Armand Assante (born October 4, 1949, New York City, New York) is an American actor born to an Italian American father and an Irish American mother.
Assante is an accomplished character actor, with his big break coming in 1974 in "The Lords of Flatbush". His sometimes sinister look has made him a popular choice for movies and TV. Many people also believe that he bears a passing resemblance to Sylvester Stallone.
He lives in upstate New York and has two daughters.