Mancuso, Nick 1948(?)-

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Mancuso, Nick 1948(?)-


Full name, Nicodemo Antonio Massimo Mancuso; born May 29, 1948 (some sources say 1959), in Mammola, Calabria, Italy; immigrated to Canada, 1956; married Patricia Pelham, May 24, 1981 (divorced, 1983); married Nadia Capone (an actress), 1998 (divorced, 2006); children: (second marriage) one. Education: University of Guelph, degree in psychology; also attended the University of Toronto. Avocational Interests: Painting and writing poetry.


Agent—Marc Bass Agency, 9255 Sunset Blvd., Suite 727, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Actor. Teatru Streetcarru, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, founder, actor, and artistic director; Playhouse Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, actor and artistic director. Playwright and poet; gives poetry readings, including appearances at Colloquy, Beverly Hills, CA.

Awards, Honors:

Genie Award, best performance by an actor in a leading role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1982, for Ticket to Heaven; Genie Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a leading role, 1984, for Maria Chapdelaine; two best actor awards, Houston International Film and Television Festival; award from International Film Festival, Taormina, Italy.


Stage Appearances:

Bassanio, Merchant of Venice, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 1976.

Diomedes, Antony and Cleopatra, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, 1976.

Lysander, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, 1976.

Silva, Tiger Tail, Alliance Theatre Company, Atlanta, GA, 1977.

Strong Man's Weak Child, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1989-90.

Also appeared as Clov, Endgame, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada; Gerry, Underground, Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Nutka, The Native, Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Stanley, A Streetcar Named Desire, Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Shannon, The Night of the Iguana.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) The prowler/phone voice, Black Christmas (also known as Noel tragique, Silent Night, Evil Night, and Stranger in the House), 1974.

Willie, A Thousand Moons, CBC/National Film Board of Canada, 1975.

Manuel, A Sweeter Song (also known as Snapshot), 1976.

Youngman Duran, Nightwing, Columbia, 1979.

Nick, Death Ship, Avco-Embassy, 1980.

David Kappell, Ticket to Heaven, United Artists, 1981.

Francois Paradis, Maria Chapdelaine, Movie Store, 1982.

Jean Dupre, Mother Lode (also known as Search for the Mother Lode: The Last Great Treasure), Agamemnon, 1982.

Dan, Tell Me That You Love Me (also known as Miri), 1983.

Chris Dalton, Blame It on the Night, TriStar, 1984.

Eli Kahn, Heartbreakers, Orion, 1984.

Father Angel, Death of an Angel, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

Michael, La nuit magique (also known as Night Magic), RSL/Fildbroc/TFI, 1985.

Spallner, "The Crowd," The Bradbury Trilogy, Atlantic, 1985.

Peter Marker, Paroles et musiques (also known as Love Songs and Words and Music), Spectrafilm, 1986.

Paul Flemming, La travestie, 1988.

Reunion friend, Tiger Warsaw, Sony Pictures Classics, 1988.

Cold Front, 1989.

Corey Flynn, Lena's Holiday, Prism Entertainment, 1991.

Jaromir, Milena (also known as The Lover and Geliebte Milena), 1991.

Paul Flemming, Double Identity (also known as Frontiere du crime and Haute tension—Frontiere du crime), Monarch Home Video, 1991.

Antonio Serrano, Rapid Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Tom Breaker, Under Siege (also known as Piege en haute mer), Warner Bros., 1992.

Jimmy Devane, Suspicious Agenda (also known as Under the Gun), Prism Pictures/Shavick Entertainment, 1994.

Miles Raymond, Flinch, 1994.

Anthony "Tony" Vilachi, The Takeover, Artist View Entertainment, 1995.

King Arthur, A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (also known as Arbalete et rock'n roll), World International Network, 1995.

Tom Breaker, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (also known as Under Siege 2), Warner Bros., 1995.

