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Bologna, Joseph 1934(?)- (Joe Bologna)

Bologna, Joseph 1934(?)- (Joe Bologna)

PERSONAL

Born December 30, 1934 (some sources cite 1938), in Brooklyn, NY; married Renee Taylor (an actress, writer, and director), August, 1965; children: Gabriel (an actor, writer, and director). Education: Graduate of Brown University.

Addresses:

Agent—Harry Gold, TalentWorks, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505; (voice work) Cunningham/Escott/Slevin & Doherty Talent Agency, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Manager—Matt Sherman, Matt Sherman Management, 9107 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 225, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career:

Actor, voice performer, director, producer, and writer. Previously worked as director and producer of commercials for advertising agency; also worked at odd jobs in and around New York City. Military service: U.S. Marine Corps.

Awards, Honors:

Academy Award nomination and Screen Award nomination, Writers Guild of America, both best screenplay adaptation (with Renee Taylor and David Zelag Goodman), 1971, for Lovers and Other Strangers; Screen Award nomination (with Taylor), best original comedy, 1972, for Made for Each Other; some sources cite Emmy Award, 1973, for Acts of Love and Other Comedies, and Emmy Award nomination, 1975, for Paradise; Festival Prize (with others), best first feature, Long Island International Film Expo, 2002, for Returning Mickey Stern; Lifetime Achievement Award, Los Angeles Italian Film Awards, 2003.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Gig "Giggy" Pimimba, Made for Each Other, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971.

Joe, Cops and Robbers, United Artists, 1973.

Pete, Mixed Company, United Artists, 1974.

Dan Torrance, The Big Bus, Paramount, 1976.

Leo Schneider, Chapter Two, Columbia, 1979.

King Kaiser, My Favorite Year, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1982.

Victor Lyons, Blame It on Rio, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.

Joey, The Woman in Red, Orion, 1984.

Doctor Malavaqua, Transylvania 6-5000, New World, 1985.

Vito Pignoli, It Had to Be You, Limelite Studios, 1989.

Uncle Phil, Coupe de Ville, Universal, 1990.

David Hodges, Alligator II: The Mutation, 1991.

Bennie Mastallone, Jersey Girl, Triumph Releasing, 1992.

(As Joe Bologna) Anthony Canberra, Deadly Rivals, 1992.

(As Joe Bologna) Reggie, Night of the Archer (also known as Don't Hurt Me!), 1994.

Mike Capomezzo, Love Is All There Is, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1996.

Goldstein, Ringer, 1996.

(As Joe Bologna) Heaven Before I Die, 1997.

Leonard "Lenny" Koufax, Big Daddy, Columbia, 1999.

Renfro, Blink of an Eye (also known as Urban Jungle), Mainline Releasing, 1999.

Mel Kingman, Squint, 2001.

Dying on the Edge, 2001.

Mickey Stern, Returning Mickey Stern, Metroscape Entertainment, 2003.

(As Jo Bologna) Principal Pugliese, Pledge of Allegiance (also known as Players and Red Zone), Belgravia Entertainment, 2003.

Harry, The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club (also known as Boynton Beach Club), Samuel Goldwyn Films/Roadside Attractions, 2006.

Voice of Mr. Start, Ice Age: The Meltdown (animated; also known as Ice Age 2), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Film Work:

(With Renee Taylor) Creator, 2 (short film), 1966.

(With Taylor) Director, It Had to Be You, Limelite Studios, 1989.

Director, Love Is All There Is, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1996.

Producer, Returning Mickey Stern, Metroscape Entertainment, 2003.

Televison Appearances; Movies:

Salvatore "Bill" Bonnano, Honor Thy Father, CBS, 1973.

Sam Rodino, Woman of the Year, CBS, 1976.

(As Joe Bologna) Ted Conti, Torn Between Two Lovers, CBS, 1979.

Max Boone, One Cooks, the Other Doesn't, CBS, 1983.

Rico Castelli, Copacabana (also known as Barry Manilow's "Copacabana"), CBS, 1985.

Chuck Hassan, A Time to Triumph, CBS, 1986.

Gordon Vogel, Not Quite Human, 1987.

Judge Manza, Prime Target, 1989.

(As Joe Bologna) Ned Monk, Thanksgiving Day (also known as The Good Family), 1990.

Walter Winchell, Citizen Cohn, HBO, 1992.

Detective John Pollina, The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story (also known as The Danger of Love), 1992.

Aaron Humphrey, Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love, Fox, 1994.

Vincent DeMarco, The Don's Analyst (also known as National Lampoon's "The Don's Analyst"), Showtime, 1997.

Voice of Lieutenant Dan Turpin, The Batman/Superman Movie (animated; also known as Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest), 1998.

P. T. Wynnsocki, Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure, UPN, 2000.

Louis Angelini, Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Noah, Fathers and Sons, Showtime, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Steve Bryant, Sins (also known as 3Sins), CBS, 1986.

Arnie Zwillman, An Inconvenient Woman, 1991.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Benny, PBS, 1971.

Acts of Love and Other Comedies (also known as Marlo Thomas in "Acts of Love—and Other Comedies"), ABC, 1973.

Tony, Nick, David, and Biff, Paradise, CBS, 1974.

Peter, A Lucille Ball Special: What Now, Catherine Curtis? (also known as What Now, Catherine Curtis?), CBS, 1976.

