Crivello, Anthony 1955–

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Crivello, Anthony 1955–


Born August 2, 1955, in Milwaukee, WI; son of Vincent J. and Josephine (maiden name, Mussomeli) Crivello. Education: Attended Marquette University.

Addresses: Agent—Abrams Artists Agency, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069; Neil Bagg, Don Buchwald and Associates, 10 East 44th St., New York, NY 10017; Vox, 5670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90065.

Career: Actor, singer, and songwriter.

Awards, Honors: Carbonell Award, South Florida Theatre and Arts Honors, best supporting actor, 1985, for The News; Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination, Toronto Theatre Alliance, and Antoinette Perry Award, best featured actor in a musical, 1993, both for Kiss of the Spider Woman; Joseph Jefferson Award, best leading actor in a musical, 1996, for The House of Martin Guerre; Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination, 1997, for Jane Eyre; Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award nomination, best lead performance, Los Angeles Ovation Award nomination, Los Angeles Theatre Alliance, and Robby Award nomination, all 2002, for Do I Hear a Waltz?


Film Appearances:

Subway hit man, "Crocodile" Dundee 2, Paramount, 1988.

Julio, Shakedown (also known as Blue Jean Cop), Universal, 1988.

Aldys, Spellbinder, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988.

Hairdresser, Slaves of New York, TriStar, 1989.

Carbo, The Bet, 1992.

Lou Gazzo, Dillinger and Capone, New Horizons Home Video, 1995.

Count Vladimir Dracula, Monster Mash: The Movie (also known as Frankenstein Sings), Prism Pictures, 1995.

Eddie, Twisted, Hemdale, 1995.

Lincoln, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Lupino, Star Portal, 1998.

Luigi Cortino, Jane Austen's "Mafia!" (also known as Mafia!), Buena Vista, 1998.

Detective Harris, Running Woman, 1998.

Tony, The Glass Jar, Sterling Pacific Films, 1999.

Ringmaster, Texas Rangers, Miramax/Dimension Films, 2001.

Salvatore, Hidden Agenda (also known as The Osiris Project), Sterling Pacific Films, 2002.

Jimmy, Fire, 2002.

Tony, Spanish Fly, Iron Heart Films, 2003.

Film Work:

Segment director for Everyday Heroes, Mandalay Film and Television.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Lupone, Murder in Black & White, CBS, 1990.

Frank Capone, The Lost Capone, TNT, 1990.

Jesse Sharp, Alien Avengers (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Alien Avengers" and Welcome to Planet Earth), Showtime, 1996.

The Glass Cage, 1996.

Geppetto, ABC, 2000.

Pilot, Alien Hunter, Sci-Fi Channel, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Johnny Dee, One Life to Live, ABC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Miguel Carrera, "Hostile Takeover," Miami Vice, 1988.

Celine, "Prisoner of Love," Law & Order, NBC, 1990.

Adin, "Warlord," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1996.

"Everything to Fear," Team Knight Rider, 1997.

John, "No Compromises," Babylon 5, 1998.

Maxwell, "The Maid," Seinfeld, NBC, 1998.

Reverend Burns, "Just Another Normal Christmas," Normal, Ohio, Fox, 2000.

Band leader, "Love Is the Key," In-Laws, NBC, 2002.

"Strangled," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2003.

Maitre d', "The Placeholder," Frasier, NBC, 2003.

Ringmaster, "Blood, Sweat, and Tears," C.S.I.: NY (also known as CSI: New York), CBS, 2005.

Television Appearances; Other:

919 Fifth Avenue (also known as Dominick Dunne's "919 Fifth Avenue"), 1995.

Grantaire, "'Les Miserables' in Concert" (special; also known as "Les Miserables in Concert: Live from London's Royal Albert Hall"), Great Performances, PBS, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Che, Evita (musical), Broadway Theatre, New York City, c. 1982–83.

Killer, The News (musical), Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1985, and Florida production.

Bamatabois, Grantaire, bishop, chain gang member, drinker, and understudy for Javert, Les Miserables (musical), Broadway Theatre, 1987–89.

Father Thomas/Barnardine, Measure for Measure, Lincoln Center Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Valentin, Kiss of the Spider Woman (musical), Canadian production, then Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1993–95.

The House of Martin Guerre (musical), Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1994–95.

Father Ladislao Gutierrez, Camila, Theatre at St. Paul's, New York City, 1995.

Rochester, Jane Eyre, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, beginning 1996, then New York City, 1998.

Dante Keyes, Marie Christine, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1999–2000.

Expecting Isabel, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 2000.

Do I Hear a Waltz?, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA, 2001.

Delacroix, Romantique, American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge, MA, 2003.

Assassins (concert performance), Freud Playhouse, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003.

Kismet (musical), Freud Playhouse, 2004.

The Underpants, Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, 2004.

Zhivago (musical), Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 2005.

Made off-Broadway debut in The Juniper Tree; appeared as Grantaire, "Les Miserables" in Concert (also known as Les Miserables in Concert: Live from London's Royal Albert Hall), Royal Albert Hall, London; also appeared in Big Time; Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee, WI; Hamlet; The Long Christmas Dinner; The Lover; The Matchmaker; Mr. Roberts; Star-Spangled Girl; A Streetcar Named Desire; Teahouse of the August Moon; and 3 Guys Naked from the Waist Down.

Major Tours:

Person of Argentina, Evita (musical), Shubert Theatre, U.S. cities, 1980–81.


Video Games:

Voice, Min'na no gorufu 4 (also known as Hot Shots Golf Fore! and Minna Golf 4), 2003.


Wrote segments of the film Everyday Heroes, Mandalay Film and Television. Songwriter with more than twenty songs to his credit, including "Love Is Worth It if Together We've Cried," featured in the film Midnight Blue. Contributor to periodicals, including Newsweek.