Agent—Noble Caplan Agency, 1260 Yonge St., Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W6, Canada.
Actor, director, and writer. Began performing on stage as a child; toured with Crest Theatre Hour Company and Young People's Theatre; Backdoor Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, founder and artistic director for more than fifteen years; director of stage productions. Teacher of acting workshops.
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists (Toronto president for fifteen years; national president for two years; also member of the executive committee and the board of directors), Actors' Equity Association.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Clericuzio Supplicante, The Last Don II (also known as Mario Puzo's The Last Don II), CBS, 1998.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Mr. Brooks, Letting Go, USA Network, 1985.
Tony the bartender, Ghost of a Chance, CBS, 1987.
Cab driver, Bridge to Silence, CBS, 1989.
Mr. Antonelli, Trial at Fortitude Bay, [Canada], 1994.
Colombo, Between Love & Honor, CBS, 1995.
Jimmy Failla, Gotti, HBO, 1996.
Gino, The Don's Analyst (also known as National Lampoon's The Don's Analyst), Showtime, 1997.
Roundtree, Earthquake in New York, Fox Family Channel, 1998.
Phil, Rocky Marciano, Showtime, 1999.
Carmine Persico (The Snake), Boss of Bosses, TNT, 2001.
Paulie Vario, The Big Heist, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.
Piero DeMarco, The Judge (also known as Steve Martini's The Judge), NBC, 2001.
Bill Reagan, Lucky Day (also known as Mary Higgins Clark's "Lucky Day"), PAX TV, 2002.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Rick, "Invaders," The Forest Rangers, syndicated, 1964.
Calderisi, The Frankie Howerd Show, Associated Television, 1969.
Jim Caruso, "Looking Back," Seeing Things, CBC, 1982.
Grocer, "Romeo and Carol," Street Legal, CBC, 1987.
Restaurant manager, "Taking Care of Terrific," Wonder-Works, PBS, 1987.
"The Kid," Night Heat, CBS, 1987.
"Now and at the Hour of Our Death," Counterstrike, USA Network, 1990.
"Meltdown: Parts 2 & 3," The Newsroom, CBC, 1997.
Grampa Chintro, "Angels All Week," Twitch City, CBC and Bravo, 2000.
John Liberti, "Respect," Street Time, Showtime, 2002.
Mike, "Stroke of Luck," Doc, PAX TV, 2002.
Shopkeeper, "Children of the Night," Tracker, syndicated, 2002.
John Liberti, "Anger Management," Street Time, Showtime, 2003.
John Liberti, "Brothers," Street Time, Showtime, 2003.
John Liberti, "Going Home," Street Time, Showtime, 2003.
Nicky, "A Felony for Melanie," Wild Card, Lifetime, 2004.
Sal, Bang, Omni Television, 2004.
George Leonardis, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (also known as Lip Service), PAX TV, c. 2005.
Appeared as a flower vendor, Jonovision, CBC; as a guest, Magic Shadows, TVOntario; as Angelo, "The Search for Our Lost Children," Missing Treasures; as Frank, Mosquito Lake, CBC; as a tailor, Pet Peeves, [Canada]; as a maitre d', Queer as Folk, Showtime; as a master of ceremonies and nutty lab assistant in different episodes of Second City TV (also known as SCTV), Global Television, CBC, and syndicated; as Luna in an episode of Secret Service, NBC; as an airline official, Sunday's Child; as a good samaritan, Top Cops, CBS; in The Road; and in T. and T., syndicated and The Family Channel.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
The Tyler Touch, 1954.
Davidson, Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1981.
Sammy Q, Young at Heart (also known as Hoboken), CBS, 1995.
Mr. Hernandez, The Littlest Hobo, 1958.
Now That April's Here, 1958.
Ivy League Killers, 1959.
Notes for a Film about Donna & Gail, National Film Board of Canada, 1966.
Un amico, 1967.
Change of Mind, 1969.
Biker, Foxy Lady, Cinepix Film Properties, 1971.
Mouse, Cannibal Girls (also known as Des filles cannibales), American International Pictures, 1973.
Only God Knows, 1974.
(Uncredited) Giuseppi, It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, 1975.
Mario, Find the Lady (also known as Call the Cops! and Kopek and Broom), Danton Films, 1976.
Donna's father, Power Play (also known as Operation Overthrow, State of Shock, Coup d'etat, and Le jeu de la puissance), Danton Films/Rank, 1978.
Guido, Heartaches, Motion Picture Marketing, 1982.
Trapped (also known as Chatwill's Verdict), 1982.
Arresting police officer, Police Academy (also known as Police Academy: What an Institution!), Warner Bros., 1984.
Carlo, Breaking All the Rules, New World Pictures, 1985.
Frankie's father, Beer (also known as The Selling of America), Orion, 1985.
Lenny Tomallo, The Armchair Hacker, 1985.
Bart Milk, Oklahoma Smugglers, Sharp Features, 1988.
Mr. Abaidi, Sing, TriStar, 1989.
General Guevera, Hot Shots! (also known as Hot Shots: An Important Movie!), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1991.
Uncle Thomas, Perfectly Normal, Four Seasons Entertainment, 1991.
Contre l'oubli (also known as Against Oblivion, Lest We Forget, and Ecrire contre l'oubli), Amnesty International, 1991.
Chicago cab driver, Tommy Boy, Paramount, 1995.
Mario, Skills, 1995.
Jimmy, Seeing Things, 1997.
Philippo, The Newcomers, 2000.
President of yacht club, My Name Is Tanino, Medusa Distribuzione, 2002.
Barber, Counterstrike, 2003.
Joey Two Tons, Crime Spree, DEJ Productions/Viacom, 2003.
Sammy Carboni, Avenging Angelo, Warner Bros., 2003.
Alphonse, Cinderella Man, Universal, 2005.
Appeared as Salvatore "Sal," Metropia.
Writings for the Stage:
Author of the children's plays Eloise's Christmas Present, The Secret of the Magic Puzzle, and The Spaceranger in Search of the Jumping Bean.
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