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Buddy Giovinazzo

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Film director, author

Buddy Giovinazzo


Rick Giovinazzo

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May 5, 1957 (age 66) (
New York City, New York

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Gesine Giovinazzo-Todt (m. 2007), Lori Labar (m. ?–1989)

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The Theatre Bizarre, Combat Shock, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, No Way Home, The Unscarred

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Buddy Giovinazzo is an American independent filmmaker and author who is known for his gritty-low budget debut film, Combat Shock, and his collection of harrowing short stories of low urban life in his 1993 novel, Life is Hot in Cracktown.


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Born May 5, 1957 in New York City, Buddy grew up in Staten Island. He went to the College of Staten Island where he graduated with a Masters in Cinema, later teaching film there as well.

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He is the brother of Rick Giovinazzo who is a composer, orchestrator, and the star of his premier film, Combat Shock. His cousin is television and film actor, Carmine Giovinazzo.

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  • Combat Shock (1986) Writer/Director/Editor/Producer/Actor
  • Maniac 2: Mr. Robbie (1986) Director/Producer (short promo film)
  • Jonathan of the Night (1987) Writer/Director/Producer
  • She's Back (1989) Writer
  • No Way Home (1996) Writer/Director/Actor
  • Fallen Arches (1998) Actor
  • The Unscarred (1999) Director/Producer
  • Life is Hot in Cracktown (2009) Writer/Director (Novel)
  • The Theatre Bizarre (2011) Co-director
  • Television

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    Sometime during or after The Unscarred, Giovinazzo left the United States for Berlin, Germany where he published his fourth novel, Potsdamer Platz and directed episodes for various German crime programs:

    "Tatort" (3 episodes, 2003-2009) - Platt gemacht (2009) TV episode - Das Ende des Schweigens (2007) TV episode - 3 x schwarzer Kater (2003) TV episode

    "Der Kriminalist" (3 episodes, 2008) - Ruhe in Frieden (2008) TV episode - Eiskalter Tod (2008) TV episode - Avalon (????) TV episode

    "Polizeiruf 110" (2 episodes, 2003-2006) - Mit anderen Augen (2006) TV episode - Tiefe Wunden (2003) TV episode

    "Wilsberg" (2 episodes, 2005) - Todesengel (2005) TV episode - Schuld und Sünde (2005) TV episode


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