1949 – He was born Armand Anthony Assante Jr. on the 4th day of October of this year in New York City, New York, USA.
1974 – His first major role was in this year, in "The Lords of Flatbush". His sinister look has made him a popular choice for villains and mobsters in movies and TV.
1992 – He appeared with Antonio Banderas in The Mambo Kings and with Sylvester Stallone in the film version of Judge Dredd. He was also mentioned in the holiday comedy "The Santa Claus", starring Tim Allen.
1994 – He was married to Karen McArn until they separated in this year. He lives in upstate New York and has two daughters; he recently purchased a second home in Staten Island.
1995 – He had a notable role of Rico in “Judge Dredd”.
2007 – Assante guest starred in several episodes of the CBS TV series NCIS, playing an international arms dealer.