Vincent Gardenia

Highest Rated:
100% Where's Poppa? (1970)
Lowest Rated:
0% The Super (1991)
Birthday:
Jan 7
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
During the '70s and '80s Vincent Gardenia was one of the most familiar character actors in film, television, and on the Broadway stage. Though viewers may not always have remembered his name, his sad eyes, hawk-nosed Italian-American face, short, stocky build, and distinctive often booming…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Reading Rainbow - Man's Best Friend
  • Actor
-- 2006
60% Hickey & Boggs
  • Papadakis
-- 2000
Tragedy of Flight 103
  • Harry Pizer
-- 1991
0% The Super
  • Big Lou Kritski
-- 1991
Age Old Friends
  • Michael Aylott
-- 1989
36% Skin Deep
  • Barney
-- 1989
92% Moonstruck
  • Cosmo Castorini
-- 1987
90% Little Shop of Horrors
  • Mr. Mushnik
-- 1986
Odd Squad
  • Actor
-- 1986
Movers And Shakers
  • Saul Gritz
-- 1985
Brass
  • Chief Mike Maldonato
-- 1985
Dark Mirror
  • Detective Al Church
-- 1984
Kennedy - The Presidential Years
  • Actor
-- 1983
29% Death Wish 2
  • Frank Ochoa
-- 1982
40% The Last Flight of Noah's Ark
  • Stoney
-- 1980
Home Movies
  • Dr. Byrd
-- 1980
Marciano
  • Al Weill
-- 1979
Firepower
  • Frank Hull
-- 1979
88% Heaven Can Wait
  • Lt. Krim
-- 1978
Greased Lightning
  • Sheriff Cotton
-- 1977
Il Grande racket (The Big Racket)
  • Pepe
-- 1977
Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery
  • Big Daddy
-- 1975
73% The Front Page
  • Sheriff
-- 1974
67% Death Wish
  • Frank Ochoa
-- 1974
Lucky Luciano
  • American Colonel
-- 1973
88% Bang The Drum Slowly
  • Dutch Schnell
-- 1973
Cold Turkey
  • Mayor
-- 1971
57% Little Murders
  • Mr. Newquist
-- 1971
100% Where's Poppa?
  • Coach Williams
-- 1970
Jenny
  • Mr. Marsh
-- 1969
Mission Impossible Versus the Mob
  • Actor
-- 1968
The Third Day
  • Preston
-- 1965
Vu du pont (A View from the Bridge)
  • Lipari
-- 1962
98% The Hustler
  • Bartender
-- 1961
Mad Dog Coll
  • Dutch Schultz
-- 1961
Parrish
  • Bit
-- 1961
Murder, Inc.
  • Lawyer Laslo
-- 1960
Cop Hater
  • Danny Gimp
-- 1958
60% The House on 92nd Street
  • Trainee
-- 1945

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Quotes from Vincent Gardenia's Characters

    1. Mr. Mushnik: Listen Seymour. Just because you put a strange and interesting plant in the window doesn't mean that it'll bring customers!
    2. 1st Customer: [opens door] Excuse me, but I couldn't help but notice that strange and interesting plant in the window!
    From Little Shop of Horrors. Submitted by Andrew D (19 months ago)
    1. Cosmo Castorini: Rose. Rose. Rose. Rose!
    2. Loretta Castorini: Who's dead?
    3. Cosmo Castorini: Nobody. Rose's getting married.
    4. Loretta Castorini: Again?
    From Moonstruck. Submitted by Mauricio R (3 years ago)
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