David Della Rocco is an Italian-American actor and comedian (born May 4, 1952) best known for playing Rocco in 1999′s The Boondock Saints with Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flanery. The role of Rocco was written specifically for him by writer/director Troy Duffy. He also appeared in the 2009 sequel, The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, during a dream sequence.
Rocco was classically trained at the famous Third Street Theater in Los Angeles and is a member of the Actor’s Studio. He has appeared in a number of plays in LA, including Glengarry Glen Ross and Pushcart Peddlers.