Lenny Venito

Lenny Venito

Highest Rated: 75% War of the Worlds (2005)

Lowest Rated: 6% Gigli (2003)

Birthday: May 10, 1969

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Born and raised in the Bay Ridge area of Brooklyn in the 1970s and 80s, Lenny Venito, drew on his New York energy and knew at an early age that he wanted to be an actor. He attended the prestigious High School for Performing Arts and signed with his first agent based on his senior showcase. The quintessential New Yorker, Venito embraced his accent and attitude, and consistently landed guest roles on shows like "The Equalizer" (CBS, 1985-89) and "New York Undercover" (Fox, 1994-98), as well as supporting roles in films like "Money for Nothing" (1993) and "Rounders" (1998). His first series regular role came as a brash Italian-American on the short-lived "Living in Captivity" (Fox, 1998). After the show was cancelled, Venito continued to appear in supporting roles, most notably in "Men In Black II" (2002) and on 9 episodes of "The Sopranos" (HBO, 1999-2007), playing Murmur, one of Tony Soprano's associates. Another series regular role came in the form of "The Knights of Prosperity" (ABC, 2007), but the show was cancelled before finishing its first season. Venito's highest profile role to date came on "The Neighbors" (ABC, 2012-14). The series focused on Venito and Jamie Gertz, playing the parents of a family who move into a gated community populated entirely by aliens. Venito's next series regular role came in "Kevin Can Wait" (CBS, 2016-), playing a pal of the lead character, played by Kevin James in his long awaited return to network television.


Highest rated movies



58% 51% Money Monster Lenny (The Cameraman) (Character) $41M 2016
68% 70% Men in Black 3 Bowling Ball Head (Character) $179M 2012
31% 24% How Do You Know Al (Character) $30.2M 2010
No Score Yet 33% Four Single Fathers George (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 21% Return to Sleepaway Camp Mickey (Character) - 2008
75% 42% War of the Worlds Manny the Mechanic (Character) $234.3M 2005
6% 13% Gigli Louis (Character) $5.7M 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Above Freezing Unknown (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 50% Layin' Low Vince (Character) - 1996


78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Det. Guy Monte (Guest Star) 2019 2014 2007
No Score Yet 54% FBI Lee Shalgos (Guest Star) 2018
28% 41% Kevin Can Wait Duffy (Character) 2016-2017
No Score Yet 64% The Odd Couple Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
38% 78% Benders Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 89% Blue Bloods Louis Weems (Guest Star) 2015
93% 91% The Good Wife Sheriff Gibson (Guest Star) 2014
31% 81% The Neighbors Marty Weaver (Character) 2012-2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chew Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2012
43% No Score Yet NYC 22 Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
92% 76% Person of Interest Murray Langston (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet 69% Unforgettable Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
92% 95% Curb Your Enthusiasm One Armed Man (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2010 2001
97% 86% Ugly Betty Phil (Guest Star) 2008
77% No Score Yet Life on Mars Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
74% No Score Yet The Knights of Prosperity Unknown (Character) 2007
94% 98% Flight of the Conchords John (Guest Star) 2007
92% 98% The Sopranos James "Murmur" Zancone (Guest Star) 2006-2007
39% No Score Yet Blind Justice Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2004 2001
20% No Score Yet Hack Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
83% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Julian Pisano (Guest Star) 2001-2003 1997
100% No Score Yet The Job Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
11% No Score Yet Living in Captivity Unknown (Character) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Undercover Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
54% No Score Yet Welcome to New York Unknown (Guest Star)


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