Steve Stanulis began his career as a decorated NYPD officer. When he was injured on the job, Steve worked security for a number of A-list celebrities, especially Leonardo DiCaprio. The superstar suggested that Steve pursue an acting career, and after studying at Manhattan’s HB Studios, he was cast in The Replacements and Gangs of New York. As a working actor, Stanulis appeared in major studio movies (The Interpreter, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry), acclaimed indie films (Cupidity, Over the GW), and TV shows (The Sopranos, the new HBO series The Deuce), He also branched into production, starring in and producing the short films Dick & Jane and Because of You, and the award-winning feature The Invisible Life of Thomas Lynch.