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Marinaro, Ed 1951(?)–

Marinaro, Ed 1951(?)–


Full name, Edward Francis Marinaro; born March 31, 1951 (some sources say 1950), in New York, NY; son of Louis John and Rose Marie (maiden name, Errico) Marinaro. Education: Cornell University, B.S., 1972. Avocational Interests: Fly-fishing, golfing.

Addresses: Agent—Marnie Sparer, Innovative Artists, 1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 2850, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Manager—Incognito Entertainment, 9440 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 302, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor. Professional football player with the Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, and Seattle Seahawks. Fundraiser for the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor and awards presenter for the Special Olympics.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Nominated for college football's Heisman Trophy, 1971.


Television Appearances; Series:

Packy Dietrich, The Edge of Night (also known as Edge of Night), 1977.

Sonny St. Jacques, Laverne and Shirley, ABC, 1980–81.

Officer Joe Coffey, Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981–86.

Mitch Margolis, Sisters, NBC, 1991–94.

Vince Mazzilli, Champs, ABC, 1996.

Sal Peretti, Oh Grow Up, ABC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Doug Trainer, Born Beautiful, NBC, 1982.

Nick Velano, Policewoman Centerfold, NBC, 1983.

Hayden Fox, Tonight's the Night (also known as The Game of Love and Single Men), ABC, 1987.

Mr. Powell, What If I'm Gay?, CBS, 1987.

Detective Brendan Thomas, The Diamond Trap, CBS, 1988.

Dr. Richard Bronowski (one source says Dr. Richard Bernowski), Sharing Richard, CBS, 1988.

Edward DeCoursey, Emerald Tear (also known as Shades of Love: The Emerald Tear), 1988.

Detective Joe Russo, Menu for Murder (also known as Murder at the P.T.A. Luncheon), CBS, 1990.

Joey Buttafuoco, Amy Fisher: My Story (also known as Lethal Lolita—Amy Fisher: My Story, Lethal Lolita: The Amy Fisher Story, and Treachery in the Suburbs), NBC, 1992.

Hank McCabe (one source says Hank McKay), Passport to Murder (also known as Masquerade), NBC, 1993.

Without Warning (also known as July 13th), CBS, 1994.

Derek Lidor, Dancing with Danger (also known as The Last Dance), USA Network, 1994.

Actor playing Frank Musso, "Greed," National Lampoon's Favorite Deadly Sins (also known as Favorite Deadly Sins), Showtime, 1995.

Brett Young, Panic in the Skies!, The Family Channel, 1996.

Fred Jones, Deadly Web (also known as Computer Stalker), NBC, 1996.

Federal Agent Paul, Doomsday Rock (also known as Cosmic Shock), The Family Channel, 1997.

Captain Morris Bernasky, Catch Me If You Can (also known as Hide and Seek), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Coach Jack Farkas, A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story, Showtime, 1999.

Rick, Avalanche Alley, 2001.

Vincent Colabella, Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Crystal Light National Aerobic Championship, syndicated, 1986.

Host, The National Love and Sex Test, 1988.

Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories, NBC, 1993.

Wendy's Ski Family Challenge, The Family Channel, 1995.

NBC 75th Anniversary Special (also known as NBC 75th Anniversary Celebration), NBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Ninth Annual Emmy Awards for Sports, 1988.

Presenter, Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards, 1992.

The ESPY Awards, ESPN and ABC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

I Love the 80's 3-D, VH1, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

John Remick, "Opening Moves," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987.

John Remick, "Obsession Possession," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987.

John Remick, "Redemption," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987.

John Remick, "The Big Bang," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987.

John Remick, "As Tears Go By," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1988.

Duane Stephens, "Father and Son Game," The Twilight Zone, syndicated, 1988.

A Conversation with Dinah, The Nashville Network, 1989.

Creighton Boyd, "All Hands on Dex," Dynasty, ABC, 1989.

Creighton Boyd, "House of the Falling Son," Dynasty, ABC, 1989.

Eric, "X-y-l-o-p-h-o-n-e," Baby Boom, 1989.

"The Taking of Pablum 1-2-3," Dream On, HBO, 1990.

"Her Dirty Little Secret," Midnight Caller, 1991.

"Talk Nice to Me," Monsters, 1991.

Jack, "An Unexpected Snow," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1994.

Dan Gabriel, "Fire in the Hole," Grace Under Fire (also known as Grace Under Pressure), ABC, 1998.

Bill, "Punch Line," Odd Man Out, ABC, 1999.

"Curveball," Twice In a Lifetime, PAX and CTV, 2000.

Tommy, "Two Hundred and Thirty-Three Days," Third Watch, NBC, 2002.

Bryan, "Good Moms Gone Wild," 8 Simple Rules … for Dating My Teenage Daughter, ABC, 2003.

Stewart Babcock, "Mr. Monk and the 12th Man," Monk, USA Network, 2003.

Also appeared in The Gong Show, NBC and syndicated.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Tony Rossi, Three Eyes, NBC, 1982.

Mick, Mick and Frankie, ABC, 1989.

Film Appearances:

Gino, Fingers, Brut, 1978.

Man in locker room, The Gong Show Movie, Universal, 1980.

Malcolm "Mace" Douglas, Dead Aim, Double Helix, 1987.

Jack, Queens Logic, Seven Arts Pictures, 1991.

John Templeton, The Protector, New Horizons Home Video, 1999.

Avalanche Alley, 2002.

Raymond, Lesser of Three Evils, Fabrication, 2005.

Carlos Carrera, Circus Island, Hollywood Wizard, 2006.



The Story of Darrell Royal, PBS, 1999.

Bill Owens, Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, Columbia, 2005.



Sports Illustrated, November 29, 1999, pp. 22.

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