|Born||September 27, 1923 |
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Died||February 1, 2012|
Tony Giorgio was an Italian-American actor who appeared in films and television from 1966, beginning with an uncredited role in A Big Hand for the Little Lady. He was also the technical advisor on magic and gambling for Mission Impossible. He has appeared as an actor in more than a hundred movies and and television shows. One of his notable preformances was as Bruno Tattaglia, in The Godfather.
Since then, he appeared in numerous television roles up until; the present day. Most recently he appeared in the second to last episode of The Practice.
Tony Giorgio was also reputed to be one of the worlds foremost card manipulators. He wrote on the subject in the magician's magazine. "Genii" Tony also lectured and writes about con games and gambler's subterfuges.
He died on February 1, 2012.