Americo Melchionda is an Italian-American actor who has been working in the industry since the early 1990s. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he is the son of Italian immigrants. After graduating from high school, Melchionda began performing in off-Broadway productions and soon began to appear in films and television.
One of his earliest roles was in the off-Broadway play, “The Divorce” in 1994. This was soon followed by roles in several independent films, including “The Last Word” (1996), “A Million to One” (1998), and “The Price of Passion” (2001). In 2003, Melchionda had a featured role in the popular television series “The Sopranos”. He was cast as a mobster and was seen throughout the show’s run until its finale.
Throughout the 2000s, Melchionda continued to appear in both TV and film. He had a recurring role in the medical drama “ER” and had guest appearances on “Law & Order” and “NYPD Blue”. He also began to appear in more feature films, including “City Island” (2009) and “The Irishman” (2019).
In addition to his work on screen, Melchionda is also an accomplished stage actor. He has appeared in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions, including “Death of a Salesman”, “The Full Monty”, and “The King and I”. He has also appeared in several Shakespearean plays, including “Romeo and Juliet”, “Much Ado About Nothing”, and “Macbeth”.
In recent years, Melchionda has continued to appear in both stage and television productions. He was recently seen in the Netflix drama series “Ozark” and had a recurring role in the ABC drama “Station 19”. He has also been seen in the films “The Irishman” and “The Godfather Part III”.
Americo Melchionda is an accomplished actor who has worked across many mediums. He has been seen on stage, television, and film and is a respected member of the entertainment industry.