Leonardo Cimino

actor (1917-2012)

Leonardo Cimino (November 4, 1917 – March 3, 2012) was an American movie, television and stage actor. In 1937, he appeared in the original stage production of Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock. Leonardo's most well known roles are in the 1983 science fiction miniseries, V as Abraham Bernstein and the 1987 feature film The Monster Squad as the "scary German guy". Born in Manhattan, Cimino was the son of Andrea and Leonilda Cimino. Cimino was married to Sharon Powers until his death. Cimino died on March 3, 2012 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in Woodstock, New York.[1]

Leonardo Cimino
Leonardo Cimino in Mad Dog Coll trailer.jpg
Cimino in Mad Dog Coll trailer
Born(1917-11-04)November 4, 1917
DiedMarch 3, 2012(2012-03-03) (aged 94)
Woodstock, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1936-2008
Spouse(s)Sharon Powers (?-2012);
(his death)
AwardsObie Award, Joseph Jefferson Award

MoviesEdit

  • The Confession (1964)
  • Stiletto (1969)
  • Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
  • Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)
  • Jeremy (1973)
  • The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
  • Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
  • Stardust Memories (1980)
  • Monsignor (1982)
  • Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
  • Dune (1984)
  • Moonstruck (1987)
  • The Monster Squad (1987)
  • The Seventh Sign (1988)
  • Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
  • The Freshman (1990)
  • Q&A (1990)
  • Hudson Hawk (1991)
  • Household Saints (1993)
  • Claude (1993)
  • Waterworld (1995)
  • The Hunger (1997)
  • Cradle Will Rock (1999)
  • Made (2001)
  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Daniel E. Slotnik (March 10, 2012). "Leonardo Cimino Dies at 94; Distinctive Actor". The New York Times.

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