The Early Film Career
Larry Romano’s early film acting credits include “Donnie Brasco,” “The Thin Red Line”, “Out For Justice”, “City Hall”, “Bullet” and “Lock Up”. He has appeared on screen with many acclaimed actors, including: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Mickey Rourke, Madonna and Sylvester Stallone. Larry’s long acting career allowed him the opportunity to work with well-known director Mike Newell (“Donnie Brasco” and “Harry Potter” fame) as well as many other award-winning directors, including: Terrence Malick (“The Thin Red Line”) and David Fincher (the Grammy-nominated Madonna video “Oh Father”.
Larry Romano pursued his passion for the performing arts by studying at Weist-Barron, HB Studios, and the famous Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, all located in NYC. These highly-respected schools were responsible for launching the careers of many successful actors, including Larry, who now works in film, television and theatre.
While pursuing his studies at Strasberg, Larry wrote his first play entitled “We ain’t kids no more” which was presented under the artistic direction of Ana Strasberg. The play was a success and ultimately produced at the William Redfield Theatre in NYC and in Los Angeles at The Burbage Theatre. Larry has created a full length motion picture based on the play called “Saturday In The Park” and it is currently in post production.
Larry was a regular on “NYPD Blue” and “L.A. Law” and starred in other T.V. hits like “Civil Wars””Mad About You” and “CSI:NY.” He starred in 32 episodes of the sitcom “The King of Queens”, on which he played “Richie Iannucci”. He had a lead role in the NBC sitcom Kristin as “Aldo Bonnadonna” with Kristin Chenoweth. You may have also seen Mr. Romano in several television commercials for companies like “Jack In The Box” or “Walgreens”
Larry Romano’s talent offered a wide range of characters on television. Many people fell in love with his quirky wit as the irreverant Richie Iannucci on “The King of Queens.” Richie was written as one of Doug Hefferman (Kevin James) closest friends. According to the backstory, he and Doug were roomates before Doug married his wife Carrie as seen in the series episode “Meet By-Product”. During the three seasons and 32 episodes that Larry played Richie, he almost always addressed Doug as “Moose”. The character Richie was known as a ladies man among Dougs other friends. Richie was a FDNY firefighter.
Serious About Animal Rescue
Larry and his friends are serious about animal rescue. It is always at the forefront of his mind and how could it not be. Larry loves animals, especially dogs and cats. It is important that we treat these creatures with kindness and caring, that we act responsibly when it comes to these helpless creatures. You only have to witness a cruel puppy farm once or a box of dead kittens once to know that we are still not where we need to be in protecting our four legged friends.
Larry Romano is always open to helping promote animal shelters, animal rescues and animal non-profits. It is his passion to rescue as many animals as he possibly can during his time on this earth. In fact, Larry has developed a proposal to be presented to state politicians for consideration in making changes or amendments to the animal laws on the books. He calls it Animal Love Laws.
Animal Love Laws
“Everybody is entitled to make a living, just not at the expense of other living creatures”
According to Larry, the problem is the never-ending stream of Dogs and Cats who are being caged and euthanized in the United States due to over breeding caused by lax breeding laws.
His Solution … Strict New Federal Breeding Laws that will put an end to over-breeding and stop the once endless stream of Cats and Dogs who are slaughtered at Tax Payer Funded Animal Shelters.
Find out more about Larry’s proposal by clicking the button below.
Larry’s Career Long Dream – In Post Production…
SATURDAY IN THE PARK
Larry has been pursuing the production of this film that is based on a play he wrote early in his career. They have accumulated a terrific cast and crew to tell this story . A story of two musicians wrestling with self-evaluation and self-worth while struggling to exist in a tough neighborhood.
Larry’s Career Long Dream –
In Post Production…
IN THE PARK
IN THE PARK
Larry has been pursuing the
production of this film that is
based on a play he wrote early in his career. They have accumulated a terrific cast and crew to tell this story . A story of two musicians wrestling with self-evaluation and self-worth while struggling to exist in a tough neighborhood.
Larry Romano is making a difference with Saving Cinema.org. Saving Cinema will work with the boards of education and theater owners in their districts to coordinate and document school class trips to the cinema where the students will be exposed to the movie making business, the variety of career opportunities the business has to offer, meet professional movie makers, and view a classic movie suited for their age group on the big screen … the best and only way to view a movie.
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