Brian Tarantina Bio – Brian Tarantina Wiki
Brian Tarantina was an American actor. He was known for his roles in Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and NBC’s Heroes. On the show “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Tarantina played the role of Jackie, an emcee at a comedy venue, the Gaslight, that is central to the story of a family woman who finds her hidden talent as a humorist.
He was among the cast of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” an Amazon Prime Video show, honored for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January.
Tarantina also appeared on the Gilmore Girls from 2001- 2002, as well as in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life in 2016 as Bootsy, the owner of Stars Hollow’s newsstand. He also starred in films BlacKkKlansman and The Kitchen and appeared on television shows Heroes, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Good Wife, and Blue Bloods.
He got his start in acting in the 1980s. His film career began with movies including Jacob’s Ladder, Donnie Brasco, Uncle Buck and Summer of Sam. According to Brian Tarantina’s bio on IMDB, he is known for Summer of Sam (1999), Knight and Day (2010) and Uncle Buck (1989).
Brian Tarantina Age
Brian Tarantina was born on March 27, 1959 in New York City, New York, United States. He died in November 2019 in Manhattan, New York, United States. He was 60 years old.
Brian Tarantina Wife –
Information about Brian Tarantina’s wife is being updated.
Brian Tarantina Children, Family
Tarantina is survived by his son, Sean; sister, Claire; and brother, Mark.
Brian Tarantina Death
On Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 12:40 a.m., New York City officers responded to a report from a family member of an unconscious person in a Manhattan residence, according to the New York Police Department.
The officers found Tarantina unconscious and unresponsive, fully-clothed, on his couch and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. The New York City medical examiner’s office will determine Brian Tarantina’s cause of death and the investigation is ongoing. No foul play is suspected, Police said.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel paid tribute to Tarantina in a statement on Twitter. “The Gaslight won’t be the same without you. Thank you Brian Tarantina for sharing in all of the laughs. Sending love to his family and friends in this difficult time.”
Brian Tarantina Cause of Death
Brian Tarantina’s cause of death was an accidental drug overdose. According to the New York City Medical Examiner’s office, Tarantina died from intoxication by combined effects of fentanyl, heroin, diazepam, and cocaine.
According to TMZ, paramedics and first responders told TMZ that a white powdery substance was found near his body.
Brian Tarantina Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Brian Tarantina Net Worth
Brian Tarantina’s net worth is unknown.