Di Bianco, Louis

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Di Bianco, Louis

(Louis DiBianco)


Education: Earned a B.A. in New York; McGill University, M.A.; studied business communication at the Baruch School of Business and Public Administration.

Addresses: Office—Presenters, 4 Ivy Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4L 2H7 Canada. Agent—Noble Caplan Agency, 1260 Yonge St., 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M4T 1W6 Canada.

Career: Actor. Also an acting teacher at Concordia University, York University, University of Toronto, and various classes and workshops in Canada and Los Angeles, CA; a presentation coach; Presenters (an acting teaching service for businesspeople), president. Previously ran The Write Touch (a professional writing service), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, for five years.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, Equity, Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Canadian Comedy Award nomination, film—pretty funny male performance, 2002, for Who Is Cletis Tout?


Film Appearances:

Sal, East End Hustle (also known as Cindy la justiciere), Troma Films, 1976.

A Right to Refuse? (short), 1981.

End Game in Paris (short), National Film Board of Canada, 1982.

Bartender, The Hotel New Hampshire, Orion, 1984.

Discussions in Bioethics: The Old Person's Friend (short), National Film Board of Canada, 1985.

Workman, Head Office, TriStar, 1985.

Frankie, Busted Up, Shapiro Entertainment, 1986.

Jimmy, Moonstruck, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987.

Scratch, Buying Time, Arista Films, 1989.

Grant the Pawnbroker, The Big Slice, New City Releasing, 1991.

Romero, Married to It, Orion, 1991.

Norman Ingels, This Is My Life, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Nicco, Car 54, Where Are You?, Orion, 1994.

Detective Deleone, Fatal Affair (also known as The Stalker), Libra Pictures, 1998.

Dr. Ponti, Blind Faith, Evergreen Entertainment, 1998.

Mr. Corrado, Sr., Hysteria, 1998.

Cardini, Boy Meets Girl, 1998.

Mr. Fagnano, The Life Before This, Odeon Films, 1999.

Nimble, Who Is Cletis Trout?, Paramount Classics, 2001.

(As Louis DiBianco) Deluca, WiseGirls, Intermedia, 2002.

Franco D'Amico, Triggermen, Franchise Pictures, 2002.

(Uncredited) Deluca, Behind the Scenes of "Wisegirls" (documentary short), Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2002.

Bobby Vee, Crime Spree (also known as Wanted), DEJ Productions, 2003.

Wally, Moss (short), 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Major Romak, Starcom: The U.S. Space Force (also known as Starcom), syndicated, 1987.

Johnny, Rent-a-Goalie, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Mayor Frank Rizzo, The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer, NBC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Captain Juliano, The Park Is Mine, HBO, 1986.

Jimmy Lucca, Mafia Princess, ABC, 1986.

Limo driver, Murder by the Book (also known as Alter Ego), NBC, 1987.

Captain, Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs, CBS, 1988.

Old gangster number one, The Return of Eliot Ness, NBC, 1991.

Officer Fugazi, Survive the Night (also known as Night Hunt), USA Network, 1993.

Yuri, Model by Day, Fox, 1994.

Carlo, Net Worth, CBC, 1995.

Father Bob, Young at Heart, CBS, 1995.

Priest, Gotti, HBO, 1996.

Joe Rodriguez, Time to Say Goodbye?, Lifetime, 1997.

Salvatore, The Don's Analyst (also known as National Lampoon's "The Don's Analyst"), Showtime, 1997.

Harold, Blood on Her Hands, ABC, 1998.

Emmanuel Polizzi, Vendetta, HBO, 1999.

Detective Deleone, Fatal Affair, Cinemax, 1999.

Developer, Execution of Justice, Showtime, 1999.

Luigi, Two of Us, VH1, 2000.

Detective Marcus, The Deadly Look of Love (also known as Mine Forever and True Romance), Lifetime, 2000.

Deep Nightstick, The Thin Blue Lie, Showtime, 2000.

Vicne, Kiss My Act, ABC, 2001.

Joey Bazzini, Boss of Bosses, TNT, 2001.

Dominic, Club Land, Showtime, 2001.

Mafia Doctor, CBS, 2003.

Frank, Crimes of Fashion (also known as Boss Girl), ABC Family, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Luis, "Hired Help," The Hitchhiker (also known as Deadly Nightmares and Le Voyageur), HBO, 1985.

"The Witness," Night Heat, CBS, 1985.

"The Game," Night Heat, CBS, 1985.

Flannery, "The Fighter," Night Heat, CBS, 1986.

"Ay, There's the Rib," Diamonds, CBS and CBC, 1988.

"Exposure," Diamonds, CBS and CBC, 1988.

Angelo, "Fair Warning," Knots Landing, CBS, 1992.

Sonny, Secret Service, 1992.

Morgan Dovetsky, "Dead Issue," Forever Knight, CBS, 1992.

Mr. Viola, "Refuge," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1993.

Charlie, "The Deal," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS and CTV, 1995.

Charlie, "Juliet Is Bleeding," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS and CTV, 1996.

Tommy Fusco, "A Made Guy," Tracker, syndicated, 2002.

Mobster, "The Payback," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2003.

Al Mitchell, "The Lawyer," Sue Thomas F.B.Eye, PAX, 2004.

Uncle Louis Lasno, "Buttons' Big Fat Greek Wedding," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut) Jebbie, Rats, New York City, 1969.

Also appeared as Tino, Breaking Legs, Stage West; Mr. De Pinna, You Can't Take It With You, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Allan Felix, Play It Again Sam, La Poudriere, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Pablo Gonzales, A Streetcar Named Desire, Centaur Theatre Company, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Shy-lock, The Merchant of Venice and Petkoff, Arms and the Man, Theatre Encounter.

Major Tours:

Appeared in Woyzeck and the Dream Play, Canadian National Arts Centre, French, Belgian, Scottish, and Canadian cities.


Stage Plays:

Wrote Wallet at His Rock; American National; Brass Ring; Hollywood North; The Peasant.




Louis Di Bianco Web Site, http://www.louisdibianco.com, October 30, 2006.