Charles "Lucky" Luciano

played by Vincent Piazza

His youth, passion and ambition are a sometimes dangerous combination.

Character Bio

Cunning and ruthless, Luciano aligned himself with Arnold Rothstein until his ambition left him hungry for more; his side projects with Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Siegel have put him at odds with Nucky on more than one occasion. These days, Luciano answers to his fellow Sicilian, Joe Masseria.


Vincent Piazza made his feature film debut in 'Stephanie Daley,' which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. He also appeared in the Picturehouse release 'Rocket Science,' which was awarded best director (Jeffery Blitz) at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. In 2008, Piazza returned to Park City for 'Assassination of a High School President' (alongside Bruce Willis) and Daniel Schechter's 'Goodbye Baby,' which screened at Slamdance. He recently wrapped filming a lead role in the film 'Polish Bar.'

Piazza's television credits include the recurring roles of Hernan O'Brien in season six of 'The Sopranos' and Tony on season four of 'Rescue Me.' He has also appeared in a guest role on 'Law & Order' and co-starred in the NBC pilot 'Blue Blood,' directed by Brett Ratner.

Vincent was once a Division 1-AA ice hockey player at Villanova University, where a shoulder injury sidelined him. He still lives in New York City, where he was born.

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