The Premium Pete Show is extra special, Pete sits down with SOPRANOS Legend, Federico Castelluccio AKA Furio Giunta! YouTube Tips ⓘ
Federico Castelluccio was born in Naples, Italy and moved with his family to Paterson, New Jersey at age 3. Before he became an actor, he was a visual artist. In 1982, Castelluccio was awarded a full scholarship to the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he earned a BFA in painting and media arts. Prior to winning the scholarship, he received an opportunity to create a painting for actor George Burns.
Sopranos in Naples
“You can’t fake Italy. It’s 2,000 years.”
— Federico Castelluccio
Castelluccio began playing the part of Furio Giunta on the HBO series The Sopranos in 2000 and continued until 2002.