Tony Abatemarco


Biography

Actor Tony Abatemarco appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Abatemarco started his entertainment career by acting in comedies like "Unfaithfully Yours" (1984) and "It's Alive III: Island of the Alive" (1987) starring Michael Moriarty. He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac" (NBC, 1983-84) and "Leap of Faith"...

Photos & Videos

Le jour se leve - Movie Poster
The Big Chill - Movie Poster
A Christmas Story - Movie Poster

Biography

Actor Tony Abatemarco appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Abatemarco started his entertainment career by acting in comedies like "Unfaithfully Yours" (1984) and "It's Alive III: Island of the Alive" (1987) starring Michael Moriarty. He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac" (NBC, 1983-84) and "Leap of Faith" (CBS, 1988-89). He continued to act in productions like the Julia Roberts smash hit dramatic adaptation "Sleeping With the Enemy" (1991) and the comedy "Music From Another Room" (1998) with Jude Law. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Dan Bucatinsky comedy adaptation "All Over the Guy" (2001), the Sean Penn drama "I Am Sam" (2001) and the Jesse Bradford comedy "Clockstoppers" (2002). He also appeared in "A Day Without a Mexican" (2004). Most recently, Abatemarco acted on "How To Get Away With Murder" (ABC, 2014-).

Life Events

Photo Collections

Le jour se leve - Movie Poster
Here is an original French poster for Le jour se leve (1939), starring Jean Gabin and Jules Berry.
The Big Chill - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for The Big Chill (1983), starring Kevin Kline, JoBeth Williams, William Hurt, Glenn Close, and Jeff Goldblum. One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
A Christmas Story - Movie Poster
Here is the American One-Sheet Movie Poster from A Christmas Story (1983). One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
A Christmas Story - Publicity Stills
Here are a few Publicity Stills from A Christmas Story (1983). Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, taken for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.

Videos

Movie Clip

Stand and Deliver - Opening, East Los Angeles Opening credits for director Ramon Menendez's Stand and Deliver, 1988, show teacher Jaime Escalante (Edward James Olmos) driving through East Los Angeles to Garfield High where the true story happened.
Stand and Deliver - Fill the Hole! An early session in math class at Garfield High in which teacher Jaime Escalante (Edward James Olmos) introduces algebra, with particular attention on Angel (Lou Diamond Phillips) in Stand and Deliver, 1988.
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988) - Be-Bop Opening of Clint Eastwood's 1988 documentary, film shot by Michael and Christian Blackmore 20 years earlier, from Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser, directed by Charlotte Zwerin.
Shoot The Piano Player (1960) - I Ran Into This Streetlight Obscurity and misdirection from the start of Francois Truffaut's second feature, as we discover Chico (Albert Remy), running from thugs then chatting up a stranger (Alex Joffe) is not the hero, but only the brother of "Charlie" (Charles Aznavour), in Shoot The Piano Player, 1960.
Shoot The Piano Player (1960) - Is Art Tatum Talented? Still on the first evening, having just been told by the bar owner that she fancies him, waitress Lena (Marie DuBois) asks pianist "Charlie" (Charles Aznavour) for a loan, American jazz artists in his internal monologue, in Francois Truffaut's Shoot The Piano Player, 1960.
Shoot The Piano Player (1960) - Show Him The Package Waking up in his flat with Clarisse (Michele Mercier), musician "Charlie" (Charles Aznavour) sends little brother Fido (Richard Kanayan) to school, then realizes the thugs chasing his older brother are waiting outside, in Francois Truffaut's Shoot The Piano Player, 1960.
Vanishing, The (1988) - Wait In The Car Tour de France on the radio, Rex (Gene Bervoets) decides girlfriend Saskia has been too long fetching snacks at the highway rest stop, querying the cashier (Caroline Apperre) among others, in George Sluizer's The Vanishing, 1988.
Silence Of The Lambs, The (1991) - You Have The Power Back at the FBI training center, we learn from TV that the Buffalo Bill victim (Brooke Smith) is the daughter of a U.S. senator (Diane Baker), so Clarice (Jodie Foster) is sent to Dr. Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) with an offer, interrupted by psychiatric ward chief Chilton (Anthony Heald), in The Silence Of The Lambs, 1991.
Panic In Needle Park, The (1971) - I've Been In Jail Eight Times Helen (Kitty Winn), released from a Manhattan hospital after treatment following a botched illicit abortion, is mostly pleased to find Bobby (a charming Al Pacino, in his first movie lead role), her boyfriend’s dealer, waiting, in director Jerry Schatzberg’s gritty The Panic In Needle Park, 1971
Panic In Needle Park, The (1971) - Hank's A Burglar Easily winning-over otherwise untethered Helen (Kitty Winn) with his street-smarts, Upper West Side heroin dealer Bobby (Al Pacino) introduces addict friends (Warren Finnerty as Sammy), and “brother” Hank (Richard Bright), in The Panic In Needle Park, 1971, screenplay by Joan Didion and husband John Gregory Dunne.
Final Exam (1981) - What Are Gammas? We know there’s been a double stabbing murder at a neighboring college, and we suspect the killer is on campus, but except for nerdy Radish (Joel S. Rice), most students (Cecile Bagdadi, Deanna Robbins, John Jallon still in class) at “Lanier” (really Limestone College, Gaffney, SC) seem remarkably chill about a mass shooting, in Final Exam, 1981.
Eraserhead (1977) - He's Got A Nosebleed After dining on the weird animated goo-oozing mini chickens, Henry (Jack Nance) in awkward moments with Bill (Allen Joseph), whose wife (Jean Bates) then demands a conference regarding his relations with daughter Mary (Charlotte Stewart), something like a story emerging, in director David Lynch’s Eraserhead, 1977.

