David Della Rocco is an Italian-American comedian and classically trained actor best known for his major role in the 1999 cult film The Boondock Saints, in which he played a character also named David Della Rocco opposite Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus. David Della Rocco is in high demand for public appearances and interviews as a result of this iconic role and is a favorite on the convention circuit.
A friend of The Boondock Saints writer and director Troy Duffy, David Della Rocco's role in that movie was written specifically for him. He played the part of a lowlife in the mob who helps his two friends, the MacManus brothers, in ridding Boston of criminals and evil. Della Rocco brought many of his real-life mannerisms and flair to the character, making an impression on fans and living up to the character's nickname, The Funnyman. David Della Rocco also returns as Rocco in the sequel The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day in a dream sequence guiding the MacManus brothers on their mission.
David is a native of Norwich, Connecticut, and studied acting with the late Susan Peretz in Los Angeles and is also a member of The Actor's Studio. He has appeared in numerous stage plays such as Glengarry Glen Ross at the Third Street Theatre and Freedom Frogs at the Lee Strasberg Theatre. Della Rocco also playd "Wheels", a truck driving grill man who speaks in tongues, in the feature film Jake's Corner written and directed by Jeff Santo which also stars Richard Tyson and Diane Ladd.
David Della Rocco recently appeared at Spooky Empire's Mayhem convention in Orlando, Florida and was featured in the 2011 documentary Off the Boulevard. David has just finished filming on feature film The Black Dove with Sean Young and John Savage about an ex-con looking to rejoin the free world and get back his black Gibson Dove guitar now in the possession of his daughter, whom he has never met.
The Jimmy Star Show is pleased to showcase the talent and expertise of David Della Rocco, and all anticipate a fun and informative time talking with him about the art and entertainment industries, and the world. Join King of Cool Jimmy Star, Diva of Cool Drew Albright, and Cool Haunted One Woody Meckes as they have a playful and sometimes wild time with the talented featured guest! You’ll also hear ideas for a fun and successful life from Bright Life with Dr. Drew Albright, art and entertainment news from Cool Chronicles, horror news from Fright Asylum with Woody Meckes, and fabulous fan questions from Star Mail and the live online radio chatroom!
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