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When I started really singing I was 17, 18 years old. I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx. My…
Uncle Junior is a criminal, which makes him a villain, so it makes people want to watch him. My whole life as an actor has…
I went to Brooklyn College and met this beautiful Jewish girl named Merle, with dark hair, exotic looking and brilliant. So we got married and…
I had to audition for the part of Jnior, and I wanted the role terribly because I knew it was a great character. This guy…
The radio was my big influence. Comedy came from the instinctual feel I had for language.
For TV I don’t think I could have gotten a better part than Uncle Junior because of the intimacy of the character based on David…
I went on tour in the play H.M.S. Pinafore.
I think Pirandello had something to say to people about what truth really is.
I enjoyed my grandparents very much. My mother and father would always allow me to stay with them.
I don’t like the way Uncle Junior dresses. He loves it.
They would wake me up when I was sleeping, and say sing a song for our friends. I had a sweet voice, I had a…
The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background. My father was the son of an Italian immigrant, and I’ve seen the fire of…
I’ve always wanted to play Don Quixote in some way. It’s a great role. I think the idealism of the man shows that hope that…
I tried to become a family man. I got married, but it didn’t work out. After 22 months we got an annulment. Then I married…
My father was an American who could cuss in Italian and make an aria out of it. It was wonderful to watch. But then again,…
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