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Danny Nucci

Danny Nucci

Danny Nucci is perhaps best-known to movie goers for his role as Leonardo DiCaprio's ill-fated best friend in the highest-grossing film of all time, Titanic.

Nucci's extensive feature work includes Crimson Tide, The Rock, That Old Feeling, Eraser, The Big Squeeze, Homage, The Outfitters, Unknown Cyclist, Rooster, Alive and Book of Love, in which he made his feature film debut.

Recently, he starred in American Cousins, a British Independent film as a New Jersey hood trying to fit in with Scottish locals in Glasgow.

On television, Nucci starred in the CBS comedy Some of My Best Friends, and in the ABC detective drama Snoops, for producer David Kelley.

Born in Austria, Nucci grew up in a small town outside of Venice, Italy, before moving to New York at the age of seven. His family settled in the San Fernando Valley when he was 12. His professional career began at 14 with a one-day role on General Hospital.

Nucci currently resides in Los Angeles and in his spare time he enjoys writing music, singing and playing the saxophone, guitar, bass and keyboards.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Danny Nucci Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdaySeptember 15, 1968 (49)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceKlagenfurt, Austria
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Danny Nucci compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Sandlot: Heading Home
Eraser
Mob Rules
The Rock
World Trade Center
Explorers
Alive
That Old Feeling
Titanic
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