Michael Tucci - biography

Actor from United States of America

Michael Tucci (born 15 April 1946 in New York City, New York, U.S.) is an American film, TV, and stage actor. Graduated from H.Frank Carey High School in Franklin Square, New York. He played the T-Birds member Sonny LaTierri for the 1978 film version Grease, a role that he is best known for. He portrayed law student Gerald Golden in the TV series The Paper Chase from 1983 to 1986. For five years Tucci played Garry Shandling's best friend Pete Schumaker on the cult classic It's Garry Shandling's Show (1986–1990). He also spent more than three years touring with companies of the musical "Chicago," performing as lead character Roxy Hart's husband, Amos. On television he also played Dick Van Dyke's friend and hospital administrator Norman Briggs, for the first four seasons of Diagnosis: Murder. Tucci is currently teaching and coaching Introduction to Fine Arts and Theater Arts at St. Francis High School in La Cañada Flintridge, California.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Michael B. Tucci
Date of birth
1946-04-15
Place of birth
New York City
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Actor

Performances

Year Performance Character
1996 The Man Who Captured Eichmann
1991 Chance of a Lifetime

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