Carlo Imperato

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Carlo Imperato
BornAnthony Richard Imperato
(1963-08-03) August 3, 1963 (age 50)
New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1978–present
Spouse(s)Andrea Eck Imperato (1988-95) (divorced)
Kimberly Green (1996–98) (divorced)
Angela Imperato (2000-present)
 
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Carlo Imperato
BornAnthony Richard Imperato
(1963-08-03) August 3, 1963 (age 50)
New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1978–present
Spouse(s)Andrea Eck Imperato (1988-95) (divorced)
Kimberly Green (1996–98) (divorced)
Angela Imperato (2000-present)

Carlo Imperato (born Anthony Richard Imperato August 3, 1963) is an American actor, best known for his role as School of Performing Arts student Danny Amatullo in the 1982 Fame TV series.

Early life[edit]

Carlo Imperato was born in The Bronx, New York City. His real name is Anthony Richard Imperato, but he had to change it to Carlo when he was trying to get his SAG card, when he began acting. Carlo is his godfather's name.

Career[edit]

On the theatrical stage, he appeared for the first time, at age fifteen, in the Broadway musical Working. Also in 1978, he appeared on Broadway as A.J. in Runaways (musical written by Elizabeth Swados and produced by Joseph Papp).

In 1979 he made his screen debut playing a cousin of the Falco family on an episode of the short-lived 1979-1980 ABC-TV series Angie.

In 1982, Imperato was cast as Danny Amatullo, one of The Kids from "Fame", in the TV series Fame. In 1983, while starring in Fame, he sang the lead on the song "Friday Night", which became a hit single in the UK.

In 1995, he starred in an episode of Friends ("The One With the Birth").

Personal life[edit]

In 1986 and 1987, Imperato was also engaged to one of his Fame co-stars, Nia Peeples.

He married three times. He has a son, born in 1990, from his first wife Andrea Eck Imperato, whom he married in the year 1988. After divorcing, he married his second wife, Kimberly Green, in 1996. He also has a daughter and another son with his third wife Angela Imperato, married in 2000.

Filmography[edit]

Actor
YearTitleRoleNotes
1979AngieAngie's CousinEpisode 2.21: "Family Feud"
1979The Man in the Santa Claus SuitDomTV movie
1982Joanie Loves ChachiLawrenceEpisode 2.7: "Best Foot Forward" (credited as Tony Imparato)
1983Enormous Changes at the Last MinuteRickyTV movie
1982-1987FameDanny AmatulloAppeared in 119 episodes
1983-1985FameHimselfAppeared in 5 episodes
1984Match Game-Hollywood Squares HourHimselfAppeared in 8 episodes
1987The New Hollywood SquaresGuest AppearanceEpisode dated 26 January 1987
1990Say No to StrangersHimselfVideo short
1995FriendsRoyEpisode 1.23: "The One with the Birth"
1995Out-of-SyncPauleyDirected by Debbie Allen
1999Oh BabyMuggerEpisode 1.20: "Discrimination"
2001Face to FaceAl
2001I Love 1980'sGuest AppearanceEpisode 1.1: "I Love 1980" (TV series documentary)
2005CrazyloveTony
2008Bring Back... FameHimselfTV documentary

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

YearTitleChart positionsSalesCertificationsNotes
U.S.UK
1982The Kids From "Fame"1
1982The Kids From Fame - Again2
1983The Kids From Fame - Live8
1983The Kids From Fame - Songs14
1983The Kids From Fame Sing For You28
1983Fame Rock 'N Roll World-Released in the U.S.
1983The Best of Fame-

Singles[edit]

YearTitleChart positionsCertificationsAlbum
U.S.UK
1982Starmaker / Step Up To The Mike3The Kids From "Fame"
1983Friday Night (Live!)13The Kids From Fame - Live

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