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Vinnie Curto

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Miami Vice Character
Tony Amato's Bodyguard ("No Exit")
Born
July 10, 1955, East Boston, Massachusetts
Active
1984-2006 (Acting)
1972-1996 (Boxing)
Boxing Career Stats
62-10-3, 26 KO


Vinnie Curto (born July 10, 1955) is an American boxer and actor, who made his film debut in the show Miami Vice as Tony Amato's bodyguard in the episode "No Exit".

Boxing Career

Curto was born in East Boston, Massachusetts. He began his boxing career in 1973, primarily in the middleweight division. He began fighting in the Miami area as part of the Mendoza Group, a collaboration of six fighters who worked in the area, before going national, with a record of 62-10-3, 26 wins by knockout before retiring in 1996.

Acting Career

After Vice, he was only in three other TV shows, Amen, Quantum Leap (with Dean Stockwell) (both in boxing roles), Walker: Texas Ranger, and the TV movie Logan's War: Bound by Honor. His movie career began in Downtown, followed by Backstreet Dreams (with Burt Young), 29th Street (written by Frank Pesce), Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (with Paul Gleason), Barb Wire (with Xander Berkeley), Unhook The Stars (with David Thornton), Surface to Air (with Michael Madsen), Stealing Harvard (with Dennis Farina), and his most recent film appearance, Cross Bronx.

Reference

Info on Vinnie Curto's Boxing Career

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