Bacarella, Mike (Michael Bacarella)

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Bacarella, Mike (Michael Bacarella)



Actor. Voice actor for radio programs, 1984—; worked as stunt comedian with Jim Fierro as Jim Frye and Mike Calflittle, Chicago, IL; also worked as stunt performer, makeup artist, special effects makeup artist, and mask maker.


Film Appearances:

(As Michael Macarella) Delaney, Continental Divide, Universal, 1981.

Sean, On the Right Track, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981.

Cop in laundromat, Things Are Tough All Over, Columbia, 1982.

Man with beer can, Class, Orion, 1983.

Vito, Johnny Dangerously, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.

Crime scene cop, The Naked Face, 1984.

Bruno, Pink Nights, Kostar Features, 1985.

Television box loader, Running Scared, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1986.

Driver, No Mercy, TriStar, 1986.

Overcoat hoodlum, The Untouchables, Paramount, 1987.

Limousine driver, Vice Versa, Sony Pictures Releasing, 1988.

Bakery man, Bright Lights, Big City, United Artists, 1988.

Jealous husband, Retreads, 1988.

Johnny Wynn, Major League, Paramount, 1989.

Paramedic, The Package, Orion, 1989.

(Uncredited) Les, The Kill Reflex (also known as Soda Cracker), 1989.

Priest, God's Will, 1989.

Astro, Sam and Sarah, 1989.

Pinkie Morino, Opportunity Knocks, Universal, 1990.

Second cabbie, V. I. Warshawski (also known as V. I. Warshawski, Detective in High Heels), Buena Vista, 1991.

(As Michael Bacarella) Mr. Habibbi, Mo' Money, 1992.

Bleacher bum, Rookie of the Year, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.

Marshall Stevens, The Fugitive, Warner Bros., 1993.

Train station engineer, I Love Trouble, Buena Vista, 1994.

Santa, Miracle on 34th Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994.

Police desk sergeant, Richie Rich, Warner Bros., 1994.

Liquor store clerk, Losing Isaiah, Paramount, 1995.

Joe Fusco, Sr., While You Were Sleeping, Buena Vista, 1995.

Sergeant, Primal Fear, Paramount, 1996.

Bradley, The Relic (also known as Das Relikt and Das Relikt—Das museum der angst), Paramount, 1997.

Office janitor, My Best Friend's Wedding, TriStar, 1997.

Printing company owner, Soul Food, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Detective Holmes, Night of the Lawyers, 1997.

First train station cop, Stir of Echoes, Artisan Entertainment, 1999.

Monk, Bad Meat, Chill-o-Vision, 2003.

Silvio Capiello, The Game of Their Lives (also known as The Miracle Match), Paramount, 2005.

Takeout clerk, The Weather Man, Paramount, 2005.

Mulhern, The Lake House, Warner Bros., 2006.

Bruno, Death and Taxis, Clearwater Pictures/Magnum Independent Pictures/Mukherji Productions, 2007.

Wanda's neighbor, Fred Claus, Warner Bros., 2007.

Some sources also cite appearance in a film titled The Watcher, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Stage manager, "Who Am I This Time?," American Playhouse, PBS, 1981.

Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy, 1982.

(Uncredited) Wiretap undercover cop, The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (also known as Act of Passion), CBS, 1984.

Truck driver, The Dollmaker, ABC, 1984.

Mario and the Mob, The WB, 1992.

Manager, In the Company of Darkness, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Vinson, "Mob," Sable, 1988.

Mr. Criscolos, Unsolved Mysteries, NBC, 1988.

Arthur Christy, "The Day of the Rope," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997.

Cabbie, "The Good Fight," ER, NBC, 1998.

Smolsky, "In Gary We Trust," Early Edition, CBS, 1998.

Cabbie, "Double Blind," ER, NBC, 1999.

Mojo, "Bluff," Prison Break (also known as Prison Break: Manhunt and Prison Break: On the Run), Fox, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert De Niro, USA Network, 2003.

And They Came to Chicago: The Italian American Legacy, 2007.

Television Appearances; Other:

(Uncredited) Manuel the bartender, Johnny Ryan, 1990.

(Uncredited) Adjutant at Fort Lincoln, Son of the Morning Star (miniseries), ABC, 1991.

Fan, Early Edition (pilot), CBS, 1996.

Dennis the bartender, Turks (series), CBS, 1999.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Mr. Cooper, "Something like a Stopwatch," Twilight Zone Radio Show, 2002.

Mr. Cronk and Dog Wagner, "Of Late I Think of Clifforville," Twilight Zone Radio Show, 2003.

Mounted police officer and Mr. Shannon, "The Bard," Twilight Zone Radio Show, 2003.


Video Games:

Voice, Battle Isle 4: Incubation, Blue Byte, 1997.

(As Michael Bacarella) Voice of medium militia, Stubbs the Zombie in "Rebel without a Pulse," Aspyr Media, 2005.



Lincoln's Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard, White Mane Publishing, 1996.

Also author of Italacters, The Life and Times of Iron Hand Tonti, and The War with the Babaray Corsairs.