Louis Vanaria was widely known for his acting on the big screen. He had an early role on the television special "The Bureau" (ABC, 1995-96). He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Young at Heart" (CBS, 1994-95) and "A Soldier's Sweetheart" (Showtime, 1999). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Kirk" (Warner Bros. Television Network, 1995-97). He then appeared in the crime picture "This Thing of Ours" (2003) with Frank Vincent, the romantic comedy "Pizza with Bullets" (2006) with Vincent Pastore and the comedy "Stiffs" (2007) with Danny Aiello. He spent the early 2000s and the 2010s tackling film roles in "West of Brooklyn" (2009), the Paul Borghese drama "Vito Bonafacci" (2011) and the William DeMeo crime feature "Once Upon A Time In Brooklyn" (2013). He also appeared in the Leonardo DiCaprio hit dramatic adaptation "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Blue Bloods" (CBS, 2010-). Most recently, Vanaria acted on "The Mysteries of Laura" (NBC, 2014-16).