Lenny Venito

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Lenny Venito
Born (1969-05-10) May 10, 1969 (age 47)
Brooklyn, New York U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988-present

Lenny Venito (born May 10, 1969) 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.


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 comedy-drama Ugly Betty, as well as in two episodes of Bored to Death as a NYPD mounted police officer.

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

From 2012 to 2014, Venito starred as Marty Weaver in the ABC comedy The Neighbors.

In December 2014, Venito began voicing the recurring character Uncle Chuck on the Disney XD animated series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.


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 N/A
1995 The Cosby Mysteries N/A "Bakers Dozen"
1996 Layin' Low Vince N/A
New York Undercover Officer Zanfagna "Unis"
1998 Witness to the Mob Sal DiMaggio N/A
Rounders Moogie N/A
Living in Captivity Carmine Santucci 8 episodes
1999 Just the Ticket Stanley N/A
& 2004
Law & Order Detective Wade
& Sonny King
"Myth of Fingerprints"
& "Everybody Loves Raimondo's"
& 2010
Law & Order: CI Jake Nathan
& Dominic 'Dom' Fabrigazzi Jr.
& "The Mobster will see you now"
2001-2003 NYPD Blue Julian Pisano 6 episodes
2002 The Mayor of Oyster Bay N/A TV Movie
The Job Ozzie "Boss"
Men in Black II New York Guy N/A
2003 Third Watch N/A Everybody Lies
Gigli Louis N/A
Manhunt Hoods Video game
2004 The Practice Eddie "Adjouned/Cheers"
The Jury Detective Temson "Three boys and a gun"
& "The Boxer"
Shark Tale Giuseppe voice
2005 Duane Hopwood Cop N/A
Blind Justice Sonny Famigletti
& Julian Pisano
"Rub a Tub Tub"
& "Doggone"
The Honeymooners Lenny N/A
War of the Worlds Manny the Mechanic N/A
2006 The Wild Stan voice
Rescue Me Prison Guard 3 episodes
2006-2007 The Sopranos James "Murmur" Zancone 9 episodes
2007 Law & Order: SVU Terry Donovan "Fight"
The Knights of Prosperity Francis "Squatch" Squacieri 13 episodes
The Brave One Mortelli N/A
2007 &
Flight of the Conchords John "Mugged"
2008 Life on Mars Nick Profaci "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows?"
Return to Sleepaway Camp Micky N/A
Ugly Betty Phil "Tornado Girl"
2009 Solitary Man Todd The Building Manager N/A
2010 Gravity Drunk #1 "Dogg Day Afternoon"
2010-2011 Bored to Death Officer Drake 3 episodes
2011 Lights Out Officer Velez "Cakewalk"
"The Shot"
Curb Your Enthusiasm One armed Man "Car Periscope"
Unforgettable Detective Stan Moyer "With Honor"
2012 Person of Interest Murray Langston "Matsya Nyaya"
Law & Order: SVU Ray Gabardelli "Learning Curve"
NYC 22 Detective Mascis 3 episodes
Men in Black 3 Bowling Ball Head N/A
2012–2014 The Neighbors Marty Weaver 44 episodes
2014–present Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Uncle Chuck voice, recurring role
2015 Blue Bloods Detective Louis Weems "The Poor Door"[1]
2016 Money Monster Lenny the cameraman


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