Trailer

Octopussy (1983) -- (Original Trailer) Original trailer for the 13th outing for James Bond and Roger Moore’s sixth in the title role, in the only feature named for the Bond “girl,” in this case, Maud Adams as Octopussy, 1983, with Louis Jourdan as the villain Kamak Khan, from two Ian Fleming short stories.
Last of Sheila, The - (Original Trailer) The Last of Sheila (1973), an all-star whodunit written by Stephen Sondheim and Anthony Perkins.
Few Good Men, A - (Original Trailer) Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise star in the film version of A Few Good Men (1992) based on the play by Aaron Sorkin.
Field Of Dreams - (Original Trailer) "If you build it, he will come" is the message given to Iowa farmer Kevin Costner in Field Of Dreams (1989).
Big Chill, The - (Re-issue Trailer) A friend's death brings together a group of former college activists in The Big Chill (1983) starring Glenn Close, William Hurt and Kevin Kline.
Back To The Future - (Teaser Trailer) A young man (Michael J. Fox) travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married in Back To The Future (1985).
Brazil - (Original Trailer) A clerk (Jonathan Pryce) in a bureaucratic future world becomes an enemy of the state when he falls in love in Terry Gilliam's Brazil (1985).
Ma Saison Preferee - (Original Trailer) A woman (Catherine Deneuve) tries to reconnect with her brother (Daniel Auteuil) in Ma Saison préférée (My Favorite Season) (1993).
Legends Of The Fall -- (Original Trailer) Brad Pitt is part of an all-male family that struggles to survive nature and romantic rivalry in the remote West in Legends Of The Fall (1994) co-starring Anthony Hopkins.
River Runs Through It, A - (Original Trailer) Brad Pitt stars in Robert Redford's film version of the novel about two preacher's sons growing up in rural Montana.
Buddy, Buddy - (Original Trailer) A suicidal neurotic (Jack Lemmon) keeps getting between a hit man (Walter Matthau) and his job in Buddy, Buddy (1981).
Thelma & Louise - (Original Trailer) Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon are Thelma & Louise (1991), two women on the lam from the law.

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