Abruzzo, Ray 1954–

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Abruzzo, Ray 1954–


Born August 12, 1954, in Queens, NY. Education: Studied acting with the Middle Village Summer Theatre Workshop.

Addresses: Agent—Peter Strain and Associates, 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1812, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Career: Actor. The Bond Street Theatre Coalition, New York, NY, founding member; The Playwright's Kitchen Ensemble, Los Angeles, CA, actor and director.


Film Appearances:

Johnny "Two Times," Scriptfellas, 1999.

Frank, House of Sand and Fog, DreamWorks, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Anthony Gianelli, L.A. Law, NBC, 1987-88.

Sergeant John Zorelli, Dynasty, ABC, 1988-89.

Tony Giuliano, Night Court, NBC, 1989-91.

Detective Michael McGuire, The Practice, ABC, 1998-2004.

"Little" Carmine Lupertazzi, Jr., The Sopranos, HBO, 2002-2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Hospital security guard, Muggable Mary, Street Cop, CBS, 1982.

Martin Gundarsson, Her Last Chance, NBC, 1996.

Bernard Alger, Murder 101: If Wishes Were Horses, Hallmark Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Sergeant Vincent "Mother" DiAnza, "Off Duty," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1988.

Intimate Portrait: Emma Samms, Lifetime, 2002.

Carmine Lupertazzi, Making "Cleaver", HBO, 2007.

"The Sopranos": A Sitdown, HBO, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Richard, Shell Game, CBS, 1987.

Extreme Blue, UPN, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Lee Herbert, Paper Dolls, ABC, 1984.

Waiter, "Confessions," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1985.

Eric Peters, "Playing Hardball," Riptide, NBC, 1986.

Thaddeus Coates, "Elusive Butterfly," Trapper John M.D., CBS, 1986.

"America, What a Town," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987.

Dr. Leonard, "Change of Heart," Empty Nest, NBC, 1989.

"Sons of the Desert," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1992.

"To Err Is Human, to Give Up Isn't a Bad Idea," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1992.

Mike LaRocca, "For Whom the Bell Tolls," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993.

Jack Sorkin, "The Perfect Alibi," Silk Stalkings, USA Network and CBS, 1993.

Mort Slater, "A Very Fatal Funeral," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994.

Detective Wolfe, "That Old Gang of Mine," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1994.

Curtis Cangelosi, "Boxer Rebellion," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995.

Father Stephen, "St. Michael's Nightmare," The Burning Zone, UPN, 1996.

Max Thomas, "A Star Is Born," Step by Step, CBS, 1997.

Chopper pilot, "The Honeymoon's Overboard," The Nanny, CBS, 1998.

Paul, "Quality Time," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2000. Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2000.

Paul Raimondo, "Everybody Loves Raimondo's," Law & Order, NBC, 2004.

Don Bronson, "Like Cures Like" Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2004.

Sal Vedetti, "The Gift of the Ton-I," Listen Up, CBS, 2004.

Bob Galanis, "Tri-Borough," CSI: NY (also known as CSI: New York), CBS, 2005.

Ray Campbell, "Trial," Eyes, ABC, 2005.

Bryan Markley, "Going to Bed with Fran," Living with Fran, The WB, 2006.

Ray Porter, "The Knight on the Grid," Bones, Fox, 2007.

Lennie Rabinov, "Every Breath You Take," Shark, CBS, 2007.

John Sciarra, "Duck and Cover," Boston Legal, ABC, 2007.

United States Attorney General John Sciarra, "Tabloid Nation," Boston Legal, ABC, 2008.

Rick Azari, NCIS, CBS, 2008.

Television Work; Series:

Roll-in director and head writer, Weinerville (also known as Nickelodeon's "Weinerville"), Nickel-odeon, 1993.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Italian American Reconciliation; in The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron (one-man show), Chicago, IL, and Boston, MA.

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