Host, David, and Bill, Bedrooms, HBO, 1984.

The Joe Piscopo Special, HBO, 1984.

Himself, The Making of "The Woman in Red," 1984.

Gail Sheehy's "New Passages," ABC, 1996.

Voice of Lounge Lung, Smoke Alarm: The Unfiltered Truth about Cigarettes, HBO, 1996.

Interviewee, Shot Heard 'round the World, HBO, 2001.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Nick Foley, Rags to Riches (also known as Foley and the Girls from St. Mags), 1986.

Astoria, Fox, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1971, 1972.

The Barbour Report, 1986.

Nick Foley, "Hunk in the House," Rags to Riches, NBC, 1987.

Charlie Verducci, "The Agony and the Agony," Top of the Heap, 1991.

Charlie Verducci, "Mona by Moonlight," Top of the Heap, 1991.

Charlie Verducci, "Oldies but Young 'Uns," Married … with Children, Fox, 1991.

Charlie Verducci, "Top of the Heap," Married … with Children, Fox, 1991.

Bryan "Brynie" Sullivan, "The Mole," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Jack Barbara, "Cold Cuts," L.A. Law, NBC, 1994.

(As Joe Bologna) Alan Beck, "The Gym Teacher," The Nanny, CBS, 1994.

Leo/Max Barnett, "Who Killed the Movie Mogul?," Burke's Law, CBS, 1995.

Lou Spadaro, "Caroline and the Ex-Wife," Caroline in the City (also known as Caroline), NBC, 1996.

Mike DeAngelo, "By Design," Temporarily Yours (also known as Temp Yours, Temp Mine), CBS, 1997.

Voice of Dan Turpin, "World's Finest," Batman: Gotham Knights (animated), 1997.

Chuck, "Older and Out," Cosby, 1997.

Phillip Devine, "The Luke & Sara Show," The Simple Life, CBS, 1998.

(As Joe Bologna) Dr. Joe Razzo, "Ma'ternal Affairs," The Nanny, CBS, 1999.

(As Joe Bologna) Alistair Temple, "24 Hours," Martial Law, CBS, 1999.

Rabbi Goldman, "Damaged Goods," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX, 2000.

Uncle Corky, "The Hidden Mommy," The Chris Isaak Show, Showtime, 2002.

(As Joe Bologna) "Profiles in Agenting," Arli$$, HBO, 2002.

Max Barrett, "Pieces of Me," Everwood (also known as Our New Life in Everwood), The WB, 2005.

Bill, "Daddy Dearest," According to Jim, ABC, 2006.

Also voice of Dan Turpin in "Brave New Metropolis," The New Batman/Superman Adventures (animated).

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Lieutenant Daniel "Dan" Turpin, Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series), 1997-98.

Television Work; Pilots:

Coproducer and director, Good Penny, NBC, 1977.

Coproducer, Lovers and Other Strangers, ABC, 1983.

Television Work; Other:

Coproducer, Carlucci's Department (series), CBS, 1983.

Codirector, Bedrooms (special), HBO, 1984.

Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Lovers and Other Strangers, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1968.

Vito Pignoli, It Had to Be You, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1981, then Marilyn Monroe Theatre, Los Angeles.

Johnny Paolucci, Bermuda Avenue Triangle, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1997, then Brentwood Theatre, Los Angeles, 2006.

If You Ever Leave Me, I'm Coming with You, Cort Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Stage Director:

(With Renee Taylor) Bermuda Avenue Triangle, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1997, then Brentwood Theatre, Los Angeles, 2006.

If You Ever Leave Me, I'm Coming with You, Cort Theatre, New York City, 2001.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

The Joe Piscopo Video, 1985.

WRITINGS

Stage Plays:

(With Renee Taylor) Lovers and Other Strangers, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1968, published by Samuel French, 1968.

(With Taylor) It Had to Be You, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1981.

(With Taylor) Bermuda Avenue Triangle, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1997, then Brentwood Theatre, Los Angeles, 2006.

(With Taylor) If You Ever Leave Me, I'm Coming with You, Cort Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Also wrote (with Taylor) Love All Ways, Actors Studio Theatre.

Screenplays:

2 (short film), 1966.

(With Renee Taylor and David Zelag Goodman) Lovers and Other Strangers (based on the play by Bologna and Taylor), Cinerama, 1970.

(With Taylor) Made for Each Other, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971.

(With Taylor) It Had to Be You (based on play by Bologna and Taylor), 1989.

Love Is All There Is, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1996.

Television Movies:

(With Renee Taylor and Bernard Kahn) Woman of the Year, 1976.

(With Taylor) A Cry for Love, 1980.

Television Specials:

(With Renee Taylor) Benny, PBS, 1971.

(With Taylor) Acts of Love and Other Comedies (also known as Marlo Thomas in "Acts of Love—and Other Comedies"), ABC, 1973.

Paradise, CBS, 1974.

A Lucille Ball Special Starring Lucille Ball and Jackie Gleason (also known as Three for Two), CBS, 1975.

Bedrooms, HBO, 1984.

Television Pilots:

Good Penny, NBC, 1977.

Lovers and Other Strangers, ABC, 1983.

Television Episodes:

Carlucci's Department, CBS, 1976.

According to some sources, also wrote episodes of The Great American Dream Machine.

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