Rota, Carlo (Carlo D. Rota, Carlos D. Rota, Carlo Rotta)

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ROTA, Carlo
(Carlo D. Rota, Carlos D. Rota, Carlo Rotta)

PERSONAL

Born in London, England; son of Dante (a chef) and Rina (in the restaurant business) Rota. Avocational Interests: Cooking.

Addresses: Office Knight Enterprises, 30799 Fifth Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5P5, Canada; Food Network Canada Viewer Relations, 121 Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3M5, Canada.

Career: Actor. Worked in the restaurant business in London, New York City, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sometimes known as Carlo D. Rota or Carlo Rotta.

Awards, Honors: Gemini Award nomination, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, best host in a lifestyle or performing arts program or series, 2001, for The Great Canadian Food Show; James Beard Award nomination for excellence in culinary journalism.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Host, The Great Canadian Food Show, Food Network Canada, c. 1999, also broadcast on CBC, TVA, and TVO.

Gardner Vance, a recurring role, Queer as Folk, Show-time, 20022003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Carlo Tresca, Bonanno: A Godfather's Story, Showtime, 1999.

Cockney driver, Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (also known as Anne 3 and Anne La maison aux pignons verts: Les annees de tourmente ), CBC and PBS, 2000.

Avvocato, Il duce canadese, [Canada], 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Doorman, TekWar: TekLab, syndicated, 1994.

Bartender, Young at Heart, CBS, 1995.

Neil, Friends at Last, CBS, 1995.

Sergeant Manuel Ortega, Down Came a Blackbird (also known as Ramirez ), Showtime, 1995.

Joe Galena, First Degree, HBO, 1996.

Findlay clerk, Naked City: Justice with a Bullet, Show-time, 1998.

Charles, Murder in a Small Town, NBC, 1999.

Mr. Zander, Caracara (also known as The Last Witness ), HBO, 1999.

David Lebeff, Trapped in a Purple Haze, ABC, 2000.

Harry, Catch a Falling Star, CBS, 2000.

Tyler Jesseman, Phantom of the Megaplex, The Disney Channel, 2000.

Cal Matthews, Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534, 2001.

Hairdresser, A Colder Kind of Death (also known as Criminal Instinct: A Colder Kind of Death and Manipulation ), Lifetime, 2001.

Simon Vreeman, Recipe for Murder (also known as Murray Maguire, M.E. ), PAX TV, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Roche, "Shadows from the Past," Matrix, USA Network, 1993.

Torquemada, "Brotherhood of the Bell," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1995.

Harry Ibarra, "Condor," Viper, syndicated, 1996.

Jack Buchanan, "The Rig," The Sentinel, UPN, 1996.

Roy Martin, "Human Factor," Forever Knight, syndicated, 1996.

Mick Schtoppel/Martin Henderson, "Gray," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 1997.

Brunet, "Turnaround Is Fair Play," Traders, Lifetime, c. 1997.

Mario Cardoza, "Full Disclosure," Highlander: The Raven (also known as L'immortelle ), syndicated, 1998.

"Soul Sacrifice," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 1998.

Bert Kay, "Happy Birthday, Matt Praeger," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1999.

Kelly, "Rough Whimper of Insanity," Total Recall 2070, Showtime, 1999.

Margolis, "Crossfire," Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's Battleground Earth, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict, Invasion planete Terre, and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns ), syndicated, 1999.

"I Remember Paris," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 1999.

"Playing with Fire," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 1999.

Mick Schtoppel/Martin Henderson, "Getting out of Reverse," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 2000.

Mick Schtoppel/Martin Henderson, "There Are No Missions," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 2000.

Mr. Jones, "Deja Vu All Over Again," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 2000.

Mr. Jones, "Four Light Years Farther," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 2000.

Simon Lagerfeld, "Nine Lives," Relic Hunter (also known as Relic HunterDie Schatzjaegerin ), syndicated, 2000.

Mr. Jones and Mick Schtoppel, "All the World's a Stage," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita ), USA Network, 2001.

Simon Lagerfeld, "M.I.A.," Relic Hunter (also known as Relic HunterDie Schatzjaegerin ), syndicated, 2001.

Simon Lagerfeld, "The Star of Nadir," Relic Hunter (also known as Relic HunterDie Schatzjaegerin ), syndicated, 2001.

Barry Fleming, "Death of a Doxy," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Felix Courret, "Poison a la Carte," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Sergi Borodin, "Village of the Lost," Adventure Inc., syndicated, 2002.

Spiros Papps, "Immune to Murder," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Arthur Marx, "Get Up Stand Up" (also known as "Smack"), Street Time, Showtime, 2003.

Arthur Marx, "Gone," Street Time, Showtime, 2003.

Rif, "Heist," Veritas: The Quest, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jason, Doc, PAX TV, 2001.

Film Appearances:

Peppino, L'albero degli zoccoli (also known as The Tree with the Wooden Clogs and L'arbre aux sabots ), New Yorker Films, 1979.

CBS producer, ThirtyTwo Short Films about Glenn Gould (also known as Glenn Gould32 lyhytelokuvaa, 32 curtas metragens sobre Glenn Gould, and Trentedeux films brefs sur Glenn Gould ), Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1993.

Bohemia bartender, Maximum Risk (also known as Bloodstone and The Exchange ), Columbia, 1996.

Art council man, Joe's Wedding, Astral, 1997.

French restaurant waiter, The Wrong Guy, Lions Gate Films, 1997.

Plato Braudon, City of Dark, 1997.

(As Carlos D. Rota) Fish Tale Soup, 1997.

Richard, Clutch, CineplexOdeon Films, 1998.

Jack, Have Mercy, Have Mercy Pictures, 1999.

Ambassador, Mission to Mars (also known as M2M ), Buena Vista, 2000.

Doctor, Passengers (short film), Zuckerman & Fleck Films, 2000.

Don Giovanni "Pappa Joe" Yakavetta, The Boondock Saints, Indican Pictures, 2000.

Walter, On Their Knees, Rogers Video, 2001.

Bruce Donato, Countdown (short film), Big Film Shorts, 2002.

Chief temple guard, The Gospel of John, ThinkFilm, 2003.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

L'age des images III: Comment filmer Dieu, Cinak Compagnie Cinematographique, 1994.

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