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August 20, 1999 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1988, Vincent Pastore was a nightclub owner in his hometown of New Rochelle, N.Y. Now, he's a member of what is known affectionately as the Gangsters Actors Guild, or G.A.G. Pastore, along with such actors as Frank Adonis, Tony Darrow, Dave Salerno and Tony Sirico, have appeared in almost every mob movie, TV show and series over the last decade. Pastore's had roles in the acclaimed HBO drama "Gotti" and NBC's miniseries "Witness to the Mob" among others.
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March 3, 2007
Stepping in: John Ratzenberger, who played Cliff Clavin on "Cheers," will replace Vincent Pastore as a contestant on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." Pastore, who played a mobster on HBO's "The Sopranos," quit after one week of training.
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March 3, 2007
Stepping in: John Ratzenberger, who played Cliff Clavin on "Cheers," will replace Vincent Pastore as a contestant on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." Pastore, who played a mobster on HBO's "The Sopranos," quit after one week of training.
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August 20, 1999 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1988, Vincent Pastore was a nightclub owner in his hometown of New Rochelle, N.Y. Now, he's a member of what is known affectionately as the Gangsters Actors Guild, or G.A.G. Pastore, along with such actors as Frank Adonis, Tony Darrow, Dave Salerno and Tony Sirico, have appeared in almost every mob movie, TV show and series over the last decade. Pastore's had roles in the acclaimed HBO drama "Gotti" and NBC's miniseries "Witness to the Mob" among others.
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February 4, 1995 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Johnny Brennan and Kamal have won a cult following with their phone prank audiotapes, but their move to the screen with "The Jerky Boys" disappoints. The film gets off to a lively start with the duo playing a pair of broke, beefy New York layabouts audaciously passing themselves off as Chicago hoods to Long Island gangster Alan Arkin and his henchman to get the kind of red-carpet treatment that starts with a Tom Jones nightclub show.
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August 18, 2009 | Matea Gold
Can the onetime "Hammer" of the U.S. House of Representatives do a mean Texas two-step? In a move startling even by the outlandish standards of reality television, "Dancing With the Stars" announced Monday that former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay -- a pugnacious politician under indictment for alleged money-laundering -- will be a contestant in the upcoming season. DeLay will join the likes of singer Macy Gray, actress Melissa Joan Hart and entertainer Donny Osmond on the ninth season of the ABC show, which premieres Sept.
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February 22, 2007 | Maria Elena Fernandez, Times Staff Writer
ABC announced the cast for the fourth season of its mega hit "Dancing With the Stars" on Wednesday, and if you thought it couldn't get any more interesting than Emmitt Smith and Jerry Springer, you were very, very wrong. The new season returns March 19 with a two-hour performance special that will pit Heather Mills, the estranged wife of Paul McCartney and the first contestant to compete with an artificial limb, against Laila Ali, the world champion boxer and daughter of Muhammad Ali.
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April 8, 2011
SERIES Who Do You Think You Are? Ashley Judd learns about her family history in the series' season finale (8 p.m. NBC). Shark Tank: Jeff Foxworthy and "The Sopranos'" Vincent Pastore are featured in this new installment (8 p.m. ABC). CMT's Next Superstar: Ten finalists vie for the title in this new country music-themed talent competition (9 p.m. CMT). Outrageous Food: Attempts to create the world's biggest hamburger and super-hot hot wings are featured in the season premiere (10 p.m. Food)
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December 27, 2007 | Josh Getlin, Times Staff Writer
Steven Shainberg and William Chartoff option David Evanier's "Making the Wiseguys Weep," the story of pop crooner Jimmy Roselli, "the other Sinatra," who is hugely popular in the Italian American community but largely unsung outside of that world. Evanier is represented by Andrew Blauner for literary rights, and Liza Wachter with Rabineau, Wachter, Sanford & Harris Literary Agency for film rights.
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June 27, 2013 | By David Ng
In 1993, a very young Zach Braff had a brief part as Woody Allen's college-age son in "Manhattan Murder Mystery. " Now the former "Scrubs" actor will be reuniting with Allen in the new stage-musical version of " Bullets over Broadway " that is expected to officially open on Broadway on April 10. Braff will play the lead role originated by John Cusack in Allen's 1994 movie about an idealistic New York playwright who sells out to the mob in...
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