Robert Pastorelli

Actor
Tough but soft-hearted, this imposing supporting player gives off the same "dese, dem and dose" aura as the earlier William Bendix and Sheldon Leonard. Pastorelli was heading for a career as a truck driver or a boxer ... Read more »
Born: 06/21/1954 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (42)

Be Cool 2005 (Movie)

Joe Loop (Actor)

Hack 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific" 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Bait 2000 (Movie)

John Jaster (Actor)

Falcone 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Modern Vampires 1999 (Movie)

Count Dracula (Actor)

Caribbean Music Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

Cracker 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Voice

Murphy Brown 1988 - 1994, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Simple Wish 1997 (Movie)

Oliver (Actor)

Heist 1997 (Movie)

T-Bone (Actor)

Scotch and Milk 1997 (Movie)

The Skipper (Actor)

Eraser 1996 (Movie)

Johnny C (Actor)

Michael 1996 (Movie)

Huey Driscoll (Actor)

Double Rush 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Robin Cook's Harmful Intent 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Sex, Shock and Censorship in the 90's 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Yarn Princess 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Nitecap 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Painted Heart 1993 (Movie)

Willie (Actor)

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit 1993 (Movie)

Joey Bustamente (Actor)

Striking Distance 1993 (Movie)

Jimmy Detillo (Actor)

Ferngully: the Last Rainforest 1992 (Movie)

of Tony (Voice)

Folks! 1992 (Movie)

Fred (Actor)

Dances With Wolves 1990 (Movie)

Timmons (Actor)

Memories of Me 1988 (Movie)

Al--Broccoli (Actor)

Sons of Gunz 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Beverly Hills Cop II 1987 (Movie)

Vinnie (Actor)

Outrageous Fortune 1987 (Movie)

2nd Dealer (Actor)

The Spirit 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Mary 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Precinct 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

California Girls 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Diner 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Braker (TV Show)

Actor

Hands of a Stranger (TV Show)

Actor

I Married a Centerfold (TV Show)

Actor

Lady Mobster (TV Show)

Actor

The West Side Waltz (TV Show)

Actor

WOMEN vs. MEN (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Tough but soft-hearted, this imposing supporting player gives off the same "dese, dem and dose" aura as the earlier William Bendix and Sheldon Leonard. Pastorelli was heading for a career as a truck driver or a boxer when a serious car accident made him re-think his goals and enter acting. He started onstage in the 1970s, playing off-Broadway in "Death of a Salesman," "Bus Stop," "The Rainmaker," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and others before heading west to act on TV.

Relationships

Glenn Close Actor

Companion
Met in 1999 Both claimed to be "good friends" and denied any romantic involvement

Cheramon Jonovich

Companion
born c. 1973 died of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on March 16, 1999

Keri Kimball

Companion
long-time relationship ended in mid-1990s

Ledo Pastorelli

Father

Dotty Pastorelli

Mother

Gianna Pastorelli

Daughter
born on February 6, 1998 mother, Cheramon Jonovich

Gwen Pastorelli

Sister
older

EDUCATION

Actors Studio

New York, New York

New York Academy of Theatrical Arts

New York, New York

Milestones

2001

Had co-starring role in the CBS movie "The Ballad of Lucy Whipple", executive produced and starring Glenn Close

2001

Portrayed sailor Luther Billis in the ABC remake of "South Pacific", featuring Glenn Close as Nellie Forbush

1997

Returned to series TV in the title role of the ABC detective drama "Cracker", based on the British series

1996

Co-starred in hit film "Michael"

1995

Starred in short-lived CBS sitcom, "Double Rush"

1990

Breakthrough film role, as Timmons the mule driver in "Dances With Wolves"

1988

Played Eldin Bernecky on the popular CBS sitcom, "Murphy Brown" (CBS)

1987

Film debut in "Outrageous Fortune"

1982

Moved to Los Angeles

1973

Critically injured in automobile accident

Portrayed one of a group of men who are caught by their wives at a lap dance club in the Showtime movie "Oooph" (lensed 2001)

Series debut (bit part) in "Barney Miller"

Raised in Edison, New Jersey

Appeared in several Ensemble Studio Theatre stage productions

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