Joe Spinell

Actor
Husky character player, usually in tough Italian roles ranging from petty mobsters to police officers. Spinell wrote, produced and starred in "Maniac" (1980), an unrelenting portrait of a psychopathic killer and the ... Read more »
Born: 10/28/1936 in New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (52)

The Death Merchant 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

Diamonds 1987 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Operation Warzone 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rapid Fire 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

K.O. Kippers 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Married to the Mob 1988 (Movie)

Leonard "Tiptoes" Mazzilli (Actor)

Blood Ties 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Deadly Illusion 1987 (Movie)

Crazy Man in Gun Bureau (Actor)

The Messenger 1987 (Movie)

Rico (Actor)

The Pick-Up Artist 1987 (Movie)

Eddie (Actor)

Hollywood Harry 1986 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

The Whoopee Boys 1986 (Movie)

Guido Antonucci (Actor)

Walking the Edge 1985 (Movie)

Brusstar (Actor)

Eureka 1984 (Movie)

Pete (Actor)

The Ninth Configuration 1984 (Movie)

Lieutenant Spinell (Actor)

Losin' It 1983 (Movie)

Border Patrolman (Actor)

The Last Horror Film 1983 (Movie)

Vinny Durand (Actor)

Vigilante 1983 (Movie)

Eisenberg (Actor)

Monsignor 1982 (Movie)

Bride's Father (Actor)

Night Shift 1982 (Movie)

Manetti (Actor)

The Big Score 1982 (Movie)

Mayfield (Actor)

The Last Fight 1982 (Movie)

Boss (Actor)

Maniac 1981 (Movie)

Frank Zito (Actor)

National Lampoon Goes to the Movies 1981 (Movie)

Emcee (Actor)

Nighthawks 1981 (Movie)

Lieutenant Munafo (Actor)

One Down Two to Go 1981 (Movie)

Joe Spangler (Actor)

Brubaker 1980 (Movie)

Birdwell (Actor)

Cruising 1980 (Movie)

Patrolman DiSimone (Actor)

Nightside 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Vampire 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

First Deadly Sin 1979 (Movie)

Doorman (Actor)

Last Embrace 1979 (Movie)

Man in Cantina (Actor)

Rocky II 1979 (Movie)

Gazzo (Actor)

The Little Dragons 1979 (Movie)

Yancey (Actor)

Big Wednesday 1978 (Movie)

Psychologist (Actor)

Paradise Alley 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Starcrash 1978 (Movie)

Count Zarth Arn (Actor)

Winter Kills 1978 (Movie)

Arthur Fletcher (Actor)

One Man Jury 1977 (Movie)

Mike Abatino (Actor)

Sorcerer 1977 (Movie)

Spider (Actor)

Next Stop, Greenwich Village 1976 (Movie)

Cop (Actor)

Rocky 1976 (Movie)

Gazzo (Actor)

Stay Hungry 1976 (Movie)

Jabo (Actor)

Taxi Driver 1976 (Movie)

Personnel Officer (Actor)

92 in the Shade 1975 (Movie)

Tourist Slatt (Actor)

Farewell, My Lovely 1975 (Movie)

Nick (Actor)

Nunzio 1974 (Movie)

Angelo (Actor)

The Godfather, Part II 1974 (Movie)

Willi Cicci (Actor)

Out of the Darkness (TV Show)

Actor

Strike Force (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Maniac 1981 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

Husky character player, usually in tough Italian roles ranging from petty mobsters to police officers. Spinell wrote, produced and starred in "Maniac" (1980), an unrelenting portrait of a psychopathic killer and the first of two films in which he appeared opposite Caroline Munro.

Relationships

Mary Spinell

Mother
born c. 1904, died July 30, 1987 of natural causes in New York appeared in "The Last Horror Film" (1984) with son

Milestones

1972

Feature film debut as Willy Cicci in "The Godfather"

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