Vincent Spano

18 Oct 1962


Vincent M. Spano (born October 18, 1962) is an American actor.

Spano was born in Brooklyn, New York to Italian American parents. In 1976, he made his stage debut in a production of The Shadow Box at Long Wharf Theatre and Broadway. His film debut was in 1979's The Double McGuffin.

He has subsequently appeared in many Hollywood films, including John Sayles's Baby, It's You and City of Hope, Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble Fish, Alive: The Miracle of the Andes, The Rats, Over the Edge-1979 and Creator. In the 1983 family favorite The Black Stallion Returns, he played a handsome, young, Arabic rider, Raj, that returns home from university to compete in a major horse race and befriends an American boy, Alec Ramsey (played by Kelly Reno) along the way. He also starred in the Italian film Good Morning Babylon written and directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, and the 1984 film Alphabet City. He has co-starred with Dylan and Cole Sprouse in A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper. He was most recently seen on ION network opposite Lou Diamond Phillips in Lone Rider. But mostly as his recurring role of FBI Agent Dean Porter on the NBC drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since the 8th season.

He starred in the 2004 TV film "Landslide (Buried Alive)" as a fireman trapped in a collapsed building with his son.


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Filmography (38 titles)

(movie, 2018)
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Charlie Horvath)
(movie, 2014)
···April Rain
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Special Agent Thomas)
(movie, 2013)
···Dante's Hell Animated
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Virgil (voice: English version))
(movie, 2013)
···This Magic Moment
Role: Actor (as Roberto Molinez)
(movie, 2008)
···Grave Misconduct
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Trent Dodson)
(movie, 2008)
···Lone Rider
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Stu Croker)
(movie, 2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Troy Whitlock)
Genre: Action, Family
Role: Actor (as Miles)
(movie, 2007)
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Devin Bayliss)
(movie, 2006)
···Her Fatal Flaw
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Robert Genaro)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mark Decker)
(movie, 2005)
···The Engagement Ring
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tony Di Cenzo)
(movie, 2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Det. Steve Banks)
(movie, 2000)
···The Prophecy 3: The Ascent
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Zophael)
(movie, 2000)
···The Deadly Look of Love
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Brett Becker)
(movie, 1998)
···A Brooklyn State of Mind
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Al Stanco)
(movie, 1998)
···The Unknown Cyclist
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Cavatelli)
(movie, 1997)
···Medusa's Child
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Scott Nash)
(movie, 1997)
···No Strings Attached
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marc Demetrius)
(movie, 1995)
···The Tie That Binds
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Russell Clifton)
(movie, 1994)
···The Ascent
Genre: War, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Franco Distassi)
(movie, 1993)
···Indian Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Matthew Berman)
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Antonio Balbi)
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ted Harduvel)
(movie, 1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller, Family
Role: Actor (as Anthony Rossano)
(movie, 1991)
···City of Hope
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Nick Rinaldi)
(movie, 1989)
···Rouge Venise
Genre: Drama, Musical
Role: Actor (as Carlo Goldoni)
(movie, 1988)
···And God Created Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Billy Moran)
(movie, 1988)
···Qualcuno in ascolto
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Peter)
(movie, 1987)
···Good Morning, Babylon
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nicola Bonnano)
(movie, 1986)
···Il cugino americano
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mark Ciuni)
(movie, 1985)
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Boris Lafkin)
(movie, 1984)
···Maria's Lovers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Al Griselli)
(movie, 1984)
···Alphabet City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Johnny)
(movie, 1983)
···Rumble Fish
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Steve)
(movie, 1983)
···Baby It's You
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Albert 'Sheik' Capadilupo)
(movie, 1983)
···The Black Stallion Returns
Genre: Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Raj)
(movie, 1979)
···Over the Edge
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mark)