Stanley Tucci talks about his new movie "The Lovely Bones" on NBC's "Today" show in New York on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009. The actor plays a man who murders his young neighbor in the 1970s. Tucci is nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for his work in the film.
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Actor Stanley Tucci arrives for the screening of "Julie & Julia" at the 35th Americain Film Festival in Deauville, France, on Sept. 5, 2009. Tucci, who made his film debut in 1985's "Prizzi's Horror," has starred in films including "The Devil Wears Prada," "The Pelican Brief," "Road to Perdition" and "Big Night."
Stanley Tucci and Meryl Streep as Paul and Julia Child in the movie "Julie & Julia." It was not the first time the two worked together - they also co-starred in 2006's "The Devil Wears Prada."
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Actor Stanley Tucci and wife, the late Kate Tucci, attend a premiere for "Doubt" at the Paris Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008 in New York. Kate died of cancer in May 2009. The two have three children - twins Isabel and Nicolo and daughter Camilla.
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Stanley Tucci banters with photographers backstage after winning Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance in "Monk," at the 2007 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007.
Stanley Tucci arrives for a benefit event on behalf of amfAR in New York on Wednesday Jan. 31, 2007. Tucci is also an accomplished stage actor - he made his acting debut on Broadway in 1982's "The Queen and the Rebels" and was nominated for a Tony award for his work in the 2002 revival "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune."
Cast member Stanley Tucci arrives for the Los Angeles Film Festival opening-night premiere of "The Devil Wears Prada" on Thursday, June 22, 2006, in Los Angeles. Tucci played a magazine editor who helps a newly-hired assistant (Anne Hathaway) find her way.
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From left, Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci in a scene from the 2006 film "The Devil Wears Prada." Streep and Tucci worked together again - playing a husband and wife instead of co-workers - in 2009's "Julie & Julia."
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Stanley Tucci arrives at "An Enduring Vision", a benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005 in New York.
Stanley Tucci is pictured at the premiere of the film "An Unfinished Life" in New York on Wednesday, Sept 7, 2005.