Stanley Tucci Was Recovering From Cancer During ‘Searching for Italy’

While promoting his new memoir “Taste: My Life Through Food,” Stanley Tucci revealed that he was still recovering from his cancer treatment during the production of his CNN reality series “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy.”

The “Big Night” and “Devil Wears Prada” actor further detailed his battle with cancer in a new conversation with the New York Times, explaining how the illness impacted his life. After three radiation sessions, Tucci started experiencing vertigo and a loss of appetite.

While Tucci has written cookbooks before, “Taste: My Life Through Food” is a reflection on the actor’s lifelong relationship with food, including memories of his mother’s cooking and stories involving his least favorite meals from working on film sets.

In September, Tucci revealed that he had been diagnosed with cancer three years ago and had successfully undergone treatment.

“Taste: My Life Through Food” will be published by Gallery Books on Oct. 5. “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy” premiered on CNN earlier this year. All six parts of the series are currently available to watch through YouTube TV, HBO Max and other services.

J. Kim Murphy contributed to this report.


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