A PRIVATE WAR
Academy Award nominee STANLEY TUCCI has appeared in over 90
films and countless
television shows. He has performed in more than a dozen plays, on and off
and has been behind the camera working as a writer, director and producer.
Tucci reached his widest audience yet in the role of Caesar Flickerman in The
Games franchise. A box office sensation and critical success, the fourth and
installment of the series (Mocking Jay) was released on November 20, 2015.
In February 2017, Tucci debuted Final Portrait at the Berlin International Film
Based on the memoir A Giacometti Portrait, the film recounts the story of Swiss
and sculptor Alberto Giacometti and stars Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer and Tony
Shalhoub. The film was released in March 2018.
Tucci also recently starred in Feud, where he received an Outstanding
in a Miniseries or a Movie 2017 Emmy nomination for his role as Jack L. Warner.
was also seen in The Children Act, opposite Emma Thompson and Fionn Whitehead;
Beauty and the Beast, alongside Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor, Luke Evans, Dan
Stevens, Emma Thompson and Ian McKellan; and Transformers: The Last Knight with
Mark Wahlberg and Josh Duhamel.
Upcoming for Tucci include The Silence, opposite Kiernan Shipka; Patient
opposite Natalie Dormer; Nomis, opposite Alexandra Daddario, Minka Kelly and
Cavill. He also lent his voice for Show Dogs, alongside Will Arnett and Natasha
Lauded for his work in all mediums, Tucci was nominated for an Academy Award,
Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, SAG Award and received a Broadcast Film Critics
nomination for his performance in Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones. He also won
Emmy and a Golden Globe for his starring role as fast-talking tabloid tattler
Winchell in the Paul Mazurksy-directed TV movie Winchell. He received another
Golden Globe for his brilliant portrayal of Lt. Colonel Adolf Eichmann in HBO's
Tucci is also a writer, director and producer. Big Night, Tucci's first
effort as co-director,
co-screenwriter and actor on the same film, earned him numerous accolades,
the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival,
Excellence by the National Board of Review, an Independent Spirit Award, The
Prize at the 1996 Deauville Film Festival, and honors from the New York Film
and the Boston Society of Film Critics.
His second project, The Impostors, was an Official Selection at the 1998
Festival. The film, which Tucci wrote, directed, co-produced and starred in, was
acquired by Fox Searchlight Pictures later that year. The 1930's farce starred
Oliver Platt as a pair of out-of-work actors who find themselves aboard a cruise
accompanied by Steve Buscemi, Alfred Molina, Lili Taylor and Hope Davis.
Next, he directed and co-starred as famed New Yorker staff writer Joseph
Joe Gould's Secret, opposite Ian Holm in the title role; executive produced
Sun, starring Rodrigo Santoro; co-wrote, directed, and starred in Blind Date (a
of the 1996 Theo Van Gogh film); and produced the Ivan Kavanagh horror film, The
Tucci's additional film credits in front of the camera include Spotlight, A
Transformers: Age of Extinction, Wild Card, Muppets Most Wanted, Mr. Peabody &
Sherman, Some Velvet Morning, The Fifth Estate, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,
Company You Keep, Jack the Giant Slayer, Captain America: The First Avenger,
Margin Call, Burlesque, Easy A, Julie & Julia, The Tale of Despereaux, Kit
An American Girl, Swing Vote, What Just Happened, The Devil Wears Prada, Shall
Dance, The Terminal, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Spin, Road to
America's Sweethearts, Sidewalks of New York, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The
Alarmist, Deconstructing Harry, The Daytrippers, Big Trouble, A Life Less
of Death, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, It Could Happen to You, The
Prelude to A Kiss, In the Soup, Billy Bathgate and Slaves of New York.
His work on television includes "BoJack Horseman," "Metropolis," "Fortitude,"
"Equal Justice," "Wiseguy," "The Equalizer," "thirtysomething" and "The Street."
played Captain Hook in ITV's two-hour drama, Peter & Wendy, alongside Laura
and Paloma Faith. Tucci received Emmy nominations for his work in "Murder One"
"ER," and an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy
Series for "Monk."
Tucci's theater work includes "Frankie & Johnny in the Claire de Lune,"
Hope," "The Iceman Cometh," "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "The Misanthrope." He
has also performed in a number of off-Broadway plays at Yale Repertory Theater
SUNY Purchase, where he first studied acting.
Tucci made his directorial debut on Broadway with a revival of Ken Ludwig's
Lend Me a
Tenor starring Tony Shalhoub. The production received a Tony Award nomination
Best Revival of a Play.
The Tucci Cookbook, released in October 2012, appeared on the New York Times
Sellers List. His second cookbook, The Tucci Table: Cooking with Family and
was released on October 28, 2014. The family-focused cookbook includes recipes
Tucci's traditional Italian roots as well as those of his British wife, Felicity
Although Tucci currently resides in London, he continues to serve on the
Directors of The Food Bank for New York City.
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