Marquis de Sade, Marquis de Sade (also known as Dark Prince), Concorde Pictures, 1996.

Toynbey Bates, Provocateur (also known as Agent provocateur), Via Appia Communications, 1996.

Once You Meet a Stranger, Michael Filerman Productions, 1996.

David Kenyon, The Ex, Lions Gate Films, 1997.

John Shepard, Against the Law, Sunset Films International, 1997.

Mather, Laws of Deception, Eternity Pictures, 1997.

Paul Bourke, Misbegotten (also known as The Surgeon), Trimark Pictures, 1997.

Peter, Matter of Trust, Shoreline Entertainment/Two Sticks Productions, 1997.

Willard, The Invader, Promark Entertainment Group/Spectator Films, 1997.

Let Me Call You Sweetheart, 1997.

Holden Downs, Captured, Back Seat Productions, 1998.

John Stone, Past Perfect, Nu Image/Past Perfect Productions, 1998.

Robert Cannon, Loving Evangeline (also known as Harlequin's "Loving Evangeline" and En quete de verite), 1998.

Death by Dawn, 1998.

Franco Macalousso, Revelation (also known as Apocalypse II: Revelation), Providence Entertainment, 1999.

Patton, The Secret Pact, Avalanche Home Entertainment/Libra Pictures, 1999.

Steven Healy, Question of Privilege, Illusions Entertainment Corp., 1999.

Jack of Hearts, 1999.

Franco Macalousso, Tribulation (also known as Apocalypse III—Tribulation), Anchor Film Distributors/Artist View Entertainment, 2000.

Franco Macalousso, Apocalypse IV: Judgment (also known as Judgment and O.N.E.: One Nation Earth), Cloud Ten Pictures/Once Upon a Time Films, 2001.

Dominic Patton, The Secret Pact (also known as The Pact), 2001.

Jack Barone, Time of Fear, Fries Film Group, 2002.

George, Firefight, New Concorde Home Entertainment, 2003.

Yehudah, The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled, 2004.

Agent Saunders, Today You Die, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2005.

Himself, Tribute to Nick Mancuso (documentary short), Picture Her Productions, 2005.

Sid, Dreaming on Christmas, ITN, 2005.

Salvatore, In the Mix, Lions Gate Films, 2005.

Chas Munroe, Blind Eye, Artist View Entertainment, 2006.

Jim Johnson, The Wrong Mr. Johnson, 2008.

Father Adam, My Soul to Take, ITN, 2008.

Witkoff, Contract Killers, Birth Tree Entertainment, 2008.

Father Adam, My Soul to Take 2, ITN, 2008.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Captured, Back Seat Productions, 1998.

Television Appearances; Series:

Title role (Ray), Stingray, NBC, 1986-87.

Steven Matrix, Matrix, USA Network, 1993.

Host, Mysterious Forces Beyond, 1994.

John Thornton, Call of the Wild (also known as Jack London's "Call of the Wild"), CBS, 2000.

Also appeared in Sidestreet.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Vito Orsini, Scruples, CBS, 1980.

Danny LaManna, Vendetta: Secrets of a Mafia Bride (also known as Bride of Violence, A Family Matter, A Woman of Honor, and Donna d nore), syndicated, 1991.

Captain Quinn, Danielle Steele's "Message from Nam" (also known as Message from Nam), NBC, 1993.

Tully Woiwode, Wild Palms, ABC, 1993.

O'Connor, Les amants de riviere rouge (also known as Red River), 1996.

Mario Innocente, Lives of the Saints, CTV, 2004.

ZOS: Zone of Separation, TMN, 2008.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Kewpie, Paradise Lost, CBC, 1976.

Ari, The House on Garibaldi Street, ABC, 1979.

Horses ghost, The Legend of Walks Far Woman, NBC, 1982.

Mike, Desperate Intruder, syndicated, 1983.

Harry Brackett, Embassy, ABC, 1985.

