Victor Colicchio

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Victor Colicchio is a New York City based actor, screenwriter musician, and songwriter. His screenwriting credits include Summer of Sam, co-written with actor Michael Imperioli.[1][2][3] and High Times' Potluck.[4] As an actor his credits include Inside Man, The Brave One, Goodfellas, The Deli, Bullets over Broadway, The Sopranos, and multiple episodes of Law & Order. He also played Slick Rick in New York Undercover.[1] In the 1970s he was involved with New York film collective Total Impact.[5] He also directed the documentary Rockin' America, about a multi-band tour of the USA that suffers serious problems when the promoter quits.[6]

His credits as songwriter includes the composition "His Music Will Never Die", co-written with Doc Pomus. and "Elvis Song's co-written with Otis Blackwell[clarification needed]. Victor's musical credits include lead singer, and guitarist, and singer for the New York Based rock band The Squirrels, and performances with Chuck Berry, David Peel, Rufus Thompson, and Tommy Boyce.

Personal life[edit]

Colicchio founded Venice Film Production with his then-wife the producer Jeri Carroll.[7] His daughter, singer and actress Dionna Dal Monte, was the subject of controversy in 2012 over a Nazi swastika on her breast.[8]

Bibliography[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

  • Through the Looking Glass (1976, as Pretty Boy)
  • Blowdry (1976, as Warren)
  • Honeymoon Haven (1977, as Jack)
  • French-Teen (1977, uncredited)
  • Inside Jennifer Welles (1977, as Burt Hanson)
  • Joint Venture (1977, uncredited)
  • Daughters of Discipline (1978, as Bob)
  • High School Bunnies (1978, as Joe White)
  • Fiona on Fire (1978, as Ronald)
  • Chorus Call (1979, as Jody)
  • Blonde Ambition (1981, uncredited)
  • Delivery Boys (1985, as Tony)
  • Q & A (1990, as After Hours Luis Alvarado)
  • Goodfellas (1990, as Henry's '60s crew)
  • Street Hunter (1990, as Mustache Diablo)
  • True Identity (1991, as Alley Guy #2)
  • Men Lie (1994, as Ring Man)
  • Bullets Over Broadway (1994, as Waterfront Hood)
  • Sweet Nothing (1995, as Armed Bodyguard)
  • The Keeper (1995, as Officer Corvino)
  • West New York (1996, as Berto)
  • Loose Women (1997, as George)
  • The Deli (1997, as Micky)
  • Better Than Ever (1997, as Hopper)
  • Celebrity (1998, as Moving Man in Loft)
  • Exiled (1998, as Elaine's Waiter)
  • Arresting Gena (1998, as Gordie)
  • Summer of Sam (1999, as Chickie)
  • For Love of the Game (1999, as Heckler)
  • Reveille (2001, as Jamie)
  • Friends and Family (2001, as Sammy)
  • High Times Potluck (2002, as Vic)
  • Four Deadly Reasons (2002, as Chickie)
  • Tinsel Town (2005, as Tough Guy)
  • Inside Man (2006, as Sergeant Collins)
  • Mattie Fresno and the Holoflux Universe (2007, as Janitor / Devil)
  • The Brave One (2007, as Cutler)
  • Motherhood (2009, as Roofer in Truck)
  • I Love You (2011)
  • Chinese Puzzle (2013, as Le deuxième avocat)
  • Long Shot Louie (2013, as Pete Lazzaro)
  • Act, Naturally (2013, as Italian Ice)

Television[edit]

  • New York Undercover (1994-1995 as Slick Rick)
  • The Sopranos (1999, as Joe, 1 episode)
  • Prince Street (2000, 2 episodes)
  • The Beat (2000, as Super, 1 episode)
  • Third Watch (2000-2001, as Howell, 2 episodes)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2002, as Building Manager)
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2003, as Bartender)
  • Law & Order (1994-2008, 3 episodes)
  • The Unusuals (2009, as Lowdown Pat, 1 episode)
  • In the Life with Steve Stanulis (2013, as himself, 1 episode)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hamill, Denis (June 27, 1999). "Bx. Denizen Recalls Summer Of Terror". New York Daily News. [dead link]
  2. ^ George De Stefano, An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America (Faber & Faber, 2007), p 253
  3. ^ Klawans, Stuart (July 8, 1999). "Spike's Season". The Nation. 
  4. ^ Brendan Joel Kelley, "Bad Weed", Phoenix New Times, 2003/12/11, http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/2003-12-11/film/bad-weed/
  5. ^ Aaron Cometbus, "Punk magazine's John Holmstrom", Maximum Rock 'N' Roll #311, http://maximumrocknroll.com/john-holmstrom/
  6. ^ Stephanie Caltagirone, "Kutztown filmmaker Victor Colicchio to preview documentary", Reading Eagle (Reading, PA), 9/28/2008, http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=107632
  7. ^ Caltagirone, Stephanie (2008-09-28). "Kutztown filmmaker Victor Colicchio to preview documentary". Reading Eagle. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "NeoNazi rocker plays in Italian Resistance park". La Gazetta del Mezzogiorno. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 

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