Birth Name: Vincent Spano
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Born Vincent M. Spano on Oct. 18, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of Italian-Americans. Spano began working professionally in the theater at the young age of 14 when he was cast in an off-Broadway production of "The Shadow Box." The show was successful enough to eventually move to Broadway, winning a Pulitzer and a Tony Award along the way. Although the inexperienced Spano was briefly persuaded by his first agent to take on the stage surname of Stewart - Spano was "too ethnic"- with success came confidence. The actor soon reverted to Spano and never looked back. He made his feature film debut in "The Double McGuffin" (1979), a family-friendly mystery featuring Ernest Borgnine, George Ke...
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