TLC's Mama's Boys of the Bronx spotlights the drama and adventures of five Italian-American men -- Anthony, Chip, Frankie, Giovani, and Peter -- still living at home with their spaghetti-stewing Mamas.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Mama's Boys of the Bronx - Mario Van Peebles - Netflix
Mario Van Peebles (born January 15, 1957) is Afro-Mexican film director and actor best known for directing New Jack City in 1991. He is the son of actor and filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, whom he portrayed in the 2003 biopic Baadasssss!, which he also co-wrote and directed.
Mama's Boys of the Bronx - 2010s to present day - Netflix
In 2010, he acted in two films Multiple Sarcasms and Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright. He directed one episode of Lost, the documentary Fair Game?, and the film Redemption Road. In 2011, he directed the sport drama All Things Fall Apart starring rapper/actor 50 cent in the title role playing a football player who suffers from a deadly disease, he also played a role in this feature. His acting credits that year were the films Tied to a Chair and 5th & Alameda. He also acted in two episodes of Hellcats and two episodes of The Game. That year he also started to direct for the TV series Boss and would direct 5 episodes until 2012. In 2012 he wrote, directed, and acted in We the Party. It is a comedy set in an ethnically diverse Los Angeles high school. The film focuses on five friends as they deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves. That year he acted in one episode of The Finder and the feature American Warship. In 2013, he directed one episode NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, one episode of Monday Mornings, and one episode of Zero Hour. That year he directed an episode of Nashville. He would go on directing two episodes the following year as well acting in one, and in 2015 he when back to his role with another director. In 2014 he wrote, directed, and acted in Red Sky. The film is an action/thriller starring Cam Gigandet, Shane West and Rachael Leigh Cook. He also directed three episodes of Once Upon a Time. That year, he acted in two other films Mantervention, and Drumline: A New Beat. In 2015, he directed one episode of The Last Ship, one episode of Chicago P.D., two episodes of Empire and would go on to direct another episode in 2016, two episodes of Being Mary Jane and would go on directing two episodes in 2017, finally one episode of Hand of God and would go on directing one episode in 2017. He also acted in the feature For Justice. In 2016, he directed the film USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage based largely on the true story of the loss of the ship in the closing stages of the Second World War. The film stars Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter, Brian Presley, and Cody Walker. He also directed one episode of Roots. He also acted in the feature Submerged. In 2017, he acted in four episode of Bloodline one of them he also directed, and would go on to direct an episode where his character didn't appear. He created and produced the TV series Superstition, and directed eight episodes and acted in ten, some of them he took both roles.
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