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Gallo, Billy 1966- (Bill Gallo, William Gallo)

Gallo, Billy 1966- (Bill Gallo, William Gallo)

PERSONAL

Original name, William N. Rodriguez; born November 7, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, NY. Education: Trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York City, and with others; studied boxing and martial arts.

Addresses:

Agent—The Geddes Agency, 8430 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career:

Actor, producer, and writer. Brooklyn Bridge Films, Hollywood, CA, film producer. Also a professional magician.

Awards, Honors:

New York Film Festival Award, best drama, New York Film Festival Award nomination, best picture, New York Independent Film Festival Award, best picture, and Los Angeles Film Festival Award, best drama, all for The Kings of Brooklyn; won a gold medal championship for boxing.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Nunzio, Universal, 1978.

Sal Romero, Night of the Demons (also known as Halloween Party), International Film Marketing, 1988.

(As William Gallo) Carlos, Pretty Woman (also known as $3000, Isha Yaffa, Miscoda no, Mujer bonita, Uma linda mulher, Um sonho de mulher, Une jolie femme, and Zgodna zena), Buena Vista, 1990.

Flimp, Fool's Gold, 1998.

(As William Gallo) Vince Cuttino, The Kings of Brooklyn (also known as License to Steal), 2004.

Officer Hill, Crash (also known as Collision, L.A. Crash, Alto impacto, Crash-Alto impacto, Crash—Contatto fisico, Crash—No limite, Fatalna nesreca, Uetkoezesek, and Vidas cruzadas), Lions Fate Films, 2005.

Provenzano, 10th & Wolf, ThinkFilm, 2006.

Frank, Have Love, Will Travel, Backroad Pictures, 2007.

Hugo, The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone, 2nd Generation Films, 2008.

Film Producer:

(As William Gallo) The Kings of Brooklyn (also known as License to Steal), 2004.

Worked on other projects.

Television Appearances; Series:

(As William Gallo) Booch Lottabucci, Second Chance (later known as Boys Will Be Boys), Fox, 1987-88.

Sammy Tagliatti, General Hospital (also known as Hopital central and Hospital general), ABC, 2002-2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As William Gallo) Joey, Crossing the Mob, NBC, 1988.

D. J., Against the Law, Showtime, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Bobby Massey, True Facts (also known as National Lampoon's "True Facts"), 1992.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Allie Casalli, "Cat and Mouse," Our Family Honor, ABC, 1985.

Allie Casalli, "Runaway Movie Queen," Our Family Honor, ABC, 1985.

Puppet, "Cold Shot," The Insiders, ABC, 1985.

(As William Gallo) Anthony, "Family Affair," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1986.

Billy the valet, "McCormick's Bar and Grill," Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1986.

Billy Wolf, "The Bigger They Are," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1986.

Guy, "Larry of Arabia," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1986.

Witness, "Cold Steal and Neon," Heart of the City, ABC, 1986.

Guy, "She's So Fein," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1987.

(As William Gallo) Henry, "Small Victories," The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1987.

(As William Gallo) Tom, "Libby's Gift," Empty Nest (also known as Harry's Nest), NBC, 1988.

Jimmy Magavero, "Guns and Roses," Wolf, CBS, 1989.

Al, Who's the Boss?, ABC, multiple episodes, 1989-92.

A. J. Salcedo, "Becca and the Underground Newspaper," Life Goes On (also known as Glenbrook), ABC, 1990.

A. J. Salcedo, "It Ain't All It's Cracked Up to Be," Life Goes On (also known as Glenbrook), ABC, 1990.

(As William Gallo) Rico, "One Small Step," China Beach, ABC, 1990.

Sonny, "The Cheese Stands Alone," Likely Suspects, Fox, 1992.

Guy, "We Are Family, Not," Getting By, ABC, 1993.

(As William Gallo) Chris Garcia, "Time to Die," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

(As Bill Gallo) Barry, "Daddy's Girl," Can't Hurry Love, CBS, 1995.

