Nick Scotti

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Nick Scotti (born Dominick Scotti on May 31, 1966) is an American actor, model and singer.

Scotti left high school to travel the world for a career in modeling, moving to Japan at age 17 and France at age 19. In the process, he became a popular male model. He appeared on the cover of Newsweek in June 1996 with a heading that read, "Biology of Beauty".[1]

His self-titled debut album, released in 1993 on Reprise Records, contains two songs that reached the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. The first, "Wake Up Everybody", was a cover version of a hit song by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes from 1976. It reached #9 on the Club Play chart in May of that year and remained on the chart for eleven weeks.[2] The follow-up single, "Get Over", was written by Madonna and Stephen Bray and produced by Madonna and Shep Pettibone. "Get Over" peaked at #33 on the Club Play chart.[2]

From 1996 through 1999, Scotti had a contract role on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, where he portrayed an auto mechanic named Antonio "Tony" Viscardi.[1]

In 1997, he starred in the independent film Kiss Me, Guido, which was directed by Tony Vitale. For his role in that film, he received a Leonardo da Vinci Award from the Beaux Arts Society, Inc. in the category of Actor, Debut Performance (Film) in 1997.[3]

Other film credits include Bullet (1996) and Detroit Rock City (1999).[1]

Scotti has also appeared in episodes of the television programs Sex and The City and Tracey Takes On.... In 2004, he hosted a cooking, fashion, and lifestyle show on the Style Network titled New York Nick. The show featured his aunt Irene and sister Viv as well.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nick Scotti Biography" From filmreference.com. Retrieved 28 March 2009.
  2. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003, (Record Research Inc.), page 229.
  3. ^ http://beauxartssociety.org/20756.html

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