William Hall/Worthington Hawkes, H—The King of Love (also known as The King of Love), ABC, 1987.

Peter Hollinger, Burning Bridges, ABC, 1990.

Sam Steele, Last Train Home (also known as Tom Alone), The Family Channel, 1990.

Carl Stone, Fatal Exposure, USA Network, 1991.

Sonny Vincent, Lies before Kisses, CBS, 1991.

Deadly Surveillance, Showtime, 1991.

Noah Canaan, Somebody's Daughter, ABC, 1992.

Stuart Singer, For the Love of Aaron, CBS, 1994.

De Bourget, Young Ivanhoe, TMN, 1995.

Barry Kuda, Sealed with a Kiss, 1996.

Crenshaw, "The Clinic," Twists of Terror (also known as Primal Scream), 1996.

Matt Harding, Vows of Deception (also known as Deadly Seduction and Tangled Web), 1996.

General Metzger, Loyal Opposition: Terror in the White House, Family Channel, 1998.

Dr. Samuel Greely, Perfect Assassins (also known as A Breed Apart), HBO, 1998.

Scott, Avalanche Alley, 2001.

Tom Webber, Dancing at the Harvest Moon, CBS, 2002.

General Fields, Lightening: Blots of Destruction (also known as La colere du ciel and Heaven's Fury), PAX, 2003.

Ditz's father, Brave New Girl, ABC Family, 2004.

Dr. Jacob Carpenter, Saurian, Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Richard Grant, Night of Terror, Lifetime, 2006.

Dr. Jacob Carpenter, Reptilians, Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Victor Graznev, Veiled Truth (also known as What Comes Around), Lifetime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

John Shackelford, Doctor Scorpion, ABC, 1978.

Max Catlin, Unit 4, CBS, 1981.

Andy Thorn and narrator, Feel the Heat, ABC, 1983.

Ray, Stingray, NBC, 1985.

Richard Collector, Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall 2070: Machine Dreams and Total Recall 2070: Maschinentraume), 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Alexander Berkman, "Red Emma," Performance, CBC, 1974.

Toby, "Half a Lifetime," HBO Showcase, HBO, 1986.

Arnie Tannenbaum, Betting on Love, City TV, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Whack," Sidestreet, 1981.

Mitchell, "Fading Away," The Hitchhiker (also known as Deadly Nightmares and Le voyageur), USA Network, 1989.

Martin GX21, "Resurrection," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1996.

Reverend Abraham Hawking, "Town without Pity," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Sci-Fi Channel, Showtime, and syndicated, 1996.

George Rain, "Anais," The Hunger, Showtime, 1997.

Mr. Stepford, "The Goody Two-Shoes People," Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension, Fox, 1998.

Richard Collector, "Machine Dreams: Parts 1 & 2," Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall: The Series), Showtime, 1999.

Richard Collector, "Meet My Maker," Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall: The Series), Showtime, 1999.

Richard Collector, "Revelation," Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall: The Series), Showtime, 1999.

Vlad Tepes—Dracula, "Nothing to Fear," Mentors, 2001.

Father, "A New Life, The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Vahan Badakian, "Forgive, But Don't Forget," Hack, CBS, 2003.

Judge number one, "Final Judgment," Mutant X, syndicated, 2003.

Mike de Peers, "Sexual Dysfunctions Anonymous," G-Spot, TMN, 2005.

Also appeared as Hunky, "Six War Years," Performance; Harris, "Tom Thompson," True North; Jack Loash, The Great Detective; Wally, "Target Ms. Blue," Dr. Simon Locke, syndicated; in "Streetwise," Toronto Trilogy; Italian in Action.

Radio Appearances:

Performed in the radio program Ideas.



Author of plays and poems.


Author of the autobiography The Line.


Mancuso's poems have been adapted as "Soundscapes" and performed in Europe.



Globe and Mail (Toronto), June 9, 1999, p. C3.