Billy Rampert, "Crime, Per Se," Hudson Street, ABC, 1995.

(As William Gallo) Stitch, "The Undergraduate," Marriedwith Children (also known as Not the Cosbys), Fox, 1995.

Jimmy Del Marco, "A Tushful of Dollars," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Ernesto Ortiz, "Iceman," Walker, Texas Ranger (also known as Walker), CBS, 1997.

Lieutenant Diaz, "The Game of Go," JAG (also known as JAG: Judge Advocate General), CBS, 1997.

Tony, "Goin' for Mine," Martin, Fox, 1997.

Auto body man, "Our Lady of Rodeo Drive," Clueless (also known as Clueless—Die wichtigen Dinge des Lebens, Clueless—Huolettomat, and Ni idea!), UPN, 1998.

George Halsey, "Murder at the Finish Line," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998.

Ricardo Lopez, "Test of Faith," Walker, Texas Ranger (also known as Walker), CBS, 1998.

Ricardo "Rico" Valesquez, "Apres Vu," Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (also known as SOF, Inc., S.O.F., Inc., and S.O.F. Special Ops Force), syndicated, 1998.

Ricardo "Rico" Valesquez, "Deja Vu," Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (also known as SOF, Inc., S.O.F., Inc., and S.O.F. Special Ops Force), syndicated, 1998.

Austin Duval, "Wild Life," Martial Law (also known as Le flic de Shanghai, Ley marcial, and Piu forte ragazzi), CBS, 1999.

Reynaldo Ramos, "Heartbreak Hotel," Air America, syndicated, 1999.

Ricardo "Rico" Valesquez, "Tethered Goat," Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (also known as SOF, Inc., S.O.F., Inc., and S.O.F. Special Ops Force), syndicated, 1999.

Rigo Fernandez, "Raging Val," V.I.P. (also known as V.I. P.—Die Bodyguards), syndicated, 1999.

"Naked Truth," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1999.

Romeo Rodriguez, "A Hole in Juan," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000.

Frank Tribulato, "Boom, Swagger, Boom," Line of Fire (also known as Lines of Duty), ABC, 2003.

Captain Hutch, "Where There's Smoke," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2004.

Ronald Jenkins, "Getting Out," Judging Amy, CBS, 2005.

Frank Young, "911," Without a Trace (also known as Vanished and W.A.T.), CBS, 2006.

James Vackner, "Stealing Home," CSI: NY (also known as CSI: New York, CSI: New York 2, C.S.I. New York, C.S.I.: New York, and C.S.I.: NY), CBS, 2006.

Gilberto Tavez, "No Man's Land," CSI: Miami (also known as CSI Miami), CBS, 2007.

Tony, "A Dollar, a Dream," Cold Case (also known as Anexihniastes ypothesis, Caso abierto, Cold case—affaires classees, Cold Case—Kein Opfer ist je vergessen, Doegloett aktak, Kalla spaar, Todistettavasti syyllinen, and Victimes du passe), CBS, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Joe Dielsi, Close Encounters, CBS, 1990.

Ricardo "Rico" Valesquez, "Genesis," Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (also known as SOF, Inc., S.O.F., Inc., and S.O.F. Special Ops Force), syndicated, 1997.

Television Work; Movies:

Some sources state that Gallo, while billed as William Gallo, served as the producer of The Lookalike (also known as Lookalike), USA Network, 1990.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in productions of Extremities, Hollywood, CA; Front Street, Pasadena, CA; Hat Full of Rain, Hollywood, CA; The Indian Wants the Bronx, New York City; and Neon People, Actors Studio, New York City. Appeared at the Magic Castle, Hollywood, CA.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

(As William Gallo; with Robert Gillings) The Kings of Brooklyn (also known as License to Steal), 2004.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

Billy Gallo,http://www.billygallo.com, July 4, 2008.

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