Married Ellen Crawford (an actress).
Bartender at Green Mill, Thief (also known as Violent Streets), United Artists, 1981.
Louis, On the Right Track, New World Pictures, 1981.
Marvin, Take This Job and Shove It, Avco-Embassy, 1981.
Interrogator, Eyes of Fire (also known as Cry Blue Sky), Elysian Pictures/Lions Gate Films, 1983.
(As Michael Genovese) Rent-All man, Risky Business, Warner Bros., 1983.
Tony Luna, Code of Silence, Orion, 1985.
Gina, Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling, Columbia, 1986.
Jail officer, Blind Date (also known as Blake Edwards' "Blind Date"), TriStar, 1987.
Officer Chuck Malone, The Invisible Kid, Taurus Entertainment Company, 1988.
Desk sergeant, Harlem Nights, Paramount, 1989.
Wags, Veiled Threat (also known as Threat), 1989.
Ernie November, From Hollywood to Deadwood, Island Pictures, 1990.
Corey, Point Break, Manuel Salvador, 1991.
Gus, Best of the Best II, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.
J. D. Lynch, Cries of Silence (also known as Sister Island), Showcase Entertainment, 1993.
Sergeant Devereaux, Bound by Honor (also known as Blood In, Blood Out and Blood In, Blood Out … Bound by Honor), Buena Vista, 1993.
Detective Harper, Dark Angel: The Ascent, Full Moon Entertainment, 1994.
Marshall Stone, Oblivion, Full Moon Entertainment, 1994.
(As Michael Genovese) Spinelli, Showdown, Imperial Entertainment, 1994.
Marshall Stone, Oblivion 2: Backlash (also known as Backlash: Oblivion 2), Full Moon Entertainment, 1996.
Sam Kowalski, After the Game (also known as The Last Hand), 1997.
Tom Walsh, Durango Kids, PorchLight Entertainment, 1999.
Harvey, Harvey's Speech, 2000.
Rocky, Escaping Jersey, Hypnotic Films, 2001.
(As Michael Genovese) Police officer, Shteps, 2002.
Jerry, Remember (short film), Freehart Productions, 2003.
Detective Bianchi, Something for Nothing (short film), 2004.
Television Appearances; Series:
Bartender, The Chisholms, CBS, 1979.
Al Hurley, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1985.
Lieutenant Warren Garfield, The Flash, CBS, 1990–91.
Officer Al Grabarsky, ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994–2000.
Gordie, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Desire, Port Charles: Fate, Port Charles: The Gift, Port Charles: Miracles Happen, Port Charles: Naked Eyes, Port Charles: Secrets, Port Charles: Superstitions, Port Charles: Surrender, Port Charles: Tainted Love, Port Charles: Tempted, Port Charles: Time in a Bottle, and Port Charles: Torn), ABC, 1999.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Ray, Hollywood Wives, ABC, 1985.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Mardesich, The Marva Collins Story, CBS, 1981.
Kurt, Listen to Your Heart (also known as A Change of Heart), CBS, 1983.
First detective, Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter, ABC, 1984.
Sergeant Ornett, The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (also known as Act of Passion), CBS, 1984.
Mike Easler, Triplecross, Showtime, 1985.
Officer Chalmers, Stark, CBS, 1985.
Max, On Fire, ABC, 1987.
(As Michael Genovese) Sergeant Dobson, Police Story: Monster Manor (also known as Monster Manor), ABC, 1988.
Page, Over My Dead Body, 1990.
A Killer among Us, NBC, 1990.
Detective Gus Polinas, Moment of Truth: Stalking Back, NBC, 1993.
Detective Nuzo Pace, Crowfoot, CBS, 1995.
Smoke, Executive Target, HBO, 1997.
Television Appearances; Specials:
"Paper Angels," American Playhouse, PBS, 1985.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Frank, "Knightmares," Knight Rider, NBC, 1983.
Peter Doyle, "Payday Pirates," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1983.
Lucky Robinson, "Night Vigil," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1984.
Norman Willis, "Close Call for Daisy," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1984.
Ross, "Blood Is Thicker Than Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1984.
Workman, "Material Triangle," Three's a Crowd (also known as Three's Company Too), ABC, 1984.
"Did You See the One That Got Away?," Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1984.
"Fat Tuesday," The Master (also known as Master Ninja), NBC, 1984.
"Hatchet Job," Riptide, NBC, 1984.
Andy, "Maelstrom," Berrenger's, NBC, 1985.
Andy, "Roll Tape," Berrenger's, NBC, 1985.
Paulie, "Life of the Party," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1985.
Hanson, "The Second Finest Man Who Ever Lived," Stingray, NBC, 1987.
Officer O'Brien, "Yankee-Doodle Micelli," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1988.
Charles Bassett, "Victor/Victorious," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989.
(As Michael Genovese) Don Gino Frascotti, "Double Identity—November 9, 1965," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989.
Mr. Louis Vale, "The Royal Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries (also known as Father Dowling Investigates), ABC, 1990.
Coach Westfield, "Making the Team," Family Matters, ABC, 1991.
Holland, "Hard Bargains," Reasonable Doubts, NBC, 1991.
Holland, "Making Dirt Stick," Reasonable Doubts, NBC, 1991.
Holland, "Tangled up in Blue," Reasonable Doubts, NBC, 1991.
Jim Wotowski, "Full Heap," Vinnie & Bobby, Fox, 1992.
"It's in the Bag," Vinnie & Bobby, Fox, 1992.
Detective Riley, "How Much Is That Bentley in the Window," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.
Michael Nathan, Crime & Punishment, NBC, 1993.
(As Michael Genovese) Mr. Collins, "Mirror Image—August 8, 1953," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993.
Zef'no, "The Circle," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993.
"Three on a Match," Dark Justice, CBS, 1993.
Tony Ceccarella, "Masters of the Heart," Sisters, NBC, 1994.
Jack, Marker, UPN, 1995.
Captain Harold Benning, "Condor," Viper, NBC, 1996.
Graham Robbins, "Flirting with Disaster," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1996.
Jason, "Winner Takes All," Viper, NBC, 1996.
"The Stuff Dreams Are Made of," Arli$$ (also known as Arliss), HBO, 1996.
"What about the Fans?," Arli$$ (also known as Arliss), HBO, 1996.
Albert Lakos, "A Draining Experience," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.
Frank MacKenzie, "Split Decisions," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997.
Willie Mac, "Eight Pounds of Pressure," C-16: FBI (also known as C-16), ABC, 1997.
Drake, "The Corps Is Mother, The Corps Is Father," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1998.
"Gay Avec," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1998.
Himself, Woof! It's a Dog's Life with Matthew Margolis, PBS, c. 1998.
Officer Smitko, "Of Human Bondage," The Practice, ABC, 1999.
Petey's Veteran Affairs friend, "The Dust of Life," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2000.
Pops Munchak, "Real Deal SEAL," JAG, CBS, 2000.
Detective Wayeth, "Men Aren't Monsters," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.
Peter Snead, "Radioactive Spider," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2003.
Charlie Quinn, "Stratis Fear," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2005.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
John Stuart, Protect and Surf, ABC, 1989.
Hatch (some sources cite Harrigan), Tag Team, ABC, 1991.
Reasonable Doubts, NBC, 1991.
Philip Marlowe, The Little Sister, Organic Theater Company, Chicago, IL, 1979.
Peter, 1933, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Ricketson Theatre, Denver, CO, 2001.
Reverend Tollhouse, The Book of Liz, 2nd Stage Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 2005.
Back Stage West, May 14, 1998, p. 12.
Universe Today, June, 1998, pp. 7-8.
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