Vincent Gallo

Vincent Gallo

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Vincent Gallo  (born April 11, 1962) is an American film actor, director, producer, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and painter. Although he has had minor roles in mainstream films such as Goodfellas, he is most associated with independent movies, including Buffalo '66, which he wrote, directed, did the music for and starred in; The Brown Bunny, which he also wrote, directed, produced, starred in and photographed; Arizona Dream; The Funeral; and Palookaville. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Gallo was a painter in the New York City art scene showing with famed art dealer Annina Nosei, performed in a rap duo and was part of the first hip hop television broadcast Graffiti Rock, and played in an industrial band called Bohack which released an album title It Took Several Wives.

In the early 2000s, he released several solo recordings on WARP records. Gallo is known for his outspoken views and generally sarcastic nature, once stating: "I stopped painting in 1990 at the peak of my success just to deny people my beautiful paintings; and I did it out of spite." Gallo was awarded the Coppa Volpi for Best Actor at the 67th Venice International Film Festival for his performance as a wordless escaping Muslim prisoner in Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing. His own feature film Promises Written In Water, which he wrote, directed, produced and starred in, also screened In Competition at the festival.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2013

The Human Trust

Harold2013-10-19
2012

2 Days in New York

Himself2012-03-28
2012

The Legend of Kaspar Hauser

The Pusher / The Sheriff2012-01-30
2010
Promises Written in Water
Kevin2010-09-07
2010
Essential Killing
Mohammed2010-09-06
2009

Metropia

Roger2009-10-21
2009

Tetro

Tetro2009-06-11
2009

Night of Pan

Pan2009-03-09
2006
Moscow Zero
Owen2006-01-01
2004
Rated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood
Himself2004-09-14
2004
The Brown Bunny
Bud Clay2004-08-27
2003
Gli indesiderabili
2003-12-14
2001
Get Well Soon
Bobby Bishop / Kevin Moss2001-12-20
2001
Stranded
Luca Baglioni2001-09-23
2001
Trouble Every Day
Docteur Shane Brown2001-07-11
2000
Cord
Frank2000-01-01
1999
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby
Sister Gomez1999-09-10
1998
L.A. Without a Map
1998-09-11
1998
Johnny 316
Johnny1998-03-20
1998
Buffalo '66
Billy Brown1998-01-20
1997
Nenette and Boni
Vincenzo Brown1997-01-29
1997
Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Raymond Lembecke1997-01-01
1996
The Funeral
Johnny1996-01-26
1995
Palookaville
Russell Pataki1995-09-07
1994
U.S. Go Home
Captain Brown1994-10-28
1993
The House of the Spirits
Esteban García1993-10-19
1993
Arizona Dream
Paul Leger1993-01-06
1991
Alex
Mário1991-02-16
1991
Keep It For Yourself
1991-01-01
1990
GoodFellas
Henry's 70's Crew1990-09-12
1988
Doc's Kingdom
Jimmy1988-09-09
1985
The Way It Is
Victor / Heurtebise1985-12-11
1981
New York Beat Movie
Himself1981-01-01