Romano, Larry

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(Lawrence John Romano)


Raised in New York City; father, in garment business. Education: Trained at Lee Strasberg Institute and the Learning Annex.


Agent—TalentWorks, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505. Manager—Kim Matuka, Online Talent Group, 1522 North Formosa, Suite 211, West Hollywood, CA 90046.


Actor, producer, musician, singer, and writer. Drummer, singer, and songwriter with the bands Deficit and Eljay Are. Appeared in commercials. Worked at a garment factory and as a pizza delivery person, bartender, bicycle messenger, and a telephone sales representative.


Television Appearances; Series:

Richie Catina, a recurring role, NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993–94.

Richie Biondi, Public Morals, CBS, 1996.

Richie Iannucci, The King of Queens, CBS, 1998–2001.

Aldo Bonnadonna, Kristin, ABC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Falcone, "F.O.B.," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.

Vinnie, "My Boyfriend's Back!," Mad about You (also known as Loved by You), NBC, 1995.

Leo, "Thanksgiving," What I Like about You, The WB, 2002.

Appeared as a guest in The Test, FX Channel; also appeared in Civil Wars, ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Walt, Guy Island, NBC, 1997.

Film Appearances:

First Base, Lock Up, TriStar, 1989.

(As Lawrence John Romano) Howling punk, She's Back (also known as Dead and Married), Tycin Entertainment, 1989.

Black Rain, Paramount, 1989.

Salesclerk, Out for Justice, Warner Bros., 1991.

First tough man, Vibrations (also known as Cyberstorm), Dimension Films, 1995.

Emilio, New York Cop (also known as Nyuyoku u koppu), Overseas Film Group, 1996.

First waiter, Love Is All There Is, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996.

Frankie "Eyelashes," Bullet, New Line Cinema, 1996.

Second man, Sleepers, Warner Bros., 1996.

Tino Zapatti, City Hall, Columbia, 1996.

Tommy Ruggiero, Donnie Brasco, TriStar, 1997.

Carter, No Way Home, LIVE Entertainment/Live Film and Mediaworks, 1998.

Private Mazzi, The Thin Red Line (also known as La mince ligne rouge), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1998.

Jimmy the Pope, 18 Shades of Dust (also known as Hitman's Journal and The Sicilian Code), New Films International, 1999.

Danny Russo, Final Breakdown (also known as Truth Be Told and Turnaround), Strange Fruit Films/Niko Filmworks, 2002.

John, Spanish Fly, Iron Heart Films, 2003.

Ryan, Saved by the Rules, 2003.

Fish without a Bicycle, Echelon Entertainment, 2003.

Herman, Bald, Endeavor Productions, 2005.

Detective Don Warner, Roney's Point, Bird's–Eye Media, 2006.

Film Producer:

Little Athens, Legaci Pictures, 2005.



With Eljay Are, albums include Deficit and Undefined. Other recordings include "The House That Ruth Built" and Johnny Bago.


Writings for the Stage:

Author of We Ain't Kids No More, produced by Lee Strasberg Institute, New York City; and Suitcase of Memories, off–Broadway production.


With Eljay Are, albums include Deficit and Undefined. Other recordings include "The House That Ruth Built."



Larry Romano Official Site,, March 15, 2005.