Giovinazzo, Carmine 1973–

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GIOVINAZZO, Carmine 1973–

(Carmine D. Giovinazzo)


Born August 24, 1973, in Staten Island, New York, NY; son of Dominick (a police officer) and Nancy Giovinazzo. Education: Attended Wagner College; studied at HB Studios, New York City. Avocational Interests: Painting, playing guitar, singing and songwriting, poetry, roller hockey, basketball, baseball.

Addresses: Agent—Craig Shapiro, Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Rob Levy, Untitled Entertainment, 331 North Maple Dr., Second Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Grand Special Prize, Deauville Film Festival, 1996, for No Way Home.


Television Appearances; Series:

Scott, Shasta McNasty (also known as Shasta), UPN, 1999–2000.

Detective Danny Messer, CSI: NY, CBS, 2004–.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Young Billy, The Big Brass Ring, Showtime, 1999.

T-Bone, Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie, FX Channel, 2002.

Tony Galper, Columbo: Columbo Likes the Nightlife, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Detective Danny Messer, Inside CSI: NY, CBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Carmine D. Giovinazzo) Cody Fisher, "Matters of the Heart," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1997.

Kit, "Heaven Can Wait," Providence, NBC, 1999.

Celebrity contestant, "Aruba," Search Party, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

"Nobody Rides for Free," UC: Undercover (also known as Undercover), NBC, 2001.

Thumpy G, "Revenge Is Best Served Cold," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as CSI), CBS, 2002.

Glen Lightstone, "The Line," The Guardian, CBS, 2003.

Detective Danny Messer, "MIA/NYC Nonstop," CSI: Miami (pilot for the series CSI: NY), CBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Darla's victim, "Welcome to the Hellmouth," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and BtVS), The WB, 1997.

Scott, Shasta McNasty (also known as Shasta), UPN, 1999.

Detective Danny Messer, "MIA/NYC Nonstop," CSI: Miami (pilot for the series CSI: NY), CBS, 2004.

Film Appearances:

Billy, Conception (short film), 1996.

Frankie Hamm, No Way Home, Goldcrest Films International, 1996.

Russ, Locomotive, South End Pictures, 1997.

Frankie Romano, Fallen Arches, A Plus Entertainment, 1998.

(As Carmine D. Giovinazzo) Gundy, Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss, Trimark Pictures, 1998.

Ken Strout, For Love of the Game, MCA/Universal, 1999.

Frank Sarno, "Nightmare," Terror Tract (also known as The House on Terror Tract), USA Entertainment, 2000.

Paul Cleveland, The Learning Curve (also known as Dangerous Seduction), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Sergeant Mike Goodale, Black Hawk Down, Columbia, 2001.

Buck Cooper, In Enemy Hands (also known as U-Boat), Artisan Entertainment/Lions Gate Films/Splendid Pictures, 2004.

Frankie, Pledge of Allegiance (also known as Red Zone), Belgravia Entertainment, 2005.

Some sources cite an appearance as a medical attendant in Combat Shock (also known as American Nightmare), Troma Pictures, 1986.



Author of the screenplay The Brink of Black.



Carmine Giovinazzo Web Site,, October 28, 2005.