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Chazz was born under the official name Palminteri, Calogero Lorenzo on May 15th, 1952. He has been a credited actor since the film Mob Street.
Chazz Palminteri has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. He has starred in two films including the 2008 drama movie Yonkers Joe as the character Yonkers Joe and the 2002 drama film Poolhall Junkies playing Joe.
Chazz has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in sixteen films including: the 2013 comedy film Last I Heard as the character Ben Rose, the 2006 action movie Running Scared playing Detective Rydell and the 2006 comedy release Littleman cast as Walken.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1999 adventure film Stuart Little, which brought in $140,000,000 at the box office.
Chazz has garnered moderate media attention, having been interviewed in over three publications and featured in seven magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Chazz Palminteri has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Cheech in the 1994 movie Bullets over Broadway.