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David Stephen Caruso (born January 7 1956 in Forrest Hills, New York) is an American movie and television actor, who is especially known by his acting in NYPD Blue. He also performed in the 1995 movies Kiss of Death and Jade. From 2002 to 2012, he played on the TV series CSI: Miami in the role of Lieutenant Horatio Caine.
Early life and Career[change | change source]
Caruso's parents were Italian-Irish. His mother Joan, was a librarian. His father, Charles Caruso, was an editor. His father left the family when he was two years old. He went to the Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic School in Forest Hills and afterward to the Archbishop Molloy High School und got his graduation in 1974.
He worked as an usher in cinemas. He found his role models like Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney and Edward G. Robinson about this job.
His first film appearance was in the film Getting Wasted in the role of Danny. Afterwards, he was only to seen in supporting roles like First Blood, An Officer and a Gentleman, Blue City, Thief of Hearts, China Girl and Twins.
Personaly life[change | change source]
Caruso had been married three times and has three children. His first wife was Cheri Maugans. He was married from 1979 to 1984 with her. He married the American actress Rachel Ticotin in 1984. They got a daughter Greta, who was born on June 1, 1984. They separated in 1991. His third wife was Magaret Buckley. They was a pair from 1996 to 2004. He has two more children with his former ex-girlfriend Liza Marquez. His son Marquez Antonio was born on September 15, 2005 and his daughter Paloma was born on October 16, 2007.
Television and movie roles[change | change source]
|1982||An Officer and a Gentleman||Topper Daniels|
|First Blood||Deputy Mitch|
|1981–1983||Hill Street Blues||Tommy Mann|
|1984||Thief of Hearts||Buddy Calamara|
|The First Olympics: Athens, 1896||James Connolly|
|1986||Blue City||Joey Rayford|
|1990||King of New York||Dennis Gilley|
|Rainbow Drive||Larry Hammond|
|1991||Hudson Hawk||Kit Kat|
|Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis||Wilkes|
|1993||Mad Dog and Glory||Mike|
|1993–1994||NYPD Blue||Detective John Kelly||Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
|1995||Kiss of Death||Jimmy Kilmartin|
|1997||Michael Hayes||Michael Hayes|
|2000||Proof of Life||Dino||Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Awards|
|Black Point||John Hawkins|
|2002–2012||CSI: Miami||Lieutenant Horatio Caine|
|2005||CSI: NY||Lieutenant Horatio Caine|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation|