Armand Assante Biography


Armand Assante

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Birth Name: Armand Assante
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: libra
Age:   68 Years
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Armand Assante is an actor from United States. He is popular for starring the role of John Gotti in a 1996 HBO original crime drama film Gotti. He is also well known for playing the role of Odysseus in the TV movie The Odyssey. Talented and enthusiastic, Armand Assante was born as Armand Anthony Assante Jr. in New York City, New York, United States of America at the end of 1940s. He was born to Armand Anthony Assante, Sr. and Katherine (née Healy). His father was an artist and a painter.

On 28th of February 1982, Armand got married to Karen McArn. Karen McArn is also an actress and she is famous for her role in The Mambo Kings and HeartBeat. From this married life, they welcomed two daughters and they are named Anya and Alesandra. They got divorced in 1994. His height is five feet and ten inches and his nationality is American. His parents are dead by now.

In 1974, Armand appeared in an American soap opera How to Survive a Marriage as an actor where he starred the role of Johnny McGee. That year he also starred in an American drama film The Lords of Flatbush. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he was seen in several movies like Paradise Alley, The Pirate, Prophecy, I, the Jury and many more. In 1988, he played the role of Richard Mansfield in the TV movie Jack the Ripper and for this role he got nominated in Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. His breakthrough roles are John Gotti in the movie Gotti and Odysseus in the TV series The Odyssey. He is now aged 66 years old. His net worth is $10 Million.

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Born in New York City, New York

1949 4th of October

Talented and enthusiastic, Armand Assante was born as Armand Anthony Assante Jr. in New York City, New York, United States of America at the end of 1940s. He was born to Armand Anthony Assante, Sr. and Katherine (née Healy). His father was an artist and a painter.

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Began his acting career

1974

In 1974, Armand appeared in an American soap opera How to Survive a Marriage as an actor where he starred the role of Johnny McGee. That year he also starred in an American drama film The Lords of Flatbush. 

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Appeared in the television series, Kojak

1977

In the mid 1970s, he was seen playing the role of Dr. Mike Powers in an American television soap opera The Doctors. Two years later, he began playing the role of Tom Ryan in an American crime drama television series Kojak.

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Married to Karen McArn

1982

On 28th of February 1982, Armand got married to Karen McArn. Karen McArn is also an actress and she is famous for her role in The Mambo Kings and HeartBeat. From this married life, they welcomed two daughters and they are named Anya and Alesandra. They got divorced in 1994.

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Appeared in the TV movie, Jack the Ripper

1988

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he was seen in several movies like Paradise Alley, The Pirate, Prophecy, I, the Jury and many more. In 1988, he played the role of Richard Mansfield in the TV movie Jack the Ripper and for this role he got nominated in Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. 

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Nominated in Golden Globes, USA

1989

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. He has been nominated in this award several times in his life. He got his first nomination in this award in 1989 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television. 

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Appeared in the movie, Gotti

1996

His breakthrough roles are John Gotti in the movie Gotti and Odysseus in the TV series The Odyssey. He got nominated in several awards for this role. In 2005, he was seen playing the role of Novian in the movie Two for the Money. 

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1997

Till date he has been nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for two times and out of these two nominations, he has been honored only once. He won this award in 1997 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special. 

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Won Westchester Film Festival

2007

In 2007, he got nominated in Westchester Film Festival for the first time in his life and he was also honored with this award that year. In 2010, he was honored as the star on the Italian Walk of Fame.

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