionally, his hair color is bald and his eye color is dark brown.
Stanley had attended John Jay High School as a child, where he used to play in the soccer and baseball teams. Although his main interest lay in the school’s drama club, where he and his high school friend and fellow actor, Campbell Scott gave well-received performances at many of John Jay’s drama club productions. After he graduated from high school, he got enrolled in SUNY Purchase where he majored in acting and got graduated in 1982.
The amateur actor got his Actor’s Equity card for the play “The Queen and the Rebels” in which Stanley co-starred alongside his childhood friend actor Campbell Scott and his mother, Coleen Dewhurst. They performed in a Moliere play at the Yale Repertory Theatre in 1991. He continued his acting career with the release of his debut film “Prizzi’s Honor.” He also appeared in many films such as “Who’s That Girl” in 1987, “Slaves of New York” in 1989, “Men of Respect” in 1990, “Beethoven” in 1992, “The Pelican Brief” in 1993, “It Could Happen to You” in 1994 and “Sex & the Other Man” in 1995.
The actor made his television debut by appearing in an episode of NBC’s 1987 crime-drama “Crime Story”. He had also played recurring roles in “Miami Vice” from 1986 to 1988, “Wise Guy” from 1988 to 1989, “Thirtysomething” from 1989 to 1990, and “Equal Justice” in 1991. Also, he starred in the first season of the legal drama “Murder One” from 1995 to 1996. Stanley was cast as Puck in the cinematic adaptation of “An Obersturmbannfuhrer Adolf Eichmann” in the BBC/HBO war film “Conspiracy” in 2001. The following year, he starred in “Road to Perdition” and political aid in “Maid in Manhattan.”
He also starred in the films “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,” “The Terminal” in 2004, in the short-lived medical drama “3 lbs” and in another drama series “ER.” Subsequently, in 2006, he appeared in the comedy-drama “The Devil Wears Prada” and also appeared in “Julie & Julia” in 2009 with the same team. The movie ignited a passion for the culinary arts in him who has published two cookbooks to date “The Tucci Cookbook” in 2012 and “The Tucci Table: Cooking with Family and Friends” in 2014 and also co-owns a Finch Tavern restaurant in Croton Falls, New York.
Eventually, he went on to land a role as the serial killer George Harvey in the 2009 supernatural-drama “The Lovely Bones” which got him to earn an Oscar nomination. In his 2010s, he gained recognition and hot became involved in three of the biggest franchises in the history of cinema in which he went on to portray the comic book character Abraham Erskine in Marvel’s “Captain America” The First Avenger” in 2011, Caesar Flickerman in the four Hunger Games films, Joshua Joyce in “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and Merin in “Transformers: The Last Knight.”
Furthermore, Stanley voiced in the adult animated black comedy “BoJack Horseman” and appeared in the psychological thriller “Fortitude” in 2015. He then starred in the live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” in 2017, alongside Dan Stevens, Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Emma Thompson. The same year, he also starred in the FX miniseries “Feud”. The prominent actor followed his success by starring in independent films such as “Patient Zero,” “A Private War” and “Night Hunter” in the following year. He also starred in the Facebook Watch drama series “Limetown” and in the horror film “The Silence” in 2019.
To diverse his career, he went on to become a voice actor and began voicing the character named Bitsy Brandenham in the Apple TV+ 2020 animated musical comedy series “Central Park”. The same year, he also narrated a series for BBC Radio 4 titled “The California Century”.
Stanley married his first wife named Kathryn “Kate” in 1995. The couple had three children with her twins Nicolo Robert and Isabel Concetta and Camila. Sadly, his wife passed away from breast cancer on April 27, 2009. Eventually, Tucci then tied a knot with Felicity Blunt in a civil ceremony in the summer of 2012. Later, they again did a traditional wedding at Middle Temple Hall in London on September 29 in the same year. The couple has a son named Matteo Oliver born on January 25, 2015.
Awards and Nominations
Stanley has been associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed to many films and series. He has been nominated in one Academy Awards and one BAFTA Awards, three Golden Globe Awards with two wins, eight Primetime Emmy Awards with three wins, three Screen Actors Guild Awards with one win, and one Tony Awards.
Stanley has an active Instagram account as @stanleytuccci with 368k followers. She also owns a Facebook account as @StankeyTucci with 69,089 likes and70,716 followers.
Stanley is living a luxurious life with his family. He is a famous actor who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Tucci currently has about $25 million approximately.