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Tony Giorgio

Tony Giorgio was born in Herkimer, NY on September 27, 1923. He grew up in Schenectady, NY during The Great Depression and began his career in show business as a professional "amateur", performing magic in talent shows for pay. At the age of twelve, he ran away from home to join a circus and performed magic in the side show. His first appearance in films was as a card dealer in "Big Hand for the Little Lady." He subsequently appeared in over 100 movies and TV shows; won an Emmy for "Ziggy's Gift" and appeared on stage as Big Julie in "Guys and Dolls" starring Milton Berle. His most iconic film appearances were as Bruno Tattaglia in "The Godfather", Frank Palancio in "Magnum Force", and Don Scagnelli in "American Me".

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Sep 27, 1923 In Herkimer, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Godfather 1972-03-14
Latest Project:
Movie Cop Land 1997-08-15
Known For
Poster of Night Train to Terror
Poster of The Sting II
Poster of Capone
Poster of Magnum Force
Movie Cop Land Ceremonial Officer 1997-08-15
Movie American Me Don Antonio Scagnelli 1992-03-13
Movie Night Train to Terror Satan (segment "The Night Train") (as Lu Sifer) 1985-05-01
Movie The Sting II Rossovich (Macalinski's Man) 1983-02-18
Movie Capone Antonio Lombardo 1975-04-16
Movie Foxy Brown Eddie 1974-04-05
Movie Magnum Force Frank Palancio 1973-12-23
Movie Harry in Your Pocket 1st Detective 1973-09-23
Movie Incident on a Dark Street Vincent Romeo 1973-01-13
Movie The Godfather Bruno Tattaglia 1972-03-14