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Carmine Caridi (born January 23, 1934 in New York City) is an American television and film actor. He has appeared in a wide variety of roles over the past 30 years, most notably playing Albert Volpe in The Godfather Part III. He also played Detective Vince Gotelli in the television series NYPD Blue between 1993-1999. He lives in West Hollywood. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The Godfather, Part III is a 1990 film, the third in the Godfather trilogy. ... NYPD Blue is a long-running American television police drama. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003) Events Media:January January 1 - Czechoslovakia divides. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... West Hollywoods logo illustrates the citys borders. ...


On January 13, 2004, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it had identified a pirate copy of the film Something's Gotta Give, circulated illegally on the Internet, as carrying markings identifying it as coming from a video sent to Caridi in his role as an Oscar voter. Pirate copies of The Last Samurai, Mystic River, Big Fish and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World were also said to have been traced to Caridi. The FBI began an investigation into the affair around January 16. January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization, founded on May 11, 1927 in California to advance the arts and sciences of motion pictures. ... Somethings Gotta Give is an American movie released in 2003. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Promotional poster The Last Samurai is a film released in the United States on December 5, 2003. ... This page is about the movie. ... Big Fish is a 2003 movie directed by Tim Burton, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Jessica Lange, and Billy Crudup. ... Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 film directed by Peter Weir and starring Russell Crowe as Jack Aubrey, with Paul Bettany as Stephen Maturin. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a Federal police force which is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...


On January 23, the FBI charged Russell Sprague of Homewood, Illinois with criminal copyright infringement. Federal authorities allege that for at least three years, Caridi has given Sprague his screener copies of approximately 60 movies seeking consideration for the Academy Awards. According to the FBI affidavit, Caridi said that he sent his screeners via Federal Express to Mr. Sprague, who gave him FedEx boxes, pre-addressed labels and an account number. Caridi denied receiving money from Sprague, telling the FBI he believed that Sprague was a film buff. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Homewood is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Copyright infringement is the unauthorized use of copyrighted material in a manner that violates one of the copyright owners exclusive rights, such as the right to reproduce or perform the copyrighted work, or to make derivative works that build upon it. ... A screener refers to the advance video and DVD copies of a film sent to critics, awards voters, and other movie industry professionals, including producers and distributors. ... The Federal Express was a passenger train operated on the Poughkeepsie Bridge Route. ...


Caridi and Sprague were sued by Sony and Time Warner on January 29 on civil charges of copyright infringement. The studios are suing in the United States District Court in Los Angeles, seeking damages of a minimum of $150,000 per movie, with hundreds of individual violations alleged. Sony Corporation (Japanese katakana: ソニー) (NYSE: SNE) is a consumer electronics corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. ... Time Warner Inc. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ... Downtown Los Angeles skyline facing northeast toward the San Gabriel Mountains on a clear winter day. ...


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on February 3 that it was expelling Caridi for violating his agreement to safeguard their screeners, making him the first Academy member to be expelled under its new anti-piracy policy. February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...


Links and references

  • Carmine Caridi filmography (http://uk.imdb.com/name/nm0137142/) (Internet Movie Database)

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Carmine Caridi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (345 words)
Carmine Caridi (born January 23, 1934 in New York City) is an American television and film actor.
Caridi denied receiving money from Sprague, telling the FBI he believed that Sprague was a film buff.
Caridi and Sprague were sued by Sony and Time Warner on January 29 on civil charges of copyright infringement.
FilmStew.com • Caridi Bounced Out of AMPAS (341 words)
In an FBI affidavit, Caridi admitted to sending copies of films such as Something's Gotta Give and Mystic River to Russell Sprague of Chicago claiming Sprague was a friend and "film buff." Caridi also claims to have no knowledge of the fact that Sprague was duplicating the tapes, which later wound up on the Internet.
Caridi, who is now an important part of the FBI investigation, has also been sued by both Columbia Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures for copyright infringement.
Caridi has had roles in films such as The Godfather: Part II and The Godfather: Part III, as well as Bugsy and Ruby, but may be best known for his recurring role as Det. Vince Gotelli on ABC's NYPD Blue.
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