Jay Acovone is a versatile actor who is best known for his ability to play authoritative characters such as Mafia bosses, villains, police/military, and lawyers. He was born in NYC, New York, USA. His parents later moved to Mahopac, NY where he graduated from Mahopac High School. While he was always an avid movie fan, it was a chance encounter with a friend, urging him to take part in a play, that set him on a path for a career in acting. He attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York. His break came when he was cast to play the role of Skip Lee, opposite Al Pacino, in the movie Cruising (written and directed by William Friedkin). He spent the next few years working on daytime television in NYC, but moved to Los Angeles when he landed a co-starring role, opposite Jack Scalia, in the TV series Hollywood Beat (Aaron Spelling). With Los Angeles established as his new home, Jay went on to have several supporting roles in film and tele
Jay Acovone born?
Jay Acovone was born in New York City, New York, USA