About Lou

BORN IN NYC TO A "SHOW BIZ" FAMILY-DAD LUIGI MARTINI WAS A WELL RESPECTED CHARACTER ACTOR AND ENTERTAINER UNTIL HIS DEATH IN 1971-LOU HAS BEEN ACTING SINCE HE WAS A CHILD. EARLY FILM CREDITS INCLUDE "WHATS SO BAD ABOUT FEELING GOOD" WITH MARY TYLER MOORE AND THE ALL TIME CLASSIC "THE GODFATHER".

LOU GRADUATED WITH A  BA IN  COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, WHERE HE ONCE HAD ASPIRATIONS OF ENTERING INTO THE FIELD OF SPORTSCASTING. IT WASN'T UNTIL LOU LANDED A LEADING ROLE IN THE ORIGINAL OFF BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF TONY AND TINAS WEDDING THAT LOU DECIDED TO ONCE AGAIN PERSUE HIS DREAM OF BEING AN ACTOR.  SINCE THEN LOU HAS APPEARED IN

NUMEROUS OFF BROADWAY AND REGIONAL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS,WORKING WITH THE LIKES OF BUDD SCHULBERG,EDWIN TORRES AND RICHARD VETERE TO NAME JUST A FEW.

HIS FILM AND TELEVISION CREDITS ARE JUST AS EXTENSIVE AND IMPRESSIVE. SOME OF LOU'S LATEST INCLUDE GUEST SPOTS ON SOME OF TODAYS HOTTEST SHOWS LIKE "LAW AND ORDER:SVU,"ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK",AND "THE AMERICANS". MAYBE LOU'S MOST RECOGNIZABLE ROLE MAY BE HIS SAG AWARD NOMINATED TURN AS "ANTHONY INFANTE" ON THE LAST SEASON OF HBO'S "THE SOPRANOS"..LOU WAS ALSO THE HOST OF ONE OF THE FIRST NETWORK REALITY SHOWS-E NETWORKS "THE GASTENEAU GIRLS".LOU HAS JUST STRUCK A DEVELOPMENT DEAL TO HOST A NEW REALITY SHOW THAT HE CREATED THIS PAST YEAR,HOPEFULLY COMING TO A NETWORK NEAR YOU IN THE FALL OF 2015.

LOUS LATEST FILM ROLES INCLUDE STARRING OPPOSITE ERIC ROBERTS IN "WEST END", JAMES MACAFFERY IN "TO REDEMPTION",AND ANNABELLA  SCIORRA IN"ALTO". LOU HAS RECENTLY JUST WON A "BEST ACTOR" AWARD AT THE  PRESTIGIOUS HOUSTON FILM FESTIVAL FOR THE DARK COMEDY "SUICIDE NOTES" WHICH HE SHOT IN HIS SECOND HOME OF HOUSTON,TEXAS. LOU'S VERY OWN

SCREENPLAY, "DADS",THAT HE WROTE ALONG WITH HIS PARTNERS DAVE JOGLAR AND RICH WETZEL IS SLATED TO SHOOT THIS UPCOMING FALL HERE  RIGHT HERE IN NYC! 2015 IS SHAPING UP TO BE A VERY EXCITING TIME FOR LOU. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE SITE AND THANX FOR STOPPING BY!

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