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Italian Parts: Boy Onstage and British Accent

italian parts: The Emmy winner has played Germans, Greeks, Hispanics and Russians and even a space alien in the Men in Black films, according to CTV. On Broadway in Act One, he actually played three characters -- one with a Cockney accent, one with just a hint of a British accent and one who was an urbane Northeasterner. After all, he spends so much time onstage and onscreen trying on other peoples' accents. He's often gravitated toward Italian parts, playing immigrants from that country in the film Big Night and Golden Boy onstage and a Fiat 500 in Cars. Let's just say it was a bit of a hybrid, he says. And for eight seasons, he adopted a weird Maine-Italian dialect on Wings that even he's not sure about. ( As reported in the news.