Brian Tarantina was a veteran American actor who best known for performing on stage, screen, and television from New York City. His notable roles include the shows like ‘One Life to Live’, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’, and ‘Gilmore Girls’.
Unfortunately, he found dead on 2 November 2019 at his home in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan at the age of 60. He reported succumbed due to an overdose of drugs and found irresponsible on his house’s coach found by his niece at 12:30 pm. Let us scroll over to know more details of his personal and professional life.
Caption: The deceased actor, Brian Tarantina
Brian Tarantina: Bio, Family, Career
Tarantina was born on 27 March 1959, in New York City, New York, the United States. He was born as the son to father Frank William Tarantina but no information on his mother. Regarding his education, he attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. As soon as he graduated from university, he began to pursue an acting career.
He started his acting career from Off-Broadway like Innocent Thoughts, Harmless Intentions (1980), Angels Fall (1982), Young Playwrights Festival (1983), and V & V Only (1988). Following that, he worked on Broadway including The Boys of Winter and Sacrilege. He debuted his film career in 1984 with The Cotton Club as Vince Hood. His other film credit includes Critical Condition (1987), Uncle Buck (1989), Jacob’s Ladder (1990), Bed of Roses (1996), Walking to the Waterline (1998), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Trust the Man (2005), Knight and Day (2010), and Ask for Jane (2018), amongst many more.
In 1988, he debuted his television role as Rickman in Miami Vice and Lucky Lippman (1990–1991) as Ray Castillo. His other series and dramas include Oz (1997), NYPD Blue (1997), The Sopranos (2001), Gilmore Girls (2001–2002), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2008), The Blacklist (2013), and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017–2019), many more.
Brian Tarantina: Personal Life & Wife
The veteran actor seems to be very secretive about his personal life. He never had mentioned his past relationship or hints of his wife he had. Further, he may be in a secret relationship because he reported having a son who is a graduate now.
On 2 November 2019, he was found dead at his home shortly after midnight around the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. According to the Medical Examiner report released in December 2019, he passed away from an accidental overdose (acute intoxication) of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and diazepam(Valium). Reports also say that he was survived by a son, Sean, and his two siblings: a sister, Claire, and a brother, Mark.
Caption: Brian found dead on his use in Manhattan.
Brian Tarantina: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He was actively working from 1980 to 2019 starting from off-Broadways to movies and dramas. From his career, he surely had accumulated a hefty amount of money as well as fame. However, he never discussed his exact earnings in the media. Therefore, his net worth must have an estimation of around $1 million at the time of his death.
No accounts found under his name on different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
Brian Tarantina: Body Measurements
The actor had an average looking body structure that stands to a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters. Other than this, there is no information on his body weight or measurements. Further, he had hazel eyes color with dark brown hair color.