Chazz Palminteri

American actor, screenwriter, producer and playwright

Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri (born May 15, 1952)[1] is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and playwright. He is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets over Broadway. He also played Shorty in Modern Family.

Chazz Palminteri
Chazz Palminteri at the 2010 Independent Spirit Awards.jpg
Palminteri in March 2010
Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri[1]

(1952-05-15) May 15, 1952 (age 69)
OccupationActor, screenwriter, movie producer, playwright
Years active1984–present
Gianna Ranaudo (m. 1992)


  1. 1.0 1.1 Chazz Palminteri bio Archived 2017-09-25 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on November 19, 2013.

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