Lillo Brancato is a famous American actor and television person. He is well recognized for his role as Calogero Anello in the 1993 film 'A Bronx Tale,' where he played the character.
Early Life Of Lillo Brancato
Lillo Brancato Jr is a famous American actor born on March 30, 1976, in Bogota, Colombia. He is of Colombian descent and holds American citizenship. Also, his Zodiac sign is Virgo.
Brancato was adopted by Italian-American parents Lillo Brancato Sr and his mother, Domenica Brancato when he was just 4 months old. Currently, he is in his late 40s, and he stands at a height of 5ft 7 inches (1.70m).
Brancato has a brother, Vinny Brancato, who used to be a model and is now a Yonkers government employee. The details of his education have not been disclosed. But he seems to be a well-educated person. Before starting his acting career, Lillo attended Mount Saint Michael Academy in the Bronx, New York City.
What Is The Relationship history of Actor Lillo Brancato?
Lillo Brancato Jr. is rumored to be dating Kristina Chen, although the actor has been tight-lipped about his connection with Chen. Also, he has maintained his personal life away from the spotlight.
Previously, He was in a relationship with Chanel Capra since 1993, but their relationship didn’t continue long, and they parted in 1994.
In 2003, he had an affair with Stefanie Armento. Later, He was rarely seen in the media. However, he received much attention in 2005 when he and his girlfriend Stefanie’s father, Steven Armento, was involved in a notorious burglary and murder of an off-duty police officer Daniel Enchautegui.
Lillo Brancato has twin daughters in 2016.
Net Worth Of Actor Lillo Brancato
Lillo Brancato Jr. has appeared in several TV series, films, and shows throughout his career. As an actor, he has amassed a respectable sum of money. However, his total net worth is $10,000.
Lillo Brancato Jr has starred in several well-known Italian films and television series. Lillo’s monthly and yearly wages, the primary source of income, cars, lifestyle, and other facts have not been appropriately updated on the internet.
Lillo Brancato’s Professional Carrer – Movies and TV Shows
Lillo Brancato Jr. made his acting debut in Robert De Niro‘s debut film, A Bronx Tale, a 1993 American crime thriller film. In 1994, he was cast in the comedy film Renaissance Man, alongside Mark Wahlberg, Stacey Dash, Khalil Kain, and others, in the character of Pvt. Donnie Benitez.
Brancato Jr. made an appearance in an episode of Dead Man’s Gun, a western anthology series, in 1999. Then he starred opposite Edie Falco, Lorraine Bracco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and others in the crime thriller television series The Sopranos as Matthew Bevilaqua.
He has appeared in various TV shows such as Dead Man’s Gun, Falcone, and NYPD Blue, and his film credits include Crimson Tide, The Florentine, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Saturday Morning, and others.
Wasted Talent is a documentary that was directed by Steve Stanulis and Producer Noel Ashman. The show explores the temptation and struggles of young acting enthusiasts to rise to fame.
In the series, Brancato has portrayed himself. The show was released in 2017.
Lillo Brancato Was Arrested For Drugs and Murder
Lillo Brancato began abusing drugs and alcohol when he was 16 years old, and he quickly developed a cocaine and heroin addiction.
Brancato was arrested in the Bronx on December 10, 2005, for the murder of 28-year-old police officer Daniel Enchautegui, who was at home and off-duty at the time of his death.
After hearing a glass smash, Officer Enchautegui met Brancato and his crime partner Steven Armento outside an empty house near his home. He was shot by the men while attempting to back up. The officer was taken to Jacobi Medical Center and quickly pronounced dead.
Brancato and Armento were later arrested with several bullet wounds. In October 2008, Armento was found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release. Meanwhile, Brancato was charged with second-degree murder, and his trial began in November 2008.
In January 2009, after several trials, the jury found him not guilty of the murder but convicted him of first-degree attempted robbery and sentenced him to ten years in jail. Brancato continued to abuse drugs in incarcerated, resulting in a heroin overdose. however, it is also reported that now he is sober and also finished his high school equivalency while in prison. The actor was released on parole from prison on December 31, 2013, and resumed his acting career.
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