- Joseph R. Gannascoli is a gourmet chef.
Joseph R. Gannascoli who portrays Vito Spatafore on the hit series The Sopranos. Gannascoli has starred in 42 episodes as a mob captain who is gay. In one of the most famous SOPRANOS shows, Vito Spatafore is outed having been spotted dancing in leather chaps at a gay bar with another man. It was Gannascoli’s idea to create the gay character on The Sopranos, and it became one of the most intriguing story lines in the show’s history.
During the last season of The Sopranos Vito Spatafore was whacked on the final show in a cruel and violent death. Since then, Gannascoli has created three clever products: An enticing crime novel, A Meal To Die For; a gourmet line of 3 Italian marinara sauces called A SAUCE TO DIE FOR (one sauce is roasted garlic and eggplant with olive oil from Umbria, Italy); and a special cue stick for Billiards named A CUE TO DIE FOR. If you are a fan of THE SOPRANOS you will understand the significance of this item!!!!
Joseph R. Gannascoli has appeared in many films including his legendary role in GOODFELLAS.
He is a gourmet chef. He learned the culinary arts and then opened a restaurant. In many interviews he has proudly proclaimed himself a world famous chef.