Lenny Venito

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Lenny Venito
Born May 10, 1969 (age 45)
Brooklyn, New York U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988-Present

Lenny Venito is an American actor, who has made appearances in movies such as Gigli, Men in Black 3, and War of the Worlds. He also starred as Marty Weaver in the ABC comedy The Neighbors.

Career[edit]

Venito was featured in The Sopranos as the character nicknamed "Murmur," who helped shake down actor Ben Kingsley (playing himself) and violently mug actress Lauren Bacall (also playing herself). He also appeared as John, an incompetent mugger, in two episodes, Mugged and Wingmen, of another HBO Series, Flight of the Conchords. He also appeared in American sitcom Ugly Betty, as well as in two episodes of Bored to Death as a NYPD mounted police officer.

Lenny played in the 2008 Celebrity Poker Invitational and was the first person eliminated on the very first hand when his pocket kings were beat by pocket aces.

Venito appeared in five episodes of NYPD Blue, most notably as the snitch with a heart of gold, Julian Pisano, a role he reprised in Blind Justice.

In 2007, Venito starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom The Knights of Prosperity as "Squatch".

In September 2012 Venito began starring as Marty Weaver in the ABC comedy The Neighbors.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1988 The Equalizer Devin "Target of Choice"
1992 Here and Now Bo "A.J.'s Big Leap"
1993 Money for Nothing Hrbek
1995 The Cosby Mysteries "Bakers Dozen"
1996 Layin' Low Vince
1996 New York Undercover Officer Zanfagna "Unis"
1998 Witness to the Mob Sal DiMaggio
1998 Living in Captivity Carmine Santucci 8 episodes
1999 Just the Ticket Stanley
2001
& 2004
Law & Order Detective Wade
& Sonny King
"Myth of Fingerprints"
& "Everybody Loves Raimondo's"
2001
& 2010
Law & Order: CI Jake Nathan
& Dominic 'Dom' Fabrigazzi Jr.
"One"
& "The Mobster will see you now"
2001-2003 NYPD Blue Julian Pisano 6 episodes
2002 The Mayor of Oyster Bay
2002 The Job Ozzie "Boss"
2002 Men in Black II New York Guy
2003 Third Watch Everybody Lies
2003 Gigli Louis
2003 Manhunt Hoods Video game
2004 The Practice Eddie "Adjouned/Cheers"
2004 The Jury Detective temson "Three boys and a gun"
& "The Boxer"
2004 Shark Tale Giuseppe voice
2005 Duane Hopwood cop
2005 Blind Justice Sonny Famigletti
& Julian Pisano
"Rub a Tub Tub"
& "Doggone"
2005 The Honeymooners Lenny
2005 War of the Worlds Manny the Mechanic
2006 The Wild Stan voice
2006 Rescue Me Prison Guard 3 episodes
2006-2007 The Sopranos James 'Murmur' Zancone 13 episodes
2007 Law & Order: SVU Terry Donovan "Fight"
2007 The Knights of Prosperity Francis "Squatch" Squacieri 13 episodes
2007 The Brave One Mortelli
2007 &
2009
Flight of the Conchords John "Mugged"
"Wingmen"
2008 Life on Mars Nick Profaci "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows?"
2008 Return to Sleepaway Camp Micky
2008 Ugly Betty Phil "Tornado Girl"
2009 Solitary Man Todd The Building Manager
2010 Gravity Drunk #1 "Dogg Day Afternoon"
2010-2011 Bored to Death Officer Drake 3 episodes
2011 Lights Out Officer Velez "cakewalk"
"The Shot"
2011 Curb Your Enthusiasm One armed Man "Car Periscope"
2011 Unforgettable Detective Stan Moyer "With Honor"
2012 Person of Interest Murray Langston "Matsya Nyaya"
2012 Law & Order: SVU Ray Gabardelli "Learning curve"
2012 NYC 22 Detective Mascis 3 episodes
2012 Men in Black 3 Bowling Ball Head
2012–2014 The Neighbors Marty Weaver 44 episodes

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