TONY LO BIANCO
Actor – Director – Producer - Writer
The career of Actor Tony Lo Bianco is
distinguished as much by its depth and variety as by the skills and
gifts that Mr. Lo Bianco has brought to it. He has worked as an
actor in films, television movies, mini-series and weekly series, and
on stage. Besides an actor he has been a director and producer.
In each role he has worked with some of the best actors and directors
in television, films and theater.
Among the awards for his work are a 1986 Emmy Award for his
performance in the one-man show “Hizzoner the Life of Fiorella La Guardia”
and the 1975 Obie Award for Best Actor for the off-Broadway production
“Yanks 3 Detroit 0 Top of the 7th.”
In 1983 he was nominated for best actor for the Tony Award
for Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” and won the Outer Critics
Circle Award for outstanding performance in that production.
His many film credits include starring in the cult film “The
Honeymoon Killers” and co-starring in such films as The Academy Award
Winning “The French Connection” with Gene Hackman, “The Seven-Ups”
with Roy Scheider, “Bloodbrothers” with Richard Gere, “F.I.S.T.” with
Sylvester Stallone, “City Heat” with Clint Eastwood, Oliver Stone’s “Nixon”
with Anthony Hopkins, and “The Juror” with Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore.
In television, Mr. Lo Bianco has starred in such acclaimed
mini-series as “Marco Polo,” “Jesus of Nazareth” and “La Romana” with
Gina Lollobridida. He was a regular on the well-received TV
drama series “Police Story.” Most recently he has co-starred
in “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” with Meredith Baxter, “Bella Mafia”
with Lynn Redgrave, and “The Remake of the Rocky Marciano Story” with
George C. Scott, “Friends and Family” and “The Day The Ponies Came Home”
directed by Jerry Schatzberg due to be released in 2003.
He has also directed episodes of “Police Story” among other
television programs, and the 1985 feature film “Too Scared to Scream”
with Anne Archer, John Heard and Maureen O’Sullivan.
He co-founded New York’s Triangle Theatre and served as artistic
director there, directing 8 productions and producing 25 others, working
with people as Roy Scheider, David Birney, playwright/actor Jason
Miller and lighting designer Jules Fisher among many others.
CIVIC INTERESTS AND AWARDS
Despite his busy professional
schedule, Mr. Lo Bianco has always devoted himself to community projects
and charities, especially those involving children. He has received
many awards acknowledging this part of his life.
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