Burt Young wiki, bio, age, married, wife, ill, death
Gerald Tomm DeLouise, who is known to the world by his stage named Burt Young was born in the year 1940, 30th April which makes his age 76 years at present. He is an actor from America and he is a painter and an author as well. He also has been nominated for his role as Sylvester Stallone’s Brother in law Character in the movie Rocky. He is 1.73 meters in height. His bio includes following details.
He was born in the city of Queens situated at New York. His father’s name is Michael and his mother’s name is Josephine. He was groomed as an actor by Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio. He has a daughter whose name is Anne Morea and he is a widower. He currently lives in New York City. He used to serve in the US Marine Corps for two whole years.
He had his name is the spotlight after playing rough-edged working class Italian-American characters. He also is one of the four actors who have appeared in all of the first six Rocky movies. Since his character died in the year 2012, he was not cast in the 2015 movie Creed.
He also has played similar roles like in the movie Rocky, like Convoy, Chinatown, Back to School, Once upon a time in America, Downtown: A Street Tale, The pope of Greenwich Village, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Downtown: A Street Tale and also has played a bad character, a brutal one in the movie named Amityville II: The Possession. He also has appeared in numerous television shows which includes the Rockford Files, Walker, MASH, Law and Order, Texas Ranger and the special appearance in The Sopranos playing the character of Bobby Baccalieri’s father who is dying because of cancer but comes out of his retirement to pull off a hit on his godson.
He is also a phenomenal painter whose art has been displayed in galleries all over the world. As an artist, he has collaborated along with Gabriele Tinti; he designed the cover page for the poetry collection named “All Over” for Tinti and contributed illustrations for the artbook named “A Man”. He also is an author who has published a 400 pages long historically based fiction named “Endings” and two filmed screenplays.
He also has written two stage plays named “A Letter to Alicia and the New York City Government from a Man with a Bullet in his head” and “SOS”.
His wife’s name was Gloria DeLouise but since she was very ill, she died in the year 1974 and it surely was a really very heavy experience for him to raise his daughter while mourning the death of his wife at the same time. They had been married for a significant amount of time.
He also seems to be an active social sites user since he updates his twitter account ton regular basis and he has total followers of over eight hundred. His interviews related to his life stories can be seen by the viewers in different youtube channels.