Birth Name: Alexander Federico Petricone, Jr.
Born: 29 February 1936 Died: 18 July 2015
Country of origin: United States
Height: 6' 0"
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Shannon Wilcox
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Description: Alex Rocco (born Alexander Federico Petricone, Jr., February 29, 1936) is an American actor. His roles have ranged from comedy to playing gangsters in Mafia movies. Rocco was born Alexander Federico Petricone, Jr. in Cambridge, Massachusetts but raised in Somerville, Massachusetts, the son of Mary (née Di Biase; October 1909 - August 1978) and Alessandro Sam Petricone. Tough and volatile-looking Italianate character actor Alex Rocco was born in Boston and spent time training with such notable teachers as Leonard Nimoy and Jeff Corey to curb his thick Boston accent. In Hollywood from 1963, he worked as a bartender during t ... (more)
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