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Kate and Stanley Tucci Marriage Profile


Actor Stanley Tucci and wife Kate arrive to attend a photocall promoting the film 'Devil Wears Prada' during the ninth day of the 63rd Venice Film Festival on September 7, 2006 in Venice, Italy
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Stanley Tucci lost his wife and the mother of his three children to breast cancer in 2009. Here is information about the couple's fourteen year marriage.

News Updates:

8/09/2012: Stanley Tucci secretly married Felicity Blunt.

11/03/2011: Stanley Tucci announced his engagement to Felicity Blunt.


Stanley Tucci: November 11, 1960 in Peekskill, New York.

Kathryn Louise "Kate" Spath: April 26, 1962 in San Francisco, California.


Kate: Kate died at the age of 47 of breast cancer on April 27, 2009. She had been diagnosed with stage four breast cancer four years before her death.

Wedding Date:

Kate and Stanley were married on April 18, 1995.


Kate and Stanley had three children together.
  • Nicolo Robert Tucci: Born in 2000.
  • Isabel Concetta Tucci: Born in 2000.
  • Camilla Tucci: Born in 2002.


Stanley: Actor, writer, director, producer.

Kate: Actress, social worker, nursery school teacher, accredited member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation.


Stanley and his children live in upstate New York.

Previous Marriage:

Kate was previously married to Alexander Robert Scott, a stage manager. They announced their engagement in February 1983 with plans to marry in the fall. According to They were married on September 1, 1984 in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. They had one daughter, Christine Scott. The marriage ended in divorce.
Source: Ancestry.com. Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. Wisconsin Marriages, 1979-1997. Wisconsin, USA: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services.

Quotes About the Marriage of Kate and Stanley Tucci:

Stanley: “It’s all –- you know, it’s been a really wonderful year when it comes to career, but certainly, I never would be where I am now without Kate, and I’m sad that I am here now without Kate. She was an extraordinary person. She was the strongest person I’ve ever met, and she died unnecessarily of cancer. There’s all the blaming of yourself, which you can’t do, but you kind of do,” he shares, “and I’m just — I’m mostly sad. I’m sad for Kate that she can’t be here, and I’m sad for my children that they didn’t have the opportunity to spend more time with her because she was an extraordinary person.”
Source: "Stanley Tucci: 'You Always Blame Yourself.'" Celebrity-parenting.com. 1/11/2010.

Stanley: "We really believed that Kate wasn't going to die, that she was one of those people that wasn't going to die ... You have to talk about it; you'd go crazy if you didn't," Tucci said. "But, hard wouldn't be the word. I mean, it's still inconceivable, and probably always will be inconceivable to me, that she's not here, or that I won't see her again."
Source: Erin Moriarty. "Stanley Tucci: The Best and Worst of Times." CBSNews.com. 1/10/2010.

Stanley on when he was happiest: "Well, my wife passed away earlier this year [from breast cancer]. So I would have to say, waking up with her next to me in the morning, that's when I was happiest."
Source: Lauren Paige Kennedy. "Stanley Tucci on His Toughest Role Yet." WebMD.com.

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