Vincent Gardenia

1920 - 1992

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincent Gardenia has received more than 695,004 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Vincent Gardenia is the 3,231st most popular actor (down from 3,108th in 2019), the 2,860th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,531st in 2019) and the 100th most popular Italian Actor.

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Among actors, Vincent Gardenia ranks 3,231 out of 10,030Before him are Madge Sinclair, Melinda Dillon, Jason Flemyng, Mariel Hemingway, Barbara La Marr, and Joel Edgerton. After him are Carole Landis, Yvonne Strahovski, Shelley Long, Julie Kavner, Jeri Ryan, and Linda Thompson.

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Among people born in 1920, Vincent Gardenia ranks 240Before him are Hilmar Baunsgaard, Musa Anter, Clark Terry, Werner Klemperer, André Simon, and Edmonde Charles-Roux. After him are Richard Quine, Denver Pyle, Raisa Aronova, Silvestre Igoa, Godfrey Binaisa, and Fyodor Abramov. Among people deceased in 1992, Vincent Gardenia ranks 150Before him are Musa Anter, Sergey Obraztsov, Nancy Walker, Claude Aveline, Iuliu Bodola, and Farag Foda. After him are Irakli Abashidze, Allan Bloom, Lisa Fonssagrives, Ron Woodroof, Giuseppe Olmo, and Amjad Khan.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Vincent Gardenia ranks 2,860 out of 4,088Before him are Dino Meneghin (1950), Alessandro Safina (1963), Gianni De Biasi (1956), Porcius Festus (null), Giuseppe Signori (1968), and Susanna Tamaro (1957). After him are Romeo Benetti (1945), Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1826), Gaetano Bedini (1806), Gino Bianco (1916), Adeodato Giovanni Piazza (1884), and Learco Guerra (1902).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Vincent Gardenia ranks 100Before him are Amedeo Nazzari (1907), Maria Grazia Cucinotta (1968), Silvio Orlando (1957), Serena Grandi (1958), Francesca Bertini (1892), and Renato Rascel (1912). After him are Cole Sprouse (1992), Rosalinda Celentano (1968), Arnoldo Foà (1916), Francesca Neri (1964), Raoul Bova (1971), and Carmelo Bene (1937).

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